Research and insights

In today's rapidly changing global economy people are an increasingly valuable source of sustainable competitive advantage. More than ever, organisations need to change if they are to attract, motivate, manage, develop and reward their people. Organisations that don't evolve risk losing their most valuable assets. PwC's research and insights take a critical look at the HR issues affecting companies and how sound policies can help businesses move ahead.

Global diversity and inclusion survey

January 17, 2017

We know that diversity is good for business. Organisations that invest in diversity report seeing a number of advantages, such as an increased ability to attract talent, greater innovation, and improved financial performance. But what does it take to build a Diversity and Inclusion programme that is able to realise these benefits, and which leading practices are actually being adopted by companies around the globe?

Five key PenTech predictions for 2017

January 17, 2017

Raj Mody shares is five Pensions Technology predictions for 2017.

Managing mobility in a world shaped by BEPS

December 16, 2016

Do you know who your mobile people are, where they are going and what they are doing? BEPS and its new regulatory landscape means that organisations need to think differently about global mobility. But our survey shows there's still important work to be done.

Find out how treasury is approaching an ever-increasing risk landscape

November 02, 2016

To support the treasury profession as it evolves and transitions to meet the demands of modern business, PwC has produced a series of short videos on hot topics today.

The implications of tax changes such as BEPS for Treasury

November 02, 2016

Sebastian di Paola, global Treasury Leader and Claire Howells, financial instruments and treasury director in PwC UK, discuss recent changes in tax, most notably the OECD’s initiative around Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

PwC Middle East Chief Human Resources Officer Survey

October 16, 2016

PwC Middle East share the results of their Chief Human Resources Office Survey.

Executive and non-executive remuneration survey 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands analyses the pay of executives and non-executives ad Dutch listed companies to allow you to consider the effectiveness and appropriateness of your executive remuneration policy.

HeForShe Gender IQ Online Course

October 16, 2016

HeForShe is a UN initiative to promote gender equality around the world. PwC is committed to supporting this movement and invite you to take the Building Gender IQ course.

Women in Work Index

October 16, 2016

PwC Canada examines how closing the gender pay gap and increasing female workforce participation will enhance the Canadian economy.

Australia in Transition: debunking the term Workforce of the Future

October 16, 2016

As part of the Australia in Transition series, PwC's Global People and Organisation leader, Jon Williams, shares his thoughts on the workforce of the future.

The power to perform: Human Capital 2020 and beyond

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands' analyses how you can optimise your human capital today, while building for tomorrow.

5 minute insight: Performance ratings

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands share their 5 minute insights on Performance Ratings to challenge your assumptions.

Young Workers Index 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC's Young Workers Index 2016 explores how empowering a new generation can unlock a $1 trillion prize.

Recent talent trends forcing strategic approaches: How enhanced mobility is at the core

September 16, 2016

How are leading organisations dealing with talent shortages in key parts of the world? Our PwC workforce planning, mobility and immigration specialists explain.

The PwC diversity journey

September 16, 2016

Find out how far we've come since we started our diversity journey 12 years ago.

Connecting the dots: how purpose can join up your business

September 16, 2016

There’s a big conversation going on in the world right now about organisational purpose. In this Pulse, developed in collaboration with LRN, we aim to get under the skin of what this actually means for the 275 CEOs we spoke to.

Podcast: PwC Inclusive Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose - taking a look in the Asia Pacific region (September 2016)

September 16, 2016

PwC Modern Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose research was released earlier this year and examines the gender gap in global mobility programs, the barriers to increased female mobiliy and the pipeline of female talent into leadership positions. Tune into our Inclusive Mobility podcast to hear our discussion and share insights on key findings from the survey.

Video: Data and analytics: Machine Learning animation

August 31, 2016

Part one in a series of opportunities of Machine Learning.

strategy+business: The Hidden Curriculum of Work

August 31, 2016

The value you deliver, the results you produce and the impact you have on others arise from the execution of unspoken intangibles.

The productivity puzzle: what really drives – and kills – productivity?

