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.
An interview with Vishesh Chandiok
How do you assess the outlook for your economy?
Recent growth rates have disappointed but the cabinet reshuffle and reforms announced by the government – opening up the retail, aviation, broadcast and insurance sectors to FDI and the introduction of a new Manufacturing Policy – are collectively expected to push short-term growth back up towards 7%. The economy’s underlying fundamentals remain robust; the right domestic policies and external conditions could see growth rates return to 8-10%. However, a lot will depend on the ability of the current coalition Government to push forward with reforms.
What are the top three strengths of your economy as a potential target for investors?
India is the world’s largest democracy with a vast, partially untapped, consumer market. The population is relatively young, increasingly well-educated and English-speaking. It also has some world-class institutions and follows common law.
What should business leaders be aware of when investing in your economy?
India is a large, incredibly diverse country, so business leaders should have plan well thoroughly for each region rather than hope to muddle through with a one-size-fits-all strategy. Regulations can be complex so finding a strong, credible local partners and advisors is essential for foreign investors. And importantly, investors need to take the long-term view of success in India. It’s not the right market if you’re simply looking for a quick, short-term gain.
What sectors does your firm specialise in?
We have experts in many sectors including real estate & construction, healthcare, technology, food & beverage, media and cleantech.
Vikesh Chandiok is National Managing Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP.