A shift in demographics, innovation, and economic growth are causing many businesses to look at emerging markets for their next growth pportunity. What are the challenges and opportunities?
The human resource game is changing. Increased competition, a growing middle class in emerging markets, and new technologies are affecting how companies allocate resources, find talent and make investments. Is your organization keeping up?
Technology is accelerating the flow of ideas, strengthening relationships and expanding the innovation process. The next step? Align it with your business strategy.
Leading organizations are adopting risk management practices that extend beyond the enterprise to include suppliers, partners and government. Is your business taking a 360-degree approach to risk?
Governance is a vital asset, an economic driver and a performance enhancer that requires a new agreement between business and society. Are you looking beyond financial returns to include broader definitions of wealth and value?
From accounting standards to environment policies, complying with government rules and regulations is more complex than ever. Is your organization keeping up?
The only thing that is constant is change, but you can create a distinct competitive advantage by incorporating flexibility into your operations. Are you embracing change rather than fearing it?
Wealth and tax matters
This edition includes seven articles relevant to private businesses, executives and Entrepreneurs.
Car expenses and benefits: A tax guide and employee log (2013)
Using a vehicle for business means you face an intricate set of tax laws when it comes to claiming your expenses. Find out how you can take advantage of certain tax deductions in this annual guide, summary and employee log.
Financial Reporting Release, January 2013
This issue discusses the efforts of the IASB and FASB to improve and converge IFRS and US GAAP, as well as the steps Canada is taking towards enhancing audit quality.
Financial Reporting Release, September 2012
This issue discusses changes in accounting and regulatory requirements coming into effect, many of which have a 2013 deadline.
Selfsumerization: Transforming the Enterprise
In this thought leadership paper, we introduce and explain emerging developments in “selfsumerization” of the enterprise.
Government and the Global CEO: A new contract between business and the state
PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey found public and private sector leaders face similar issues and prospects. Find out from members of our Public Sector practice how these leaders can build a more resilient economy.
Canadian Banks 2013 - A new normal: Perspectives on the Canadian banking industry
Canadian Banks reviews the 2012 financial results for the Big Six. We also take a closer look at three elements in the ongoing quest for growth: regulation reform, mobile payments and cost reduction.
2013 Global Gold Price Report
Gold is the favoured commodity of 2013 with more than 80% of gold executives expecting to see a rise in the price of gold.
Combating cost escalation: Three areas Canadian energy companies can reduce costs and improve operational performance
With today’s uncertain markets, cost containment is an important strategy for increasing cash flow, creating a competitive advantage, driving shareholder value and ensuring long-term business sustainability.
Western Canada Oil & Gas benchmarking report: Juniors and intermediates
Bigger has often meant better in the energy industry in Western Canada, but challenging times are affecting every size of producer these days, as depressed commodity prices, slow infrastructure growth and reduced share values hamper progress.