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Building Better Cities

Toronto, Vancouver and Singapore emerged as the top three cities in APEC in which to live and do business, according to PwC Building Better Cities survey. The PwC study gives city leaders a view of where they are now, and it hopes to inspire cities within APEC to collaborate and seek advice to solve tenacious problems. The …
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Insurance 2020: The digital prize – Taking customer connection to a new level

According to this research, 71% of general insurance consumers already use a digital platform, such as price comparison websites, insurance sites and social media, to research before buying products or services. With more access to information than ever before, customer expectations are rising rapidly, leaving non-life insurers behind. The report by PricewaterhouseCoopers finds out how …
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Doing Business in Germany

Jointly produced by HSBC and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, this publication is an extremely useful introduction for anyone interested in doing business in Germany. It includes very clear, simple information about the fiscal landscape, human resources, overseas markets, banking, etc. Click here to download the full report.

New Conventions for Unconventional Oil and Gas Series: Optimizing the Play to Improve Returns

Taking best practices from the manufacturing industry, this publication by PricewaterhouseCoopers considers how companies in the oil and gas sectors can balance internal supply and demand to assure that the right resources are in the right place at the right time. When they are, businesses can reduce their costs by 20 percent or more by becoming more …
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Talent Mobility 2020 and Beyond

PwC research predicts the number of workers taking on global assignments is set to increase by 50% in the next decade as companies re-think their talent needs to be based to fulfill their growth ambitions. According to the study, “Talent Mobility: 2020 and beyond”, only 1% of people are now doing traditional assignments which involve …
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Global Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2013

PricewaterhouseCoopers pointed out in its Global Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey that the financial industry insiders expect Singapore to replace Switzerland to become the world’s biggest international asset management hub in two years. The report said the assets under management in Switzerland reach US$2 trillion currently, and Switzerland will remain the world’s biggest offshore …
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Unleashing the Power of Innovation

Chief executives around the world are ramping up their efforts to innovate and find new ways to do business, in a move to stimulate growth in a challenging global business environment. A PricewaterhouseCoopers Pulse Survey of 246 CEOs in North and South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East reveals that 97% of CEOs …
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Future of Government

PricewaterhouseCoopers has just published the report “Future of Government.” The study challenges public leaders to act differently in order to gain public trust in a more collaborative style of government. The report looks at developments over the last six years, with governments struggling to keep pace with changing expectations and rapid advances in new technology …
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PwC’s NextGen: A global generational study

PricewaterhouseCoopers has just released “PwC’s NextGen: A global generational study.” According to the report, the Millennial generation, those born between 1980 and 1995, seek more workplace flexibility, better balance between their work and home life, and opportunity for overseas assignments as keys to greater job satisfaction. The research both confirmed and dispelled stereotypes about the …
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European Cities Hotel Forecast 2013

For each of Europe’s 19 most important gateway cities, this publication by PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts occupancy, average daily room rates and revenue per available room. It also looks at the economic outlook and where opportunities are expected to emerge for driving tourism and investment in 2013. All the cities featured are capitals of culture, finance and commerce. …
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