Global monthly highlights: June 2013

June 2013

Research and insights

Global entertainment and media outlook 2013-2017
With five-year historical and forecast data across 13 industry segments in 50 countries, Outlook shows how shifts in consumer and advertising spending are shaping trends in the entertainment and media industry in profound ways. See how consumers, advertisers, content creators and digital distributors are responding and gearing up to face both the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Global Top 100 – the risers and fallers
The combined market capital of the world’s Top 100 companies has experienced a swing of more than 10 trillion dollars since the financial bubble burst in 2008. In this report, we ranked the top 100 companies by market capitalisation and compared how the list has evolved from March 2008 annually through to March 2013. See who the risers and fallers are, explore sector dynamics , and see where the biggest companies reside.
Insurance 2020: Unleashing the value from values
In a period of unrelenting change, culture can be your greatest ally or your biggest enemy. It cuts across all the key competitive differentiators for insurers as they look to create an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovation, engage more closely with customers and help them manage their risks more effectively. In this new report, we look at some of the steps you can take to actively shape your organisation’s culture and use it to your competitive advantage.
Preparing for growth: manufacturers adopt new strategies for growth and competitive edge
As manufacturers search for the source of tomorrow’s growth and strive to stay a step ahead of the competition, they need to remove unnecessary complexity and adopt a flexible operating model that provides increased agility. In this paper, we share our views and experience of how organisations are taking steps to create growth and competitive edge through new approaches to innovation, global operations and a closer alignment of the operating model with legal and tax structures.
International Transfer Pricing 2013/14
This easy-to-use reference guide covers a range of transfer pricing issues in nearly 80 territories worldwide. The book offers practical advice on developing a coherent transfer pricing policy that’s responsive to today's climate of increased transfer pricing audits, stricter penalties, new documentation requirements and increased information exchange. Download a copy, or explore our interactive country map to find out more.
Mine: A confidence crisis
Flat revenues, falling profits, and plunging share prices have sparked a confidence crisis in the mining industry. It’s not all bad news though. Production volumes and dividend yields are up - and while prices have fallen, they’ve not crashed. Regaining confidence depends on how the mining industry responds to its rising costs, volatile commodity prices and other challenges. With a renewed focus on maximising returns through managing productivity and improving efficiencies, see what the industry is doing to rebuild their outlook.
Future of Government
This new report highlights how public sector organisations around the world face a stark challenge: adjust to the reality of ‘doing more for less’ – or even ‘doing less for less’ - and focus on the outcomes society needs and wants, while navigating some seismic shifts. We set out our views on the issues to be addressed and potential solutions for public sector organisations.