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squarejeanjp2.jpgAs CEO of RSM, I’m always on the move working with RSM member firms in over 100 countries around the world. My travel gives me a unique perspective on both local challenges facing businesses and global trends shaping their future in a shifting economic landscape.

International accountancy has always been a fast-paced, exciting and rewarding industry. As technical as it may seem, our industry is also very much a people business. Through this blog, I plan on sharing with you  insights from my colleagues, our clients and other industry leaders which I hope you find interesting. And of course, I will keep you updated with news from within the RSM World.

I hope you enjoy reading.

Jean Stephens

Oman: seeing with 20/20 vision

24 October 2014
A guest blog by George Mathew, Managing Partner at George Mathew & Co, member firm of RSM International

RSM World Day: Strengthening connections and celebrating 50 years

18 September 2014
It’s the 18 September 2014, which means that it’s RSM World Day once again - a day when the independent member firms of the RSM network unite and engage with national, or local, charities through volunteering and community work, and other charitable giving activities.

RSM wins IAB ‘Network of the Year’ Award

17 September 2014
Yesterday, the RSM network received a fantastic accolade as we were named the 'Network of the Year' in the International Accounting Bulletin Annual Awards.

European giants, entrepreneurs and start-ups all make the National Champions list

10 September 2014
Guest post from Robert Coles, RSM Europe Regional Leader

Nigeria – on the cusp of greatness?

24 July 2014
When we added our member firm in Nigeria, SIAO Partners to our network in September 2013, I heard about the Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright and poet, Wole Soyinka, who once said: “…there are prospects for a new Nigeria, but I don’t think we have a new Nigeria yet.” Thinking about Nigeria again for this blog I considered this quote. 

Turkey: business birth along the Bosphorus

9 July 2014
A recent article in the Financial Times alluded to the ‘careful navigation’ that international commentators need to have when discussing the Bosphorus nation due to its conflicting geographic, economic and cultural conditions, which can catch observers ou

Indonesia: the wind blows hot and cold

24 June 2014
When Jim O’Neill coined the term ‘MINT’ for the economies of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey, he stated that Indonesia, due to be ranked as the seventh largest GDP globally by 2050, had the potential to be “more compelling than Russia”, principally because of its growing population of young workers.

Business Births and Deaths

17 June 2014
I am delighted that RSM’s second annual report - The Road to Recovery: Insights from an international comparative study of business birth and death rates – has been published and is now available on our website. The report analyses national statistics on active businesses across 38 countries globally.

Celebrating success

3 June 2014
The leaders of Europe’s finest businesses gathered in Athens last week for the gala ceremony of the European Business Awards 2013/14, sponsored by RSM International.

Finding the right balance

19 May 2014
Guest Blog: By Phil Forrest, Chairman of the Judges, European Business Awards

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