Publications

20th CEO Survey

20th annual global CEO Survey

2016 CEO Pulse Survey

2016 CEO Pulse Survey

Irish economic crime: A rising threat in Ireland

Irish economic crime: A rising threat in Ireland


Nigeria looking beyond oil
The report predicts that Nigeria could rise through the world rankings to top 10 in 2050 with a projected GDP of US$6.4 trillion, surpassing Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Saudi Arabia. The report also predicts how the megatrends could impact Nigeria's economy.

Nigeria looking beyond oil
April 2016

2016 State of the Internal Audit Profession Report
The 2016 State of the Internal Audit Profession Report focuses what defines standout leadership and finds that internal audit functions that have very effective leadership perform better and add more value to their organisations.

2016 State of the Internal Audit Profession Report
March 2016

European cities hotel forecast for 2016 and 2017: Staying power
European cities hotel forecast 2016 and 2017 analyses trading trends and provides econometric forecasts for 19 cities, all national or regional capitals of finance, commerce and culture. This year, in addition to looking at what might go right or wrong for the economic and travel outlook, we also look at some of the key risks lurking for hotels, including cyber security, data theft and privacy. We also examine the impact of strong hotel trading on the deals outlook in Europe and the potential impacts of low oil prices for the sector.

European cities hotel forecast for 2016 and 2017: Staying power
March 2016

19th Annual Global CEO Survey
As they look forward to the year ahead CEOs are less confident about prospects for the global economy than they were in 2015. The same is true overall when they consider their own company’s prospects for growth.

19th Annual Global CEO Survey
January 2016

Paying Taxes 2016
Paying Taxes is a joint report by PwC and the World Bank Group. Now in its tenth edition it continues to be a unique study which investigates and compares tax regimes across 189 economies, ranking them according to the relative ease of paying taxes.

International tax news: January 2016
January 2016

Finance Act 2015
Our specialists take a look at how Finance Act 2015 affects you, your business and Irish Tax Law.

Finance Act 2015
December 2015

SME Pulse Survey 2015
Following a strong performance by the Irish economy in 2015, the survey shows that the vast majority of Irish SMEs are confident about the economy and about the future prospects for their own businesses into 2016. With a significant surge in capital investment and over half planning to grow headcount, Irish private and family businesses are poised for growth.

SME Pulse Survey 2015: Irish SME's going for growth
December 2015

Insurance Banana Skins Report: The CSFI survey of the bank risk
PwC and the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI) have joined forces to learn what banking industry leaders see as the biggest threat. Every two years, they conduct a survey to explore the risks banks face and how prepared they are to tackle them. From the results of the survey, PwC and the CSFI have identified the greatest threats to the Banking industry.

Insurance Banana Skins Report: The CSFI survey of the bank risk
December 2015

2015 Digital IQ survey Ireland
Our analysis of insights from nearly 2,000 business and IT executives globally reveals that Irish respondents are more cautious in their spending plans than companies globally. Only 11% of companies in Ireland are spending more than 15% of their revenue on digital investments, compared with 31% of companies globally.

2015 Digital IQ survey Ireland
November 2015

Global Annual Review 2015
Shaping our future

Global Annual Review 2015
November 2015

Global Economy Watch
Public finance reform in oil exporters and structural changes in emerging markets

Global Economy Watch
November 2015

Paying taxes 2016: 10th edition
Global publication comparing tax systems around the world and ease of paying taxes.

Paying taxes 2016: 10th edition
November 2015

Budget 2016 analysis
Our specialists take a look at how this year’s key Budget developments will affect you and your business.

Finance Bill 2015
October 2015

Governing for the long-term
Board priorities and practices

Board priorities and practices
October 2015

Governing for the long-term
Board cerformance and diversity

Board performance and diversity
October 2015

Investing in Ireland: Issue 24
Welcome to the 24th edition of PwC’s newsletter on foreign direct investment (“FDI”) in Ireland.
For the fourth consecutive year, Ireland has been ranked as the number 1 global FDI destination based on a range of metrics.
This is enhanced by the strong pipeline of recent Irish investments by new and existing investors across all sectors (see pages 2&3).
In this issue we highlight that confidence in Ireland’s economy and business is at an all-time high, as illustrated in PwC Ireland’s 2015 CEO Pulse Survey.
Other topics covered in this edition include a snapshot of new Irish GAAP rules regarding FRS 101 & 102, our proposed “Knowledge Development Box” and a selection of other FDI events and developments.

Investing in Ireland: Issue 24
September 2015

Achieving success while managing disruption
Key findings in the banking and capital markets industry

Priming your business for market transformation: Banking & capital markets industry summary
August 2015

Insurance Banana Skins Report: The CSFI survey of the risks facing insurers

Insurance Banana Skins Report: The CSFI survey of the risks facing insurers
July 2015

Exploring our potential: PwC oil and gas survey report 2015
 

Exploring our potential: PwC oil and gas survey report 2015
July 2015

Private business matters: A focus on family businesses
Our second private business matters magazine focuses on family businesses. It highlights some of the key challenges and opportunities for family firms in the years ahead as well as the actions family businesses can take to professionalise their businesses and embrace the digital age. We hear from Irish family business leaders on a range of areas such as building the brand, diversification, using data to drive business decisions, building a business around Ireland's funds industry, running one of Ireland's most successful hotel, success on Grafton Street, finding inspiration in Germany, business on the pitch as well as beating the drum in Africa. We hope you enjoy this issue.

Private business matters: A focus on family businesses
July 2015

Investing in Ireland: Issue 23
The strong pipeline of Irish investments by new and existing investors across all sectors continues in 2015, with Dublin being recognised as one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
In addition, the Harvard Business Review has also recently named Ireland as a ‘standout’ digital economy and all the leading FDI rankings continue to show Ireland as the number 1 global FDI destination based on a range of metrics.
This issue provides an overview of Ireland s very important economic relationship with the US, which has recently been recognised as the leading international export platform for US groups.
It also provides a snapshot of some recent developments in the people, mobility and reward space.

Turning disruption to advantage - DIMA Insurance Leaders Survey
June 2015

Turning disruption to advantage
Survey report among international insurers based in Ireland on challenges and opportunities for their sector.

Turning disruption to advantage - DIMA Insurance Leaders Survey
May 2015

International tax news: May 2015
This monthly newsletter from PwC's International Tax Network provides an overview of international tax developments from countries worldwide. In this edition, new tax legislation and tax treaties are announced for a number of countries around the globe.

International tax news: May 2015
May 2015

Capital Markets 2020 – will it change for good?
Report looks at changes in capital markets to 2020, impact of shadow banking, what will change and key priorities.

Capital Markets 2020
April 2015

International tax news: April 2015
This monthly newsletter from PwC's International Tax Network provides an overview of international tax developments from countries worldwide. In this edition, new tax legislation and tax treaties are announced for a number of countries around the globe.

International tax news: April 2015
April 2015

18th Annual Global CEO survey: China summary
Challenges and opportunities for China CEOs, opportunities for business with Ireland.

18th Annual Global CEO survey: China summary’
April 2015

18th Global CEO Survey: Private companies - Anything but business as usual
A riskier but potentially more rewarding business environment means privately-owned companies must be more innovative and resilient to survive in this era of disruptive change.

18th Global CEO Survey: Private companies - Anything but business as usual
March 2015

March 2015: Ireland – Immigration news
Our current immigration bulletin outlines some recent Irish immigration developments and also takes a quick look at some of some of the key measures we expect to see coming down the line later in the year. Of particular interest is the change to the Green Card/Critical Skills renewal process which will come into effect from 1 April 2015.

March 2015: Ireland – Immigration news
March 2015

Investing in Ireland: Issue 22
The strong pipeline of new Irish investments by first time and existing investors continues in 2015, with Dublin being recognised as one of the world's most vibrant cities.

On the legislative front, the entry into law in June 2015 of Ireland's Companies Act 2014, as well as planning for the "Knowledge Development Box" to be introduced in 2016, will be of interest to new and existing investors alike.

For companies in the online/B2C sector, the new 2015 VAT rules should mean that Ireland is an even more attractive location for such businesses to locate centralised EU hubs which can manage all EU VAT obligations.

Investing in Ireland: Issue 22
March 2015

PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015
The PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015 provides data on actual and forecast salary movements for 2014, 2015 and 2016 across a number of sectors and employee categories. It also looks at actual bonus payments for 2014, target bonus levels for 2015, remuneration philosophy, incentive plans and benefits provided by employers.

PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015
March 2015

European cities hotel forecast for 2015 and 2016: Room for growth
The survey benchmarks occupancy and average daily room rates and growth for 20 gateway European cities including Dublin for 2015 and 2016. It finds that Dublin has the highest revenue per room for 2015 and 2016.

European cities hotel forecast for 2015 and 2016
March 2015

International tax news: March 2015
This monthly newsletter from PwC's International Tax Network provides an overview of international tax developments from countries worldwide.

International tax news: March 2015
March 2015

Total retail 2015: Retailers and the Age of Disruption
As online shopping continues to grow at the expense of store visits, the premium in the future will be on creating unique, brand-defining experiences that keep customers coming back - whatever the channel.


February 2015

International tax news: February 2015
This monthly newsletter from PwC's International Tax Network provides an overview of international tax developments from countries worldwide. In this edition, new tax legislation and tax treaties are announced for a number of countries around the globe.

International tax news: February 2015
February 2015

Companies Act: Reducing cost and complexity
Here we set out how to prepare for the commencement of the Companies Act 2014 by reducing cost and complexity through rationalisation of your group structure. We focus in on Voluntary Strike Offs and Members Voluntary Liquidations as two key ways in which to do this.

Companies Act: Reducing cost and complexity
February 2015

Companies Act 2014 with Ruairí Cosgrove (This article was first published in Accountacy Ireland in February 2015)
A recent article by Ruairi Cosgrove of the entity governance and compliance department of PwC Dublin which featured in the Accountancy Ireland magazine in the February 2015 edition.

Companies Act 2014 with Ruairí Cosgrove
February 2015

CEOs Global survey: Key findings in the asset management industry
This report is a summary of our survey findings in the asset management sector, based on the answers from 155 asset management CEOs in 46 countries. To see the full results of the 18th Annual Global Survey

CEOs Global survey: Key findings in the asset management industry
February 2015

Moving people with purpose: Modern mobility survey
How can you make sure your global talent mobility programme is fit for the future?

Moving people with purpose: Modern mobility survey
January 2015

18th Global CEO Survey: CEOs less optimistic about Global Economy for 2015
Fewer CEOs than last year think global economic growth will improve over the next 12 months, though confidence in their ability to achieve revenue growth in their own companies remains stable, say the more than 1,300 CEOs interviewed in PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. Results of the survey were released today at the opening of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

18th Global CEO Survey: CEOs less optimistic about Global Economy for 2015
January 2015

Emerging trends in real estate 2015
We look at the challenges and opportunities in real estate across Europe

Emerging trends in real estate 2015
January 2015

Companies Act 2014
Overview of the new legislation passed in December 2014.

Companies Act 2014
January 2015

International Tax News: December 2014/January 2015
This monthly newsletter from PwC's International Tax Network provides an overview of international tax developments from countries worldwide. In this edition, new tax legislation and tax treaties are announced for a number of countries around the globe.

International Tax News: December 2014/January 2015
January 2015

IPOWatch Europe Q3 2014
Overvivew of European IPO Market.

IPOWatch Europe Q3 2014
January 2015

Emerging trends in real estate® Europe 2015
Europe’s real estate industry expects to be busier and more profitable in 2015. This optimism is clear, despite weak fundamentals and economic conditions as well as an undercurrent of concern about the geopolitical situtation in parts of the world.

Emerging trends in real estate® Europe 2015
January 2015

18th Global CEO Survey: A marketplace without boundaries?

18th Global CEO Survey: A marketplace without boundaries?
January 2015

2016 CEO Pulse Survey
Finding success in the age of uncertainty

2016 CEO Pulse Survey
July 2016

Irish economic crime: A rising threat in Ireland
The cost of economic crime is accelerating, fuelled by growth in cybercrime.

The 2016 Irish Economic Crime Survey, a nationally-focused version of PwC’s
bi-annual global study that gathers information from over 6,000 participants in 115 countries, and over 100 in Ireland, revealed that more than one in
three Irish organisations (34%) experienced economic crime in the last two years, up from a quarter (26%) two years ago.

Irish economic crime: A rising threat in Ireland
April 2016

PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015
The PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015 provides data on actual and forecast salary movements for 2014, 2015 and 2016 across a number of sectors and employee categories. It also looks at actual bonus payments for 2014, target bonus levels for 2015, remuneration philosophy, incentive plans and benefits provided by employers.

PwC reward trends snapshot survey 2015
March 2015