PwC adds 61 partners across its UK offices

Elizabeth Fournier
ACCOUNTANCY giant PwC will today announce the names of the 39 employees it will promote to its partnership next month, bringing the firm’s total new partners over the last year to 61.

The other 22 partners have joined PwC in the last 12 months from other companies.

Spread across the firm’s advisory, tax and assurance practices, the new partners will take up their roles from 1 July.

“I am very pleased to welcome our new partners,” PwC senior partner Ian Powell said yesterday.

“As the UK’s leading professional services firm, we continue to invest heavily in the future as we grow our business, and as part of this, we draw our partners from a wide base of skills to reflect the needs of our clients in all areas of their business.”

The firm also said it planned to recruit up to 2,200 new staff this year, at student, intern, graduate and experienced levels.

In the latest rankings of professional services firm released by Morningstar, PwC ranked top of the list of FTSE 100 auditors, counting 41 of the UK’s top companies among its clients. It also works for 67 firms listed in the FTSE 250, and 107 on the Alternative Investment Market.