Locked content PwC: Poland takes 29th spot in the highest older workers employment

Poland was ranked 29th among 34 OECD nations in the latest ranking published by consultancy PwC which assesses the potential utilization of people over 55-years old. “According to PwC estimates, if the employment rate of 55+ people was comparable to that in Sweden, Poland’s GDP would increase by abo...

Locked content PwC: No IPOs on the WSE in Q1. But there is hope for improvement

In Q1 of this year, there were no IPOs on the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s main market, consultancy firm PwC said in its IPO Watch Europe report. The only two floatings during this period were on the small cap, alternative NewConect market, worth PLN 11.8 million combined. In Q1 last year there was one I...

Locked content Polish airports with 11% passengers growth this year – PwC

According to consultancy PwC, the number of passengers serviced by the Polish airports this year will grow by 11 percent to 37.8 million. In 2016, there were 34.2 passengers that traveled through Polish facilities. “We’ve slowly reaching the goal of one traveler per citizen. Last year it was 0...

Locked content PwC: 96% of Polish companies affected by cyber attacks

According to a report compiled by PwC consultancy, 96 percent of medium and big Polish companies had recorded over 50 incidents concerning cyber security. In 64 percent of them the number of such incidents exceeded 500. Despite such stats, only 41 percent of industrial companies are afraid that pote...

Locked content Poles spend 4 hours each day on video content – PwC

The average Pole spends four hours daily watching video content online and on TV, according to a report published by the PwC consultancy. As many as 62 percent respondents watch content on mobile devices, while 45 percent watch it on TV sets. Furthermore, 36 percent of Poles binge watch shows online...

Locked content Poland advances in the Women in Work Index

Poland has moved up by three spots to the ninth place in the latest Women in Work Index report compiled by PwC consultancy. “Poland stands out for achieving the largest annual improvement, rising from 12th to 9th due to fall in female unemployment and an increase in the full-time employment rate,” t...

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...