1. lead issues

    lead issues

    Optimising global M&A opportunities

    Overseas buyers are looking to the UK to make a strategic acquisition – and are prepared to pay a premium. Read our three steps to being exit-ready if you're made an offer you can’t refuse…


    Jigsaw pieces
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    lead issues

    Managing your worldwide workforce

    Globalisation’s relentless pace means that employee mobility is playing a growing role in setting business goals but there are also wide-reaching financial impacts to consider when managing human capital.

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    lead issues

    What's next on the political landscape?

    With the party conference season over and little focus on business, what will the last Autumn Statement before the general election have in store to support business and keep the UK economy growing?

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    Houses of Parliament
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    lead issues

    Is bad business forecasting crippling your growth?

    Forecasting is central to many growth strategies, but unreliable. Economist Tim Harford explains why scenario planning, pre-mortems and error correction may help shore up your strategic thinking.

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The role of the fd is ever evolving

The role of the FD is ever evolving and the need for easy-to-access, bite-size information has never been greater. We have, therefore, created FD Intelligence to round up the key issues.


David Maxwell
Partner, Grant Thornton

Autumn Statement 2014: The business growth wishlist

03 Nov, 2014

UK for sale – getting proactive on international M&A

28 Oct, 2014

How to get cost-effective on global mobility

27 Oct, 2014

New opportunity to de-risk defined benefit pension schemes

27 Oct, 2014

FD Interviews
London cocktail bar chain Be At One has taken the capital by storm and is set for nationwide rollout following an £8 million private equity deal. Finance director Toby Rolph discusses his route to FD and to fast growth.

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