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  1. September 14, 2014

    Liquidators sue Daiwa Capital Markets Europe over Sanea funds

    Daiwa Capital Markets Europe is facing a $204m negligence lawsuit brought by the liquidators of a Cayman Islands company...

  2. August 31, 2014

    Regional growth divides underlined

    The economies of Manchester, Birmingham and Milton Keynes expanded more rapidly than anywhere outside London over the past...

Special Reports

  1. Special Report: Mid-Market Companies 2013

    Britain’s mid-sized enterprises more than match smaller and larger rivals in terms of ...
  2. Guernsey as a Financial Centre 2012

    The growing range of activities on the island’s 24 square miles has offered shelter fr...
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  1. August 4, 2014

    UK business confidence dips for first time in two years

    UK business confidence has dipped for the first time in two years, reinforcing expectations of a modest slowdown in economic...

  2. July 31, 2014

    SFO pays £1.5m to Robert Tchenguiz

    Property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz has received a £1.5m settlement from the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, days after his older...

  3. July 25, 2014

    Vincent Tchenguiz strikes SFO deal

    Vincent Tchenguiz, the property entrepreneur, has accepted a £3m settlement from the UK’s Serious Fraud Office ahead of an...

  4. June 24, 2014

    Jane Norman enters administration for second time in three years

    Value fashion retailer Jane Norman has fallen into administration for the second time in three years after its plan to...

  5. June 23, 2014

    UK Mittelstand to outpace European rivals

    Britain’s neglected medium-sized companies expect to grow faster than their mainland European rivals during the coming year,...

  6. May 21, 2014

    Senior EU business executives still strongly in favour of euro

    Senior company executives in the European Union still strongly support the single currency, but enthusiasm in the biggest...

  7. May 19, 2014

    Survey reveals non-bank loans a vital funding source

    Non-bank lenders have become a critical source of funding over the past five years for mid-market UK companies, according to...

  8. May 6, 2014

    Almost 500,000 jobs expected to be created by next election

    Almost half a million new jobs are expected to be created in run-up to next spring’s general election as the UK economy...

  9. April 10, 2014

    Berezovsky estate should be treated as insolvent, High Court told

    The estate of Boris Berezovsky, the Russian oligarch who was found dead in the bathroom of an Ascot mansion last year,...

  10. beyondbrics

    April 3, 2014

    Indian businesses driving UK employment

    India’s domestic economy may be a bit subdued these days, but some 700 India-based companies operating in the UK are driving...

  11. March 26, 2014

    Grant Thornton gains FTSE 350 audit client

    Grant Thornton has won a FTSE 350 audit client under a new regime that requires the UK’s largest quoted companies to...

  12. March 23, 2014

    Female chief executive numbers increase

    The proportion of female chief executives around the world is growing but women’s overall share of senior business roles has...

  13. March 9, 2014

    Medium-sized companies are Britain’s overlooked success story

    Britain’s medium-sized companies are outperforming both smaller and larger businesses and are one of the overlooked success...

  14. March 6, 2014

    Tchenguiz brothers seek to pass documents to third party

    The Tchenguiz brothers want to pass documents from the Serious Fraud Office to a criminal barrister who could advise on...

  15. February 20, 2014

    Grant Thornton pair fail to block release of Tchenguiz documents

    Two individuals from Grant Thornton, the accountancy firm, have failed in their attempt to block a ruling that ordered the...

  16. beyondbrics

    January 15, 2014

    India M&A: down, but still going

    There’s no doubt about it, 2013 was a tough year for the Indian economy. Growth slumped to below 5 per cent, a currency...

  17. November 26, 2013

    Aim-quoted tech group chiefs fall behind in remuneration race

    David Richards, the dimple-cheeked co-founder of software company WANdisco, took home a similarly cheery $350,000 as his...

  18. November 6, 2013

    ‘We need to persuade our graduate recruits to stay’

    We recruit graduates at our firm but we’re noticing that a lot of them aren’t staying for more than a year. What can we do...

  19. beyondbrics

    October 24, 2013

    Guest post: to understand Chinese business, we must understand the business people of China

    By Jonathan Geldart of Grant Thornton “People misunderstand China. Usually they have an opinion on one extreme or the other....

  20. October 18, 2013

    Lawsuit against ex-directors of Madoff’s London unit thrown out

    A High Court judge has dismissed a £33m lawsuit brought against former directors of Bernard Madoff’s London operation by the...

  21. October 9, 2013

    ‘We want coaching,’ say high-fliers

    Coaching has undergone a U-turn. Its makeover is so complete that what was once a potential embarrassment is now a badge...

  22. October 2, 2013

    Work, rest and resilience

    Like many working parents, Samantha Vanags has days when she feels swamped by her to-do list. A tax partner at Grant...

  23. September 25, 2013

    Students steered towards the best for internships

    Student experiences of internships seem to vary from priceless to gruesome. Rankings, such as the Top Undergraduate...

  24. beyondbrics

    September 16, 2013

    China: leaving other Brics for dust in new index

    Every so often it is argued that one of the Bric (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries really doesn’t belong in the...

  25. September 10, 2013

    The out-of-town founders

    Every day this summer, forests in the UK and the US have been ringing with ex­cited cries, and occasional screams, of adults...

  26. September 4, 2013

    Berezovsky may have died with more than £300m debts, court hears

    The estate of the late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky may be insolvent with debts of more than £300m, the High Court in...

  27. August 23, 2013

    UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery

    Logistics companies are increasingly optimistic about business conditions in the UK with a large majority expecting to...

  28. August 7, 2013

    FRC probes Grant Thornton over building society audit

    A breach of accounting rules that caused Manchester Building Society to seek a capital injection earlier this year is being...

  29. August 6, 2013

    Watchdog to probe financial services audit by top accountancy firm

    The Financial Reporting Council will on Wednesday announce an investigation into a top accountancy firm’s audit of a...

  30. August 2, 2013

    Trust performance fees axed

    City of London Investment Trust, one of the oldest and largest generalist investment trusts, said this week it would remove...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 30, 2013

    Tchenguiz vs Grant Thornton

    Is Vincent Tchenguiz the greatest legal mind of his generation? Almost certainly not. But his determination, evocative of a...

  32. July 29, 2013

    PwC sued for €1bn over Quinn insurance collapse

    The liquidators of an insurance company at the centre of Ireland’s financial crisis are suing PwC for €1bn, accusing it of...

  33. July 28, 2013

    Grant Thornton accused of wrongdoing in Tchenguiz case

    Grant Thornton has been accused of maliciously misleading the UK’s anti-fraud prosecutor and potentially perverting the...

  34. July 26, 2013

    Court orders Grant Thornton to release Tchenguiz documents

    Grant Thornton, the accountancy firm, has been ordered by the court to reveal hundreds of pages of documents that the...

  35. July 23, 2013

    Older companies work their way into fast-growth scheme

    Fast-growing companies are not all young technology start-ups, figures have found. A third of the 7,000 companies accepted...

  36. July 21, 2013

    Olympics 2012: Cameron’s claims over economic legacy questioned

    Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis and Usain Bolt return to Stratford’s Olympic Park next weekend to compete in the “anniversary...

  37. July 11, 2013

    Grant Thornton prepares legal action against SFO over Tchenguiz reports

    The Serious Fraud Office’s court battle with the Tchenguiz brothers has taken another twist after it emerged Grant Thornton,...

  38. July 3, 2013

    Madoff brother answers very few questions in High Court

    The brother of Bernard Madoff, the fraudster responsible for the largest Ponzi scheme in history, invoked his Fifth...

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