August 31, 2016

PwC's Dani Fraillon talks about the issues that boost or crush productivity. The leadership is vital to free workers from the unimportant and focus them on delivering the right things. We can’t make humans into machines, but we can allow them to be better humans.

Global diversity and inclusion survey

January 17, 2017

We know that diversity is good for business. Organisations that invest in diversity report seeing a number of advantages, such as an increased ability to attract talent, greater innovation, and improved financial performance. But what does it take to build a Diversity and Inclusion programme that is able to realise these benefits, and which leading practices are actually being adopted by companies around the globe?

Five key PenTech predictions for 2017

January 17, 2017

Raj Mody shares is five Pensions Technology predictions for 2017.

Managing mobility in a world shaped by BEPS

December 16, 2016

Do you know who your mobile people are, where they are going and what they are doing? BEPS and its new regulatory landscape means that organisations need to think differently about global mobility. But our survey shows there's still important work to be done.

Australia in Transition: debunking the term Workforce of the Future

October 16, 2016

As part of the Australia in Transition series, PwC's Global People and Organisation leader, Jon Williams, shares his thoughts on the workforce of the future.

PwC Middle East Chief Human Resources Officer Survey

October 16, 2016

PwC Middle East share the results of their Chief Human Resources Office Survey.

The power to perform: Human Capital 2020 and beyond

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands' analyses how you can optimise your human capital today, while building for tomorrow.

Executive and non-executive remuneration survey 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands analyses the pay of executives and non-executives ad Dutch listed companies to allow you to consider the effectiveness and appropriateness of your executive remuneration policy.

5 minute insight: Performance ratings

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands share their 5 minute insights on Performance Ratings to challenge your assumptions.

HeForShe Gender IQ Online Course

October 16, 2016

HeForShe is a UN initiative to promote gender equality around the world. PwC is committed to supporting this movement and invite you to take the Building Gender IQ course.

Women in Work Index

October 16, 2016

PwC Canada examines how closing the gender pay gap and increasing female workforce participation will enhance the Canadian economy.

Young Workers Index 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC's Young Workers Index 2016 explores how empowering a new generation can unlock a $1 trillion prize.

Recent talent trends forcing strategic approaches: How enhanced mobility is at the core

September 16, 2016

How are leading organisations dealing with talent shortages in key parts of the world? Our PwC workforce planning, mobility and immigration specialists explain.

Podcast: PwC Inclusive Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose - taking a look in the Asia Pacific region (September 2016)

September 16, 2016

PwC Modern Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose research was released earlier this year and examines the gender gap in global mobility programs, the barriers to increased female mobiliy and the pipeline of female talent into leadership positions. Tune into our Inclusive Mobility podcast to hear our discussion and share insights on key findings from the survey.

Video: Data and analytics: Machine Learning animation

August 31, 2016

Part one in a series of opportunities of Machine Learning.

strategy+business: The Hidden Curriculum of Work

August 31, 2016

The value you deliver, the results you produce and the impact you have on others arise from the execution of unspoken intangibles.

The productivity puzzle: what really drives – and kills – productivity?

August 31, 2016

PwC's Dani Fraillon talks about the issues that boost or crush productivity. The leadership is vital to free workers from the unimportant and focus them on delivering the right things. We can’t make humans into machines, but we can allow them to be better humans.

Trust, risk and behaviours

August 24, 2016

PwC's Jon Williams talks about how today’s focus on behavioural science is opening the door to a wider understanding of what motivates and drives workers: It sheds light on how we respond to threats and rewards, how we respond to policies, and what contributes to our happiness.

The future of work: working to 100

August 24, 2016

Lynda Gratton looks at what will our working lives will look like 20 years from now. What should we be preparing for? How will we be working, where will we be working and who will we be working with? Explore the changes we are all facing and learn about the skills and behaviours we need to learn to remain competitive.

A question of skills and where to get them

August 24, 2016

PwC's Jeff Hesse talks about how by 2020, more than a third of the desired core skill sets of most occupations will be comprised of skills that are not yet considered crucial to the job today. Knowing what these are, identifying if and where the skills you will need currently exist and developing a strategy to acquire access to them is vital – including cultivating a workforce with high levels of learning agility.

