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A strong increase in optimism heading into 2017

03 Jan 2017

Business leaders around the world report a strong increase in optimism heading into 2017. The findings, from Grant Thornton’s most recent quarterly global survey of 2,600 businesses in 37 economies, suggest that business leaders are putting a period of uncertainty around many major issues behind them.

Unseen and unreported: extortion more common than data theft as diversity of cyber-attacks laid bare

30 Nov 2016

New figures from Grant Thornton reveal that extortion and blackmail are more common forms of cyber-attack on businesses than theft of data or intellectual property...

Auditors need to adapt and constantly innovate

17 Nov 2016

ACCA and Grant Thornton jointly hosted a series of roundtables worldwide to scope the drivers of change for audit and the profession in the medium/long term future...

Ripple effects of Brexit and US presidential election on the world economy

31 Oct 2016

A quarterly global business survey by Grant Thornton finds sinking levels of business optimism stirred up by global political events.

Grant Thornton recommends steps for universities to increase their share of the £20 billion international student market

04 Oct 2016

A global report by Grant Thornton out today 6 September 2016 reveals that higher education institutions (HEIs) could increase their share of the growing international student market by enhancing their financial models...

Global survey finds little impact on business from OECD BEPS tax plan

20 Sep 2016

Nearly one year after release of OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan, 78% of businesses have not changed their approach to taxes.

Grant Thornton grows in Estonia with merger

11 Aug 2016

Grant Thornton today announced the addition of internal audit providers Interna OÜ in Estonia, joining Grant Thornton Baltic OÜ. The merger strengthens the firm’s capability in offering internal audit services to both public and private sector clients and in conducting audits in the Baltics.

Global survey finds businesses excessively dependent on domestic consumer spending

13 Jul 2016

A global survey by Grant Thornton of businesses in 36 economies reveals an uplift in the proportion of businesses worldwide expecting increased revenues over the coming 12 months.

Grant Thornton Hong Kong grows operations with Mabel Chan & Co. merger

28 Jun 2016

Grant Thornton Hong Kong will expand client service capabilities through a merger with Mabel Chan & Co., which was announced today. The merged firm will continue to operate under the Grant Thornton name and will provide additional experience in audit, tax and advisory services -- specialising in risk management, taxation services, company secretarial services, IPO, forensic accounting and commercial fraud investigation.

European companies fear Brexit fallout could test economic resilience

18 May 2016

New research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) reveals that the European business community is fearful of the impact a Brexit would have on the continent’s economy.