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PwC to delay office return amid rise in delta cases

The firm currently has over 75 offices in the US and employs more than 55,000 members of staff

Big Four accountancy firm PwC has revealed it is delaying its return to its US offices until at least 1 November due to the rise in coronavirus cases of the Delta variant.

In an email statement sent to Reuters, a PwC spokesperson, said: “In accordance with federal/local health guidelines and out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to delay the official reopening of our U.S. offices until November 1.

“We will continue to monitor the situation in accordance with CDC guidelines and local laws, and are prepared to adjust our plans, as needed.”

It also comes as Kathryn Kaminsky, a vice chair who helps oversee the U.S. trust solutions business, revealed that the company is currently not requiring its staff to get vaccinated, according to Bloomberg.

It also reported that this may change as November nears. 

The firm currently has over 75 offices in the US and employs more than 55,000 members of staff.

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