Rising inflation, remote management, sluggish debt markets, ESG concerns - numerous challenges have arisen for wealth and asset managers over the past two years. But rather than stymie investment and financial growth, these challenges have provided opportunities for innovation. How will managers take advantage of burgeoning asset classes to hedge against risks and ensure robust future returns? Which ESG considerations will take priority as wealth is transferred to the next generation? How can managers use tech solutions to best serve their clients?
Post-COP26 the focus has turned to how businesses are helping build a more sustainable future. From new European laws aiming to slow deforestation to rethinking business travel, there are ways all companies can help keep warming below 1.5°C.
With the great resignation in full swing, talent management is perhaps more important than ever. The ability to effectively recruit, onboard, upskill and ultimately retain good talent may make the difference in a market where job seekers hold the cards. What are the factors contributing to the tight recruitment market? How should businesses manage the digital (and increasingly remote) workplace? What does it take to attract and keep talent in the current environment?
2021 was a year of immense change for the Retail sector, as it tried to establish its role in the new normal. From a revamp of business rates to seemingly unending supply chain issues, the year has been fraught with ups and downs. Our Future of Retail report examines how brands can make smarter use of customer data, the best ways to sell luxury and the top trends for 2022. It also explores what shopping could be like in the metaverse