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At any point in time, there are more than a handful of business issues demanding your attention. Volatile markets, changing regulations and cross-border issues can create a heightened sense of uncertainty and add noise to the chatter.

We’re here to bring a clear voice to the conversation. We’ll help guide you and hand-deliver the right professionals with the right industry or service experience.

What issues can we help you with today?

2013 UK Attractiveness Survey: no room for complacency

The UK retains its overall lead in European foreign direct investment (FDI) amid a general decline in FDI projects across Europe. Read our report.

2013 UK Attractiveness Survey – Scotland

In 2012 Scotland attracted 76 global Foreign Direct Investment projects – the most for 15 years – showing its continued strength in a competitive market.

2013 European Attractiveness Survey

How did foreign direct investment into Europe perform in 2012? Our 11th annual survey looks at the numbers and the future of investment in Europe.

The EY ITEM Club

Latest UK economic outlook

Spring 2014 forecast

Risks remain, but the UK’s economic recovery is on an increasingly firm footing. With GDP projected to grow 2.9% this year and interest rates unlikely to rise until late 2015, the outlook is for a period of ‘steady as she goes’, characterised by sustained if unspectacular growth and underpinned by relatively low inflation.

For more on the ITEM Club’s forecast, visit our ITEM Club page.

Latest Scotland economic outlook

2014 forecast

Scotland is enjoying its most sustained period of economic growth in three years, thanks in part to increased consumer spending.

For more on the ITEM Club’s Scotland forecast, visit our ITEM Club page.

Latest UK Financial Services economic outlook

Winter 2014 forecast

ITEM's UK Financial Services Winter forecast sees the improved outlook for the UK economy providing a solid base for growth in the industry.

Competing for growth: Winning in the new economy

Companies across all sectors and markets are expecting the new economy to be even more competitive than the old over the next two years, according to our survey of 1,400 executives from around the world. How should you adapt your business?

Profit Warnings

UK Profit Warnings Q4 2013

UK profit warnings (664K, January 2014) fell to a three-year low in 2013, but the year ended with a bitter twist that saw 73 warnings issued in the final quarter – a rise of 30% on Q3. Read our press release.

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance has become the shareholders’ mainstay. A means to help them rest assured that companies are managing their operations and risks in accordance with statute, regulation and best practice. Visit our Corporate Governance page and start to explore what we have to offer.

Budget News website

Visit our Budget News website for insight and expert comment for EY news, information, expert analysis and insight on the Budget and Pre-Budget.