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- China ranks 14th in Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index 2015
- Diverse boards in India, UK and US outperform male-only peers by US$655bn
- Robust financing environment key driver for investment in Mexico
- Singapore ranks 1st in the world in Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index
- UK foreign investment driven by economic stability and robust technology
- Russia offers good technology and an improving financing says global business growth index
- Economic growth and strong workforce boost Indonesia’s position in global business growth environment index
- Strong growth and dynamic workforce boosts India’s ranking in global business growth environment index
- Technology investment and a strong financing environment boost France’s ranking in global business growth environment index
- Business-friendly regulation and a strong workforce make Australia a prime entry point for APAC
- Strong financing environment confirms attractiveness of Brazil, says global business growth environment index
- Singapore, Israel, Australia top business growth environment index
- US$250bn in overseas real estate investment driven by gut feeling rather than data
- Paul Raleigh named global leader for growth and advisory services
- Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'World’s Most Attractive Global Employers'
- M&A activity strengthening
- Hotels 2020
- Women in business 2015 results
- OECD BEPS project faces uphill battle in reducing business scepticism on intergovernmental tax action
- Global private equity report 2014/15
- Mining M&A expected to double as market elements align
- New Grant Thornton firm in Belize
- Businesses in mature markets break investment inertia
- Good CSR makes good business sense
Business optimism fell sharply across the globe in the third quarter of 2012, according to the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). Despite attempts to encourage investment, the majority of businesses say that they will maintain or increase their cash reserves “ building on the $4trillion of cash already sitting on company balance sheets.
Grant Thornton Tajikistan has merged with leading local audit firm, Esho Audit LLC. The merger took effect officially from 24 August 2012. The firm will operate from two offices based in the capital city, Dushanbe. The combined firm will have three partners and 30 staff, led by Gurgen Hakobyan and will continue to operate as Grant Thornton Tajikistan.
Grant Thornton supports the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) draft document to improve the auditors report, and suggests additional emphasis on certain key issues.
Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of three new member firms in Francophone Africa: Gabon, Ivory Coast and Togo, who joined the global network from 1 October 2012 and will be operating as Grant Thornton in their respective countries.
The Association of Illustrators (AOI) presents Images 36: Best of British Illustration, an exhibition that features the winning work of over 50 artists from the length and breadth of the UK, who entered the AOIâ€™s annual flagship competition, images.
Growing businesses would be wrong to overlook developed economies in favour of emerging economies, according to the new Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI). The index reveals that despite facing low growth in the short-term, many developed economies still offer businesses favourable conditions for future growth.
Grant Thornton congratulates Sir David Tweedie on his appointment as Chairman-Elect of the International Valuation Standards Councils Board of Trustees. We look forward to working with Sir David Tweedie, said April Mackenzie, International Valuation Standards Council trustee and Grant Thornton International Global head of governance and public policy. Davids previous leadership as Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the UK Accounting Standards Board (ASB) is well known and we are fortunate to have an individual of his quality leading the organisation.
Two-thirds (67%) of business leaders around the world say that shareholders should have greater involvement in establishing remuneration policy for senior executives at large public companies and 66% believe that senior executives are paid too much, according to a global survey of 3,000 businesses in 40 countries.
Regulations and red tape are the greatest constraint to business growth, according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report, a global survey of 3,000 businesses in 40 countries. Regulations and red tape was cited by 34% of the businesses, followed by shortage of orders/reduced demand (33%) and the cost of finance (22%).
Unable to devalue their currencies as a means to increase the price competitiveness of goods and services, new research shows that the EU bailout economies are showing signs of undergoing a process of internal devaluation. As a consequence of austerity measures and low levels of economic activity, wages and selling prices in these countries look set to fall relative to other economic regions, according to Grant Thornton's International Business Report (IBR) - giving a much needed boost in competitiveness to businesses in those countries.