Rethinking HR for the digital age

August 24, 2016

PwC's Peter Brown talks about how HR needs a deep knowledge about workplace issues. But it should also bring first-rate analytic minds into the function to help companies make sense of their employee data and get the most from their human capital. And the world or work is set to get more complicated still as organisation look towards automation, digitisation and mixing employees with ‘gig’, contract and outsourced skills.

Global diversity and inclusion survey

January 17, 2017

We know that diversity is good for business. Organisations that invest in diversity report seeing a number of advantages, such as an increased ability to attract talent, greater innovation, and improved financial performance. But what does it take to build a Diversity and Inclusion programme that is able to realise these benefits, and which leading practices are actually being adopted by companies around the globe?

Five key PenTech predictions for 2017

January 17, 2017

Raj Mody shares is five Pensions Technology predictions for 2017.

Managing mobility in a world shaped by BEPS

December 16, 2016

Do you know who your mobile people are, where they are going and what they are doing? BEPS and its new regulatory landscape means that organisations need to think differently about global mobility. But our survey shows there's still important work to be done.

Find out how treasury is approaching an ever-increasing risk landscape

November 02, 2016

To support the treasury profession as it evolves and transitions to meet the demands of modern business, PwC has produced a series of short videos on hot topics today.

The implications of tax changes such as BEPS for Treasury

November 02, 2016

Sebastian di Paola, global Treasury Leader and Claire Howells, financial instruments and treasury director in PwC UK, discuss recent changes in tax, most notably the OECD’s initiative around Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

Australia in Transition: debunking the term Workforce of the Future

October 16, 2016

As part of the Australia in Transition series, PwC's Global People and Organisation leader, Jon Williams, shares his thoughts on the workforce of the future.

PwC Middle East Chief Human Resources Officer Survey

October 16, 2016

PwC Middle East share the results of their Chief Human Resources Office Survey.

The power to perform: Human Capital 2020 and beyond

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands' analyses how you can optimise your human capital today, while building for tomorrow.

Executive and non-executive remuneration survey 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands analyses the pay of executives and non-executives ad Dutch listed companies to allow you to consider the effectiveness and appropriateness of your executive remuneration policy.

5 minute insight: Performance ratings

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands share their 5 minute insights on Performance Ratings to challenge your assumptions.

HeForShe Gender IQ Online Course

October 16, 2016

HeForShe is a UN initiative to promote gender equality around the world. PwC is committed to supporting this movement and invite you to take the Building Gender IQ course.

Women in Work Index

October 16, 2016

PwC Canada examines how closing the gender pay gap and increasing female workforce participation will enhance the Canadian economy.

Young Workers Index 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC's Young Workers Index 2016 explores how empowering a new generation can unlock a $1 trillion prize.

Recent talent trends forcing strategic approaches: How enhanced mobility is at the core

September 16, 2016

How are leading organisations dealing with talent shortages in key parts of the world? Our PwC workforce planning, mobility and immigration specialists explain.

The PwC diversity journey

September 16, 2016

Find out how far we've come since we started our diversity journey 12 years ago.

Connecting the dots: how purpose can join up your business

September 16, 2016

There’s a big conversation going on in the world right now about organisational purpose. In this Pulse, developed in collaboration with LRN, we aim to get under the skin of what this actually means for the 275 CEOs we spoke to.

Podcast: PwC Inclusive Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose - taking a look in the Asia Pacific region (September 2016)

September 16, 2016

PwC Modern Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose research was released earlier this year and examines the gender gap in global mobility programs, the barriers to increased female mobiliy and the pipeline of female talent into leadership positions. Tune into our Inclusive Mobility podcast to hear our discussion and share insights on key findings from the survey.

Video: Data and analytics: Machine Learning animation

August 31, 2016

Part one in a series of opportunities of Machine Learning.

strategy+business: The Hidden Curriculum of Work

August 31, 2016

The value you deliver, the results you produce and the impact you have on others arise from the execution of unspoken intangibles.

The productivity puzzle: what really drives – and kills – productivity?

