Businesses urged to act now to recover from COVID-19
PricewaterhouseCoopers issues Global Restructuring Trends report
June 23, 2020
PwC's COVID-19 CFO survey - Caribbean results
PricewaterhouseCoopers issues Global Restructuring Trends report
The partners of PwC Jamaica gifted 40 tablets to Holy Trinity High School during a presentation ceremony held at the institution on Monday, 7 December 2020.
As businesses bring people back to work sites that have fundamentally changed, PwC’s latest COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey reveals their greatest concern is a new wave of coronavirus infection (64%). This concern is closely followed by the impact of a global economic downturn (61%).
Digital transformation is set to accelerate as businesses embrace new ways of working and focus on building skills for a digital future as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
As Jamaica continues to respond to the impact of COVID-19, PwC Jamaica recognises that there are significant challenges facing our health services, and that our communities are at risk. We believe businesses like ours have a critical role to play in filling the gaps and meeting the needs of key stakeholders.
CEO pessimism over global growth reaches record high
According to PwC’s Talent Trends 2019, 79% of CEOs are reporting that a lack of key skills is threatening the future growth of their organisation. PwC’s Julia Lamm will lead a discussion on the workforce of the future driven by digital transformation and discuss why organisational success may lie in people-led innovation.
“Achieving safety and security in an age of disruption and distrust” outlines how organisations that may not have worked together in the past need to now in the face of increased threats
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) welcomes PwC member firms operating in the Caribbean as pre-approved employers.
PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC US Charitable Foundation have donated a total of US$375,000 to the disaster relief and recovery efforts in The Bahamas.
PwC hosted a governance and transparency seminar on Friday, (12 July) to discuss the importance of leadership and accountability to improve governance and integrity in Jamaica.
The PwC network firms operating in the Caribbean are launching an internal training programme to boost the skills of its employees across the region.
Organisations should focus on developing stronger digital skills and capacity in their risk function in order to make more informed decisions about risk in a technology-driven world, according to the eighth edition of PwC’s Risk In Review study.
The donation comes a day after the firm announced its commitment to offset air travel emissions and energy consumption by 100% and will support JET's work in environmental education and advocacy.
PwC Jamaica announced today that it has taken proactive steps towards reducing the carbon footprint of its business through a new environment commitment.
Richard Byles was special guest at PwC Jamaica’s new leadership empowerment series, A Leader Speaks, hosted by territory leader, Leighton McKnight.
Over-regulation and policy uncertainty are top concerns.
PwC Jamaica donated $150,000 to the Jamaica Cancer Society on Monday, 27 November from proceeds of the firm's IFRS In-Focus Conference held in October.
University students Chrissancia Clarke from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and Chantelle Ramsay from the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are the recipients of PwC’s 2018/19 scholarships.
The new research from PwC – Blockchain is here. What’s your next move? – surveyed 600 executives in 15 countries and territories, on their development of blockchain and views on its potential.
PwC Jamaica’s Territory Leader, Leighton McKnight is challenging regional professional accountants to look beyond the numbers and get more involved in nation building through more focus on corporate social responsibility.
PwC partner and deals expert Wilfred Baghaloo says that Jamaica can build future competitive advantage in electricity generation by maintaining its focus on building out a robust renewable energy infrastructure.
PwC partner and International Development and Forensics Leader for the Caribbean, Jessica Shannon, joined leading think tanks from around the world including global policy-makers, business leaders and constructive NGOs for the Global Solutions Summit on May 28 and 29 in Berlin, Germany.
Staff members of PwC Jamaica recently made a donation to the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston’s diaper drive, which was held in aid of the Mustard Seed Communities.
Leighton was the guest speaker at the event to mark the completion of high school for students sitting CAPE exams.
PwC was recognised by the University of Technology’s Faculty of Engineering and Computing with an award at their 6oth anniversary diamond jubilee customer appreciation event on Thursday (April 26).
PwC was a proud supporter of the University of the West Indies recently held Office of Student Financing Day event.
PwC Jamaica sports and social club delivered bun and cheese on Tuesday (March 27) to the teachers at the St Michael’s Primary school in Downtown, Kingston.
Amidst growing changes in the global and local workforce, “being prepared for the future of work will be one of the most important steps in achieving Jamaica’s Vision 2030,” said, Leighton McKnight, Territory Leader, PwC Jamaica.
University students Afasha Foster from the University of Technology, Jamaica(UTECH) and Samaro McBean from the University of the West Indies(UWI) are the 2017/18 PwC scholarship winners.
A record-breaking share of CEOs are optimistic about the economic environment worldwide, at least in the short term.
Some 226 students at the St. Michael's Primary and Infant School were treated with Christmas gifts and holiday cheer today from employees of PwC Jamaica during the firm’s annual gift of giving event.
Mr. Leighton McKnight was honoured on December 7, 2017 as the 2017 ICAJ Distinguished Member Awardee.
PwC opines that to have a successful sustainable tourism sector, there must be protected and enhanced opportunity for the future with actionable intelligence through big data and analytics.
What Boards need to ask amidst under-reporting of cyber attacks.
PwC argues that organisations are becoming more challenged by rapidly changing business trends, while managing risks and technological innovations.
Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success.
A number of far-reaching accounting changes on revenue, credit losses on loans and leases take effect in 2018 and 2019.
According to PwC, a number of far-reaching accounting changes on revenue, credit losses on loans and leases take effect in 2018 and 2019.
PwC partners from the Caribbean gave their time and made a donation as part of a charity cook-off to support two Montego Bay charities, the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) and the Friends of Good Shepherd International.
Rates and rules from 157 countries at a glance.
The CSFI’s latest Insurance Banana Skins 2017 survey, conducted with support from PwC, surveyed 836 insurance practitioners and industry observers in 52 countries, to find out where they saw the greatest risks over the next 2-3 years.
PwC served as Lead Financial Adviser for a transaction that the IJGlobal at its 2016 America Awards Ceremony, called the 'North America Port Deal of the Year'.
On 29 and 30 May 2017, the world’s leading think tanks will gather in Berlin, Germany. At the G20 Think Tank Summit, they will discuss global solutions to the most pressing issues facing our planet.
Stringent capital requirements, regulatory reform, risk management considerations, changes in technology and enhanced reporting requirements, are among some of the challenges to growth in capital markets.
The partners of PricewaterhouseCoopers are pleased to announce the appointment of three new partners, effective 1 January 2016.
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