Grant Thornton

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

Audit services: top to bottom

Audit firms make fine promises on service – but which ones are delivering? We reveal the results of our inaugural Finance 360 survey of client opinions

25 Feb 2010

Top audit firms take non-executive action

Top eight audit firms weigh up how to implement governance code stipulation for independent non-executives

11 Feb 2010

FSA walks away from Grant Thornton

Government auditor to replace GT

08 Feb 2010

Grant Thornton International revenues drop 9%

GTI hangs tough but is hit by currency fluctuations

28 Jan 2010

Firms adapt to governance changes

New corporate governance code imposes sweeping changes on the largest eight audit firms

21 Jan 2010

Concern over costs of new ‘comply or explain’ audit code

Corporate governance code may hit smaller firms covered by it more than the Big Four

21 Jan 2010

GT urges online filers to submit self-assessment returns early

Grant Thornton tax specialists warn people not to file at the last minute because "HMRC systems have been known to crash" under heavy traffic

14 Jan 2010

Profession awarded New Year's Honours gongs

Former FRC chief Paul Boyle gets OBE in New Years Honours List alongside gongs for figures including Ian Luder, ex-City of London Lord Mayor

04 Jan 2010

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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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