August 31, 2016

PwC's Dani Fraillon talks about the issues that boost or crush productivity. The leadership is vital to free workers from the unimportant and focus them on delivering the right things. We can’t make humans into machines, but we can allow them to be better humans.

Global diversity and inclusion survey

January 17, 2017

We know that diversity is good for business. Organisations that invest in diversity report seeing a number of advantages, such as an increased ability to attract talent, greater innovation, and improved financial performance. But what does it take to build a Diversity and Inclusion programme that is able to realise these benefits, and which leading practices are actually being adopted by companies around the globe?

Five key PenTech predictions for 2017

January 17, 2017

Raj Mody shares is five Pensions Technology predictions for 2017.

Managing mobility in a world shaped by BEPS

December 16, 2016

Do you know who your mobile people are, where they are going and what they are doing? BEPS and its new regulatory landscape means that organisations need to think differently about global mobility. But our survey shows there's still important work to be done.

Find out how treasury is approaching an ever-increasing risk landscape

November 02, 2016

To support the treasury profession as it evolves and transitions to meet the demands of modern business, PwC has produced a series of short videos on hot topics today.

The implications of tax changes such as BEPS for Treasury

November 02, 2016

Sebastian di Paola, global Treasury Leader and Claire Howells, financial instruments and treasury director in PwC UK, discuss recent changes in tax, most notably the OECD’s initiative around Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

PwC Middle East Chief Human Resources Officer Survey

October 16, 2016

PwC Middle East share the results of their Chief Human Resources Office Survey.

The power to perform: Human Capital 2020 and beyond

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands' analyses how you can optimise your human capital today, while building for tomorrow.

Executive and non-executive remuneration survey 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands analyses the pay of executives and non-executives ad Dutch listed companies to allow you to consider the effectiveness and appropriateness of your executive remuneration policy.

5 minute insight: Performance ratings

October 16, 2016

PwC Netherlands share their 5 minute insights on Performance Ratings to challenge your assumptions.

HeForShe Gender IQ Online Course

October 16, 2016

HeForShe is a UN initiative to promote gender equality around the world. PwC is committed to supporting this movement and invite you to take the Building Gender IQ course.

Women in Work Index

October 16, 2016

PwC Canada examines how closing the gender pay gap and increasing female workforce participation will enhance the Canadian economy.

Australia in Transition: debunking the term Workforce of the Future

October 16, 2016

As part of the Australia in Transition series, PwC's Global People and Organisation leader, Jon Williams, shares his thoughts on the workforce of the future.

Young Workers Index 2016

October 16, 2016

PwC's Young Workers Index 2016 explores how empowering a new generation can unlock a $1 trillion prize.

Recent talent trends forcing strategic approaches: How enhanced mobility is at the core

September 16, 2016

How are leading organisations dealing with talent shortages in key parts of the world? Our PwC workforce planning, mobility and immigration specialists explain.

The PwC diversity journey

September 16, 2016

Find out how far we've come since we started our diversity journey 12 years ago.

Connecting the dots: how purpose can join up your business

September 16, 2016

There’s a big conversation going on in the world right now about organisational purpose. In this Pulse, developed in collaboration with LRN, we aim to get under the skin of what this actually means for the 275 CEOs we spoke to.

Podcast: PwC Inclusive Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose - taking a look in the Asia Pacific region (September 2016)

September 16, 2016

PwC Modern Mobility: Moving Women with Purpose research was released earlier this year and examines the gender gap in global mobility programs, the barriers to increased female mobiliy and the pipeline of female talent into leadership positions. Tune into our Inclusive Mobility podcast to hear our discussion and share insights on key findings from the survey.

Video: Data and analytics: Machine Learning animation

August 31, 2016

Part one in a series of opportunities of Machine Learning.

strategy+business: The Hidden Curriculum of Work

August 31, 2016

The value you deliver, the results you produce and the impact you have on others arise from the execution of unspoken intangibles.

The productivity puzzle: what really drives – and kills – productivity?

August 31, 2016

PwC's Dani Fraillon talks about the issues that boost or crush productivity. The leadership is vital to free workers from the unimportant and focus them on delivering the right things. We can’t make humans into machines, but we can allow them to be better humans.