Accountancy Survey 2012

Accountancy returns to growth for first time since 2008 with 3.3 p.c. rise in total fees
Ireland’s accountancy industry has turned the corner, with the top twenty firms by fee income reporting the first rise in fee income since 2008, a solid 3.3 per cent growth, as productivity and employment also show increases, according to the 26th annual Finance Dublin - Finance Magazine Survey of Fee Income in Ireland’s Accountancy Firms.

Accountancy 2012: Employment is stable and growing
Employment in Ireland's top accountancy firms is up. The Finance Dublin Accountancy Survey 2012 reveals a like for like comparison among 14 of the country's top firms shows an increase in employees of just over one per cent, from 8,375 in 2011 to 8,465 this year.

Ireland’s top accountants on their businesses in 2012
The managing partners were asked: Which sectors of their business are doing well at the moment, and why?

Outlook 2013: the challenges and opportunities
We asked the managing partners what the biggest areas of opportunity for the industry are and what represents the biggest threat.