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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
U.S. Steel Corp., the steelmaker trying to work its way back to profitability after five years of losses, put its Canadian unit in creditor protection and canceled more than $800 million of capital investments. The Ontario Superior Court today granted protection under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and appointed Ernst & Young LLP to monitor the restructuring, U.S. Steel said today in a statement.
6 hrs ago | Business Wire
The survey shows that 82% of business leaders around the world cite tax policy as a priority, with Canada even higher than the global average at 86%. Around the world, 44% believe G20 action on transparency and avoidance would help them grow their operations, but just 23% believe this is likely to get the required global agreement.
11 hrs ago | HR Magazine
Private health insurance exchanges could funamentally alter how employers provide health care to their workers, according to a September 2014 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute, The Rise of Retail Health Coverage . According to the report, employers faced with rising costs and regulatory demands are moving away from the benefits business, pushing employees to take on new responsibility for their own health insurance.
15 hrs ago | Wireless Design Online
With Aerohive, Grant Thornton can now efficiently support its iEverything enterprise, increase business efficiency and ultimately improve the overall environment of its offices nationwide. "We wholeheartedly recommend Aerohive both for the value of the solution as well as the ease of overall management," said Jim Arener, senior network engineer, Grant Thornton LLP.
19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
The firm's history of providing generous and continuous support for its people with caregiving responsibilities, coupled with its commitment to establishing new offerings, innovations and insights to benefit them, make its flexible and inclusive culture stand out in the market. , the EY Americas Managing Partner and the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP .
Mirna Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering microRNA-based Replacement Therapy to treat cancer, today announced the appointment of Lawrence M. Alleva, a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as an outside director to its Board of Directors. "We are excited to have Larry join our distinguished group of directors.
For-profit health systems operating in states with expanded Medicaid have shown significantly improved financial returns throughout the first half of the year, a new report shows.
Members of the state Franchise Oversight Board on Monday asked New York Racing Association CEO Chris Kay for the performance criteria used by Kay's bosses when they judged the performance of Kay. At the FOB meeting, Kay asked if a letter would suffice from NYRA Chairman David Skorton explaining how Kay earned a $250,000 bonus and 3 percent raise on his $300,000 base salary.
In the KPMG study of 400 U.S.-based chief executives, concluded in June, the CEOs were asked to rank their top organizational priorities. "Interacting more with clients and customers" was identified as the top priority," followed by "promoting and advancing their brand," "fostering innovation" and "focusing on regulatory matters."
A sign for a Phones 4u store hangs outside a branch of the mobile phone retailer in west London September 15, 2014. UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement.
The professional services firm beat off three other companies, namely DotEcon, Detecon International and -Net & Consulting, in the tender, which was launched on 12 August. The contract was signed on 9 September, and PwC is obliged to submit its reports within five weeks.
The chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK, Ian Powell, is to receive a A 3.7m share of the accountancy partnership's rising profits after a year in which the business grew by 5%. Underlining a confidence in sustained demand for professional services, PwC also created 700 new jobs and took on 1,300 graduates and school-leavers during the year, taking total headcount to 18,100 by the end of June.
As occupancies continue to improve worldwide, Danat Hotels & Resorts is deploying Nor1's eStandby upselling product to help its upscale hotel portfolio realize thousands of dollars in upselling revenue each week, as travelers increasingly seize the opportunity to pre-book premium inventory via targeted offers, prior to check-in. Danat Hotels & Resorts is the upscale hotel division of the National Corporation of Tourism and Hotels .
UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement. The contract, which ends in September next year with the UK's biggest mobile operator EE - which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to the business for Phones 4u after it lost a similar contract with Vodafone Group Plc earlier this month.
The company operates through a network of 6,800 franchised and company owned locations throughout the US, which includes around 2,800 locations in Walmart stores and 400 Sears stores in the US and Puerto Rico for the 2013 tax season. It basically offers local individual income tax returns and federal and state returns.
A consortium that includes the Spanish unit of London-based consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been selected to conduct a preliminary study of the proposed Line 3 of the Lima metro, Peruvian private investment agency Proinversion said in a statement. The consortium is led by France's Ingerop and PwC and also includes Spanish transport infrastructure consultant Bustren, Italy's Metropolitana Milanese and Peru's Alpha Consult.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:52 pm
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