Grant Thornton

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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

Audit magnifying glass

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

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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

Grant Thornton's role in Tchenguiz case questioned

A barrister has questioned information Grant Thornton provided to the SFO in its investigation of Mayfair property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz

28 May 2012

Ex-R3 president joins Baker Tilly

Steven Law takes a partnership role in Baker Tilly’s insolvency and restructuring team

09 May 2012

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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