As businesses rebuild in 2021, transformation and the ability to think differently are critical – managed services can be the solution. Traditional business models are under increasing pressure. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on businesses across the globe. There is widespread disruption to supply chains, government-mandated shutdowns and changing consumer behaviour. But the truth is … More How managed services can accelerate business transformation
The EY labor and employment lawyers discuss reimagining the workplace globally in 2021. In early 2020, very few people would have or could have imagined the new lifestyles brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments, organizations, families, friends and communities around the world have a new paradigm when it comes to public health, workplace safety and … More How HR can lead the way in reimagining work
Decisions on transformation can no longer be delayed. To be growth-ready for the post-pandemic recovery, businesses must reset, reimagine and reinvent. Here’s how. Every business executive knows COVID-19 has been a force for change, or more typically – disruption. But the critical question is: how much of this change is temporary and how much may … More How do you reframe for growth in a volatile environment?
The smartest, most nimble and most innovative enterprises – what we call Human Enterprises – drive both short- and long-term value. The world is changing in rapid, unprecedented ways, but one thing remains certain: as businesses look to embed lessons learned in recent months and to build enterprise resilience for the future, they are due … More Why successful digital transformations start with the Human Enterprise
As organizations around the world adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers in many jurisdictions have started preparing for the “beyond” phase. Unlike every before, key reputational, strategic and human resources questions must be answered about whether the organization can ask all, some or certain employees to resume working from the office or official business premises, … More What regulations govern returning to the office as we enter the ‘beyond’ phase
It is important for businesses to make sure that the implementation of their transaction strategy is not negatively impacted by state aid. As the world is grappling with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many assume that the outlook for business is distinctly negative. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of C-suite respondents expect the impact from COVID-19 … More Why EU state aid is an important element of transaction strategy
New “normals” have clear implications on future privacy and data protection policies. A global health pandemic has no respect for borders, and organizations across the world are being confronted with a series of challenges in terms of working practices. Remote working – working from home – has rapidly become part of “the new norm” but … More How does a return to work challenge societal behaviors?
With potential changes in motion for EU’s sharing economy, businesses should determine the possible consequences. The sharing economy, sometimes called the collaborative economy, covers a great variety of sectors and is rapidly emerging. Many people have already used, or are aware of sharing economy services, which range from sharing houses and car journeys to domestic … More How the EU’s agenda might result in a common set of contract rules
Organizations have an opportunity to evolve traditional corporate reporting as they look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. As we move to the “beyond” phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, multinational companies are trying to understand their immediate or pending obligations in a number of areas. Over the last few months, there has been a number of legislative … More How you can reimagine corporate governance while remaining compliant
After the Privacy Shield court ruling, organizations will need to re-think the safeguards around personal data transferred outside of the EU. On 16 July 2020, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) invalidated the European Union (EU)-US Privacy Shield Decision, while upholding the validity of the Standard Contractual Clauses Decision (SCC Decision), and therefore the use … More How organizations should now think about data protection