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?
Car expenses and benefits: A tax guide and employee log (2014)
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 2014
Originally designed to bring the two GAAPs together on a fast track basis, and keep them aligned, IFRS soon settled into the accounting equivalent of long-term trench warfare.
Financial Reporting Release, August 2013
What’s new when it comes to Canadian public company financial reporting? It’s all a matter of perspective, because depending on who you ask, either nothing is new, or a lot is.
Wealth and tax matters
This edition includes eight articles relevant to private businesses, executives and Entrepreneurs.
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.
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 2014 - How strong are the Canadian banks? Perspectives on the Canadian banking industry
Canadian banks enjoyed relatively smooth, steady sailing in 2013. But risks and challenges loom under the surface, with downward pressure on return on equity and an ever changing regulatory environment.
Gold, silver and copper price report 2014
Amidst write downs, drop in commodity prices and lower revenues, gold, silver and copper are among the most closely watched metals in the mining sector. They are also some of the hardest hit metals in 2013, according to PwC’s Gold, silver and copper report 2014.
Combating cost escalation: Reducing costs and improving operational performance
With today’s uncertain markets, cost containment is an important strategy for increasing cash flow, creating a competitive advantage and driving shareholder value.
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.