It’s been 12 months since we closed our offices in response to COVID-19. We asked the Strategic Leadership Team to each share one thing that makes them proud – something that we achieved during the pandemic. Find out what they said.
Welcome to our insiders blog!
Through these stories, insights and experiences of our people, we hope to give you an inside look into life at Grant Thornton. Read insightful blogs from employees in our firm.
We hear from Associate Director Golnaz Bahador about how our firm-wide Elevate programme has equipped her with the skills and knowledge to continue striving forward as a future female leader. We also hear from her coach, Karen Robb, who tells us more about the programme, how it benefits the firm and our people and what the coaching role means to her.
08 March 2021
After a successful moonwalk challenge to finish off 2020, last week we announced the launch of Health Boost: a six-week programme starting on 18 January, where each week we’ll help our people keep focused on uplifting all areas of their personal health whilst staying connected, to be the strongest, most capable they can during difficult times.
26 January 2021
We could all do with a pick-me-up as 2020 ends, so as part of our Boost programme, our colleagues have been keeping themselves motivated with fresh air and exercise taking part in our Moon Walk Challenge. Check out what we've been up to.
31 December 2020
This month we celebrated Black History Month, the annual celebration of the history, achievements and contributions of Black people from the UK and beyond. Our firm’s Black History Month celebrations have included an extensive programme of virtual events which were designed to not only entertain and educate, but to celebrate Black history, arts and culture.
30 October 2020 | Joy Ajadi
This week we are celebrating Growing Together in the Community, an annual celebration of sustainability activity across our global member firms led by Grant Thornton International. A short video featuring Dave Munton, Partner in the Strategic Leadership Team looks back at the positive impact our firm has made within the UK.
14 September 2020 | Guest Blogger
We've been recognised for our commitment to creating an inclusive and flexible workplace for working families by the 2020 Working Families Top Employers List.
10 September 2020 | Grant Thornton
Congratulations to Safwan Chowdhury, Corporate Finance M&A Assistant Manager, who has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2020 BAME Apprenticeship Awards in the accounting & finance category. He talks to us about how his career propelled since his apprenticeship, what a great leader means to him and the most valuable advice he’s received.
13 August 2020 | Safwan Chowdhury
Whilst some of us have been forced to handle the debilitation of poor mental health long before we had ever heard of COVID-19, most of us...
18 May 2020 | Darren Bear
Move. Create. Compete. is our internal campaign to raise £10,000 for NHS Charities Together which supports NHS staff and volunteers...
07 May 2020 | Karen Higgins
Join Soham for a whirlwind tour of cross-cultural experiences, favourite quotes and why we should all keep Earth Day front of mind.
22 April 2020 | Daniel Arda
As part of Grant Thornton’s commitment to making our workplace more welcoming and more inclusive for all our people we recently ...
26 February 2020 | Emma Jack
Oh, Apprenticeship Levy, where would I be without you? The truth is, without it I’d never have become an Executive MBA candidate...
06 February 2020 | Daniel Arda
If I were to describe my role to a six-year-old, I’d say I write about things that people may be finding tricky and let them know we...
06 February 2020 | Jemma Pearson
The Returner Programme offers a paid placement of six months, starting in March/April 2020, with the possibility of a permanent role at...
07 January 2020 | Jemma Pearson
A team of 12 dedicated ramblers took to Edinburgh in search of the 7 highest summits in the Scottish capital to raise as much cash as...
30 October 2019 | Clodagh Walsh
In celebration of National Inclusion Week Grant Thornton UK LLP, is sharing a new campaign, 'Stories of our diverse workforce', it...
25 September 2019 | CJ Bedford
Microfinance brings entrepreneurs in developing countries together with people who have the power to help grow their businesses through...
17 September 2019 | Daniel Arda
On 3 September, 15 of our people attended the inaugural Leadership and Development conference in London, put on by Black Young Professionals
12 September 2019 | Jemma Pearson
This week marks Zero Waste Week, a campaign to help you reduce landfill waste, save money and preserve resources. So, what changes will...