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...

Locked content PwC: CEOs salaries up 11% y/y

Salaries of members of the boards of biggest companies traded on the WSE increased by 10 percent y/y in 2015, while salaries of members of the supervisory boards declined by six percent y/y, according to consultancy PwC. “CEOs earned PLN 1.66 million on average in 2015, 11 percent more than in...

Locked content PwC: Media & entertainment market up to PLN 42 bln by 2020

Poland’s media and entertainment sector is expected to grow to $10.8 billion (approx. PLN 41.8 billion) in 2020 from $9.2 billion (PLN 35.6 billion) in 2015, according to PwC’s Global entertainment and media outlook 2016-2020. Online advertising will be the fastest growing segment, expanding b...

Locked content PwC opens start-up accelerator

International consultancy PwC has opened Startup Collider in Poland, a seed accelerator tasked with supporting start-ups in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. The first cohort will include fintech start-ups. “PwC will provide the supervision of mentors and will assist with shortening th...

Locked content PwC opens shared services center in Opole

Global consultancy PwC has opened a shared services center in Opole with the aim of providing financial-accounting services for German speaking customers, the company informed. As many as 100 people will find employment in the facility. PwC has eight regional offices in Poland – in Warsaw, Łód...

Locked content Q2 IPO’s value places WSE at 8th spot in Europe

According to a report “IPO Watch Europe Q2 2016” by PwC, Warsaw’s bourse ranks 8th in Europe in terms of the value of IPOs. As many as 8 companies debuted on the WSE, of which three began trading on the NewConnect Market. The total value of the IPOs on the WSE amounts to €92 millio...

PwC opens global drone center in Poland

PwC, a professional services company, has opened its first global center of excellence, named Drone Powered Solutions, to focus on the use of drone technology and data analysis in business.