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HOW TO UNLOCK UP TO £2 MILLION TAX RELIEF

How to unlock up to £2 million tax relief

19th February 2019

By Louise Kelly, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton in Belfast It is not often that we feel we are getting something for nothing, but with the introduction of an increase in the Annual Investment Allowance, it almost seems that we are nearly there. The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is the tax relief a company gets when…

Statement in response to the publication by The Insolvency Service of the latest insolvency statistics for October to December 2018

Statement in response to the publication by The Insolvency Service of the latest insolvency statistics for October to December 2018

30th January 2019

Gareth Latimer, Director, Recovery and Reorganisation at Grant Thornton in Belfast commented: “Overall, the statistics on insolvencies for the last three months of 2018, provide positive reading. “Although the total number of company insolvencies during the period was slightly higher than the previous quarter, it was 18 per cent lower than the same period in…

Richard Gillan, Grant Thornton

‘Dynamic approach’ sees Grant Thornton ranked as Northern Ireland’s top financial deal adviser

24th January 2019

Leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton has been named as Northern Ireland’s top-ranked financial deal adviser, as its “dynamic approach to fuelling continued business growth” made it the busiest in the region. The firm worked on 13 deals in 2018, to top the financial adviser league table in Experian’s latest report on the mergers and…

Measuring culture and not just revenue

23rd January 2019

By Louise Kelly, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton in Belfast Corporate culture is finally moving to centre stage. A series of corporate scandals and the banking crisis has raised serious questions about the standing of business in society, in turn questioning whether poor behaviour reflects a flawed internal culture. To find out more about the information…

Statement in response to the publication by NISRA of the latest edition of the Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin

18th January 2019

Commenting on the Construction Output Statistics, Neal Taylor, Audit and Assurance Partner at leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton in Belfast, said: “A rise in activity of 5.5 per cent over the three months to the end of September compared to the second quarter is significant and provides positive reading in the latest Northern Ireland…

GRANT THORNTON: BUSINESSES MUST NOT TAKE FOOT OFF ‘BREXIT PREPARATION’ PEDAL

Grant Thornton – Businesses must not take foot off ‘Brexit preparation’ pedal

11th December 2018

Companies must not slow down their preparations for Brexit, despite progress in negotiations between the UK and EU, leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton has warned. Peter Legge, Tax Partner at the firm’s offices in Belfast said: “The recent acceptance of a draft withdrawal agreement by the EU-member states has provided businesses with a greater…

Robert Gibson, Audit and Assurance Director at leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton Northern Ireland

Statement in response to the publication by NISRA of the latest edition of the Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin

12th October 2018

Commenting on the Construction Output Statistics, Robert Gibson, Audit and Assurance Director at leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton Northern Ireland, said: “Following a subdued start to the year, the volume of activity in the local construction sector during the second quarter returned to levels similar to 2017. “Although the total volume of work in…

Des Gartland, Invest NI, and Richard Gillan of Grant Thornton annouce a £4 investment into Grant Thornton NI.

Major investment by Grant Thornton with 48 new jobs

8th October 2018

Grant Thornton has announced it is creating a further 48 new jobs in a £4 million investment in its Northern Ireland operation. Des Gartland, Executive Director of Regional Business, Invest Northern Ireland said: “Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading assurance, tax and advisory firms. This latest investment in the Northern Ireland operation is…

Businesses must ‘act now to intensify Brexit preparations’, Grant Thornton event hears

18th September 2018

Businesses in Northern Ireland should “act now to intensify preparations for Brexit, with just six months remaining until the UK exits the European Union”. That was the message as leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton Northern Ireland hosted a roundtable with businesses in Belfast as it continues to assist firms with their contingency planning ahead…