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Collaborative leadership drives change: a regional conference round-up

3 August 2017
We have just completed our regional conference season, with gatherings in Seoul, Dubai, Panama City, Malta and finally Johannesburg. Here, RSM International's CEO, Jean Stephens, shares her reflections from the conferences and how the different economic challenges are influencing the work we do with our clients

Changing cyber security regulation: How does it impact middle market businesses?

10 March 2017
Cyber risk is an ever evolving threat for 21st century business and as such, is a top of mind issue for today’s business leaders. A cyber security breach can have huge legal and financial ramifications for any business. High profile cyber-attacks are on the rise and governments are increasingly cracking down on cyber criminals. 

Be bold for change on International Women’s Day

8 March 2017
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate how far the world has come in the fight for gender equality but also to reassess our approach.

How smart manufacturing is pushing the industry forward

17 November 2016
While the industry landscape looks uncertain, manufacturing has been transforming. Technology is transforming the industry. So much so that we find ourselves in the fourth Industrial Revolution.

The fractured world – TTIP, BEPS and deglobalisation

12 October 2016
Globalisation, which flourished in the early 2000s, has been ailing since the financial crisis of 2008. Its status has become so critical that, in recent months, many economists have been predicting its final, and to some inevitable, demise.

RSM World Day - A different perspective

22 September 2016
Today, RSM staff around the world are celebrating the fifth RSM World Day. This annual global event provides us with an opportunity to take some time out and reflect on where we are, how far we have come in the past year and to look forward to what’s coming next.

Data is power

19 August 2016
Data is Power: How the Internet of Things can create more agile, efficient middle market businesses, a blog by Jean Stephens, CEO

The Internet of Things

16 August 2016
An article by David Bartlett, RSM's Economic Adviser. The Internet of Things offers great promise as a truly disruptive technology with strong international commercial potential. This article examines the global landscape of IoT, focusing on technology applications in key industries.

5 things middle market companies need to know about renewable energy

2 June 2016
There has been a significant shift in the renewable energy market over the last ten years. Previously, the incremental development and high costs of renewable energy discouraged growth in the industry, but in recent times, advancements in the commercial and technological arena have transformed the landscape. Now, renewables are competing on a similar scale to fossil fuels for global investment. Between 2006 and 2015, investment in renewable energy totalled $2.2 trillion.

Education and engagement: solving the skills shortage

4 May 2016
With a British referendum, migrant crisis and China’s slowdown occurring, the lack of skilled workers available has become an increasingly prevalent global issue.

Myanmar - a new frontier

1 April 2016
Continuing our series on frontier and emerging markets, we focus here on Myanmar – the latest country to be listed as a frontier market.

Pledge for parity in the accounting industry

8 March 2016
As with many white-collar professions, there is the perception in the accounting industry that the majority of employees are white and male, as they were in previous generations. Although we have made some marked progress worldwide, and there are more women in the profession overall, as the only female CEO of a top ten global accounting network, I am conscious that there is still much to be done to further diversity.

Davos in the digital age

16 February 2016
Last month, 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, academics and journalists united in Davos, committed to improving the state of the world by shaping global, regional and industry agendas.

Global markets: the tangled economic web we weave

18 December 2015
Continuing our series on frontier and emerging markets, we focus here on the complexities of emerging markets and their impact on the economy as a whole.

Season’s greetings from RSM

13 December 2015
As we draw close to the end of the year, we at RSM would like to wish everyone ‘Happy Holidays’ and reflect on an important year for the network.

A day to be proud

26 October 2015
Today, 26 October 2015, is a defining day for RSM and the partners and staff of each RSM member firm as we come together under one name and brand – RSM.