Monthly Archives: July 2016


27

Jul 2016

UK ferry market trends first half 2016

Domestic Ferries In the first six months of 2016 there were 7.115 million passengers on domestic ferry routes. This was an increase of 3.7% over the same period in 2015. However, the growth was not across the board. It was the total of the Scottish routes counted excluding Northlink that were primarily responsible for the increase. The Isle of Man and Channel Island sectors contracted while the Isle of...

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27

Jul 2016

First quarter 2016 inbound ferry/tunnel visits increase share of the sector

Results from the International Passenger Survey (IPS) show that inbound overseas resident visits to the UK by sea or train in the first quarter 2016 increased by 4% over the same quarter in 2015 to 1.895 million visits. Outbound UK resident visits remained more or less the same with 1.983 million visits in the first quarter 2015 increasing to 1.991 million visits. In the previous 12 months, the inbound and outbound...

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26

Jul 2016

Our latest UK residential conveyancing market forecast, post-Brexit

Post-Brexit, residential conveyancing market will plateau between 2016-2018 and then grow Between 2016 and 2018, IRN Research expects the residential conveyancing market to see little growth now the UK has decided to leave the EU. However, revenues will not decline and the market will remain largely the same size as it is in 2016. From 2018 to 2021, the market will start to grow but...

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22

Jul 2016

Trends in the Accountancy Market

IRN publish a supplement to the Accountancy and Allied Services Market Report IRN Research have published a second report on the accountancy and allied services market, continuing our focus on professional and financial services in the UK. This report looks in depth at the longer term trends in the accountancy market, studying turnover and output patterns between January 1998 and May 2016. The report considers...

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14

Jul 2016

A million UK port of call cruise passengers.

In 2015, a record of a million port of call cruise passengers visited UK ports. It was a 10% increase on 2014 to reach 1.017 million passengers. The number of port of  call visits has increased every year for the last 8 years and unless there is a significant change in underlying trends we should see the million mark exceeded again this year. Click here...

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Accountancy and allied services market, post Brexit

12

Jul 2016

Accountancy and allied services market, post Brexit

IRN publish a new report on the accountancy and allied services market IRN Research have published a new free report on the accountancy and allied services market, covering firms engaged in accountancy and audit work, bookkeeping and tax consultancy.The report looks at the structure of the industry and the demand for accountancy services, market size and trends, the largest firms and the key issues facing...

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07

Jul 2016

Brexit to fuel inbound seaborne tourism

We commented on the  International Passenger Survey (IPS) statistics that showed that inbound tourism by sea increased by 288K visits while outbound tourism by sea in 2015 declined by 237K visits.  44% of sea tourism was inbound in 2015. If the trend continues it will not take long for inbound sea tourism to overtake outbound sea tourism. The run up to the Brexit vote saw...

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06

Jul 2016

Google searches show recession is on the UK’s mind

Searches on Google.co.uk news shows clearly how Brexit has sparked a concern about recession among UK web searchers. Post-Referendum there has been a spike in searching for both recession and the EU related words and phrases. Brexit, EU and Recession are becoming linked in the minds of UK consumers and businesses.   Search for the term Brexit recession and recession on Google.co.uk news Search for...

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05

Jul 2016

What a difference half a year makes

It was only around six months ago that the Bank of England in this Financial Stability Report talked of the UK emerging from the financial crisis. Stability was the theme of the report, with the Bank focusing on preventing external economic shocks knocking the UK recovery off course. Fast forward to today and the tone of the Bank’s July 2016 Financial Stability Report could not...

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