PricewaterhouseCoopers

Latest stories

41m
Leominster Champion
Marcoulier named 2015 Accounting Student of the YearAdam Marcoulier In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, Adam Marcou
Marcoulier named 2015 Accounting Student of the Year
Leominster Champion / Posted 41 minutes ago
Adam Marcoulier In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, Adam Marcoulier has been named the Stonehill College Accounting Program’s 2015 Student of the Year . Marcoulier, an accounting major from Leominster who graduated in May, has... Read more
8h
FOX Business
Market Regulators Probing Chaotic ETF TradesShould market regulators ride to the rescue and cancel problematic trades in ex
Market Regulators Probing Chaotic ETF Trades
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
Should market regulators ride to the rescue and cancel problematic trades in exchange-traded funds that plunged in Monday's mayhem, just as they did other trades after the flash crash of 2010? Officials at the Securities & Exchange Commission and... Read more
13h
iol.co.za
Business in Africa riskierJohannesburg - Business in Africa is getting riskier, according to the Pricewat
Business in Africa riskier
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Johannesburg - Business in Africa is getting riskier, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers inaugural survey looking at risk on the continent. The survey - Africa risk in review 2015 - notes executives that do business on the continent are... Read more
14h
Hospitality Net
Spa Industry Surpasses $15 Billion Mark The International SPA Association (ISPA) released its annual findings of spa
Spa Industry Surpasses $15 Billion Mark
Hospitality Net / Posted 14 hours ago
The International SPA Association (ISPA) released its annual findings of spa industry financial indicators, reporting the industry continues to grow as it surpassed the $15 billion... Read more
14h
Singapore Government Press Centre
CFOS TAPPED TO MENTOR SMES IN NEW FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMESingapore, 27 August 2015 (Thursday) – A new programme that aims to upskill the
CFOS TAPPED TO MENTOR SMES IN NEW FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
Singapore Government Press Centre / Posted 14 hours ago
Singapore, 27 August 2015 (Thursday) – A new programme that aims to upskill the finance function of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was launched at the CFO Connect Symposium 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel today. Jointly developed by the... Read more
2 related stories
17h
Daily Telegraph
$1B to be saved as state’s fleet are scrappedState fleet to be scrapped in favour of car share companies in bid to save $1 b
$1B to be saved as state’s fleet are scrapped
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
State fleet to be scrapped in favour of car share companies in bid to save $1 billion | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website GoGet executive Chris... Read more
1d
Business Wire
Richard Meiklejohn Appointed CEO of Zafin’s Asia Pacific RegionVANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zafin, the leader in relationship
Richard Meiklejohn Appointed CEO of Zafin’s Asia Pacific Region
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zafin, the leader in relationship banking software for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce that Richard Meiklejohn has joined the senior management team as CEO of its growing... Read more
1d
Business Spectator
Coding in class a matter of timeThe push to teach coding and computational thinking in schools is starting to a
Coding in class a matter of time
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
The push to teach coding and computational thinking in schools is starting to attract widespread support, to the point where it’s only a matter of time before these subjects are introduced. While some states have already made plans to introduce a... Read more
1d
The Age
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for themJohn Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, kn
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for them
The Age / Posted yesterday
John Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, known by some as the Harvard of consulting, came top. Photo: Louise Kennerley The world turns, and most consultants still want to work for McKinsey & Co. The elite firm... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Sydney Morning Herald
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for themJohn Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, kn
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for them
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
John Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, known by some as the Harvard of consulting, came top. Photo: Louise Kennerley The world turns, and most consultants still want to work for McKinsey & Co. The elite firm... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Canberra Times
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for themJohn Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, kn
The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for them
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
