What's going on at Grant Thornton?
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What's going on at Grant Thornton?

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What's going on at Grant Thornton?

Grant Thornton has announced the layoff of 350 employees, equating to approximately 3.5% of its U.S. workforce. This latest round of job cuts comes on...

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FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund audit
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FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund audit

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FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund ...

The FRC's Enforcement Committee identified significant departures from expected auditing standards, including uncorrected material errors in financial...

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Malcolm Gomersall steps up as new CEO of Grant Thornton
Accounting Firms

Malcolm Gomersall steps up as new CEO of Grant Thornton

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Malcolm Gomersall steps up as new CEO of Grant Tho...

Grant Thornton UK as confirmed the appointment of Malcolm Gomersall as its new Chief Executive Officer. Gomersall, who has been with the firm for over...

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Grant Thornton warns 40% of UK Councils are at risk of financial failure
Brexit & Economy

Grant Thornton warns 40% of UK Councils are at risk of financial failure

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Grant Thornton warns 40% of UK Councils are at ris...

It is critical that a more comprehensive overhaul of both local government finance and models for social care is undertaken to address local councils'...

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Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly
Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly

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Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly

During his tenure, Dunckley managed to stabilise Grant Thornton after his predecessor resigned following attacks on her leadership style and socialist...

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Grant Thornton handed £2m fine by FRC over “fundamental” failings in Sports Direct audit
Accounting Firms

Grant Thornton handed £2m fine by FRC over “fundamental” failings in Sports...

2y Sam Alberti

Grant Thornton handed £2m fine by FRC over “fundam...

The judgement concludes more than five years of probes into the audit firm’s accounts Read More...

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Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind closed doors
Big Four

Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind cl...

4y Shannon Moyer

Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton d...

Top six UK accounting firms met virtually in a meeting organised by the ICAEW to discuss the potential hit their reputations would take if they utilis...

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People Moves: EY, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more
People Business

People Moves: EY, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more

4y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: EY, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more

Throughout the UK, a number of accountancy and advisory firms have promoted staff, welcomed new hires, and celebrated landmark anniversaries with thei...

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Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Thornton forward
Accounting Firms

Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Th...

5y Kevin Reed

Leadership, strategy and implementation – all thre...

Kevin Reed, engagement and communications consultant at Foulger Underwood, discusses how the fortunes of Grant Thornton can be turned around. Read Mor...

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People Moves: New partner and directors announced at Grant Thornton, RSM and more
People In Practice

People Moves: New partner and directors announced at Grant Thornton, RSM an...

5y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: New partner and directors announced ...

Firms across the UK have welcomed a wave of talent, with partners joining RSM and Crowe, and several directors joining Grant Thornton, FRP, and DSG Ch...

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People Moves: KPMG UK, Grant Thornton, Markel Tax and more
People Practice

People Moves: KPMG UK, Grant Thornton, Markel Tax and more

5y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: KPMG UK, Grant Thornton, Markel Tax ...

Several accountancy and tax firms have hired and promoted staff, including Chiene + Tait, SME-focused Champion Accountants and TaxAssist, among others...

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Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners
People In Practice

Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

5y Tom Lemmon

Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

Grant Thornton and BDO have appointed new partners. Joanne Brown is promoted to partner and public services lead at Grant Thornton, while Ian Bowden a...

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Working for Grant Thornton - on the Isle of Man
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Working for Grant Thornton - on the Isle of Man

5y Beth McLoughlin

Working for Grant Thornton - on the Isle of Man

Helen Hudson has been an accountant for eight years, the last two of which have been spent in the Isle of Man as an audit manager for Grant Thornton. ...

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Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but opening others – Grant Thornton
Brexit & Economy

Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but opening others – Grant Thorn...

5y Chris Jewers

Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but ope...

The study found that businesses feel that Brexit has hampered international growth, while also creating a less predictable business environment in Eur...

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Grant Thornton appoints new head of disputes advisory
People In Practice

Grant Thornton appoints new head of disputes advisory

5y Tom Lemmon

Grant Thornton appoints new head of disputes advis...

