In comparison to 2015, which saw M&A hit levels not seen since 2007, 2016 was a much more challenging year for M&A. The UK referendum caused huge amounts of uncertainty in the first half of the year as dealmakers targeting the UK were reluctant to come to market. Download the full European M&A: End of Year Report & Salary Survey 2017.
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As we progress into Q1 of 2017, the investment market appears strong, with plenty of new areas of investment emerging despite the unprecedented political, economic and social factors of 2016. With this in mind, we have taken a predictive look at how the market may perform and change over the next 12 months by considering four key areas.
Cybersecurity consistently dominates headlines, where attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, frequent and ambitious. From last year’s Democratic Party email leaks to the huge data breach at Yahoo, it appears no one – and no industry – is completely safe from the threat of cybercrime.
IT governs the way businesses work across geographies and the rules that govern IT are responsible for the dramatic shifts experienced by organizations today. With advancing digital technologies, changing workforce demographics and speed of innovation, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to evolve leadership models, redesign organizational structures and drive an employee-centric culture in order to remain relevant and competitive in the marketplace.
An ever-increasing amount of data comes into businesses in enormous volumes, in different forms and at a range of velocities. As a result; companies are investing more time and money into analytics. By gaining greater data insight they are not only able to enhance cybersecurity and reduce customer turnover, they are also well-placed to create a more personalized customer experience, boost customer loyalty and present innovative offerings to those customers.
According to LinkedIn, 56% of business leaders revealed that their hiring volume will increase in the year ahead...
New Year, new you…we hear this often but does anyone really make the most of it?
Over time, Diversity has moved beyond compliance, and has evolved to become a priority from a business strategy perspective as well. Studies have shown that companies with diverse senior management achieve greater commercial success; supporting research by the University of Maryland and Columbia University showed that female representation in top management leads to an average increased firm value of $42 million.
Sourcing your ideal candidate is one thing – securing them is another.
There’s good news for companies and hiring managers looking to expand their teams - The number of candidates looking to change jobs and expand their career prospects is growing.