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.
Vibrant cities attract people to live, work or invest in them. So what should you be focusing on if you're a city planner? How can you help your city function smartly and create sustainable growth for all?
Infrastructure as a stimulant of a city's economic growth and attracts inward investment is well understood by city planners. But what is less well recognised is the importance of housing as part of your infrastructure and the role that housing can play to help your city retain talent.
Every city official knows that if you’re not running a global capital, you’re going to have to work twice as hard to attract business investment. Being a second or third city might seem to be a handicap but it forces you to innovate, which can only be a good thing.
Public Financial Management (PFM) is evolving from a narrow focus on budgeting towards a wider mandate as a key driver of policy and strategy across all levels of government, public services, state enterprises and public-private partnerships.