Grant Thornton

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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

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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

Top six firms

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

Grant Thornton slips in biennial audit review

Grant Thornton annual audit inspection shows quality may be slipping as two audits 'need significant improvement'

26 Jul 2011

FRC: No inquiry into BDO's Healthcare Locums audit

BDO not being investigated for its part in signing off accounts of beleaguered medical recruitment firm Healthcare Locums

04 Jul 2011

BDO Malaysia absorbs former rivals

BDO Malaysia has poached staff formerly working for Grant Thornton's Cambodian arm and UHY Penang

04 Jul 2011

Big Four play audit musical chairs

The Big Four have been swapping audits like kids with marbles, indicating the market may be increasingly dynamic

29 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton drops Sunseeker audit

Top-five firm takes unusual step of resigning as luxury yacht maker's auditor

27 Jun 2011

Deloitte first off the block after government audit response

Deloitte responded rapidly after the government replied to the Lords audit report, but didn't have much to say

16 Jun 2011

Dawn in the East: Islamic finance in focus

International firms may look to Islamic finance as economic recovery remains patchy and clients keep their options open

15 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton unearths miner tax 'evasion'

Glencore firm under suspicion of tax evasion in the Zambian mining industry

08 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton administrators called to Fortmere hotel chain

David Bennett and Joe McLean appointed joint administrators for Midlands-based hotel chain

03 Jun 2011

Externally yours: Is KPMG's integrated audit model attractive?

KPMG's integrated audit package may be a step too far in a climate of growing scepticism

01 Jun 2011

Who will win Kabul Bank audit?

DfID is spending £7m on a forensic audit of Kabul Bank, and no one knows whether the Big Four or an Afghan firm is the preferred choice

25 May 2011

UK-funded audit to clean up Kabul Bank

UK government paying £7m for audit of Kabul Bank, corruption fears have choked aid

25 May 2011

Assurance confronts its barriers

Can assurance services be expanded, can the difficulties be surmounted and is there any demand?

11 May 2011

Former E&Y director joins Grant Thornton

Ernst & Young's former executive director of tax Martin Lambert, takes a partner role at Grant Thornton

11 May 2011

Grant Thornton's business development manager 'an investment in growth'

New business development manager Ben Eason to help grow presence in Birmingham area

06 May 2011

Grant Thornton acquires consultancy LECG

Financial services consultancy snapped up by Grant Thornton

06 Apr 2011

Officers Club sold in pre-pack by GT administrators

Grant Thornton administrators Joe McLean and Les Ross arrange second pre-pack sale in three years for men's fashion retailer Officers Club.

29 Mar 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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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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