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Grant Thornton achieved double-digit growth despite challenging year

06 Jan 2022

Grant Thornton International Ltd recently announced its revenues grew from USD5.8 billion to a record USD6.6 billion for the financial year ended 30 September 2021 (up 14.3%). Over half of Grant Thornton member firms globally achieved double-digit growth in constant currency terms* during a challenging year.

Malaysia records highest women's participation in senior leaderships

08 Mar 2021

The number of women holding senior leadership positions in Malaysia has hit 37%, the highest ever recorded despite the COVID-19 pandemic affecting economies around the world, according to Grant Thornton’s annual Women in Business report.

Market focus drives solid growth for Grant Thornton

04 Jan 2021

Grant Thornton International Ltd announced global revenues of USD5.76 billion for the financial year ended 30 September 2020, up 0.6% on 2019. This represents growth of 1.6% and USD5.81 billion in constant currency terms*.

Grant Thornton Launches ASEAN Focus Services for Retail Industry

17 Aug 2020

The retail industry was severely impacted during the global outbreak of COVID-19 and is currently facing significant market, financial, people and operational challenges. The pandemic has impacted parts of the industry in different ways. The grocery sector struggled with supply chain issues, consumer goods and apparel businesses have been challenged by store closures and rapid growth of online sales.

Malaysian Businesses Geared Up for Recovery

13 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, subsequent lockdown and resulting economic shock have tested businesses in Malaysia in an entirely unprecedented way, and their impact is likely to be felt for years to come. But, against this backdrop, IBR data finds Malaysian businesses to be relatively upbeat

Mitigating MCO Effects on Unemployment and Poverty

27 Apr 2020

Businesses effected by the MCO will take at least one year to recover. Even with help from the Government such as subsidies from the Economic Stimulus Packages, deferring of EPF payments, six-month moratorium on loan repayments, it is unfortunately still not enough for businesses to survive. What businesses need is income.

Balancing Health with Employment

20 Apr 2020

The business’ concerns must be strictly held accountable but be allowed to operate under the stipulated conditions. If there is delay in implementing the above, we will have numerous business failures, high unemployment and growing pockets of poverty.

EPF should do more for SMEs

09 Apr 2020

Malaysian businesses – both big and small - are severely impacted by the double whammy arising from curtailed operations during the Movement Control Order and the downward spiraling economy worldwide. Employees Provident Fund (EPF or KWSP) is one Authority which could and should do more for the SMEs and the overall Malaysian Corporate Sector.

Economic Stimulus Package Big Help to Rakyat, SMEs & Corporates

27 Mar 2020

A comprehensive package of RM250 billion to help the people, particularly the B40 Group, the Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) as well as the Affected Corporate Sectors.

33% of women hold senior leadership roles

05 Mar 2020

According to the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR), women make up 33% of positions in senior management team within companies in Malaysia. Malaysia has seen positive gains of 10 percentage point from last year and is the highest since 2007. This is above the global percentage of 29%.