Economics / Insight

September 19, 2017

An overview of accounting enforcement in Europe

Financial reporting plays an essential role in securing and maintaining investors’ confidence in financial markets. It is now universally accepted that effective financial reporting depends on the rigorous and consistent enforcement of high quality standards.
August 8, 2017

Two-speed economies: how do they work?

How does a two-speed economy work in a global economy? We look at some of the best examples. A 'two-speed economy' occurs where one sector of industry or business grows at a much more rapid rate than another [...]
May 4, 2017

Cashless society: is physical money on its last legs?

Across the world, reserves of cash are dwindling. In some countries, mobile and contactless payments are more the norm than traditional legal tender. Oliver Griffin explores whether or not we are destined for a fully cashless future.
April 3, 2017
Investors in 2017 - what to look out for

2017: Where to for investors?

In today’s interconnected, fast-changing world, you need deep investment insights to make the connections between many seemingly unconnected factors.
November 30, 2016

Accountancy firms thriving in volatility

Adaptable firms are finding they can chart the right course despite market volatility, reports Robert Outram.
September 8, 2016

The G20 embraces green finance

The G20’s finance ministers and central-bank governors have begun to undertake a stunning shift in mindset.
September 2, 2016

How diseases affect economies around the world

Epidemics and pandemics make headlines and often cause panic and worry. Zika, in particular, has led to travel warnings, celebrity boycotts and even threatened the Rio Olympics
August 31, 2016

Businesses without post-EU exit measures in place

While the majority of UK companies believe the vote to leave the EU will damage their business, 46% of management teams have not put any exit measures in place.