LONDON, UK: The heads of Britain's largest companies earned 143 times more than their average employee last year, a study has revealed, exposing the growing pay gap between bosses and workers.
19 Aug 2014
LONDON, UK: Honda will axe 340 jobs by cutting shifts at its factory in western England in response to weak European demand for its cars, the Japanese car manufacturer said.
26 Mar 2014
LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.
24 Dec 2013
LONDON, UK: Dozens of British universities began offering free online courses through a collective portal, joining a global trend that started in the United States to open higher education to everyone.
19 Sep 2013
LONDON, UK: Indian-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday (9 September) that it will create 1,700 jobs at a plant in central England in a £1.5bn investment.
10 Sep 2013
MANCHESTER, UK: Labour costs are one of the biggest business expenses, so it makes sense to ensure your workers are as productive as they can be. Here are some steps you can take to achieve that.
Julie Cheung 29 Aug 2013
LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Research reveals employees are often consulted, but their opinion rarely exerted influence.
12 Apr 2013
Franchise restaurant group Spur Corporation last week reported diluted headline earnings per share of 89.91c for the six months ended December‚ up 35.3% from the previous period.
11 Mar 2013
LAHORE, PAKISTAN: The Internet singing sensation One Pound Fish Man returned to a hero's welcome in Pakistan on Thursday (27 December), vowing to take the signature tune he composed in honour of cut-price fish to France and the United States.
28 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: Strike action heavily disrupted London's Underground train network on Wednesday (26 December), as hundreds of thousands of bargain hunters headed to the shops for the traditional Boxing Day sales held by retailers throughout the city.
27 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: PwC's Key Trends in Human Capital 2012 report reveals that productivity levels saw a sharp drop in 2011 following a period of relative stability between 2006 and 2010. The report suggests this drop is driven by an increase in employee costs, which have jumped 16% from 2009 to around US$55 000 in 2011.
31 Jul 2012
LONDON, UK: British supermarket chain Asda said on Monday that it planned to create 5000 jobs this year, in a move hailed by Prime Minister David Cameron amid rising unemployment in Britain.
24 Jan 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.
17 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK: Law firms in the United Kingdom will see continued downward pressure on profitability from market conditions and regulatory changes, a recent PwC survey shows.
17 Nov 2011
LONDON, UK: Graduate employer PwC working in partnership with Bright Futures have launched Business Champions, the ultimate business game, which gives students the opportunity to put their skills to the test and try their hand at becoming budding entrepreneurs.
12 Nov 2010
LONDON, UK: PwC research finds that industries such as the outsourcing market could help alleviate potential combined public and private sector job losses due to public sector spending cuts and that public sector spending cuts could reduce private sector gross output by around £46 billion (about R500 billion) per annum by 2014/15.
15 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: Failure to retain competent employees is costing UK businesses £42 billion (about R462 billion) a year and PwC issues warning on staff replacement costs as quarter of workers seek higher paid jobs.
8 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.
3 Aug 2010
NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: organisations have proved far more agile than those in the UK and the rest of Europe at maximising profit from their investment in people, according to PwC research published today, 26 July 2010.
26 Jul 2010