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PricewaterhouseCoopers saw global revenues of $21.5bn for the year ended 30 June 2000, a 15% increase on the previous year. Net revenues were $19.6bn. Management Consultancy Services generated $6.6bn, a rise of 14%. PwC CEO James J Schiro (above) said: “Our strong financial performance reflects the focus and effectiveness of our people in building a culture of client service and product innovation.”

E-Minister Patricia Hewitt has launched the new “UK online for business” and “Interforum” e-commerce awards for SMEs. The awards are sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland and Cisco Systems, and supported by the Daily Express. An online entry form is available at

Chartered accountant BDO Stoy Hayward and US computer giant Oracle have launched ReGeneration, an advisory service for ailing dotcoms.

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