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- Dubai Islamic shareholders approve the acquisition of "Noor Bank"
- Will UAE's mega plan to shape the next five decades boost business confidence?
- Saudi Aramco likely to hit $2trln valuation target
- How healthy is your VAT position?
- Financial experts welcome insolvency law for individuals
- Markets to stay bearish ahead of Aramco IPO
- Budget: Education gets front bench
- MEED Annual Awards audited by Grant Thornton UAE
- FinTech Abu Dhabi culminates with focus on next generation
- ADGM welcomes Grant Thornton to its list of Professional Firms
- FinX Awards audited by Grant Thornton UAE
- Case Study: Grant Thornton UAE achieve efficiency with ONESOURCE
- ICAEW adds Grant Thornton Exec to Corporate Finance Panel
- 2018 2018
- Global profit outlook weakens while GCC remains optimistic
- Saudi Arabia releases its draft VAT implementation regulations
- Tax Procedures Law issued in the UAE
- VAT Alert - March 2017
- Cost of VAT to the insurance industry
- CFOs are urged to prepare now
- GCC nations plan simultaneous VAT rollout by 1 January 2018
- Leveraging ERP to create value
- VAT is set to truly be taxing
- Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'Worlds Most Attractive Global Employers'
- Islamic Finance and Christian Finance: A shared heritage
- Annual global survey finds senior business roles held by women up slightly to 24%
- UAE businesses remain cautiously optimistic for the year ahead.
- Strategic challenges highlighted for the UAE insurance sector
- Hisham Farouk, CEO shares insights from the Economic Outlook report on Dubai Eye Radio
- Islamic finance & oil prices: where to now?
- Integrated Performance Management: How is it aligned with shareholder value?
- Hisham Farouk, CEO of Grant Thornton, says it would be advisable for companies to start considering ERP implementation prior to the official VAT date
- Middle East & Africa offers strong market growth for dynamic businesses, with the UAE leading in the region.
- Think responsibly: CSR reporting
- The future of Audit is set to transform in the UAE, leading way to change say Grant Thornton and ACCA
- Digital: The next frontier for hotels
- Outsourcing: Going beyond technical expertise
- Dubai calling: Franchising opportunities in the gateway to the Middle East
- United Arab Emirates Economic Overview 2015
- Oil Prices: Where, Why And What Next?
- Business optimism in the UAE has continued to grow steadily despite the recent instability within the oil & gas sector
- The future of Audit is set to transform in the UAE, leading way to change
- Grant Thornton named as the Strategic Partners of the Year for 2015 with Middle East CFO Alliance
- Hisham Farouk, CEO shares insights from the Hotel 2020 report on Dubai Eye Radio
- Mass personalisation and digital are key for UAE Hotels in run up to 2020
- Women in Eastern Europe point the way to senior management whilst in the UAE the path to leadership gains further support from government initiatives
- Building momentum for the year ahead: Real Estate & Construction outlook
- US$250bn in overseas real estate investment driven by gut feeling rather than data
- Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'World’s Most Attractive Global Employers'
Grant Thornton today announced record combined global revenues of US$4.2 billion driven by 10.4% growth in US dollars (18.8% in Euros, â‚¬3.2 billion) and 13.2% in local currency for the year ended 30 September 2012. Grant Thornton led the six largest global accounting organisations in reported revenue growth rate for 2012.
Grant Thornton this week donated US$60,000 to UNICEF, the leading childrenâ€™s organisation, as part of its ongoing partnership through the International Business Report (IBR). This takes the total donation made through the project over the past six years to over US$250,000.
Managing Partner, Hisham Farouk tackles the contentious issue of succession and governance in family-owned enterprises. Family-owned businesses represent more than 90 per cent of the business community in the UAE, according to a recent study published in the UAE*. This fact alone highlights the significance this sector plays on the local economy. In order for the UAE to move further forward it is essential for these family-owned businesses to recognise how they can unlock their potential for growth.
New research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) reveals that the number one barrier to international expansion reported by businesses globally is legislation and regulations.
• Indonesia, Peru, Colombia and Turkey top list of new “high growth” markets where private equity is likely to see the most opportunities • Deal activity expected to slow in China and India • Foreign trade buyers seen as most likely exit route, notably those from Japan, China and Korea
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 supports the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) draft document to improve the auditors report, and suggests additional emphasis on certain key issues.
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.
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%).