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What Should LSBC’s Futures Task Force and LSO’s Technology Task Force Do?

The Law Society of British Columbia’s E-Brief for January 2019 states that LSBC has established a Futures Task Force: “… to look at the future of the legal profession and legal regulation in British Columbia. The task force is expected to identify anticipated changes that may improve or disrupt the future market for legal services, consider and evaluate the factors and forces driving those changes, as well as make recommendations to the Benchers regarding the implications and how the Law Society...
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BGF and Danske Bank fund Uform

Northern Ireland-based Uform, a kitchen door and component supplier, has secured multimillion pounds in funding. The investors were BGF and Danske Bank. PRESS RELEASE Antrim-based kitchen door and component supplier, Uform has secured a multimillion pound funding package from BGF and Danske Bank. BGF is the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in small and mid-sized businesses. Uform is the fifth company in Northern Ireland to receive investment from BGF which has taken a minority shareholding ...
Tags: UK, Trends, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, Bgf, Grant Thornton, Antrim, Toomebridge, Danske Bank, Éamon, VC Deals, Uform, Danske Bank PRESS, Danske Bank BGF, Ireland Uform

Apposite Capital invests in Riverdale Healthcare

Apposite Capital said Jan. 2 that it invested in Riverdale Healthcare. Financial terms weren’t announced. Riverdale Healthcare is a dentistry investment group in the U.K. Part of the investment will be used to fund Riverdale’s investment in Alpha Vitality Group, of North East England, a ten practice dental group. PRESS RELEASE Apposite Capital backs dental platform, Riverdale Healthcare, to support its investment in Alpha Vitality Group   London, UK – 2 January 2019. Apposite Capital, the privat...
Tags: UK, Trends, NHS, Grant Thornton, North East, Mike, Squire Patton Boggs, north east England, Riverdale, Pinsent Masons, Gateley, Ian Gordon, PE Deals, Mike McGrath, Apposite Capital, Schofield Sweeney

What November's Weaker-Than-Expected Jobs Report Signals For The Economy

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, about U.S. employers adding 155,000 jobs last month.
Tags: News, Grant Thornton, Jeremy Hobson, Diane Swonk

Patisserie Valerie auditor faces probe over alleged fraud

The accountancy watchdog is investigating Grant Thornton after fraud allegations at the cake stores.
Tags: UK, News, Grant Thornton, Patisserie Valerie

Q&A with Team GOODE’s Dane Mechler

With scores consistently into mid-41 off, Dane Mechler is one of the world’s best skiers.   However with a fresh new Masters degree to his name, he is facing what a lot of skiers who are just as talented off the water as on it face in their early to mid 20s: how to keep skiing at a high level while embarking on a career. We recently caught up with Dane to see how his post-college transition is going and how skiing still figures into his life.   GOODE: This year you graduated from grad school at...
Tags: Dane, Florida, General, France, Sport, Skiing, Louisiana, Orlando, Charlotte, Grant Thornton, Goode, Neill, Charlotte North Carolina, FSU, Dane Mechler, Team Goode

PE-backed ClearCourse buys MillerTech

UK-based ClearCourse Partnership LLP has acquired MillerTech, a provider of of membership and customer relationship management systems for the not for profit sector. No financial terms were disclosed. ClearCourse is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a new partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services to groups, organisations and businesses, today announced its acquisition of MillerTec...
Tags: UK, New York, London, Trends, M&a, CRM, Grant Thornton, Nfp, Squire Patton Boggs, Sharma, Customer Relationship Management CRM, PE, Aquiline Capital Partners, MOHAN SHARMA, ClearCourse Partnership LLP, BUSINESS WIRE ClearCourse Partnership LLP

Grant Thornton chief executive Sacha Romanovitch departs

Sacha Romanovitch, the first woman to run a big City accounting fim, is leaving Grant Thornton.
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Accounting firm Grant Thornton's UK chief to step down

Accounting firm Grant Thornton said its UK chief Sacha Romanovitch will step down by the end of this year once a successor is identified.
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Grant Thornton to create 48 jobs in Belfast

Grant Thornton already employs 100 people in Belfast and the firm is expanding its workforce.
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UPS, J.C. Penney hiring thousands of seasonal workers in Southern California

UPS and J.C. Penney are looking to hire a total of 13,000 seasonal workers in Southern California for the holidays. On Friday, UPS announced it plans to hire 12,000 full- and part-time seasonal employees, with the bulk of the jobs being package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers. The news comes on the heels of similar hiring announcements for the region from Target (13,000), Gap (500) and Randstad US (650), a global staffing firm that’s hiring holiday workers for Southern California businesses...
Tags: Business, Holidays, California, Los Angeles, Sport, UPS, Soccer, Cnbc, Sephora, Southern California, Grant Thornton, Jcpenney, Penney, Randstad, Gardena, Victorville

