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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: business,
Autumn Statement 2011
Grant Thornton UK is covering today’s Autumn Statement over on our dedicated budget pages. But what was the reaction as Chancellor George Osborne delivered his speech to the house? And what did industry groups think of the statement? We caught some of the social media reaction as the news came through…
Thursday, November 24, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: research,
Our global food and beverage survey is fresh off the shelves and available for download. Read all about the key issues and opportunities facing the sector, as well as the global trends and how they are affecting individual companies and countries in unique ways…
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 | Posted by: Graham Brearley
| Tags: HMRC,
Being a prudent Yorkshireman, I was reviewing my personal finances the other day and noticed the considerable hike in energy prices. After deciding to make sure that the Brearley household is sufficiently insulated and draught-proofed, I got to thinking about why businesses don’t apply some similar financial safeguarding to ensure their hard-earned cash doesn’t escape through the cracks. For example…
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: business,
National Business Awards,
National Business Awards 2011,
It was a close-fought contest but last night Renishaw Group plc was crowned our Mid-Cap Business of the Year 2011 at the National Business Awards in London, “exemplifying great British business”. Renishaw beat nine other finalists in the Grant Thornton sponsored category. Here’s a first look at the winner …
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
Property & Construction
| Tags: report,
What were the main discussions at this year’s Financial Times Commercial Property Conference?
Clare Hartnell, Head of Property and Construction for Grant Thornton, reviews the event, which was lead-sponsored by Grant Thornton. We’ve also produced a conference report, packed with insights and expert comment – download it for free below.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: media,
Qantas has been the talk of negative social media once again this weekend after CEO Alan Joyce took the unprecedented step of grounding all Qantas jets. Can firms prepare for a social media backlash? Yes – but they need to introduce some risk management strategies that address the modern world first.