John Lydon, who leads McKinsey in Australia and New Zealand. The elite firm, known by some as the Harvard of consulting, came top. Photo: Louise Kennerley The world turns, and most consultants still want to work for McKinsey & Co. The elite firm... Read more
2 related stories
1d
The Huffington Post
Why You Can't Count On A Raise AnymoreWhen it comes to salary, your employer no longer wants to marry you. He's more
Why You Can't Count On A Raise Anymore
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
When it comes to salary, your employer no longer wants to marry you. He's more looking to date and see how it goes. Right now, it's going pretty well. Businesses in the U.S. set aside a record amount of their budgets to give workers more money,... Read more
1d
Business Standard India
Govt may pare stakes in some banks to 33%A proposal for setting up a holding company two years down the line will be the
Govt may pare stakes in some banks to 33%
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
A proposal for setting up a holding company two years down the line will be the first step in this direction. The Bank Investment Company, which will replace the proposed Bank Boards Bureau, may pare its stakes in public sector banks to 33 per cent.... Read more
1d
Business Standard India
Cabinet relaxes exit norms for private infra playersThe divestment will now be allowed irrespective of the year the project was awa
Cabinet relaxes exit norms for private infra players
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The divestment will now be allowed irrespective of the year the project was awarded To unlock capital stuck in the infrastructure sector, the Union government on Wednesday gave its nod to full... Read more
1d
PhysOrg
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksThe board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. ne
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them battle... Read more
1d
Out Of Town Blog
Five DOT secretaries to attend 3rd Philippine Tourism ForumDepartment of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez, along with former DOT secr
Five DOT secretaries to attend 3rd Philippine Tourism Forum
Out Of Town Blog / Posted yesterday
Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez, along with former DOT secretaries Rep. Joseph “Ace” Durano, (former DOT secretary and) current Philippine Red Cross Chair Richard “Dick” Gordon, former DILG (and DOT) secretary Rafael Alunan III,... Read more
1d
Scoop.co.nz
Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heedWednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:41 pmPress Release: Northland Inc of submissions a
Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:41 pmPress Release: Northland Inc of submissions and revisit its price change reviewNorthland Inc, the region’s... Read more
1d
iafrica.com
How internet gives car buyers 'power'PricewaterhouseCoopers' 2015 Auto Industry Trends report suggests that easy acc
How internet gives car buyers 'power'
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
PricewaterhouseCoopers' 2015 Auto Industry Trends report suggests that easy access to information via the internet gives car buyers greater bargaining power. The internet provides consumers with copious amounts of data, such as the vehicle's... Read more
1d
iTNews
Inside the stalemate on Australia's piracy codeStill not registered almost five months on. Australia's internet service provi
Inside the stalemate on Australia's piracy code
iTNews / Posted yesterday
Still not registered almost five months on. Australia's internet service providers and rights holders remain stuck in a stalemate over the costs involved in the industry copyright infringement code five months after it was submitted, leaving the... Read more
2d
Sports Business Daily
- SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily GlobalThe IOC "has resurrected plans to sign a worldwide sponsor in the professional
- SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global
Sports Business Daily / Posted 2 days ago
The IOC "has resurrected plans to sign a worldwide sponsor in the professional services category, hoping to find a partner to bolster its analytical capabilities and standardize back-office operations across multiple Olympic Games," according to Ben... Read more
2 related stories
2d
Business Wire
Control4 Appoints Mark Novakovich as Chief Financial OfficerSALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL), a leading
Control4 Appoints Mark Novakovich as Chief Financial Officer
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL), a leading provider of automation and control solutions for the connected home, today announced the appointment of Mark Novakovich as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Novakovich... Read more
2d
Crain's New York Business
City mapmakers are making lots of moneyAndrew Hill (left) and Chris Whong created an interactive map of the activities
City mapmakers are making lots of money
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Andrew Hill (left) and Chris Whong created an interactive map of the activities of cabs. Every day, according to IBM, the world produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That's a 2 and a 5 followed by 17 zeroes. Last year, Chris Whong took 50... Read more
2 related stories
2d
iol.co.za
Bonds: is the pricing right?This article was first published in the second-quarter 2015 edition of Personal
Bonds: is the pricing right?