Grant Thornton UK LLP has appointed Michael Radcliffe to lead its disputes advisory practice. Radcliffe is a Forensics Partner based in London Read Mo...

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Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"
Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"

5y Dave Beach

Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to...

Grant Thornton has today confirmed the acquisition of its wealth advisory business by 1825, Standard Life’s wholly owned financial planning and advice...

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Grant Thornton appoints two independent directors to board
People In Business

Grant Thornton appoints two independent directors to board

5y Tom Lemmon

Grant Thornton appoints two independent directors ...

Grant Thornton announced the appointment of two independent directors to its board of directors, Aliza Knox and Martin Geh. The appointments are inten...

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People Moves: RSM, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more
People Practice

People Moves: RSM, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more

5y Tom Lemmon

People Moves: RSM, Crowe, Grant Thornton and more

People Moves: Accountancy Age reviews the latest round of movements within the industry. Including new hires at RSM, BDO, Grant Thornton and Crowe. Re...

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Grant Thornton to up audit quality with new appointment
Audit

Grant Thornton to up audit quality with new appointment

5y Dave Beach

Grant Thornton to up audit quality with new appoin...

Grant Thornton has today appointed insider Fiona Baldwin as head of audit, several months after the Patisserie Valerie debacle Read More...

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Patisserie Valerie chooses RSM to succeed Grant Thornton as auditor
Audit

Patisserie Valerie chooses RSM to succeed Grant Thornton as auditor

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Patisserie Valerie chooses RSM to succeed Grant Th...

RSM will audit Patisserie Valerie's accounts as the fraud scandal continues to unfold Read More...

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Funding Expert Tips from Grant Thornton, Oxford Innovation, Xero and Spotcap
Business

Funding Expert Tips from Grant Thornton, Oxford Innovation, Xero and Spotca...

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Funding Expert Tips from Grant Thornton, Oxford In...

How can accountants and financial advisers support their clients’ with finding the right type of financing at the right time? Read More...

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Grant Thornton respond to CMA review
Audit

Grant Thornton respond to CMA review

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Grant Thornton respond to CMA review

What does Grant Thornton make of CMA’s reviewing of the auditing process and the powers of the Big Four? Read More...

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Access to Finance: Webinar with Grant Thornton, Xero, Oxford Innovation and Spotcap
Webinar

Access to Finance: Webinar with Grant Thornton, Xero, Oxford Innovation and Spotcap

26 October 2018
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Access to Finance: Webinar with Grant Thornton, Xe...

Are your business clients struggling to find funding that fits their needs? As trusted advisers, accountants play a crucial role in helping them navig...

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FRC investigating Grant Thornton's Sports Direct audits
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FRC investigating Grant Thornton's Sports Direct audits

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FRC investigating Grant Thornton's Sports Direct a...

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct allegedly made hundred of thousands of pounds in undisclosed payments to his brother's company, Barlin Deliveries Read Mor...

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Fined by FRC: Grant Thornton next in the firing line
Audit

Fined by FRC: Grant Thornton next in the firing line

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Fined by FRC: Grant Thornton next in the firing li...

Doubts about the FRC’s efficiency continue to plague the watchdog body Read More...

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Grant Thornton joins with Immersive Labs to increase cyber talent
Career

Grant Thornton joins with Immersive Labs to increase cyber talent

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Grant Thornton joins with Immersive Labs to increa...

Now that cybersecurity is such an important consideration for businesses, Grant Thornton's involvement in the Digital Cyber Academy is another step to...

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Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citing Big Four dominance
Audit

Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citing Big Four dominance

6y Accountancy Age

Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citi...

The firm has taken the strategic decision to move away from tendering for FTSE 350 audit work until there is a "shift in the competitive landscape" Re...

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Sacha Romanovitch, CEO, Grant Thornton UK
People In Practice

Sacha Romanovitch, CEO, Grant Thornton UK

6y Accountancy Age

Sacha Romanovitch, CEO, Grant Thornton UK

Romanovitch became the first female CEO of a major accountancy firm in 2015, but her place on the power list is due to reasons far surpassing her gend...

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