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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

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

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

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

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

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

Turkey survey: The worst is over

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 2 Jun 2010

Political instability and recession have slowed the development of firms, but it has been a case of taking thefoot off the revenue pedal rather.... read more

Italy survey: Survival of the fittest

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 27 May 2010

Italys accounting profession has recently fought through one of the hardest years in its history due tothe impact of the global financial downturn..... read more

Poland survey: Green shoots emerge

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 26 Apr 2010

Polands accounting firms maintained marginal growth last year despite the nations economic struggles Nicola Maher discovers that, despite increased.... read more

Spain survey: Downturn affects firms

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 26 Apr 2010

Intense fee pressure, high unemployment and a floundering economy have firm leaders worried, but there are still opportunities for growth in Spain. read more

Luck of the Irish runs out

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 13 Jan 2010

Irelands formerly buzzing economy has been one of the worst casualties of the global financial crisis Firms are trying to maintain a positive.... read more

A slow grind

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 23 Dec 2009

In 2008, the UK profession enjoyed the last of the afterglow of the boom years, but in 2009 reality hit hard. read more

Sweden survey: Northern chill

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 30 Oct 2009

Nicholas Moody reports on flat audit and tax revenues, corporate finance surprises and the uncertainty swirling around audit thresholds and.... read more

Russia survey: The honeymoon is over

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 28 Oct 2009

Following a period of unprecedented and high revenue growth, Russian firms have come back down to earth with a thud in the past financial year.... read more

France survey: A year of stabilisation beckons

  • Author: IAB Editoral
  • Published: 28 Oct 2009

Although the demand for some core services like audit and tax should remain steady, fee pressure, the result of added competition and tightening.... read more

Netherlands survey: Firms' resilience to be tested

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Aug 2009

NETHERLANDS SURVEYChallenging has been a common description of the Dutch market from firm leaders this year and 2009 is shaping up as an even.... read more

Turkey survey: Firms optimistic despite sliding economy

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 9 Jun 2009

A stalling economy and declining foreign direct investment has tempered strong 2008 results for mid-tier accounting firms. Audit demand is strong.... read more

Germany survey: Lean times ahead

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jun 2009

Audit fee pressure and competition is growing as revenue drops, forcing larger firms to compete in medium-sized markets they have not had to target.... read more

Poland survey: Bucking the trend

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 20 Apr 2009

POLAND SURVEYA relatively strong domestic economy in 2008 helped Polands profession post growth figures that make them the envy of more developed.... read more

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