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February 1, 2013
This report summarises the results of a survey of international business confidence conducted at the RSM Annual Conference in London in November 2012. The survey gauged the views of over 280 senior leaders from within RSM member firms 70 countries...
January 31, 2013
This twenty-third edition features: Publications & Announcements Proposal for amendments to IAS 36 open for comment until 19 March 2013 Proposed IFRS Taxonomy 2013 open for comment until 18 March 2013 IFRS Interpretations Committee - Latest...
January 18, 2013
Jean M Stephens
I read with interest a recent white paper written by The National Association of Corporate Directors and our US member firm, McGladrey, which delves into some of the gaps between what management communicates and what boards need to know.
January 11, 2013
Jean M Stephens
I would like to offer my congratulations to each of the 100 businesses from across Europe that were just announced as Ruban D’Honneur finalists in the European Business Awards.
January 1, 2013
The previous edition of RSM Talking Points ‘Prospects for the World Economy’ in September 2011 noted the following trajectory of the global economy: Weak GDP growth in the advanced industrialised countries burdened by the overhang of public and...
December 28, 2012
Jean M Stephens
Can there be anywhere in the world less confident about its business prospects than Europe right now? Most people would answer that question with an emphatic ‘no’. But, during our recent annual conference in London, we polled the 280 delegates –...
December 21, 2012
Jean M Stephens
Accountants are normally quite unassuming people, not given to self-congratulation. It is pleasing, therefore, when other people recognise our strengths.
December 19, 2012
Jean M Stephens
Tax avoidance and evasion have become hotly debated topics during the global financial crisis as governments have sought to maximise tax revenues as part of their deficit reduction drives.
December 13, 2012
Jean M Stephens
Among the highlights of this year’s RSM annual conference was the inspirational presentation by Duncan Goose, founder and Managing Director of Global Ethics, owner of the One brand. Duncan shared his story as to how he took a business idea for...
December 1, 2012
This fourteenth edition features: