Grant Thornton

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Big firms scoop up Audit Commission work

Grant Thornton picks up four Audit Commission contracts - DA Partnership picks up just one deal

05 Mar 2012

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Ex-KPMG director boosts Grant Thornton’s London team

Former Threshers, Wine Rack and Hilton Manchester administrator, Ian Corfield takes partner role at Grant Thornton

13 Feb 2012

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Corporate finance teams cash in on mid-market M&A recovery

Corporate finance teams report steady growth in parts of the M&A market, but deals are taking longer to complete

24 Jan 2012

GT strengthens transactions team

Alan Dale and Hemal Shah take new roles at Grant Thornton

20 Jan 2012

D1 recruits Grant Thornton as auditors

GT replaces E&Y as D1's auditors

16 Dec 2011

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

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

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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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

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

Taking Stock: 2014 in cartoons

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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