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CARE: Confidential Anonymous Reporting for Employees

Managed by a team of dedicated forensic accounting and investigative services professionals,it protects employees by promoting a principled organizational culture and a commitment to ethical behaviour. [April 5, 2017] More...

Focus on growth

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Women in business: the value of diversity

Renewable energy and board diversity: two very different but topical issues with share challenges. [November 6, 2015] More...

Growing your business through acquisition

As the global economy is beginning to rebound from the recent economic downturn, businesses around the world are looking to grow. But, simply looking to grow the bottom line is not enough anymore. As a business owner, you want to take a more holistic approach to growth—identifying new business opportunities, extending existing customer relationships and/or improving internally. [May 29, 2013] More...

Social media and its associated risks

For many companies, social media is a double-edged sword—it offers both opportunity and risk. The Grant Thornton US sponsored research study, Social media and its associated risks, shows what senior financial executives think about social media at their organizations. [April 5, 2013] More...

Goodbye to just “getting by:” enhancing performance in volatile times

KPIs have been much in the news lately as organizations scramble to enhance their business management. To succeed in this effort, professional services firms must do more than articulate a solid strategy. They must also clearly identify the priorities for executing that strategy, set measurable targets for achievement and motivate people to reach those targets. [April 4, 2013] More...

Construction fraud in Canada—understand it, prevent it, detect it

For businesses or individuals involved in residential or commercial construction, it’s critical to understand the severity of fraud, the most common types of fraud schemes and what you can do to prevent and detect them within your business. [February 25, 2013] More...

Facing an uncertain future: Government intervention threatens the global mining sector

The mining sector faces an uncertain future. Increasing and unpredictable government intervention across the globe is adding further complexity to a sector that is already heavily laden with risk. [July 13, 2012] More...