A Goldman-backed startup is launching a crypto pegged to the dollar — part of plans to 'rebuild the financial system on top of crypto'

Cryptocurrency company Circle is becoming the first issuer of USDC, a new crypto "stablecoin" it helped develop. "Stablecoins" are cryptocurrencies pegged to real-world assets to give them price stability. USDC is pegged to the dollar. USDC is one of a number of stablecoins that have been created recently. There are now over 50 projects building stablecoins. Circle, the crypto company backed by Goldman Sachs, on Wednesday became the first official issuer of a new cryptocurrency pegged to the ...
Tags: US, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Blockchain, Circle, Grant Thornton, USDC, Ray Dalio, Allaire, Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, Jeremy Allaire, Hileman, Garrick Hileman, Poloniex

Lessons learned from an economist's diary during the Lehman collapse

We spoke with Grant Thornton economist Diane Swonk about the diary she kept throughout the financial crisis in 2008.
Tags: Grant Thornton, Lehman, Diane Swonk

Cash-strapped Wonga has stopped accepting new loans

UK payday loans firm Wonga, whose investors include high profile European VC firms Accel and Balderton, appears to be teetering on the brink of collapse as it’s stopped taking new loans. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed to TechCrunch it is not accepting new loan applications. She sent us the below statement which has been posted on Wonga’s mobile website (although it was not visible to us on the desktop site at the time of writing — and it was still possible to attempt to apply for a l...
Tags: Europe, UK, Finance, Tech, Bbc, Payday Loans, Financial Conduct Authority, Wonga, Loans, Meritech Capital partners, Accel, Klarna, Balderton, Grant Thornton, Dawn Capital, Short-term Loans

Update: Cash-strapped Wonga goes into administration in the UK

Update: That’s it for Wonga’s UK business. The beleaguered payday loans company has just confirmed it’s gone into administration. Although it says its overseas businesses are continuing to trade — at least for now. A spokeswoman for the company emailed us the below statement: A decision has been taken to place Wonga Group Limited, WDFC UK Limited, Wonga Worldwide Limited and WDFC Services Limited into administration.  The Boards of these entities have assessed all options regarding the futur...
Tags: Europe, UK, Finance, Tech, Bbc, Payday Loans, Financial Conduct Authority, Wonga, Loans, Group, Meritech Capital partners, Accel, Klarna, Balderton, Grant Thornton, Dawn Capital

Grant Thornton fined £3m for misconduct over audits

A former partner and three senior auditors admitted misconduct, the Financial Reporting Council says.
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U.S. Economy Hums Along, But Is There Trouble Ahead?

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks up on the economy with Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, who sees some reason for concern.
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Fed raises key rate, sees possible acceleration in hikes

The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaled that it may step up its pace of rate increases because of solid economic growth and rising inflation. The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecast. The central bank on Wednesday raised its key short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The move reflects the economy’s resilience, the job market’s str...
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Awards & Events

Grant Thornton, gyro star in ANA's B2 awards... R&J Strategic Communications nabs 4 Jersey Awards for PR, advertising, graphic design and social media... Gutenberg digital shop hosted Sree's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: [email protected] (Steve Barnes)]
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Vibrant capital: Building an ethical culture of business

Vibrant capital: Building an ethical culture of business The following are the reflections of Rev. Richard Turnbull upon attending Grant Thornton's "Vibrant Capital Summit" on Tuesday, May 15.  A great title from Grant Thornton. Several hundred people came together to celebrate the vibrancy of London and its economy and to look to the future. The CEO of Grant Thornton, Sacha Romanovitch, introduced the occasion reminding us of the central place the London...
Tags: UK, New York, London, Religion, Grant Thornton, Ben, Trevor McDonald, Thornton Sacha Romanovitch, Vibrant Capital, Entreprise Markets and Ethics, Richard Turnbull Grant Thornton, Markham Photo

UK: Avoiding Liability Even Where There Is Negligence - Wright Hassall LLP

The recent case of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton 2018 is a striking example of the inability to recover certain losses from a professional adviser, even where their advice has been negligent.
Tags: UK, News, Grant Thornton, Manchester Building Society, Wright Hassall

