PwC comes fourth in Sunday Times Best Companies survey
The firm increased its position from seventh place last year. PwC comes fourth in Sunday Times Best Companies survey

Fuente:  Fecha: 10.03.2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), the UK’s largest professional services firm, has come first of the major professional services firms in the annual Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for.

Ian Powell, PwC’s chairman and senior partner, commented: "This result is a testament to our people’s commitment to making PwC the leading professional services firm.”

In the findings of the survey, PwC was praised for its commitment to staff development throughout the recession. It said:

“During the past year, despite the economic difficulties, the firm has maintained its professional development programmes and even rolled out a company-wide women’s leadership scheme, admitting 16 women to partnership.”

This is the third year running that the firm has maintained a two star rating indicating ‘outstanding performance’. 82% of staff said they were proud to work for PwC, while 80% said their work at PwC was stimulating and that their experience at the firm would give them great future prospects.

PwC was also shortlisted in the Best for Leadership and Best for Innovation in Engagement categories and PwC leadership were ranked third overall nationally.

PwC were recently ranked in 10th position in the Business Superbrands survey of the top 500 business brands – the highest position of any professional services firm.

PwC were recognised in the UK’s Top 50 Where Women Want To Work for the fourth year running in 2009. In January the firm was listed in the Top 20 Companies in the Stonewall equality index at 15th place.

For the past six consecutive years, students have voted PwC the Top Graduate employer.