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Oct 2016

Inbound and outbound tourism flows by sea or train down for the half year 2016

Inbound and outbound tourism flows by sea and train follow suit with growth in the first first quarter followed by a decline in the second quarter and down overall for the half year. The second quarter results from the International Passenger Survey (IPS) show that inbound overseas resident visits to the UK by sea and train fell by 6%  to 2,806 million visits compared with the...

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UK Freight Ferry Trends to August 2016

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Sep 2016

UK Freight Ferry Trends to August 2016

Freight – August 2016 In August 2016, there was a 9.0 per cent rise freight unit traffic on the English Channel, Eurotunnel and Irish Sea routes compared with the same month a year earlier. The 489k units for August underpinned the eight month growth trend to August 2016. Eight months to August 2016 In the eight months to August 2016, the number of freight units...

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16

Sep 2016

UK Passenger Ferry Market Trends

The UK – Continent passenger ferry market was down 4.4% by volume in year to date August 2016 according to the monthly Ferrystat report from market research consultancy IRN Research. Visit our Travel/Transport reports page for details of our reports. These reports include monthly Ferrytstat and Freightstat reports as well as the annual UK Ferry Market report, the authorative statistics on the UK passenger ferry...

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18

Aug 2016

Robo-Finance Agents to Re-shape Financial Services

IRN has just launched a report outlining the use and potential of Robo-Finance Agents in the financial services market. Artificial intelligence (AI) agents (or Robo-Finance Agents) have now reached a level of maturity and cost which is allowing them to be used widely in the financial services market. While currently most attention is focused on their use in Retail Robo-advice services, in the coming decade...

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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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Accountancy and allied services market, post Brexit

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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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30

Jun 2016

What Brexit Means For Consumers

IRN Research map out consumer spending, income and savings for the next six years The UK has voted for Brexit by a narrow margin. Assuming we do actually leave the EU what are the implications for consumer finance? The future course of the UK economy remains inherently uncertain at the moment, but using data from leading economic forecast organisations and taking our own view on...

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28

Jun 2016

IRN Research and ARK Group launch new residential conveyancing market report

PRESS RELEASE: 28th June 2016 IRN Research and ARK Group have launched their first legal market report, the UK Residential Conveyancing Market Report, the first of many in an exciting new venture. As well as market size, trends data, and profiles of leading companies in the market, each of the new reports will contain a significant amount of original research material based on surveys of...

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