Affordable Housing backbenched

12 Jan 2014

The development sector took a hit to affordable housing in the 2014 Budget.

Business optimistic for further growth

21 Nov 2013

Queensland businesses have a newly positive outlook and are looking to take advantage of the new Government’s promised rules and regulations focussed on kick-starting growth.

Lenders warn conditions will remain tight over the next 12 months

19 Nov 2013

A difficult trading outlook may force many companies to restructure, or face possible collapse in the New Year.

Fraud and corruption pose threat to global growth in the construction industry

11 Nov 2013

Technology could save the global construction sector from a $1.5 trillion fraud bill in 2025.

Grant Thornton Australia wins Thomson Reuters “Advisory Firm of the Year”

03 Nov 2013

Grant Thornton Australia has been awarded Advisory Firm of the Year at the inaugural Thomson Reuters Accounting Awards. The winners of these awards are determined by a panel of expert, independent judges and acknowledge excellence, innovation and professionalism in the industry.

Social enterprises ring warning bells for Not for Profit sector

13 Oct 2013

Not for Profit organisations are being warned to think carefully before becoming involved in trading organisations to generate income, with a new survey finding many are doing so with insufficient preparation or due diligence.

Collaboration needed to keep Not for Profit sector healthy

10 Oct 2013

Collaboration must occur in the Not for Profit sector throughout both Australia and New Zealand otherwise many organisations will cease to exist, according to a comprehensive report on the sector entitled ‘Doing good and doing it well?’ undertaken by leading advisory firm Grant Thornton.

Power of mega-retailers a global challenge for food and beverage sector

09 Oct 2013

Food and beverage companies around the world are warning that the power of the mega-retailers is the single biggest constraint on business growth.

Australian Construction fraud costs estimate at $5 billion per year

03 Oct 2013

“Fraud is everywhere and takes many forms. It poses a significant threat to the profitability of clients.”

Business advisory leader Grant Thornton teams up with MYOB for practice solutions

24 Sep 2013

MYOB is pleased to announce Grant Thornton will implement Accountants Enterprise practice solutions within its National Privately Held Business Division in Australia.