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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# PricewaterhouseCoopers

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# Courts
Court quadruples compensation to €34,000 for accountant sacked for failing exam
The civil court has upped a compensation claim for sacked trainee accountant Peter Nowak from the €7,500 he received from the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
# Jobswatch
600 new jobs announced for next year
Multinationals PricewaterhouseCoopers and Microsoft made the announcements today.
# luxleaks
Double Irish? Peh, global brands used Luxembourg to avoid billions in tax
Pepsi, IKEA and Irish multinational Glanbia all took advantage of secret deals.
# Dublin in demand
Dublin seen as hot property in Europe's real estate market
A report puts the capital as the second biggest property investment market in Europe for 2014.
# Mortgages
Number of new mortgages shows first annual increase since 2006
Research from the Irish Bankers’ Federation and PwC says a total of 3,225 mortgages were issued in the second quarter of 2012.
# Advertising
Online advertising up one-fifth in 2011 - study
IAB Ireland and PwC study says an estimated €132 million was spent on online advertising last year.
# game
British Game stores bought - but Irish sit-ins continue
It was announced today that 333 Game stores in the UK have been bought by Baker Acquisitions. Here in Ireland, staff are continuing to stage sit-ins as a call for redundancy pay.
# game
"We have to make a stand": Game staff to meet with PwC today
Staff are meeting with PwC representatives this morning and say they hope to receive clarification on their redundancy and whether PwC Ireland is looking after the administration of stores here.
# fined
PwC fined record £1.4m in UK for audit misconduct
PricewaterhouseCoopers was reprimanded for actions taken when auditing the accounts of JP Morgan.
# Big Four
European Commission proposes to split up 'big four' auditors
PWC, KPMG, Deloitte and Ernst & Young could be forced to split up under draft proposals from the European Commission.
# Online Advertising
Online advertising spending in Ireland sees record growth
Advertisers spent €65m in online adverts in the first half of this year alone – meaning online advertising has now overtaken spending in radio, outdoor, cinema and magazine formats.
# Jobs
PricewaterhouseCoopers to create almost 300 jobs
# Hot mail
PwC 'Hot Mail' accountants to learn fate next month
The three PricewaterhouseCoopers staff suspended over their sexist emails will find out next month if they will keep their jobs.
# Hot mail
Three PwC male workers suspended over 'hot mail'
As PwC ‘Mad Men’ style scandal goes global, a second accountancy firm – KPMG – is hit by email furore.
# Hot mail
PWC partner "deeply regrets" Hot Mail scandal
A senior partner at the accountancy firm says the ‘top 10 office women’ email is “hugely disappointing” to his firm.
# Banking Bailout
State appoints PwC to help run nationalised AIB
PricewaterhouseCoopers gets the AIB gig – despite having said Anglo would only cost a total of €4bn. Whoops.