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
This article was first published in the second-quarter 2015 edition of Personal Finance magazine. Bonds – loans raised by governments, parastatals and corporates – are bundled together as a medium-risk, medium-return asset class, ranked between... Read more
2d
GlobeSt.com
Economy, CRE Moving Beyond HeadwindsFTI headquarters at 1101 K St. in Washington; the firm sees strong investment d
Economy, CRE Moving Beyond Headwinds
GlobeSt.com / Posted 2 days ago
FTI headquarters at 1101 K St. in Washington; the firm sees strong investment demand continuing WASHINGTON, DC�As if to corroborate a point made in FTI Consulting�s second-quarter Economic & Real Estate report�that �risk to the US economy related to... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Sh22 Billion Pipeline Plan to Cut Oil Transit Costs By HalfKenya Pipeline Company plans to roll out a multibillion project to expand its c
Sh22 Billion Pipeline Plan to Cut Oil Transit Costs By Half
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya Pipeline Company plans to roll out a multibillion project to expand its capacity, take fuel to the counties and cut transit costs by close to 50 per cent. The State agency's Sh22 billion plan is set to take fuel to seven counties. The... Read more
2d
Crain's New York Business
City mapmakers are making lots of moneyAndrew Hill (left) and Chris Whong created an interactive map of the activities
City mapmakers are making lots of money
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Andrew Hill (left) and Chris Whong created an interactive map of the activities of cabs. Every day, according to IBM, the world produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That's a 2 and a 5 followed by 17 zeroes. Last year, Chris Whong took 50... Read more
2 related stories
3d
TheStreet.com
Viacom, Discovery More Ripe for Takeovers on Market Sell-offBut the lower valuations -- with Viacom forging fresh four-year lows and Discov
Viacom, Discovery More Ripe for Takeovers on Market Sell-off
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
But the lower valuations -- with Viacom forging fresh four-year lows and Discovery trading at new six-year lows -- could wake-up a new wave of buyouts as merger volume in the media sector that, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers Aug. 19 report, is... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Urged to Rethink Decision to Hire KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue AgenciesThe federal government's decision to appoint international forensic audit firms
Govt Urged to Rethink Decision to Hire KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The federal government's decision to appoint international forensic audit firms to audit the accounts of all its revenue generating agencies has attracted strong condemnation from Concerned Nigerian Professionals and Entrepreneurs Forum (CNPEF). The... Read more
5d
Daily Mail
Eighties pop star Marcus Vere leads way in home-swapping revolutionI traded my cardboard box for Trump Tower: Eighties pop star Marcus Vere leads
Eighties pop star Marcus Vere leads way in home-swapping revolution
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
I traded my cardboard box for Trump Tower: Eighties pop star Marcus Vere leads the way in home-swapping revolution Marcus Vere was keyboard player with 1980s pop trio Living In A Box He's a member of 3rd Home, one of many new property-sharing... Read more
5d
The Age
It'll cost a bomb, few want it and there's little benefit. Best go ahead then, PremierThe idea of a Grand Final Friday was derided by some when Labor unveiled it in
It'll cost a bomb, few want it and there's little benefit. Best go ahead then, Premier
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
The idea of a Grand Final Friday was derided by some when Labor unveiled it in 2011. Photo: Greg Newington Premier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to create a new public holiday on the Friday before the AFL grand final despite the... Read more
7 related stories
5d
The Border Mail
Grand Final Friday: government ignores its own advice about 'costly' new holidayPremier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to create a new public holid
Grand Final Friday: government ignores its own advice about 'costly' new holiday
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Premier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to create a new public holiday on the Friday before the AFL grand final – despite warnings that the economic cost would outweigh the benefits. Premier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to... Read more
7 related stories
5d
The Courier
Grand Final Friday: government ignores its own advice about 'costly' new holidayPremier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to create a new public holid
Grand Final Friday: government ignores its own advice about 'costly' new holiday
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Premier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to create a new public holiday on the Friday before the AFL grand final – despite warnings that the economic cost would outweigh the benefits. Premier Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with plans to... Read more
7 related stories
6d
AllAfrica.com
Group Hails NNPC Resolve to Publish AccountsThe Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, on Thursday hai
Group Hails NNPC Resolve to Publish Accounts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, on Thursday hailed the resolve by the new management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to open its books for public scrutiny by regularly publishing its financial... Read more
31 related stories
6d
Canberra Times
Alcohol promoter defrauded employer of $147,000 to give children a better upbringingAn alcohol promoter who fraudulently made personal purchases on her corporate c
Alcohol promoter defrauded employer of $147,000 to give children a better upbringing
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
An alcohol promoter who fraudulently made personal purchases on her corporate credit card has described her guilt, shame and embarrassment. Jacqueline Louise McGowan, 40, pleaded guilty to four fraud charges worth tens of thousands of dollars in... Read more
7d
Northern Daily Leader
My remote control lifeGeorgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her sal
My remote control life
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Georgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her salary. Georgina Macneil polished off a three-act performance. She kept her Melbourne job, she kept her salary and she moved to Wagga with relative ease – all made possible... Read more
3 related stories
7d
The Young Witness
My remote control lifeGeorgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her sal
My remote control life
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
Georgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her salary. Georgina Macneil polished off a three-act performance. She kept her Melbourne job, she kept her salary and she moved to Wagga with relative ease – all made possible... Read more
3 related stories
7d
Western Advocate
My remote control lifeGeorgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her sal
My remote control life
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Georgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her salary. Georgina Macneil polished off a three-act performance. She kept her Melbourne job, she kept her salary and she moved to Wagga with relative ease – all made possible... Read more
3 related stories
7d
Daily Liberal
My remote control lifeGeorgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her sal
My remote control life
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
Georgina Macneil was more than five hours from work. But she still kept her salary. Georgina Macneil polished off a three-act performance. She kept her Melbourne job, she kept her salary and she moved to Wagga with relative ease – all made possible... Read more
3 related stories
7d
TheStreet.com
The 10 Biggest Private Equity-Backed IPOs of the Past DecadeNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Petco's IPO announcement may be evidence that the priva
The 10 Biggest Private Equity-Backed IPOs of the Past Decade
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Petco's IPO announcement may be evidence that the private equity exit boom isn't over just yet. The pet supply retailer filed documentation with the SEC earlier this week revealing plans to return to the public markets for... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Corruption Blights Nigeria's Oil IndustryAttempts to rein in corruption in Nigeria's oil industry are reportedly falling
Corruption Blights Nigeria's Oil Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Attempts to rein in corruption in Nigeria's oil industry are reportedly falling short, leaving many Nigerians asking where most of the wealth has gone. The country's newly-elected President, Muhammadu Buhari, has pledged to fight corruption and is... Read more
7d
Business Standard India
Payments bank: What does it mean for you?Cost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger
Payments bank: What does it mean for you?
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Cost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger advantage is bringing banking to almost one's doorCost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger... Read more
2 related stories
7d
Lifehacker Australia
Disaster Recovery Done RightIT disaster recovery isn’t fun. In fact, it’s the opposite of fun. It usually i
Disaster Recovery Done Right
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
IT disaster recovery isn’t fun. In fact, it’s the opposite of fun. It usually involves going through all the things that could go wrong and preparing for every worst case which may never come to fruition. All of this costs time and money. It’s no... Read more
8d
The Telegraph
Fat cats get to taste bank slice, at lastMumbai, Aug. 19: The Fat Cats of India Inc - Mukesh Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birl
Fat cats get to taste bank slice, at last
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Mumbai, Aug. 19: The Fat Cats of India Inc - Mukesh Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Sunil Mittal, Dilip Shanghvi and Anand Mahindra - have stormed into the banking arena. The RBI today decided to hand out 11 payment bank licences to a clutch of... Read more
30 related stories
8d
Japan Today
ASEAN: The next big thing for Japan? ‹ Japan TodayJapanese companies are reportedly heading for the exits in China, but rushing i
ASEAN: The next big thing for Japan? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 days ago
Japanese companies are reportedly heading for the exits in China, but rushing into Southeast Asia. With the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) expected collectively to more than double their economy over the next 10... Read more
8d
Business Standard India
Faster remittance via payments banksCost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger
Faster remittance via payments banks
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Cost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger advantage is bringing banking to almost one's doorCost of transferring money could fall because of lower overheads but the bigger... Read more
2 related stories
8d
Otago Daily Times
Advice cost health board $486,000The financially failed Southern District Health Board spent more than $486,800
Advice cost health board $486,000
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
The financially failed Southern District Health Board spent more than $486,800 on a consultancy firm it contracted to give ''expert advice'' on its plight. Work carried out by Alma Consulting, of Auckland, covers a 13-month period ending last month,... Read more
8d
Mashable
Beyond Silicon Valley: Top emerging startup markets in the U.S.The entrepreneurially inclined often idolize Silicon Valley as the startup dest
Beyond Silicon Valley: Top emerging startup markets in the U.S.
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
The entrepreneurially inclined often idolize Silicon Valley as the startup destination, a market ripe with opportunities for disruption, innovation and a plethora of other buzzwords that have wannabe CEOs chomping at the bit. But while Silicon... Read more
8d
Business Standard India
Faster remittance through payment banksYour nearest grocery shop may soon become a one-stop shop for depositing and wi
Faster remittance through payment banks
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Your nearest grocery shop may soon become a one-stop shop for depositing and withdrawing money. With the Reserve Bank of India allowing 11 entities to start payment banks, basic banking services will soon be offered even in unbanked areas. In fact,... Read more
2 related stories
8d
The Hindu
India’s mobile app usage grows 131 per centThe average mobile app usage in India has grown by at least 131 per cent and ha
India’s mobile app usage grows 131 per cent
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
The average mobile app usage in India has grown by at least 131 per cent and has outpaced the global growth rate, panellists participating in the Apps India conference 2015 have said. According to the panellists from firms like... Read more
More

People in this news