The world of banking and insurance faces considerable challenges. Market conditions in which financial institutions will have to focus on both fundamental balance sheet management and innovative approaches to capturing funding and realising profitability.
Mazars are the No 1 firm in Ireland servicing the entertainment sector. We have a dedicated entertainment practice that act as trusted business advisers to global international high profile entertainers, indigenous performers based in the Irish market and overseas, TV personalities, comedians and actors.
Charities play an important role in building and shaping our civil society. The Charities sector continues to face considerable challenges in the current climate. With the ever-increasing demand for services, cuts in public funding, increased competition for voluntary donations and an ever-growing compliance burden Charities will have to focus on efficient management of their available resources as well as innovative ways of securing funding and delivering services. A changing legislative and regulatory environment will almost certainly demand more of all charities and voluntary and not for profit organisations.
The social and economic well being of Ireland depends on its citizens being highly educated. Our goal of a knowledge society is reflected in the recent increased education participation rates.
In contrast to other sectors, the dynamic and exciting information and communications technology (“ ICT”) industry is experiencing fast-paced growth and constant evolution. In recent times, Ireland has gained a reputation as a leading European hub for software development across diverse markets such as systems software, e-learning, healthcare, telecommunications, gaming and banking.
The turmoil in the international and national economic climate continues to put significant pressure on the Irish Public Sector.
Whether you are a property developer, investor, manager or lender you are in an industry that is highly volatile and subject to numerous pressures.
The Mazars SME practice group is dedicated to truly understanding the challenges facing SMEs and developing tools and mechanisms to help SMEs perform to their best.
Mazars has a dedicated Food & Beverage team who specialise in the food and beverage sector and understand the global business trends affecting this sector.
Retail and consumer products companies face a number of challenges in today’s global economy: intensified competition, strong pressure on margins, commodity price inflation, issues related to global sourcing, reinforcement of brand identity and the implementation of a differentiation strategy while improving the shopping experience and developing a multichannel approach, etc. The players involved are faced with major structural transformation issues.