68 press releases for "PwC information"

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...

11 April 2017

UK patients most sceptical about healthcare via AI and robotics

But open-mindedness of men and the young offers chance to transform healthcare delivery 55% of consumers across EMEA countries are willing to use AI and...

27 March 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services, finds PwC/CBI survey

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

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...

03 March 2017

New banks shed “challenger” label and sharpen focus on distinctive offerings

‘Challenger’ CEOs say distinctive offerings avoid the need to compete directly with the main high street players – many don’t see current account switching market...

23 January 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services sector, latest CBI/PwC survey finds

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

30 November 2016

PwC comments on Bank of England stress tests results

Commenting on the Bank of England's stress tests results today,   James Hewer, UK stress tests leader and partner at PwC said:   "Today's stress...

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...

09 November 2016

Banks’ tax contribution climbs to £34.2 billion, PwC finds

· £17.4 billion was paid by UK banks in year to 31 March 2016, and £16.8 billion by foreign banks The total tax contribution of...

08 November 2016

UK cities now outperform pre-crisis peak – PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2016

Oxford and Reading top the 2016 UK city rankings, ahead of other leading UK cities Edinburgh, Southampton and Bristol All cities have shown improved performance,...

04 November 2016

PwC Sponsors Z/Yen’s InsurTech Academy

PwC Sponsors New Collaborative InsurTech Research Project PwC and think tank Z/Yen are pleased to extend their association with the launch of a new project...

03 November 2016

Credit where it’s due- UK unsecured borrowing increases by £62m a day

Total unsecured debt in UK reached an all-time high in 2016, at almost £10,000 per household PwC’s Credit Confidence Survey shows confidence at its highest...

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...

19 October 2016

PwC team sparks £750m pension deficit cost-cutting drive at Western Power

A company supplying the cabling that provides electricity to a quarter of homes in the UK has become the first to identify a potential £750m...

01 August 2016

PwC appoints four new healthcare partners across public sector health and pharma

PwC has admitted four new partners to its health practice, reflecting the firm’s ongoing investment in health industries. The appointments across the UK and in...

29 July 2016

European Banking Authority stress test results: PwC comments

Anthony Kruizinga, PwC's European head of stress testing, said: “The European stress testing regime, which began in its current form with the Comprehensive Assessment in...

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...

08 July 2016

PwC grows its pensions practice with new senior promotions

PwC has strengthened its pensions business with nine senior promotions across the practice. In total there are three new equity partners and six new directors...

24 June 2016

EU referendum- PwC comments on fintech sector impact

Steve Davies, EMEA fintech leader at PwC, commented: "London is emerging as the fintech capital of the world. This is in part because of the...

EU referendum- PwC comments on banking sector impact

Simon Hunt, UK head of banking and capital markets at PwC, commented: "The UK is one of the world’s leading financial centres. The banking sector...

17 June 2016

Bank of England FinTech Accelerator partners with PwC on distributed ledger Proof of Concept  

PwC’s Emerging & Digital Technologies team has today announced an exciting project undertaken with the Bank of England which provided technical expertise and support to...

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...

14 June 2016

PwC names Andrew Kail as new UK head of Financial Services

PwC has appointed Andrew Kail as leader of its UK Financial Services practice, succeeding Kevin Burrowes who joins PwC UK’s Executive Board from 1 July...

24 May 2016

Deafness insurance claims in the UK down significantly: PwC comments  

Figures released on 23 May from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ UK Deafness Working Party reveal that the number of deafness claims in the...

18 May 2016

Queen's Speech 2016: PwC comments on the Prison and Courts reform bill

Commenting on the Prison and Courts reform bill in today's Queen's Speech, Roland Sonnenberg, PwC partner, said: "What we have seen in today’s Queen’s Speech...

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...

27 April 2016

Media sans frontieres – cross border news on the rise

PwC has today published a unique report into cross-border news – that is, news consumed outside the home country of its producer. The research shows...

01 April 2016

PwC acquires Rickards Media Services

PwC today announced the acquisition of Rickards Media Services (Rickards), one of the UK's foremost media auditing firms. The London based company, which is the...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

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

PwC appoints Patrick Spens to explore transformational potential of blockchain,distributed ledger technology and encryption

PwC has hired Patrick Spens, the former regulator, hedge fund founder and city trader, to help consider the implications and possible applications for blockchain technology...

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....

15 February 2016

PwC accelerates recruitment of data scientists to transform its deals business

PwC plans to add more than 1,000 data scientists to the 500 currently active in its international deals business over the next 18-24 months. This...

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...

21 January 2016

Brantano (UK) Limited (the “company”) - in administration

Brantano (UK) Limited (the “company”) - in administration Tony Barrell, Mike Jervis and Rob Hunt of PwC have today been appointed as joint administrators of...

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...

11 December 2015

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

PwC is delighted to confirm the successful conclusion of the sale of substantially all of the remaining businesses and assets of Caparo Industries Group. This...

IPO market ends 2015 on a high with estimated total annual proceeds increasing by 15% year on year

PwC expects to see more than €58 billion of proceeds raised in FY15, after Q4 delivered five mega IPOs raising more than €1.5billion each across...

08 December 2015

Cyber crime fears dominate UK Banking Banana Skins' threat rankings

‘Banana Skins’ poll identifies top threats to banks UK bankers and market watchers now place fears about cyber crime at the top of a list...

30 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 the Caparo Tubular Solutions business to the Gupta family, whose interests include the SIMEC and Liberty House...

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...

30 October 2015

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

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. These companies were: (1) Caparo Industries Plc (2)...

Caparo Industries plc and subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP”- in Administration

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. Following their appointment the Administrators have worked closely...

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...

15 October 2015

Pace of retailers shutting up shop plummets to lowest level for five years says PwC and The Local Data Company

H1 overall closures at five-year lows Lowest churn rate of openings + closures since 2011 Coffee shops, charity shops, take away food shops thriving Cheque...
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