CSR, corporate social responsibility

22 October, 2018

Why marrying societal impact with financial strategy takes time

After nearly four years as CEO of accountancy firm Grant Thornton, Sacha Romanovitch—one of the first senior female leaders in a major professional services organisation—is to step down and will n...
Big Four, PwC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG

17 May, 2018

Big Four auditors ‘prepared’ if regulators push for split

The UK’s largest accounting firms are preparing themselves for a potential breakup of their offerings. After two influential committees of MPs
Big Four, PwC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG

1 April, 2018

Grant Thornton’s decision throws a cloud over audit market

After a huge effort to reform the audit market with European Union legislation, it now appears that auditors and audit in the UK seem to be struck by profound uncertainty all over again. A successi...
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

18 October, 2017

FTSE350 governance compliance rises, while stakeholder engagement low

Despite an increasing number of FTSE350 companies meeting all corporate governance requirements, the level of stakeholder engagement has fallen for the third year in a row. Grant Thornton’s
Grant Thornton report, corporate culture

18 September, 2017

Corporate culture a ‘standing item’ for boards across the globe.

Corporate culture is a "standing item" for half of businesses across the globe, as the issue becomes more entrenched on corporates’ agenda, according to a report by Grant Thornton. In its report,...

25 April, 2017

Grant Thornton fined £2.3m over audit of firefighting company

Audit firm Grant Thornton has been fined £2.3m over the audit of AIM-listed firefighting company AssetCo. Robert Napper, the Grant Thornton (GT) partner in charge of the audit and now retired, wa...
Simon Lowe, Grant Thornton.

14 November, 2016

FTSE 350 compliance with Governance Code improving

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gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

21 October, 2015

Companies suffer from male-only execs, says report

Publicly traded companies with male-only executive directors missed out on £430bn of investment returns last year, Grant Thornton found in its report, Women in business: the value of diversity