Grant Thornton

Lords to hear top six firms on audit reform

Big Four-only covenants likely to be discussed

18 Oct 2010

Chief predicts slow growth ahead for Grant Thornton

Growth will come from acqusitions, not organically, says Scott Barnes

18 Oct 2010

Partner profits rocket at Grant Thornton

Modest jumped in revenues but big leap in profits for Grant Thornton

18 Oct 2010

Big Four can take losing a chunk of the audit market

Big Four would only lose an average £6m each if a fifth of the FTSE-250 audit market was open to other firms, says Grant Thornton

15 Oct 2010

Tax return deadline looming warns Grant Thornton

5 October deadline could affect anyone who may have rented out a property previously used as a holiday or second home to earn additional income

29 Sep 2010

GT seeks limit on Big Four market share

Grant Thornton calls on regulator to intervene in audit market

29 Sep 2010

GT reveals new non-executives

Firm announces new non-executives following publication of governance code

08 Sep 2010

Grant Thornton administrators called in at St Ursula's High School Trust

Nigel Morrison and Trevor O'Sullivan from Grant Thornton take up administrator roles at Bristol-based St Ursula's High School Trust

03 Aug 2010

Lagerberg to sit on Treasury's corporate tax reform body

Grant Thornton tax chief joins Treasury's Forum of Tax Professionals

20 Jul 2010

GT break away group forms advisory business

"We see this move as a natural evolution," former GT employees claim

16 Jul 2010

Auditors could face grillings from analysts

Radical changes, which include auditors being present at analyst meetings and fielding questions from investors at AGMs have been sugegested

08 Jul 2010

Grant Thornton scoops two BDO South Africa offices

Grant Thornton South Africa picks up BDO Cape

24 Jun 2010

Vantis: the future lies in pieces… Covenants break cover

The dire situation at Vantis is not the result of of an accountancy firm being structured as a plc… Banks' insistence on Big Four auditors exposed

17 Jun 2010

Restrictive bank covenants keep the Big Four on top

Firms acknowledge the existence of bank covenants restricting firms to using a Big Four auditor in the UK

17 Jun 2010

Corbett’s Bookshops takes on administrators

David Matthews and Martin Ellis from Grant Thronton look to sell on local community bookseller

08 Jun 2010

Grant Thornton leads London SME finance initiative

Firm to help small companies in the capital raise £64m

25 May 2010

Cable cabinet role fuels audit debate

Big Four may have to prepare for increased competition in audit after Vince Cable appointed business secretary

20 May 2010

More misery at Cattles with another writedown

The troubled sub-prime lender's £555m writedown has worsened to £745m after auditors Grant Thornton said further adjustments had to be made

14 May 2010

Grads say PwC most desired place to work

Big Four prominent as graduate favourites

31 Mar 2010

Big Four audits are off the pace

Smaller firms top the list of the best audit services in the inaugural Accountancy Age Finance 360 survey of client opinions

25 Feb 2010

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