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China survey: An Eastern Powerhouse

  • Author: David Hayes and Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 11 May 2012

Double-digit market growth signals another strong year for Chinese firms. In spite of regulatory challenges, David Hayes and Ana Gyorkos find.... read more

Sweden survey: A year of 'jantelagen'

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 10 May 2012

The Swedish accounting market has proven resilient despite regulation changes that exempt some SMEsfrom audit. Opportunities are arising from.... read more

Swiss survey: Testing times ahead

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 10 Apr 2012

The Swiss accounting market has done relatively well in the past fiscal with 4% market growth. However, pending audit requirement changes and.... read more

Canada survey: Strong growth in evolving market

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 10 Apr 2012

Its been an eventful year for Canadas accounting firms. A sluggish economy, influenced by ongoing recessionary struggles in Europe and the United.... read more

US survey: Firms fight back

  • Author: Sara Perria
  • Published: 6 Mar 2012

As the US moves into an election year, there is much uncertainty over the accounting profession. Severe audit fee pressure a debate over the role.... read more

World Survey: Job prospects in 2012

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2012

Accounting networks have increased their workforces by an average of 5% despite slow job markets in the US and Europe. The Big Four grew headcount.... read more

World Survey: Building Momentum

  • Author: International Accounting Bulletin editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2012

IAB 2012 World Survey: Accounting firms in the West have had to roll up their sleeves to achieve growth while its business as usualin booming.... read more

World Survey: M&A overview

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2012

World Survey: In 2011, there have been several firm movements as the Big Four branch out into the mid-tier market as well as several strategic.... read more

World Survey: Legal minefield

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2012

As predicted in last years report, audit firms have been in the firing line of lawyers in the past year. In the UK, the accounting disciplinary.... read more

World Survey: A profession divided by regulation

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2012

The Big Four business model is under attack as authorities from both sides of the Atlantic consider proposals that could change the way audit firms.... read more

UK survey: Keep calm and carry on

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 19 Dec 2011

Economic hardship, increasing regulatory demands and unprecedented scrutiny of the audit professionare some of the main challenges facing UK firms..... read more

Brazil survey: A year of growth and concentration

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 25 Nov 2011

Strong economic growth, huge infrastructure projects and the business boom expected from forthcomingsports events have all played a part in stellar.... read more

Australia survey: Aussie firms bounce back

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Nov 2011

Accounting firms are in the middle of a two-paced economy, servicing the booming mining sector ofWestern Australia while helping many struggling.... read more

Russia survey: A numbers game

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 31 Oct 2011

A resurgence in non-audit related services has seen firms battle to win clients in a market where growth ishard to achieve. International.... read more

South Africa country survey: A cloudy horizon

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 31 Oct 2011

As the new South African Companies Act takes effect, mid-tier firms are looking at ways of increasingadvisory capacities and growing by.... read more

India survey: Impressive growth masks uncertain future

  • Author: Swati Prasad
  • Published: 5 Oct 2011

Today, the going may be good with both opportunities and growth, but the risk of under-capacity looms large over the profession in India. With a.... read more

India survey: A time of change

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos and Chris Kader
  • Published: 5 Oct 2011

Despite strong results, it is regulation that has most firm leaders talking as the nation still recovers from the aftermath of the Satyam scandal. read more

Japan survey: Earthquake, IFRS shockwaves strike

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos and David Hayes
  • Published: 5 Oct 2011

As Japan rebuilds following the March earthquake, accounting firms are under immense fee pressureand IFRS adoption is in limbo. David Hayes and Ana.... read more

Deloitte revenue grows 8% to $28.8 billion

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 22 Sep 2011

Deloitte, the worlds largest accounting network, has increased global revenues by 8.4 percent to a record $28.8bn laying down a marker to its Big.... read more

Firms report a lack of skilled staff on the market

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Sep 2011

Accounting and finance firms are facing difficulties recruiting skilled staff, according to a report from recruitment specialist Robert Half.The.... read more


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