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.
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.
Significant changes to the dynamic of the financial services sector in recent years have shifted the paradigms in how we work. The increased digitisation of the workforce, changes in business models, globalisation, and remote working capabilities have led to a new approach to the delivery of services.
Our research revealed five key trends that resonated with Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) industry leaders around the world. We asked a panel of our experts from UK, US, India Ireland and Germany, to give us their reaction to the findings.
For 17 years, Grant Thornton has been tracking the global progress of women in senior management. In the last 12 months, unprecedented events have had an unforeseen
and unparalleled impact on that progress.
In times of uncertainty businesses often turn to a trusted confidant, who can diagnose their problems and recommend a course of action to thrive. It is perhaps therefore no surprise that when many sectors are starting to look off colour, the professional services sector is in relatively good health. In this article, we explore the vital signs for the Professional services sector and explore their outlook.
Investment in research and development (R&D) is a critical factor for growth and innovation in the global mid-market, according to Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). How can your business use R&D as a catalyst for global growth? And how can firms make the most of government R&D incentives to invest for long-term growth?
Successful growth companies are often defined by two characteristics – they prioritise R&D investment and global expansion. The great enabler of global expansion is R&D, and in this article we explore some common ways in which companies are using R&D to support their internationalisation.
Despite the home-grown uncertainty and foreign sabre-rattling that dominates today’s headlines, it’s important to remember that Mexico is still a hotspot for international businesses that will endure thanks to its unique access to the riches of North America and its fundamental competitive advantages.