35 press releases for "Private Business"

28 June 2017

FCA asset management market study report: PwC comments

Commenting on the Financial Conduct Authority's Asset Management Market Study final report, Mark Pugh, PwC's Asset and Wealth Management Leader, said: "We welcome today's final...

08 March 2017

Budget 2017- PwC comments on R&D tax credits red-tapereduction - boost for financial sector's cyber security efforts?

Commenting on the Chancellor’s efforts to reduce paperwork when claiming R&D tax credits, Peter Maybrey, financial services tax partner at PwC said: “The Chancellor’s moves...

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on the impact of NIC changes on financial services contractors and employers

Commenting on the increase in the main rate of Class 4 NICs for the self-employed by 1% to 10%, with a further 1% increase in...

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on today's Budget and the financial services sector - damp squib or thankfully quiet?

Commenting on today's Budget in relation to the financial services sector, Sarah Prior, financial services tax partner, said: "Today's Budget has thankfully been a quiet...

23 November 2016

Autumn Statement - PwC comments on interest deductibility proposals for banks

Commenting on interest deductibility proposals for banks, Peter Maybrey, banking and capital markets partner, PwC said: "Supporting the competitiveness of the UK's banking sector is...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

21 July 2016

Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself

European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector. This...

16 June 2016

Optimism wanes among financial services firms for second consecutive quarter – CBI/PwC

Growth in business volumes holds up Optimism among firms in the financial services sector fell for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to...

17 May 2016

CMA publishes provisional decision on remedies for the retail banking market : PwC comments

Commenting on today's publication of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) retail banking investigation provisional remedies, John Lyons, retail and commercial banking leader and partner...

29 February 2016

Savvy shoppers go smartphone globetrotting to bargain hunt – but worries still linger about information security

As canny shoppers find more sophisticated ways to compare prices and find the best deals, 70% of UK consumers say they expect to buy goods...

17 February 2016

UK banking CEOs issue warnings on cyber threats and job cuts - PwC survey

UK banking CEOs are preparing for cyber-attacks, predicting a decline in staff numbers and planning tax changes to reflect tougher stakeholder expectations over banking transparency....

10 February 2016

The doctor will ‘I.T.’ you now: 4 in 10 willing to consult “virtual GPs” through apps, UK-wide study finds

A new PwC study of the UK’s healthcare market has found that almost four in 10 people would be willing to receive advice from their...

18 January 2016

Profitability remains strong as Financial Services firms focus on costs, says CBI/PwC poll

Overseas level of business below normal, quarterly survey finds Growth in business volumes picked up more strongly than expected in the three months to December...

30 December 2015

UK flooding – PwC updates insurance loss estimates from Storms Eva and Desmond and comments on Storm Frank

Mohammad Khan, general insurance leader at PwC, said: “The effects of continuing torrential weather are set to hit parts of the UK even harder. Our...

23 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Wire in Wrexham to Rcapital. This deal safeguards the jobs of 79 employees. The business specialises...

20 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Testing Technologies to Applus+, a company operating globally in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector. This...

17 November 2015

Payroll mistakes cost FTSE100 businesses £10m-£30m per year each

Payroll errors cost the average FTSE 100 company between £10m and £30m per year, a new study from PwC has found. This surprising statistic forms...

28 October 2015

PwC restructuring scheme helps protect 2,000 jobs at steel trader Stemcor after lenders agree terms

As the steel industry finds itself under unprecedented pressure, PwC has announced a deal to help safeguard the jobs of close to 2,000 workers at...

09 October 2015

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

08 October 2015

Europe's IPO pipeline looks promising for the rest of 2015 and may match 2014 proceeds

Q3 2015 activity was subdued – with 53 IPOs (down 30% from Q3 2014) raising €4.6bn (down nearly a third on Q3 2014). 94% of...

07 July 2015

Connectivity and automation transform the face of finance forever

Finance professionals in top quartile companies cost 40% less than their median peers and spend 20% more time on analysis vs. data gathering The nature...

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland...

16 March 2015

Net loss of stores rockets almost threefold says PwC and Local Data Company

Mobile phone shops, former bank branches , money services shops suffering Charity shops, coffee shops and E-Cigarettes outlets bucking the trend Despite the rate of...

11 December 2014

A year of two halves - 2014 European IPOs reach levels last seen in 2007, despite increasing investor fatigue in the second half of the year

European IPOs in the 11 months ended November 2014 (“YTD 2014”) raised over 80% more than the whole of last year, with 344 companies raising...

10 October 2014

Choppy outlook for European IPO market

• European markets were quieter than expected with the vast majority of the €6.6 billion proceeds being raised in July alone – but Q3 2014...

19 September 2014

PwC: what does the Scottish Referendum mean for tax in Scotland and the UK?

Commenting on what the Scottish Referendum result means for tax in Scotland, and the UK as a whole, David Glen, head of tax in Scotland...

PwC responds to the Scottish Referendum outcome: Lindsay Gardiner comments

Responding to the outcome of the Scottish referendum, Lindsay Gardiner, regional leader at PwC in Scotland, said: “After 23 months of debates and discussions, the...

10 July 2014

Q2 European IPO performance quadruples to €22.3bn year on year, says PwC

Best Q2 for European IPOs since 2007, with 145 IPOs raising €22.3bn €33.7bn already raised to date in 2014 by 213 IPOs –more than in...

11 March 2014

PwC completes £244.9m sale of Opal student property portfolio

Sale of Leeds Two Limited, Birmingham One Limited, Opal Student Homes Limited, Tradefull Limited, Opal SPV 1 Limited, Opal Student Accommodation Limited, OSB Limited and...

28 February 2014

Internacionale UK Limited -in administration

Internacionale UK Limited –in administration (“Internacionale” or “the Company”) Bruce Cartwright, Lyn Vardy and Toby Underwood of PwC were appointed as joint administrators of Internacionale...

18 December 2013

Europe's IPO markets improve significantly throughout the year, with prospects for the New Year continuing to be positive

European IPOs have raised €10.3bn in October and November 2013, eclipsing the €3bn generated in Q32013 and the €7.6bn raised in Q4 2012, according to...

11 October 2013

AIM IPO values rocket 142% year on year as 2013 Award Winners announced in London

The AIM market raised €564m through company floats during the third quarter of 2013 – almost 2.5 times more than the amount raised in the...

12 September 2013

Euromonitor wins private business of the year.

Theatres, carpets, Scottish ale and an exploding fail-safe system to seal undersea oil wells were among the winning entries of the Private Business Awards held...

01 July 2013

Private Business Awards 2013: Shortlist lines up the big brands with the un-sung heroes

Dr Martens, Hotel Chocolat, Itsu, Big Bus Tours, QuidCo and Pentland Group among the well known brands competing for awards AES Engineering, Dr Martens, Euromonitor...
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