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  • 12/16/16 12:24 pm CST

    Recruiting and retention shaping mix of compensation versus benefits

    Family Office Exchange (FOX), a global membership organization of enterprise families and their key advisors, has revealed that 65 percent of family offices provide short-term incentive compensation in 2016, up 8 percent from last year. The median expected award for office management positions was just under 20 percent.These findings are part of the 2016 FOX Family Office Compensation and Benefits Report, an annual survey containing compensation data for more than 150 family offices, coveringmore...
  • 12/9/16 9:56 am CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has received a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) – a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) workplace equality. The perfect score places Grant Thornton on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s list of Best Place to Work for LGBT Equalitymore...
  • 12/1/16 12:03 pm CST
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ron Hartz has joined Grant Thornton LLP’s national Business Consulting and Technology Advisory practice as a director in the firm’s Philadelphia office – serving both regional and national clients. Hartz will apply his decades of financial and corporate leadership experience to helping companies align organizational and technology strategy. Among his proven strengths are budgeting and forecasting as well as capital management andmore...
  • 11/1/16 10:50 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As 2016 draws to a close, tax season begins in earnest. To help individuals and businesses prepare, Grant Thornton LLP – the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. – has released a collection of Year-End Tax Guides for 2016. “This has been a complicated year for the tax code – with changes affecting both individual and business taxes,” said Dustin Stamper, director in Grant Thornton’s Washington National Tax Office. “more...
  • 9/29/16 10:46 am CDT

    Firm highlighted for its inclusive, flexible culture and progressive policies

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Working Mother magazine has recognized Grant Thornton LLP as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” – honoring its outstanding leadership in creating progressive workforce programs dedicated to women’s advancement, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on “We’re really pleased to be ranked for 11more...
  • 9/27/16 11:07 am CDT

    Strong growth seen across the firm, including its Audit, Tax and Advisory service lines

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., today announced revenues of $1.65 billion for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2016. The figure, a record for the firm, represents an 11.4 percent increase year over year. “In FY 2016, we made great progress in delivering excellence for our clients, producing strong financial results and investing for sustainable, long-term success,” said Mike McGuire, chiefmore...
  • 9/27/16 9:01 am CDT

    New space designed to support growth in the region, enhance employee collaboration to better serve clients

    OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has expanded its office in the Linden Place business center at 14301 First National Bank Parkway in Omaha. “Expanding our presence in Omaha allows us to better serve our current and prospective clients in the area across our audit, tax and advisory service lines,” said Bill Behen, Advisory principal in Grant Thornton’s Omaha office. “Our new space will enhance employee collaboration and innovation, allowing us tomore...
  • 9/26/16 9:30 am CDT
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Government information technology (IT) executives share a vigorous focus on cybersecurity preparedness but struggle to recruit IT talent, according to twin surveys released by Grant Thornton Public Sector. The two annual surveys – one focused on state chief information officers (CIOs) and the other focused on their federal counterparts – uncover several themes shared by IT executives in both levels of government:more...
  • 9/12/16 1:39 pm CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP – the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. – has announced it will be a Founding Partner of IMPACT 2030 . A coalition of businesses created IMPACT 2030 in September 2015 with the mission of helping to achieve the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals for sustainability set by 193 world leaders – all designed to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and address climate changemore...
  • 9/8/16 8:30 am CDT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell names former OMB official to commission examining how data can improve government effectiveness

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP today announced that Public Sector Principal Robert J. Shea, a former senior official at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has been appointed to serve on a bipartisan federal commission that seeks to better use existing data to strengthen government programs and policymaking. “Proof of program success – or lack thereof – must be a key element of how the government justifies future policymaking,” Sheamore...
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