Financial Services

Financial services businesses operate in an increasingly complex and heavily regulated environment. Grant Thornton's multi-disciplinary Financial Services Group uses its deep knowledge of the sector to provide robust, independent and professional advice on today's most important issues.

How we can help
Whether it be a complicated challenge, an unforeseen crisis or just a straightforward technicality, businesses can rely on our team for high quality, and highly reliable guidance for complete peace of mind.

We have multi-disciplinary, partner-led teams with a diverse blend of experience, including ex financial directors, chief operating officers, corporate development directors and chief actuaries. We are client focused in our approach; advising both financial services organisations and a wide variety of secondary market businesses. Some of the largest and best-known names in the industry call us first for practical, commercial and innovative solutions.

Areas of focus
We provide services to clients across the whole of the industry, and for further information about our expertise in particular areas of the industry please click on one of the links to the left.
Services to the industry

Our key services are listed below:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Business Risk Management
  • Consulting and actuarial
  • Litigation support
  • Offshore and international services
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Risk and capital management
  • Tax
  • Transactions and restructuring



Press Releases

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July 2014 - Customer Experience and Customer Loyalty (CLIX)

July 2014 - Regulatory Architecture - A proactive and sustainable approach to regulatory management

July 2014 - Solvency II survey

June 2014 - Insight and Peer Analysis

May 2014 - Alternative Lending: A regulatory approach to Peer-to-Peer lending

April 2014 - Global Insurance: Mergers and Acquisitions

March 2014 - Mortgages: Key Regulatory Changes

March 2014 - Banking Regulation: Unravelling the Regulatory Spaghetti

March 2014 - Senior Persons Regime: Implications for Senior Decision-Makers

March 2014 - Retail Banking: An Evolving Landscape

March 2014 - Retail Banking: Innovation distinguishes between the leaders and followers

February 2014 - Alternative Lending: A Regulatory Focus on the SME Market

February 2014 - Investment Banking: Syndetic Solutions to Discordant Challenges

January 2014 - Conduct Agenda: An Introductory Overview

January 2014 - Transaction Reporting: The challenges of MiFID and EMIR transaction reporting

January 2014 - Banking Risk: Enhancing your enterprise-wide risk management framework

December 2013 - The Future of Life and Pensions: Five digital myths dispelled

November 2013 - Financial Services Group: Regulatory handbook 2013-2014

November 2013 - Asset Management: Initiative and Innovation - The keys to evolution

November 2013- Embracing change to win customer confidence: The new FCA consumer credit regime

October 2013 - Implications of the FCA's Unit Linked Funds Thematic Review

September 2013 - The Future of Life and Pensions - The Impact of RDR: Too soon to tell?

September 2013 - COREP FINREP brochure

August 2013 - Culture and Conduct

July 2013 - Limited Liability Partnerships

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