Posts Tagged ‘Grant Thornton NI’

Fifth annual Grant Thornton Runway Run a flying success

The fifth annual Grant Thornton Runway Run proved to be another huge success last night (Thursday 20th June) as 600 runners from firms across Northern Ireland completed the 5k team race at George Best Belfast City Airport. The leading business advisory firm’s event saw participants representing organisations in the public, private, and third sectors, take…

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The darker side of leadership

By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton I am a great fan of the work of Rasmus Hougard and Jacqueline Carter on ‘The Mind of a Leader,’ published by Harvard Business Review Press. One of the areas that they reference in follow-up articles is that ‘Ego is the Enemy of Good Leadership’.…

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Training investment pays dividends

By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton Learning is transformative, and the best companies invest in continuous development of their people. Do you view training as an expense, or as an investment opportunity? The research is clear; investment in training does pay dividends. How much it returns depends on many factors; such…

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Poor workplace wellbeing – a cost we cannot ignore

By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton With April being Stress Awareness Month, and with Mental Health Awareness week, only a few weeks away, it got me thinking. What quantifiable data do we have on the impact of poor workplace wellbeing? How does it impact productivity? What is the business case for…

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Time for a tax spring clean

Time for a tax spring clean

By Louise Kelly, Audit Partner, Grant Thornton in Belfast Friday 1st March 2019 marked the start of spring in the meteorological calendar. In addition to any spring cleaning around the house, now is a good time to pay some attention to your tax affairs before this tax year ends on 5th April 2019. The first…

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How to unlock up to £2 million tax relief

HOW TO UNLOCK UP TO £2 MILLION TAX RELIEF

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…

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