21 October: PwC Statement - Budget 2017
Budget 2017 centres around building a more inclusive economy for the rakyat and increasing Malaysia’s competitiveness in selected sectors. The proposals announced by our Prime Minister this evening certainly addressed the needs of the rakyat, particularly the B40 and M40 groups.
1 July: A retail revolution is underway in Southeast Asia
Online shopping is gradually becoming the new normal for Malaysians, with almost half of Malaysian consumers making online purchases at least monthly, according to PwC’s Total Retail 2016 Survey (Southeast Asia report). This growth is encouraging considering that Malaysian consumers are relatively new to the online marketplace--nearly 60% of Malaysian respondents to PwC’s survey reported buying online only within the last three years.
1 June: PwC Malaysia launches thought leadership publication on trust in business
Authenticity is arguably one of the most crucial ingredients in building trust in business. Several business leaders in Malaysia told PwC that authenticity is a factor that makes trust work, however, putting it into practice and getting the buy-in of the people across an organisation, can be a challenge in itself. These were among the key findings of a PwC Malaysia thought leadership publication ‘Trust in business: Delivering authentic value’.
13 October: PwC Malaysia's inaugural Building Trust Awards PwC Malaysia is organising its first ever Building Trust Awards. Inspired by PwC UK’s Building Public Trust Awards (now in its 13th year), these Awards were conceptualised to reinforce the need for trust as the currency for business in an increasingly disruptive marketplace.
24 June: PwC named second most attractive employer for business students
PwC has today been ranked as the world’s second most attractive employer for business students in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking – second only to Google. The Universum World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking is an annual global survey of business and engineering students from the world’s top academic institutions in the 12 largest economies by GDP.
7 April: Building trust in food this World Health Day
PwC is marking World Health Day today by announcing the establishment of its global food supply and integrity services business to help food companies and governments tackle the world’s food security, safety and quality concerns.
13 March: Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on Sunday 8th March 2015, PwC surveyed 8,756 female millennials (women born between 1980-1995) from 75 countries to find out how they feel about the world of work and their career. Malaysia had a total of 510 respondents. The report – The female millennial: A new era of talent – reveals that the gender confidence gap is small, which is encouraging. 49% of male millennials in Malaysia feel that they can rise to the very top levels with their current employer compared to 44% of female millennials.
28 October - PwC and Google Announce Joint Business Relationship
PwC and Google Inc. today announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative services to companies around the world. The rapid pace of innovation in technology has fundamentally changed how and where work gets done, driving organizations to transform their businesses for the future. Together, PwC and Google can help that transformation happen.
24 April - PwC survey finds that companies are underestimating the threat of economic crime
Despite all the attention that fraud, corruption and other forms of economic crime receive, Malaysian businesses are still underestimating its severity and threat. According to PwC’s Malaysian cut of the 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey, 47% (37% globally) of our respondents said they either have not undertaken a fraud risk assessment in the last two years, or did not know if they have.
5 March - International Women's Day
To mark International Women’s Day on Saturday 8th March 2014, PwC releases a report focusing on what millennial (or Gen Y) women expect in their careers, and what organisations can do to create the right environment for them to flourish in the workplace.