Return to the office

Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton Ireland Many of us have been working remotely for almost 18 months by this stage, with lots of highs and lows from that experience. There is a sense around the world that we all need to transition back to the office, with some form of hybrid/blended…

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New Year

Gareth Latimer, Director, Restructuring, Grant Thornton Ireland  Normally January is a time for reflection on the year just passed and optimism for the year ahead. It is hard to describe the events of 2020 without using the clichés of “a year like no other” or “a once in a lifetime event” but they have never…

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By Clare Fitzgerald, Associate Director, Tax at Grant Thornton in Belfast The COVID-19 crisis continues to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Public health is the number one concern, and rightly so. Sometimes watching the news, it feels that there is very little of positive news on the horizon – whilst the Government is…

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By Gareth Latimer, Director, Restructuring at Grant Thornton in Belfast “I did not ask the Prime Minister about this decision” and “I believe that in all circumstances I behaved reasonably and legally”. I am sure everyone has an opinion on the recent actions of the Prime Minister’s Special Advisor and whether you agree with him…

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A calculator and pen indicate use by a professional for business purposes.

By Kate McCann, Associate Director, Audit & Assurance at Grant Thornton in Belfast Many businesses across Northern Ireland have seen the doors shut with no indication of when they might open again as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. Not only should you be aware of the trading impact of the…

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