will be restricting employees’ choice of new vehicles to those emitting a
maximum of 265g of CO2 per km, in an effort to reduce the impact of its car
fleet on the environment.
Employees at the accountancy firm have been able to select cars from an wide
range of models which includes ‘green’ cars as well as petrol-guzzlers through a
contract hire scheme, Employee Benefits reports.
‘Quite a small population will be affected by this, but they will know that
we do a lot around corporate social responsibility and hopefully our drivers
will understand our reasons for doing this,’ Carolyn Wilkinson, PwC senior
employee benefits manager, said.
The firm plans to continue to clamp down on the use of vehicles with high
levels of carbon emissions over the next 12 months by reviewing the CO2 cap and
communicating to staff the potential tax breaks available for drivers of green
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'