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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

RSM Tenon

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

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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

Firms begin pitches for RSM Tenon audit

Grant Thornton, KPMG, Ernst & Young and BDO are all reported to be pitching for RSM Tenon’s audit

08 May 2012

Don’t delay reporting changes warn firms

E&Y and Grant Thornton warn Accounting Standards Board delays to implementing financial reporting changes could cost businesses

02 May 2012

Grant Thornton UK CEO wins second term

Scott Barnes is targeting revenue of £500m by 2015, through the organic growth and the acquisition of specialist businesses

19 Apr 2012

GT picks up BDO’s 'risky' Australian practices

The Victoria and New South Wales practices were expelled from BDO International because of ‘unreasonable risks'

18 Apr 2012

Large firms clean up local Audit Commission contracts

BDO, Grant Thornton, Mazars and Littlejohn pickup last of the Audit Commission contracts

19 Mar 2012

Grant Thornton resigns as auditor of Gateley

Before the end of its term in office Grant Thornton steps down as auditor of international law firm

19 Mar 2012

Grant Thornton advises Iceland on buyout

Mid-tier firm advises Iceland on management buyout worth £1.45bn, to buy the business from the discount food chain owner's liquidators

12 Mar 2012

Ten Budget day predictions

With the Budget only two weeks away the tax-and-spending rumour mill is in full flow. Accountancy Age rounds up accountancy firms' predictions.

09 Mar 2012

Grant Thornton appoints Simon Bevan as audit partner

After 30 years at mid-tier rival BDO, Bevan joins Grant Thornton's London audit practice for private clients

07 Mar 2012

Lack of audit work halts launch of DA Partnership employee-owned firm

Plans to change DA Partnership into an employee-owned independent firm are scuppered by disappointing contract wins from the Audit Commission

06 Mar 2012

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Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

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Colin and friends take you through their year - using the medium of pithy cartoons

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

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