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
The globalized and diverse workplace of today brings many persons together coming from very different backgrounds, cultures, and religions. The freedom to practice one’s religion is a constitutional or legislative right in many countries around the world. When it comes to the workforce and the workplace, these issues may raise some concerns for employers. Indeed, … More Labor & Employment Law Strategic Global Topics – Summer 2017 edition: Religion in the workplace
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?
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?
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
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?
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
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
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?