UK employment regulations hindering workforce ROI

New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) reveals that UK businesses are lagging behind their US counterparts in maximising their investment in people.

The professional services firm’s report Trends in Human Capital analysed the pre-tax profit for every unit of currency spent remunerating staff in over 10,000 companies across 40 countries. The study revealed that between 2002 and 2006 the human capital return of investment (HC ROI) rose by 4.6% in the UK, 8.3% in Western Europe and 19.8% in the US. 

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