Business consulting services
Our business consulting services can help you improve your operational performance and productivity, adding value throughout your growth life cycle.
Business process solutions
We can help you identify, understand and manage potential risks to safeguard your business and comply with regulatory requirements.
Business risk services
The relationship between a company and its auditor has changed. Organisations must understand and manage risk and seek an appropriate balance between risk and opportunities.
As organisations become increasingly dependent on digital technology, the opportunities for cyber criminals continue to grow.
Forensic and investigation services
At Grant Thornton, we have a wealth of knowledge in forensic services and can support you with issues such as dispute resolution, fraud and insurance claims.
Mergers and acquisitions
Globalisation and company growth ambitions are driving an increase in M&A activity worldwide. We work with entrepreneurial businesses in the mid-market to help them assess the true commercial potential of their planned acquisition and understand how the purchase might serve their longer- term strategic goals.
Recovery and reorganisation
Workable solutions to maximise your value and deliver sustainable recovery
Transactional advisory services
We can support you throughout the transaction process – helping achieve the best possible outcome at the point of the transaction and in the longer term.
We provide a wide range of services to recovery and reorganisation professionals, companies and their stakeholders.
The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of global accounting standards developed by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) for the preparation of public company financial statements. At Grant Thornton, our IFRS advisers can help you navigate the complexity of financial reporting from IFRS 1 to IFRS 17 and IAS 1 to IAS 41.
Audit quality monitoring
Having a robust process of quality control is one of the most effective ways to guarantee we deliver high-quality services to our clients.
Global audit technology
We apply our global audit methodology through an integrated set of software tools known as the Voyager suite.
Corporate and business tax
Our trusted teams can prepare corporate tax files and ruling requests, support you with deferrals, accounting procedures and legitimate tax benefits.
Direct international tax
Our teams have in-depth knowledge of the relationship between domestic and international tax laws.
Global mobility services
Through our global organisation of member firms, we support both companies and individuals, providing insightful solutions to minimise the tax burden for both parties.
Indirect international tax
Using our finely tuned local knowledge, teams from our global organisation of member firms help you understand and comply with often complex and time-consuming regulations.
Innovation and investment incentives
Dynamic businesses must continually innovate to maintain competitiveness, evolve and grow. Valuable tax reliefs are available to support innovative activities, irrespective of your tax profile.
Private client services
Our solutions include dealing with emigration and tax mitigation on the income and capital growth of overseas assets.
The laws surrounding transfer pricing are becoming ever more complex, as tax affairs of multinational companies are facing scrutiny from media, regulators and the public
Tax policies are constantly evolving and there are a number of complex changes on the horizon that could significantly affect your business.
Global Public Policy Committee
Role and objective
The Global Public Policy Committee (GPPC) brings together senior partners from the six large international accounting networks (BDO, Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG and PwC).
GPPC is focused on professional matters of global scope deemed to be priorities by their respective networks’ CEOs, such as the enhancement of quality in auditing and corporate reporting. The GPPC’s primary objectives are to participate constructively in matters concerning global public policy to advance the public interest and to enhance public confidence in the profession.
The GPPC also serves as a forum for communication and constructive dialogue with a number of global regulatory bodies and stakeholders, such as:
- International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR)
- Financial Stability Board (FSB)
- Monitoring Group (MG)
- International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
The GPPC has established several standing working groups that are focused on key subject areas, such as:
- Regulatory Working Group (RWG) and European Contact Group (ECG) – Provides the GPPC constructive input on regulatory and standard-setting topics globally and in the EU, respectively.
- Standard-setting Working Group (SSWG) – Engages with regulators and standard-setting bodies to promote high-quality audit, ethics, and independence standards in the public interest.
- Banking Working Group (BWG) and Insurance Working Group (IWG) – Engages policy-makers in the banking and insurance sectors on relevant topics.
Each participating GPPC network appoints two members, who are selected by their CEO to speak on behalf of their GPPC network. Grant Thornton's representatives is Trent Gazzaway. The Chair of the GPPC is selected for a two-year term by GPPC member consensus.
To the greatest extent possible, members on the GPPC and its working groups are intended to include all major geo-political regions of the world, as diverse, global perspectives are a critical element to the effectiveness of the GPPC.
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), which is based in the United States, serves as an observer to the GPPC.
- Trent Gazzaway, Global Leader - Service Line Capabilities and Quality
Recent publications and materials
The GPPC and its working groups have developed various materials including white papers, consultation responses, and guidelines including the following: