PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Type: Company
Name: PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Innovation and digitalisation key for growth of family businesses

With incubators popping up around Hong Kong which cater to small-to-medium enterprises (SME), they add something different to the local business scene.One particular genre of SMEs is the family business, usually run by members of a nuclear or extended ... [Published Marketing-interactive.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Nation's family companies bullish on business outlook

Chinese family enterprises have seen much stronger growth than the global average and are bullish about growth in the next five years, PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a report on Tuesday.The survey was conducted by interviewing top executives of 2,848 ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Insurers seek tech tune-up

That hailstorm SMS warning you to get your car out of harm's way is one way insurers are using innovation to catch up to their clients.Even so, insurance industry CEOs worry that they are under investing in technology, a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 16 reports

How Wearables Could Change the Life Sciences and Medtech

Despite the hype, wearables are poised to make good on their promise to have substantial influence on society and business, according to a new report from PwC . Consumers seem to be excited by the potential of wearables, regardless of the fact that just ... [Published QMED - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Firms head beyond fiscal dimension

Richard Sexton, global lead for assurance at major accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, says it has invested $US650m ($A738m) in a new auditing software solution that also features data assurance. He forecasts growing demand for such services, as businesses ... [Published Individual.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Cuts would hinder PWC's important work

For over 16 years I have worked in Downtown Cincinnati. I have continually supported many of the city government decisions knowing that the decisions generally result in current and future benefits for residents, employees and employers living and/or ... [Published Cincinnati.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

PwC in the Midlands celebrates senior Risk Assurance promotions

L-R Neal Smith, Rebecca Cooke and Dan BrewPwC in the Midlands has made a series of senior promotions in its Risk Assurance business as part of the ongoing investment in its regional practice, which has seen strong growth over the last few years.Rebecca ... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Improving workforce diversity important for 90% of Indian CEOs

New Delhi, Oct 21 (PTI) Improving workforce diversity is important for 90 per cent of Indian CEOs, significantly higher than the global average of 82 per cent, a PwC report says.According to the PwC report, workforce diversity and pace of demographic ... [Published Press Trust of India - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Study: Wearable Devices Could Drive Media Growth

Wearable technology is expected to drive growth in the entertainment and media sector as more and more (and younger and younger) consumers adapt devices and monitors that are not only worn, but woven into the very fabric of their wardrobes, according ... [Published Multichannel Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 5 reports

Cybersecurity Still Not A Board-level Issue

The average cost of a security incident for Indian companies has more than doubled from $194 in 2013 to $414 in 2014 with a 20 percent rise in the average losses as a consequence. Despite the alarming rise in information security breaches whose consequences ... [Published CXOtoday - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 5 reports

Video: 2014 Annual Law Firms' Survey overview »

Video length: 2 mins 13 secsPwC ’s benchmarking survey report for senior staff concerned with the strategic direction, profitability, performance and financial management of law firms.With clear evidence of recovery in both the UK and global economies, ... [Published Legal Support Network - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

2trn Opportunity For Insurers As Buyout Deals Set To Double

General Insurance Article - The rate of defined benefit pension liabilities being transferred off company balance sheets to the insurance market is set to double, according to PwC, as new technology means that pension schemes can get initial pricing for ... [Published Actuarial Post - Oct 20 2014]

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"In addition, we have entered into a new agreement to supply 240,000 tonnes of clinker to Venezuela, starting shipments in October 2014. We, therefore, remain cautiously optimistic that these favourable results can be sustained" the directors said
"Family businesses in developing markets are especially aware of the need for professionalism whereas the more developed the market, the less aware family businesses are that they need professionalism."
In his letter to shareholders, Mr Bennett said the company would look to spend up to $10 million on "continued exploration in FY14/15 to do our best to unlock additional potential in the world's newest nickel province"
Muguto said: "Despite the lack of economic growth, you can still sell insurance to people that are not yet insured."

