Grant Thornton

KPMG ousts Grant Thornton in property audit

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

06 Dec 2011

Big Four breakup

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

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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

Grant Thornton appointed liquidators to Stanford International

Marcus Wide and Hugh Dickson appointed to collapsed bank, succeeding former Vantis liquidators Nigel Hamilton-Smith and Peter Wastell

18 Aug 2011

Firm favourites: Cosying up to regulators

Firms, institutes and regulators are one big happy family, but what does this mean for professional oversight?

02 Aug 2011

Audit inspectors optimistic despite firm shortcomings

Audit inspectors claim standards are improving at the top-six firms, but the results tell a different story

01 Aug 2011

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Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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