Tags: Future

80% of today’s 100 largest companies will drop out of that list within 30 years

A new book entitled iDisrupted by John Straw and Michael Baxter, claims that only 19 of the world’s 100 largest companies in 2012 will still be in that list in 2042. However, it says that even this bold claim may be understating how things will pan out. Throughout history, new technologies have had a disruptive…

Uncertain future for UK employee shareholders scheme

Yesterday the future of the concept of employee shareholders was back in the hands of the Lords. Last week, the House of Commons resuscitated the clause in the Growth and Infrastructure Bill which seeks to introduce the new employment status, following the House of Lord’s recent vote to exclude it from the Bill. Simon Rice-Birchall,…

Broadening the CEO selection pool – where will our future leaders come from?

A STAGGERING 83% of HR Directors never get promoted to the role of CEO, a new report has found. In the UK’s most comprehensive study into broadening the CEO selection pool, Mullwood Partnership [www.mullwood.com] have found that despite 63% of HR Directors harbouring ambitions to become chief executive, only a fraction of those interviewed work…