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Chantal Free appointed head of Towers Watson’s EMEA Talent and Rewards business

Towers Watson has appointed Chantal Free to lead its Talent and Rewards business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), replacing Mark Reid who now leads the company’s Global Executive Compensation practice. The Talent and Rewards segment is one of Towers Watson’s four main business areas and provides human capital consulting, data and technology…

Depression no longer top ‘Extreme Risk’ to business as food/water/energy crisis claims top spot

Towers Watson’s extreme risks ranking has a new top three: Food/water/energy crisis,Stagnation and Global temperature change – while Sovereign default and Insurance crisis have both fallen five places and Depression loses the top spot for the first time since the research began in 2009. While Food/water/energy crisis (previously Resource scarcity) rose ten places to take the top slot, other extreme risks that have also risen up the ranking…

Towers Watson enhances Talent Management capabilities

Towers Watson, a global professional services company, announced the release of Talent|REWARD v7.2, the newest version of the company’s flagship software solution that helps organisations deliver comprehensive talent management and reward programs. Talent|REWARD v7.2 provides a broader range of capabilities for organisations looking to improve business results through better management of HR processes and their…

Towers Watson proposes new direction for EU Pensions Directive overhaul

Towers Watson has written to the European Commission suggesting how the Commission could design a system of pension funding rules that more closely resembles the Solvency II regime used for insurers but which does not significantly increase funding and compliance costs for employers with defined benefit liabilities. The consultancy, which advises leading pension funds, employers…