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Ten years of global reductions in tax compliance burden for companies, increasingly driven by electronic reforms

19 Nov 2015

Paying Taxes 2016 finds that on average, the model company has a Total Tax Rate of 40.8% of commercial profits

Stefaan De Baets leaves OECD to join PwC’s Transfer Pricing team in Belgium

17 Nov 2015

PwC’s International Tax Policy team strengthened by the arrival of BEPS expert

Belgium could raise its GDP by up to 10% by better harnessing the potential of its older workers

10 Nov 2015

PwC’s Golden Age Index shows potential for an extra EUR 40 billion in GDP

European IPO pipeline promising for end 2015

08 Oct 2015

Proceeds for full year 2015 may still match amounts raised in 2014 despite the slow start back after the summer with increased volatility and falling equity indices

PwC’s 2015 Digital IQTM Survey links 10 key company actions directly to stronger financial performance

06 Oct 2015

Belgian respondents list suppliers as an important source of technology innovation

Insurance Banana Skins

17 Sep 2015

Guaranteed products and interest rates rank as top risks for Belgian insurers

Strong European IPO activity in Q2 helped by spin-offs but competing with trade sales

10 Jul 2015

PwC anticipates the summer period to be slower than we saw in 2014 as the dust settles on the Greek referendum

PwC expands Belgian presence to Hasselt

07 May 2015

Corda Campus is an ideal location from which to provide professional advice and support to entrepreneurs in Limburg

PwC officially opens new office in Ghent

23 Apr 2015

PwC celebrates the official opening of its new office on the Ghelamco site in Ghent. Taken into service at the beginning of 2015, the offices in the Blue Towers now host roughly 200 people from PwC’s audit, tax and consulting services in a brand new building a stone’s throw away from the Ghelmaco Arena football stadium.

Strongest first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

10 Apr 2015

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years.

European governments need to regain citizens’ trust in public finances

11 Dec 2014

According to a new ICAEW-PwC report, the majority of European citizens struggle to assess and understand the state of the public finances, believing their government doesn’t provide sufficient information.

2014 Reward Barometer reveals that half of all respondents perceive their reward package undervalues their efforts

05 Dec 2014

2014 Reward Barometer reveals that half of all respondents perceive their reward package undervalues their efforts

PwC and Google announce joint business relationship

28 Oct 2014

PwC and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative services to companies around the world.

Reduction of social security contributions to 25%: crucial issue for competitiveness of Belgian businesses

10 Oct 2014

Comparison with some neighbouring countries makes it possible to assess impact of proposed reduction of employers’ social security contributions relative to Belgium’s competitiveness

PwC family business survey shows need to ‘professionalise’ the family as well as the business

10 Oct 2014

Family businesses must adapt faster, innovate sooner and become more professional in the way they run their operations if they are to remain successful. These are just some of the findings of the latest PwC survey of 2,378 family business executives in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Choppy outlook for European IPO market

09 Oct 2014

IPO activity in Europe has almost quadrupled compared to last year, with €40.3 billion raised by 289 companies in the 9 months to September 2014

Wanted: 350 game changers for PwC

06 Oct 2014

PwC launched its new recruitment campaign today. By September next year the firm is looking to hire 350 new staff in Belgium.

Modernising government accounting in Europe

01 Oct 2014

PwC conducted a study on behalf of the European Commission on the future implementation of European Public Sector Accounting Standards (EPSAS) by the EU member states. Discover the key conclusions here.

The economic impact of banking regulations in Belgium

21 Aug 2014

Post-crisis banking regulation carries a cost for the Belgian economy but should lead to greater financial stability

PwC and SHASAT to collaborate to offer IPSAS courses

12 Aug 2014

As of October 2014, PwC is proud to join hands with SHASAT, an international training organisation, to offer IPSAS training workshops in seven major cities of the world.

PwC and Booz & Company combination is approved by Booz & Company Partners

23 Dec 2013

Transaction expected to conclude in March 2014 subject to completion of regulatory approvals

Wealth managers have to regain their clients’ confidence

20 Dec 2013

Since 2008 and the outbreak of the worldwide financial and economic crisis, the wealth management sector has been severely shaken and managers now have the task of regaining their clients’ confidence.

Belgian companies lag behind in use of GRC technology

19 Dec 2013

PwC: “Lack of automation leads to missed opportunities and sometimes even fraud”

Companies under pressure over price

18 Dec 2013

Shaky consumer confidence, stiff competition and increased transparency offered by the internet are forcing organisations to reappraise how they price their goods and services.

PwC once again selected for MAKE Award

03 Dec 2013

Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study ranks PwC 5th

Belgian elected Chair of ISAR group at the UN

25 Nov 2013

International cooperation on standards for accounting, auditing, corporate governance and sustainability reporting

Reward Barometer from PwC and ISW Limits helps businesses adjust their remuneration policy to meet the needs of employees

12 Nov 2013

32% of employees are dissatisfied when it comes to flexibility at work

PwC names three new Managing Partners

31 Oct 2013

Continued focus on lasting client relationships and talent development

PwC and Booz & Company announce signing of conditional merger agreement

30 Oct 2013

The proposed transaction is conditional on approval by Booz & Company partners and regulatory approval