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Global Leadership Monitor 2022
What are the greatest threats to business health in the UK in 2022?


2022 Global Leadership Monitor      All Regional Insights


The availability of key talent/skills will put UK leadership to the test in the year ahead.

In a challenging labor market, 69% of UK leaders cited the availability of key talent/skills as the most pressing threat (from a list of 20 threats) to organizational health over the next 12 to 18 months.

Top four threats to organizational health over the next 12-18 months (UK)*

01 Availability of key talent/skills

02 Geopolitical uncertainty

03 Uncertain economic growth

04 Technological change

*Rank of issues based on % of leaders selecting item as top 5 issue from list of 20
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Geopolitical instability is also top of mind, no doubt fueled by the war in Ukraine, with 50% of UK leaders citing this as a concern.

To understand more about the scale of the challenges ahead, we surveyed 195 UK CEOs, board directors, CxOs, and next-gen leaders.

  • The preparedness of leaders to face looming talent risks.
  • The proportion leaders who would move employer for the right opportunity.
  • The top reasons leaders are willing to move employers.
  • The key business concerns resulting from the war in Ukraine.
  • The specific actions leaders can take to mitigate talent and geopolitical threats.


Discover what we found out in our latest research report.

Are UK leaders ready to face tomorrow’s biggest threats?

Download the UK Global Leadership Monitor 2022 Report