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Clinker shipments set sail - Dehring now chairm... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 1 hour ago]
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U.S. insurance companies expect changes to risk... [Published Insurance & Financial Advisor - 1 hour ago]
Nation's family companies bullish on business o... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 2 hours ago]
Bennett takes pay cut (The West Australian) [Published West Australian - 2 hours ago]
Insurers seek tech tune-up [Published Times Live South Africa - 2 hours ago]
BHP Shows Women Becoming More Common in Mining ... [Published Bloomberg - 2 hours ago]
Canadian productivity and growth hindered by la... [Published Canadian Sailings - 2 hours ago]
Tax issue high on global agenda, says PwC [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Irish Water just doesn't wash, no matter how it... [Published Irish Independent - 3 hours ago]
HK family enterprises under pressure [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 3 hours ago]
Directors Concerned With Risk Oversight - Report [Published Pro Bono Australia - 3 hours ago]
What’s next for wool industry? [Published FWplus - 3 hours ago]
Amaechi and politics of spurious figures [Published Daily Sun - 3 hours ago]
COSO’s ERM framework to undergo update [Published Journal of Accountancy - 3 hours ago]
3 Rising Russian Innovations in Robotics and Bi... [Published Moscow Times - 3 hours ago]
Suppliers a Risk to Cyber Security Efforts [Published APICS - 3 hours ago]
China's family companies bullish on business ou... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 3 hours ago]
How Wearables Could Change the Life Sciences an... [Published QMED - 4 hours ago]
GNI Healthcare scales certification hurdle of NHIS [Published Business Day Nigeria - 4 hours ago]
GNI Healthcare Scales Recertification Hurdles [Published This Day Online - 4 hours ago]
Firms head beyond fiscal dimension [Published Individual.com - 5 hours ago]
Firms head beyond fiscal dimension [Published PredictWallStreet - 5 hours ago]
Cyber security policy must be practical: Experts [Published Economic Times - 5 hours ago]
Justdial receives approval to raise Rs 1,000 cr... [Published Economic Times - 5 hours ago]
Time to Take Action - Major Changes to Equity P... [Published PWC Health Research Institute - 5 hours ago]
High rollers hit a bump in HK as growth slows [Published Hong Kong Standard - 6 hours ago]
Former NSA chief on cyber attacks: ‘We’ve got t... [Published Fortune - 6 hours ago]
$358m penalty for fraud with Bahamas 'alter ego' [Published The Tribune - 7 hours ago]
London connection [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
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Experts Warn Corporate Boards Aren’t Protecting... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
As an increasing number of major retailers and financial institutions are falling victim to hacks like those against Target, Home Depot and JPMorgan, many experts say corporate boards aren’t doing enough to protect customers from cybersecurity breaches.While ...
Experts Warn Corporate Boards Aren’t Protecting... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 7 hours ago]
As an increasing number of major retailers and financial institutions are falling victim to hacks like those against Target, Home Depot and JPMorgan, many experts say corporate boards aren’t doing enough to protect customers from cybersecurity breaches.While ...
Experts Warn Corporate Boards Aren’t Protecting... [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
As an increasing number of major retailers and financial institutions are falling victim to hacks like those against Target, Home Depot and JPMorgan, many experts say corporate boards aren’t doing enough to protect customers from cybersecurity breaches.While ...
Wearable health technology still in its early d... [Published Tech Chronicles - 9 hours ago]
Consumers have not yet embraced wearable health technology, but they could be persuaded to do so if given the right incentives, a new PwC report predicts. The report, released Tuesday, identified what many others before it have: wearable devices, for ...
Guy Comcast Got Fired Now Suing Comcast For Vio... [Published Techdirt - 11 hours ago]
In the most recent example we covered of Comcast's ongoing efforts to convince everyone not to be Comcast customers, we noted that the fact they helped get a customer fired from his accounting job was the kind of thing he could probably sue over. That ...
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PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Supply Chain Ma... [Published Financial Services - Oct 16 2014]
Bloomberg’s “The Year Ahead: 2015” in Washingto... [Published Bloomberg Press Releases - Oct 15 2014]
PwC US Appoints Tom Codd US Human Capital Leade... [Published Financial Services - Oct 13 2014]
PwC US Names John W. Stadtler as Leader of Fina... [Published Financial Services - Oct 13 2014]
Tom Craren Joins Health Integrated Board of Dir... [Published Financial Services - Oct 09 2014]
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