24 April 2014 - 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 2014 - 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.
9 December 2013 - PwC report “Getting social: Social media in business” surveys Malaysian businesses
Malaysian companies are fairly active on social media but they don’t recognise how it impacts their business, according to PwC Malaysia’s inaugural report on social media. The survey, “Getting social: Social media in business” studies the use of social media among Malaysian organisations and the level of senior management involvement. It received a total of 101 responses from prominent organisations across Malaysia.
17 April 2013 - Employee engagement beyond rewards critical to attracting and motivating talent
Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp), General Electric (GE) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) jointly organised a forum and panel discussion, themed ‘Beyond Rewards: What Keeps your Employees Happy?’’. The topic of discussion was set on the back of a report conducted by PwC on Generation-Y (Gen-Y), which provided insights into the minds of recent graduates in Malaysia and highlights their evolving career preferences.
25 January 2012 - CEOs say prospects gloomy for global economy
Our 15th Annual Global CEO Survey, “Delivering results: Growth and value in a volatile world”, explores CEO confidence in their company’s growth prospects, and how they’re building local capabilities and creating new stakeholder networks in new markets. Chin Kwai Fatt, PwC Malaysia managing director, shares his views.
19 January 2012 - Digital banking to be the norm by 2015
Digital banking is set to overtake branch networks as the main way customers interact with their bank by 2015, according to a new PwC report titled 'The new digital tipping point'. Soo Hoo Khoon Yean, PwC Malaysia partner, shares his views.
20 July 2011 - PwC Malaysia now a GRI Certified Training Partner
PwC Malaysia and two other firms, PwC Thailand and PwC Indonesia, have been appointed Certified Training Partners by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). As a Certified Training Partner, these PwC firms are qualified to conduct training courses on effective sustainability reporting based on the GRI Reporting Framework.
6 July 2011 - Former IRB chief joins PwC
Former Inland Revenue Board (IRB) Chief Executive Officer and Director General Tan Sri Hasmah Abdullah has joined PwC as Tax Advisor, effective 1 July 2011. Tan Sri Hasmah, who took over the reins of the IRB in October 2006, retired in January this year after a 38-year tenure.
7 June 2011 - Balanced cities perform best in 2011 study of finance capitals
According to a new report by PwC and the Partnership for New York City, the finance and business centres of the future may not be the traditional capitals of global dominance. Titled 'Cities of Opportunity', the report shows that in a more virtual and mobile world, holistic cities with balanced economies and strong quality of life offer an attractive alternative.
29 March 2011 - Malaysian PLCs recognised for outstanding CR practices
Winners of the StarBiz-ICR Malaysia Corporate Responsibility (CR) Awards 2010 were announced on 29 March, 2011. In its third year, the awards recognise and honour companies which demonstrate outstanding CR practices that go beyond community and philanthropic activities. PwC Malaysia was yet again a working partner for the awards.
3 March 2011 - CEOs must know what future they are preparing for
PwC Malaysia hosted a dialogue around the key findings of its 14th Annual Global CEO Survey. Themed ‘What future are you preparing for?’ the dialogue was moderated by PwC Malaysia Partner, Sridharan Nair. The two panellists for the dialogue were Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and PEMANDU CEO, YB Senator Dato’ Sri Idris Jala and President of GE ASEAN, Stuart Dean.