Is frictionless commerce an opportunity to deploy time and capital in more constructive ways? We have now entered the age of superfluid markets. New technologies are converging to eliminate even more inefficiencies and frictions from markets. While we can’t predict exactly what the future will look like, superfluidity will have a profound impact on both markets … More Will superfluid markets change companies as we know them?
In today’s globalized and digitalized economy, the “new normal” is constant change. Domestic and multinational companies must now constantly transform their business operations to compete in national and global markets. As a result, the day-to-day job of HR professionals focuses on not only routine HR matters, but more importantly, managing the constant transformation of business … More Workforce Restructuring – Global LEL Strategic Topics
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law on December 22, 2017, has widespread business implications affecting companies headquartered in the US, as well as any global company with operations in the US. As the tax department leads the company’s planning efforts, several corporate functions will be impacted by the reaction to the … More US tax reform: Key considerations for in-house counsel — navigating change and driving efficiencies
The labor markets of today’s modern global economy are going through significant structural changes, driven mostly by globalization and technology. As the future activity of companies is more and more difficult to predict, their capacity to adjust their head count has become critical. On the political sphere, the failure of European countries to reach an … More What’s new in French termination-of-employment law?
Disruption and new technologies mean new risks. Is your organization ready to manage them? The transformative age is increasing the complexity of organizational ecosystems at a speed never before seen. New digital technologies are driving an intense focus on developing disruptive new business models, creating new experiences, utilizing contingent and mobile workforces, and blurring traditional … More Risk. Innovation. Can your business strategy tell the difference?
Sexual Harassment Law in the workplace around the world We would have thought that, in 2018, the topic of sexual harassment would no longer attract sufficient interest for a global hot topics newsletter. Yet, the events coming to light in 2017 prove the contrary: employers need to be even more vigilant than ever to ensure … More Labor and Employment Law – Strategic Global Topics
Organizations with the closest alignment between their geographical talent footprint and market opportunity tend to be most productive and profitable. According to Right people, wrong place?, a new EY report in collaboration with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network online, organizations can make major performance and productivity improvements by taking a more strategic approach to … More Right People, Wrong Places?
Originally published to betterworkingworld.ey.com. Crowd-solving participants at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Forum™ advise on how best to get ready for the future workplace. These are uncertain times for employers and employees alike. Employers are struggling to define the workforce of the future; employees are worried that the workforce won’t include them. There … More How can you prepare now for the work of the future?
Read the full press release here. Business confidence is high among European middle-market organizations, despite geopolitical uncertainty within and outside Europe, demographic shifts and rapid digitization across sectors according to the EY Growth Barometer: Europe. The study reveals that almost four in ten (38%) European middle-market companies are targeting current year growth of 6% to … More European middle-market organizations forecast their growth to outpace the eurozone over next 12 months
By Laurence Buchanan, EY EMEIA Advisory Digital Leader – as first published on betterworkingworld.ey.com We might think we’re living in an era of rapid transformation, but in reality we’ve only had a taste of the explosive changes that advances in multiple fields have yet to bring. There is so much more to come in disciplines … More Eight lessons that entrepreneurs can learn from digital leaders