In a digital world, how can being more human be key to unlocking more growth?

Originally published on betterworkingworld.ey.com. EY, Unilever and The B Team explore why organizations must be more human if they are to deliver sustained growth in a connected world. We are living in an increasingly fragmented world with a crisis of slowing growth in many developed economies. Meanwhile, many brands and employers are attempting to become … More In a digital world, how can being more human be key to unlocking more growth?

How will you drive talent strategy in the digital age?

Digital is forcing organisations to rethink traditional business models and adopt an agile approach to their talent strategies. A wave of technology is helping to reinvent the workplace and enable performance above and beyond previous capabilities. As it reshapes the traditional business landscape, digital is set to change the face of the talent strategy. By … More How will you drive talent strategy in the digital age?

Beyond disruption: Policy action to grow digital entrepreneurship

In March 2017, the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) and EY conducted a survey of the G20 YEA network of young entrepreneurs. The survey was distributed through G20 YEA country sherpas to the global G20 YEA network, through an online platform. A total of 243 young entrepreneurs provided responses to the survey. Read the … More Beyond disruption: Policy action to grow digital entrepreneurship

Will your people remain your greatest asset, or become your biggest problem?

First published on betterworkingworld.ey.com. To build the workplace of the future, leaders must rethink their people, culture and organizational strategies. New technologies are increasing the velocity of innovation and collaboration. While machines will enable digital innovation, the main driver for this innovation is people … exceptionally talented people. But there is a severe shortage of … More Will your people remain your greatest asset, or become your biggest problem?

Out now: EY Labor & Employment Law Strategic Global Topics, Spring 2017 edition

In today’s “hyper-connected” world, more and more employees are working remotely with clients and colleagues in different countries and time zones, making it increasingly difficult to set clear boundaries between working time and time off. The blurring of that line raises issues for employers as they try to manage working time and overtime pay, fulfil … More Out now: EY Labor & Employment Law Strategic Global Topics, Spring 2017 edition

Global transformation of the workforce through technology: employment law considerations

Excerpts taken from EY’s Roselyn Sands, speaking at The American Employment Law Council, Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference, October 2016 Some scholars argue that the introduction of nonhumans into the workplace will have a severely negative impact on employment, while others argue that, as with the industrial revolution, jobs will change in nature but humans will still … More Global transformation of the workforce through technology: employment law considerations

Is the gig economy a fleeting fad, or an enduring legacy?

The shape of the global workforce is changing dramatically. Just as rapid globalization in the late 20th century caused a dramatic shift in global supply chains, the rise of the gig economy is transforming work as we once knew it. For businesses, technology is creating new and more flexible ways to meet demand. Among workers, … More Is the gig economy a fleeting fad, or an enduring legacy?

Labor & Employment Law Strategic Global Topics – Fall 2016 edition out now

The traditional mobility model of the 20th Century, where employers were required to coax their employees to venture out into the brave world and take on an international assignment is rare in today’s digitalized and globalized world. Indeed, employee mobility is no longer an issue faced by businesses only in special cases but has become … More Labor & Employment Law Strategic Global Topics – Fall 2016 edition out now

Working by the rules: can gig economy companies thrive under regulation?

The rapid rise of the gig economy is not only relegating the 9-to-5 office worker to a smaller portion of the working population, it’s redefining the very nature of work and creating an ever-evolving regulatory paradigm. According to the World Bank, 40% of US employees will be in non-traditional jobs (part-time, freelance or contractor) in … More Working by the rules: can gig economy companies thrive under regulation?

Navigating Brexit: Tax and legal implications for life sciences

The historic decision by the voters of the UK to leave the EU marks a significant change for the UK and EU and will impact other trading partners such as the US. However, all EU directives and regulations, as well as the treaties themselves, remain in force in respect of the UK until it formally … More Navigating Brexit: Tax and legal implications for life sciences