COVID-19: What employers need to do and how governments are helping

The regularly updated EY global labor and employment law tracker helps you monitor rapidly emerging regulations and stimulus efforts. In this fast-moving environment, corporate legal functions are encountering questions that urgently need to be answered. Companies around the globe are now facing unprecedented challenges, not only financially but also in terms of human resources. The … More COVID-19: What employers need to do and how governments are helping

COVID-19: Cybercriminals capitalize on global fears

As COVID-19 continues to spread, cybercriminals have used a variety of tactics to exploit the widespread fear of infection and hunger for news and/or protective merchandise. Cyberfraud is prevalent and will only increase as more and more business is conducted online. Billions are lost each year as a consequence. As an international finance and banking … More COVID-19: Cybercriminals capitalize on global fears

COVID-19: Five ways to maintain continuity and reshape for resilience

Global companies have to be predictive and proactive in their decision-making to preserve business continuity and build enterprise resilience. As companies navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, there are a number of key issues corporate leaders should be thinking about, as well as steps they can take to not only react to severe business shocks now … More COVID-19: Five ways to maintain continuity and reshape for resilience

Global Labor and Employment Law Strategic Topics – 2020 Edition, Issue 1

It is in difficult times like this, that we can fully appreciate the need for close collaboration between employer and employees to appropriately address the multiple challenges related to a pandemic. As the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to accelerate in Europe and throughout the world, it is essential for employers to plan … More Global Labor and Employment Law Strategic Topics – 2020 Edition, Issue 1

General Counsel offices must fully embrace digitalization

Continued progress towards digitalization is to be welcomed, but are General Counsel offices moving quickly enough to implement necessary change? The EY General Counsel Barometer 2020 shows that more companies are embracing the digitalization of legal work, such as the automatic creation of documents and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for document analysis. In-house … More General Counsel offices must fully embrace digitalization

Four ways digital supports growth and M&A strategy

With increasing market uncertainty, digital provides companies with opportunities to differentiate and drive performance. In a time of decreasing customer loyalty and increasing market uncertainty, digital technology provides companies with opportunities to differentiate themselves in the market and drive exceptional performance. The results of the latest EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer indicate that of the 2,900 senior … More Four ways digital supports growth and M&A strategy

Why companies must be increasingly focused on ageism

People are living longer and delaying their retirement if they can. Here’s what to consider as the dynamics of the workplace shift. The traditional view of retirement is changing fast. The combination of an aging population and increases in life expectancy, and the cost of living at retirement has contributed to the growth of an … More Why companies must be increasingly focused on ageism

How ISO 27701 could be a new framework for sustained GDPR compliance

The Privacy Information Management System, defined by ISO 27701, provides a framework for integrating privacy into organizational practices. The protection of information across the organization has proven to require a multidisciplinary effort and cross-functional expertise. Over the past years, the privacy domain has become increasingly regulated. Privacy governance remains a complex endeavor in view of … More How ISO 27701 could be a new framework for sustained GDPR compliance

How a new talent mindset can solve the post-merger integration puzzle

Boards that prioritize employees and culture during their acquisition integration may be better positioned to hit their post-deal targets. With talent in short supply, many companies rely on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to secure a workforce that will fuel new capacity for innovation and growth. In EY’s 18th edition of the Capital Confidence Barometer, 67% … More How a new talent mindset can solve the post-merger integration puzzle

How can your growth strategy evolve faster than the market?

Many companies are setting their strategy against a flawed view of the markets in which they compete. How sure are CEOs that their current growth strategy will achieve a competitive advantage and sustainable value over the next two to three years? In this article, we look at how to understand a company’s true competitive position, … More How can your growth strategy evolve faster than the market?