Locked content WSE with the third most IPOs in Europe – PwC

The Warsaw Stock Exchange placed third in the annual PwC ranking of the European bourses with the highest number of IPOs last year. WSE had 28 initial public offerings in 2016 (compared to 33 in 2015), behind the London bourse (697 IPOs) and the Nordic Nasdaq OMX with 80 floatings. When it comes to ...

Locked content PwC: 25% of Poles are constantly online

According to the report published by consultancy PwC, 25 percent of Polish internet users are online 24/7, while 36 percent spend 8-12 hours on the web and 19 percent, 6-8 hours. As many as 98 percent of Polish internet users are content with how new technologies affect their lives and 70 percent of...

Locked content Poland to be the fastest growing EU economy by 2050 – PwC

According to the latest The World in 2050 report compiled by consultancy firm PwC, Polish economy would be one the fastest growing large economies in Europe (along with Turkey), doubling its GDP (at purchasing power parity) by 2050 from the current $1,052 billion to $2,103 billion in 2050. However, ...

Locked content PwC: Sunday shopping ban will lead to revenue and job losses

Consulting firm PwC said in a statement on Tuesday that Poland’s proposed ban on retail trade on Sundays could cost the county nearly PLN 10 billion and eliminate 36,400 jobs, the Polish press reported. It also indicated that a ban would lower government tax revenues by PLN 1.8 billion. “The decline...

Locked content Poland’s tax system has improved – World Bank

A rankings report co-authored by the PwC and the World Bank has indicated that the level of tax complexity in Poland has improved for the better, in comparison to 2015, according to a report on Monday in the Polish press. The rankings evaluation, which was entitled, ‘Paying Taxes 2017,’ saw Po...

Locked content Podkarpacie region’s aviation industry is taking off – FT

Growing investment in the Podkarpacie voivodship, specifically that concentrated in the area between Rzeszów and Mielec, has enabled it to become one of Europe’s most promising “aviation valleys,” according to a report published on Tuesday in the business publication the Financial Times (FT). The cl...

Locked content Poland facing transport driver shortage

As many as eight in ten Polish transport companies lack drivers from time to time, with 20 percent of these firms facing chronic shortages, according to a report by PwC. Mateusz Walewski, a spokesperson for PwC, indicated that the shortage is leading to some trucking companies having to refuse order...

Locked content Sharp drop in total value of IPOs on WSE – PwC

According to global consultancy firm PwC, the total value of IPOs on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) in the period Q1-Q3 of this year was €115 million (18 IPOs), down sharply from €339 million (24 IPOs) in the same period last year. In Q3, there were only five IPOs, with a total value of €4 million,...

Locked content PwC to employ 300 people in Silesia Business Park

Global consultancy PwC has decided to extend its office space in Silesia Business Park in Katowice by over 2,000 sqm and plans to employ more than 300 specialists. As a result, 100 percent of the leasable space in building A of the complex is now leased. “We are planning to employ up to 200 ad...