32 B2B Content Marketing Case Studies for 2018

One of the great honors of working in the marketing agency world is seeing your work recognized. For me, an even greater honor is seeing the work of our clients and my team recognized and that’s exactly what happened at the 2018 Killer Content Awards. This year the award in question went to our client Cherwell Software. Thanks to amazing work by Alison Munn and the Cherwell Software team (pictured above), as well as our team at TopRank Marketing, their integrated influencer content program drov...
Tags: Amazon, Seo, B2b Marketing, Content Marketing, North America, Sap, ADP, Toprank Marketing, Grant Thornton, Ctr, Emma, Kevin, Anthem Blue Cross, EMEA, Cherwell, American Chemical Society

Geniac, the office as a service, is shutting down after Grant Thornton pulls support

 Geniac, the London-based startup that provided an “office as a service” for small and medium-sized businesses, is soon to enter the deadpool. Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, London, Tech, Grant Thornton

UK: Grant Thornton Publishes UK Corporate Governance Review 2017 - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On 17 October 2017, Grant Thornton published its U.K. Corporate Governance Review 2017. This provides a comprehensive analysis of the FTSE 350's annual reports.
Tags: UK, News, Grant Thornton, Sterling LLP, U K Corporate Governance Review

VIP Crowd Takes Online Dating Approach to Enterprise Software Buying

[Updated 1/5/18 2:06 p.m. See below.] Three years after Mark Wilson sold the first startup he founded to a French business with hundreds of employees and annual revenues of more than $50 million, he’s back at it, once again working to develop a new software product that targets people in the corporate world. Wilson’s latest venture is VIP Crowd. The Verona, WI-based startup has created digital tools allowing workers at mid-size companies who are responsible for making purchasing decisions...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Microsoft, Trends, Vc, Wisconsin, Mark Wilson, Verona, Slack, Enterprise Software, Purchasing, Wilson, Grant Thornton, Jellyfish, National blog main, Wisconsin blog main

Tax Reform - What's Up?

What an exciting month so far for tax reform!  We have an amended bill passed by the House Ways and Means Committee (on 11/9 by vote of 24-16). That's the bill, H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, introduced just one week earlier.  On 11/9, the Senate Finance Committee released a 253-page summary by the Joint Committee on Taxation (most of the pages describe current law).A few observations:The House calls for individual rates of 12%, 25%, 35%, 39.6% and a surtax on the top rate because the benefit of...
Tags: Taxes, Senate, House, Mel, Grant Thornton, Don, Senate Finance Committee, GST, Universal City, Joint Committee, House Ways and Means Committee, Professor Nellen, Nellen, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, CalCPA, H.R. 1

Cairngorm Capital buys Scottish timber company Thornbridge

Cairngorm Capital Partners has acquired Thornbridge, a Scottish timber processing and distribution company. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE London and Edinburgh, 7 November 2017: Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Thornbridge Sawmills Limited (Thornbridge), a leading Scottish timber processing and distribution company. Thornbridge sources certified timber and sheet materials from sustainable producers both domestically ...
Tags: UK, London, Scotland, Trends, Edinburgh, John, Bdo, Kingfisher, Grant Thornton, Jim, Stevenswood, Thornbridge, PE Deals, Cairngorm Capital Partners, Cairngorm Capital II, Cairngorm Capital

Ardenton invests in Comtrad

Ardenton Capital has made an undisclosed investment in Comtrad Strategic Sourcing. Grant Thornton LLP provided strategic and financial advice to Comtrad on the transaction. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Comtrad is a global parts supplier and international outsourcing services company. PRESS RELEASE Ardenton Capital Corporation is pleased to announce its strategic partnership and equity investment in Comtrad Strategic Sourcing (“Comtrad”). This transaction represents Ardenton’s fourth investment...
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Hungary: Draft Act On The Online Data Provision Obligations Of Invoicing Programs - Grant Thornton

The draft act on the modification of Decree No. 23/2014 (VI.30) NGM on the Tax Identification of Invoices and Receipts and on the Supervision by the Tax Authority of Electronically Stored Invoices has been published.
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Riverside acquires ProbelteBio as an add-on

The Riverside Company has acquired ProbelteBio, a creator of bio-active molecules and functional ingredients for healthy and natural dietary supplements, has an add-on for its Euromed platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Grant Thornton and Uría Menéndez advised Riverside on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE The Riverside Company has added Probelte Biotecnología S.A. (ProbelteBio) to its Euromed platform. Based in Murcia, Spain, ProbelteBio develops and manufactures ingredients for natural d...
Tags: Trends, Barcelona, Grant Thornton, Riverside, Langer, Riverside Company, Murcia Spain, PE Deals, Riverside Company The Riverside Company, Karsten Langer, Euromed, Uría Menéndez, Xavier Roig, Roig ProbelteBio, Pomanox, Rafael Alvarez Novoa Principal Damien Gaudin