Grant Thornton

D1 recruits Grant Thornton as auditors

GT replaces E&Y as D1's auditors

16 Dec 2011

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E&Y knocks KPMG off NCC audit

Ernst & Young has won NCC Group's audit from KPMG

09 Dec 2011

Mid-tier firms rush to be LinkedIn

Mid-tier firms have embraced LinkedIn, roughly doubling their usage in the past year

08 Dec 2011

KPMG ousts Grant Thornton in property audit

KPMG has replaced Grant Thornton after four years as auditor of East Balkan Properties

06 Dec 2011

Audit competition inquiry accelerates

The Big Four and Grant Thornton have submitted strong initial statements to the Competition Commission's audit inquiry

23 Nov 2011

ICAEW wants repairs VAT reduction to 5%

Institute calls for drop in VAT and increase in Enterprise Investment Scheme relief to starve off double-dip recession

23 Nov 2011

RSM Robson Rhodes pays out £1m in iSoft tribunal

Glyn Williams and Robson Rhodes accept their conduct in the audit of iSoft fell short of standards, an AADB tribunal reveals

21 Nov 2011

RSM Tenon appoints GT tax director

David Norman joins RSM Tenon in Nottingham to work on private client team

15 Nov 2011

Saffery Champness poaches GT senior manager

International corporate tax specialist Robert Langston joins top 20 firm

15 Nov 2011

Lease accounting changes 'little known'

The business world is still in the dark over potential changes to lease accounting standards, warns Grant Thornton

31 Oct 2011

Grant Thornton 'strong' as revenues drop 0.7%

Grant Thornton's revenues are down 0.7% but CEO Scott Barnes is "pleased, given the circumstances"

31 Oct 2011

Big Four welcome Competition Commission referral

Big Four welcome expected Competition Commission scrutiny which they believe will put to rest concerns about the market

21 Oct 2011

Lamb and Bear take GT corporate finance partner roles

Duncan Lamb and Darren Bear promoted at Grant Thornton

12 Oct 2011

A snake and Francesca Lagerberg walked into a bar...

GT's head of tax meets a boa constrictor. TS investigates

23 Sep 2011

RSM Tenon boosts London tax team

Steve Besford from BDO and Sandy Cochrane from Grant Thornton are recruited to RSM Tenon’s London tax team

21 Sep 2011

New Cambridge office for Grant Thornton

GT moves into One Zero One building

21 Sep 2011

AADB sets date for RSM Robson Rhodes hearing

Discipline board the AADB has called RSM Robson Rhodes to an iSoft complaint hearing in October

05 Sep 2011

Ex-Grant Thornton IP joins Johnston Carmichael

Former Grant Thornton senior Donald McNaught takes insolvency role at Johnston Carmichael

02 Sep 2011

Ex-PwC partner joins Grant Thornton

David Newstead leaves PwC after 24 years to join Grant Thornton's Milton Keynes office

23 Aug 2011

Who's riding the IFRS gravy train?

IFRS consultancy work can be lucrative, but who's cashing in the cheques?

22 Aug 2011

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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