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. 


Latest posts

Empowering future female leaders in our firm with Elevate
08 March 2021

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.

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How we’re boosting our people’s mental and physical health
26 January 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.

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Grant Thornton Walking Challenge [Video]
31 December 2020

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.

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Six reasons we’re proud to celebrate Black History Month by Joy Ajadi
30 October 2020  |  Joy Ajadi

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.

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Growing Together in the Community: Our 2020 success story
14 September 2020  |  Grant Thornton

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.

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Three minutes with… Safwan Chowdhury
13 August 2020  |  Safwan Chowdhury

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.

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Mental Health and me
18 May 2020  |  Darren Bear

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...

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