Surveys and studies

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Benchmark on key audit matters

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Mazars carried out a study on the Key Audit Matters embedded in the auditor's report (2014 and 2014/2015 reports) for FTSE 100 companies in the UK.

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2018 Mazars Global Automotive Study

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Mazars automotive expert community, together with the industry experts from IHS, are pleased to present the 2018 global study on sustainable mobility.

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Mazars Global Water Risk Survey

Global Water Risk Survey
To celebrate the global water day, Mazars is glad to share the key results of the latest Mazars global water survey, focusing on the global water risks.

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A return to growth for leading European construction companies – 2017 study

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Our previous report, published last year, called on leading entities to take a cautious approach in 2016, in particular because of the state of order books at the end of 2015.
This caution has been confirmed by a year that saw the consolidation of business by leading construction companies: a decrease in activity and a slight margin improvement, reflecting a refocus on core business activities and greater selectivity.

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Global Ecommerce Survey 2017

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Digitalisation is changing the way retailers sell goods and services, as well as the way that customers purchase them, bringing a multitude of opportunities and new risks.

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Research Report on Board Leadership of Corporate Culture in Europe

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Setting the right corporate tone from the top is seen as by far and away the most effective way to influence the culture in today’s businesses. Lead by example, and others will follow that lead. But research among European company board directors reveals that this belief is not being reinforced by action on how their businesses behaves.

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The Financial Reporting of Listed Real Estate Companies in Europe – 2017 Edition

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In 2016, real estate investment in Europe fell by 9% by comparison with 2015 to €230 billion, but the listed real estate companies in our sample nevertheless achieved excellent financial performances.

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Launch of our 2018 Global Study on AI in the Hospitality Industry

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Mazars’ hospitality community, together with international experts, are pleased to launch our Global Study on AI in the Hospitality Industry. New technologies around Artificial Intelligence are set to dramatically change how the hospitality industry operates in the future, notably revolutionising the guest experience and optimising business operations.

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Overview of the new auditor’s audit report under the ISA

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The auditor’s report is the final output of the audit process. Many users of the financial statements and stakeholders have called to have a more informative and relevant auditor’s report. There has been increasing criticism over standardised wording and a request for audit reports to be more transparent and tailored to individual clients.

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