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Germany survey: Pressure haunts firms as market steadies

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 22 Jun 2011

The accounting profession has contracted in Germany as firms struggle against severe fee pressure and alack of transaction-related work. Nicola.... read more

Under pressure

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 23 May 2011

The Spanish accounting profession is being plagued by a stagnant economy, intense fee pressure and very little M&A activity although most firms.... read more

Turkey survey: A Turkish delight

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 18 May 2011

With foreign investors having regained their confidence and the contents of the new commercial code having been confirmed, Turkish firms are.... read more

Latin America survey: An emerging power

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 12 May 2011

Despite a global recession, political uncertainty in some countries, high inflation rates in others and a varietyof internal problems, most Latin.... read more

Canada survey: Recovery slow despite IFRS boost

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 26 Apr 2011

Although fiscal 2010 was a very good year for three of the top 10 accounting firms in Canada, others foundtheir revenue growth constrained by a.... read more

Ireland survey: Irish firms battle on

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 4 Apr 2011

After a traumatic 12 months during which income, fees and headcount fell across the board, it was largely a case of as you were for Irelands.... read more

China survey: Profession matures

  • Author: Nicola Maher and David Hayes
  • Published: 4 Apr 2011

Chinese accounting firms have enjoyed another year of revenue growth due to a surge in transactionrelatedwork, set to continue into this year.. read more

US survey: Tough times continue

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 3 Mar 2011

The majority of firms have seen revenue slumps due to a slackening transactions market and struggling clients Nicola Maher finds firms are battling.... read more

World survey: Emerging markets boost global growth

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Feb 2011

Accounting firms are back in the black as revenue growth across most business lines has improved in thepast 12 months. This years International.... read more

UK Survey: Consulting investment fuels rebound

  • Author: Nicola Maher and Ana Goyorkos
  • Published: 20 Dec 2010

The UK accounting profession is still reeling in the wake of the financialcrisis with a large number of firms in the red.. read more

Brazil survey: A market on the rise

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 9 Dec 2010

Accounting firms in Brazil have enjoyed a stellar year with revenue growth across nearly all business lines. Gundi Jeffrey looks at how the IFRS,.... read more

Japan survey: Residual bruising

  • Author: Nicola Maher and David Hayes
  • Published: 26 Nov 2010

Firms have had to deal with the fallout from the financial crisis through increasing fee pressure anda shrinking audit market. But Nicola Maher and.... read more

Russia survey: Firms see red as 'black audit' a problem

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 22 Oct 2010

Intense fee pressure, unfair competition and cases of poor audit quality are the major issues Russianaccountancy firms face as they try to restore.... read more

South Africa survey: Regulation takes centre stage

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 22 Oct 2010

Firm growth has remained strong in the past year with accounting bright spots helping bolster a lack oftransaction related revenue. And despite.... read more

Australia survey: Firms feel the squeeze

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 28 Sep 2010

It has been a year in the red for the Australian accounting industry Severe fee pressure and a lack of transactions work have affected the bottom.... read more

Mexico survey: Firms resilient in a year to forget

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 16 Aug 2010

Mexican firms are battling one of the most difficult trading environments in the world A dire economy, swine flu and drug cartels provide external.... read more

France survey: Winning the battle

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 28 Jul 2010

Intense fee pressure and increased competition have played a big part in slowing down revenue growth of the French accounting industry. Despite.... read more

South Korea survey: Up to the challenge

  • Author: David Hayes and Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 28 Jul 2010

South Koreas accounting market is entering a challenging period in the quest to develop new service lines, retain staff and battle fee pressure..... read more

Germany: Half empty or half full?

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 28 Jun 2010

A severe lack of transactions-related work has impacted heavily on accounting firm revenue with the majority recording a drop. Rising fee pressure.... read more

The Netherlands: Turning defence into attack

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 28 Jun 2010

The Dutch accounting market has contracted as firms roll out cost-cutting and efficiency measures to battlefee pressure, competition and a.... read more

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