Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL) is aware of certain claims of sexual harassment against a former director of the Johannesburg member firm in South Africa.

We have zero tolerance for any form of harassment. Every Grant Thornton person expects to work in a safe environment where they are respected and supported and we are taking this matter very seriously. GTIL is undertaking an investigation into all the allegations and the response of the firm - in particular, that Johannesburg is providing a safe environment for all its people. GTIL will continue to work with its member firms to ensure our global values and standards are upheld.

Any media enquiries can be referred to Campbell McIlroy, director of communications GTIL at