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Productivity soars in sectors of global economy most exposed to AI, says report
Employers in UK, one of 15 countries studied, willing to pay 14% wage premium for jobs requiring AI skills

Larry Elliott Economics editor

20, May, 2024 @11:01 PM

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Expert says employers can be found liable for sexual assault outside of work hours as PwC fights case
Accountancy firm argues it is not liable since it had taken ‘all reasonable steps’ to prevent such behaviour

Jordyn Beazley

18, May, 2024 @12:00 AM

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‘Big four’ accountancy firms PwC and EY fined over LC&F audit failures
Firms fined millions after London Capital & Finance’s 2019 crash wiped out customers’ savings

Kalyeena Makortoff

07, May, 2024 @12:35 PM

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‘No dividing line’: consultants advising private water companies also work for their regulator, Ofwat
Campaigners call for the whole regulatory system to be replaced after Observer analysis finds watchdog spent more than £25m with consultancies

Andrew Kersley

21, Apr, 2024 @9:00 AM

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Senate committee report accuses PwC of trying to cover up tax leaks scandal
New claim follows earlier report by the committee accusing the firm of a ‘calculated’ breach of trust

Henry Belot

27, Mar, 2024 @6:22 AM

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PwC chairman refuses to share tax leaks scandal investigation with Australian parliament
Firm cites legal professional privilege after request for copy of report but provides more detail about scope of investigation

Henry Belot

21, Mar, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Liberal senator demands PwC executives ‘bare their necks’ at inquiry into consultancies
Richard Colbeck says PwC International must clarify reports it took control of Australian firm after tax leaks scandal

Henry Belot

19, Mar, 2024 @8:03 AM

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Consultancy firms divided on controversial tax scheme as ATO threatens action
EY and KPMG won’t end practice of partners legally splitting part of income with spouses to reduce their tax burden

Henry Belot

12, Feb, 2024 @5:04 AM

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‘Deadly serious’: Australian regulators criticise PwC refusal to hand over report into tax leaks
Consultancy’s global executive says report suggests there’s no evidence confidential information was used for commercial gain

Henry Belot

09, Feb, 2024 @6:58 AM

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Crisis-hit consultancies among firms throwing money at Australian political parties
Disclosures show PwC alone made $369,973 in direct political donations last financial year

Henry Belot and Cait Kelly

03, Feb, 2024 @7:00 PM

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Manufacturers say UK becoming more competitive as global hub, survey finds
Findings show British bosses growing in confidence over sector’s prospects despite ‘headwinds of sustained economic challenges’

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Jan, 2024 @12:01 AM

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Margaret Hodge urges PwC to show it is not using global structure to aid illicit financial flows
Labour MP makes call after branches’ role highlighted in Cyprus Confidential and other investigations

Rob Davies

18, Dec, 2023 @5:00 PM

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