Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton wins new AIM-listed advertising audit client

Scottish office picks up Digital Global Services audit work

07 May 2013

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Grant Thornton wins dismissal of Parmalat case

Decade-long lawsuit accusing Grant Thornton of malpractice and fraud in connection with the collapse of Parmalat is dismissed

12 Apr 2013

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Colin: The auditor's reading list

Following the FRC's concerns over Grant Thornton and BDO's audit work, Colin recommends a some light reading

26 Mar 2013

GT and BDO told to buck up professional scepticism

FRC review team raises concerns about some of Grant Thornton and BDO's listed company audit work

22 Mar 2013

InterQuest swaps GT for Deloitte as auditor

Chairman at the IT recruitment company acts to avoid conflict, Grant Thornton steps down as auditors

07 Feb 2013

Riley takes over from Lagerberg as Grant Thornton tax head

Jonathan Riley to take over from Francesca Lagerberg as UK tax head

18 Jan 2013

EU business wants diverse audit, claims GT

Experian survey finds majority of companies across the EU want a more diverse audit market

09 Nov 2012

Grant Thornton launches sustainability team

Jane Stevenson is to lead a newly established sustainability team

16 Oct 2012

Administrators announced £4.6m shortfall at Honisters

Grant Thornton administrators have revealed a £4.6m shortfall in payment to creditors following the collapse of financial advisory business Honisters Capital

15 Oct 2012

Interview: Grant Thornton CEO Scott Barnes

Reinvesting might have eaten into partner distributions, but Grant Thornton is ready to push towards the £500m barrier over the next two years

15 Oct 2012

Grant Thornton posts 2012 double-digit revenue growth

10.6% growth for Grant Thornton in 2011/12, with restructuring division performing strongly

15 Oct 2012

Ex-KPMG head takes GT partner role in FIS team

Nick Andrews joins Grant Thornton's Forensic Investigation Services team from KPMG where he led the firm's dispute advisory practice for ten years

09 Oct 2012

Grant Thornton to pay £7m for RSM Tenon’s IVA factory

RSM Tenon signs binding agreement to offload its IVA business to Grant Thornton for about £7m

28 Sep 2012

Grant Thornton to aquire RSM Tenon's IVA business

Grant Thornton in “exclusive” discussions to acquire RSM Tenon's IVA factory - one of the largest in the country

21 Sep 2012

PwC competition research earns mid-tier backlash

Research by PwC that shows FTSE 350 audit market is fiercely competitive rubbished by mid-tier rival

05 Sep 2012

Former GT managing partner joins Energetix board

David Grundy, managing partner of Grant Thornton north-west since 2009, joins Energetix Group as non executive director

14 Aug 2012

US fraud case against Grant Thornton revived

Appeal lodged against Grant Thornton over its failure to spot fraudulent activity during its audit of now-collapsed technology company Winstar Communication

20 Jul 2012

Liquidator disqualified for 12 years by High Court

Landmark ruling sees High Court disqualify an insolvency practitioner for 12 years following his actions while appointed to a business

17 Jul 2012

Banks agree Grant Thornton refinancing

Barclays and RBS remain in place as Grant Thornton organises new credit facilities

03 Jul 2012

Fifth of voters against ICAEW fee increase

ICAEW's AGM voted through changes to subscription fees - while Michael Izza questions the future for small firms carrying out audits

13 Jun 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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