This report is part of the RSM European Business Resilience Survey. The aim of the survey is to take a look behind the scenes of economic development and activity. Therefore, European experts from the RSM network were asked to evaluate companies’ strategic choice, the mentality of business leaders and entrepreneurs, the business environment of the country and key macroeconomic data.

In total, 356 auditors and other members of the RSM network from 14 European countries participated in the survey from 23 June - 11 July 2014. Unless otherwise stated, the interpretations presented in this report reflect the majority opinion of the 333 RSM experts from the 13 EU member countries.