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IAB roundtable: finding success in competition and co-operation

  • Published: 21 Mar 2019

Leaders from accounting networks sat down with the IAB to discuss competition between the Big Four, the mid-tier, and how to cope with a constantly.... read more

IAB roundtable: making audit competitive

  • Published: 21 Mar 2019

With regulations evolving and the sector coming under increasing scrutiny from the media and wider public, firm leaders discuss how to make the.... read more

Gender diversity: slow and steady is no longer enough

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

There is always more that could be done to promote gender diversity within accounting, and the profession is constantly talking about how it can be.... read more

World Survey: recruitment

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

While many of the challenges are uniform, firms in different regions are taking a variety of approaches to improve staff retention, streamline.... read more

World Survey Regions: Asia-Pacific

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

Chinese economic growth may be slowing, but domestic and international developments created challenges – and opportunities – across other parts of.... read more

World Survey Regions: Africa

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

Significant inward investment – particularly from China – has helped to boost demand for accounting and related services in Africa over the last 12.... read more

World Survey Regions: Europe

  • Published: 27 Feb 2019

Inevitably, Brexit was the single biggest issue exercising the minds of accounting firms and their clients across Europe during 2018, but.... read more

World Survey Regions: Latin America

  • Published: 27 Feb 2019

Political volatility has dogged a number of Latin American countries over the last 12 months, although the evolution of electronic invoicing.... read more

World Survey Regions: North America

  • Published: 27 Feb 2019

The accounting profession in the US would have expected to do well from a government for whom tax reform was a regular theme on the campaign trail,.... read more

World Survey Service Lines: Tax

  • Published: 26 Feb 2019

Accounting firms are playing an important role in helping clients navigate increasingly digital tax regimes while making sense of the myriad of.... read more

World Survey Service Lines: Advisory

  • Published: 26 Feb 2019

One of the most positive developments for the accounting profession in 2018 was increased focus on advisory services, with the impact of.... read more

World Survey Service Lines: Audit

  • Published: 26 Feb 2019

Another challenging year for the audit profession has prompted yet more soul-searching among practitioners and regulators alike. read more

MSI joins AGN and DFK in Global Connect

  • Published: 6 Feb 2019

A year after AGN International and DFK International launched Global Connect, multi-disciplinary association MSI has joined the group.. read more

Views from the Eurozone

  • Published: 3 Jan 2019

Here leaders report to the IAB on their markets. read more

The UK: uncertain waves rule Britannia

  • Published: 3 Jan 2019

The UK’s accountancy profession is currently in a period of much uncertainty.. read more

WCOA2018: Eastern promise and how to find it

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

With China rising as a global power, Jonathan Minter spoke with ShineWing’s Zhang Ke and Marco Carlei at the World Congress of Accountants 2018 in.... read more

Spain: looking to widen demand

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

As Spanish accounting professionals prepare for new audit regulations, the Paul Golden asks what they need to do individually and at firm level to.... read more

BDO: leading the war for talent

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

Jonathan Minter speaks to Keith Farlinger, CEO of BDO Global, IAB’s international network of the year, about how technology is leading to a global.... read more

Disrupting accounting: not such a mickey mouse concept?

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

Despite talk of innovation, many accounting firms remain rooted in operating and structural models fundamentally unchanged since the coming of.... read more

WCOA 2018: the law of unintended consequences

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

The law of unintended consequences is one of life’s absolute rules – that when humanity takes action, invariably there will be unforeseen results. read more


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