Locked content Major cities spend over PLN 2.5 bln a year to protect environment

Polish major cities spend more than PLN 2.5 billion per year to protect the environment. However, increasing budgets will not solve the problem of poor air quality, PwC stated in a report. PwC experts emphasize the importance of citizens education about minimizing the negative impact on the environm...

Locked content More shopping via smartphone – PwC

Although traditional shops remain the most popular means of selling in Poland, there is a continuous increase in the number of people doing shopping with a smartphone, consulting firm PwC reported on Wednesday. 17 percent of Poles shop via smartphone at least once a week, and 7 percent – every...

PwC leases space in Skanska’s flagship Kraków scheme

Consulting firm PwC has leased more than 1,200 sqm of office space at the High5ive office project, which Skanska Property Poland is now developing in downtown Kraków. The biggest scheme of the developer in the city, High5ive will consist of five buildings offering a total of approximately 70,000 sqm...

Locked content Poland 9th in the Women in Work Index

Poland has kept its ninth place in the latest Women in Work Index report compiled by PwC consultancy. “Since 2000, when the first ranking was created, Poland has advanced by 10 places which is one of the best results in the entire OECD, except for Luxembourg and Israel. We have reduced the differenc...

Locked content PwC: this year could be as good for IPOs as 2017

This year could be as good for IPO on the WSE as 2017, but MAR regulations may cause the withdrawal of many companies from the stock exchange, PwC consultancy said in its report. “In 2018 we can expect further intensified activity on the capital market, this will apply to both stock market debuts (p...

PwC: Polish companies not cyber secure

Only 8 percent of Polish companies are cyber secure, according to a report by PwC consultancy. Moreover, last year, as a result of cyberattacks, 44 percent of Polish enterprises suffered financial losses, while 62 percent reported disruptions and downtime.

Locked content WSE with 3rd most IPOs in Europe – PwC

Warsaw Stock Exchange has been ranked 3rd in Europe in IPO activity in 2017, according to the latest IPO Watch Europe report prepared by consultancy PwC. The Warsaw bourse had 27 IPOs last year, including eight on the main market, with their value reaching  €1.8 billion, up by €1.5 billion y/y, maki...

Locked content Online ad market grows 7.7% y/y in Q3 – PwC

Online advertising spending in Poland increased by 7.7 percent y/y in the first six months of 2017, reaching PLN 1.858 billion, according to a study conducted by PwC for industry association IAB Polska. The industries with the highest share in online advertising market were retail (18 percent), auto...

Locked content PwC: VAT gap to drop to PLN 39 bln in 2017

Based on VAT collection data in H1 of the year, the VAT gap could decrease to PLN 39 billion in 2017, which equals to 2 percent of GDP, from PLN 52 billion recorded in 2016 (2.9 percent of GDP), advisory PwC calculated. PwC analysts expect VAT revenues to increase by 19 percent y/y to over…