PwC promotes 53 to partner

ACCOUNTANCY giant PwC UK announced yesterday the promotion of a record 53 new equity partners – 20 per cent more than last year.

Women make up 40 per cent of the promotions, a threefold increase on last year, with eight of them working flexibly. One-fifth of the partners were from a culturally diverse background, it said.

PwC said that this reflected the more buoyant economy and plans for sustainable growth.