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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Grant Thornton

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# Controversy
Grant Thornton has resigned as auditors to firms owned by operator of Pornhub
The move came “in light of the serious nature of recent developments”, Grant Thornton said.
# High Court
Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties
The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.
# media and marketing
After millions in investment, Irish TV's assets were snapped up for less than €200k
The Irish Post acquired parts of the Mayo-based station last year.
# cvs out
Financial services firm Grant Thornton is creating 250 new roles in Dublin
The positions will be in the area of tax, audit and financial advisory.
# and the winner is?
Rush Credit Union: Report finds 15 cars bought for car draw but can't find details of the winners
A liquidator has been appointed to the beleaguered institution.
# statement
Pat Hickey's family welcome postponement of Rio ticket review
The family also expressed their concern for the welfare of Pat Hickey, and want him to return to Ireland for medical treatment.
# Delay
OCI postpones Rio ticket probe after threat of court injunction from Pat Hickey's lawyers
The Executive Committee has taken the decision after the threat of a High Court injunction from Pat Hickey’s legal team.
# Olympics
Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report
The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.
# sneaky pints
Foster's, Beamish and Murphy's sold in Irish pubs as local craft beer
It is believed this occurred in several dozen outlets Heineken Ireland trades with.
# rotten apple?
"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists he will appeal the €13 billion Irish tax bill handed down to Apple by the European Commission.
# Tipperary
'Obviously the brides are very distressed': Hunt on for new wedding venues after hotel closure
The Aherlow House Hotel closed last week, affecting the wedding plans of more than 40 couples.
# bring them home
The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home
Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners
# Students
Universities are under financial pressure - here's how they can survive
A Grant Thornton survey looks at their finances and suggests how they can survive the pressure.
# illicit trade
€5.4bn laundered through Ireland in one year - report
An estimated €3bn is laundered through the Irish economy each year, according to a new report from Grant Thornton.
# Grant Thornton
Largest shopping centre in the midlands enters receivership
Grant Thornton have been appointed as receivers in an agreement that includes the shopping centre, car park, and a number of apartments.
# Austerity
Families have seen monthly disposable income drop by €300 since 2008
A family with one parent has also seen its tax bill jump by 125 as a result of austerity policies, according to a new report.
# Quinn Insurance
Former Quinn auditors will 'vigorously defend' €1bn negligence claim
The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance are suing the firm’s former auditors Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) for €1 billion over alleged negligent auditing.
# Pharmacists
One in four pharmacies in Ireland operating at a loss
The figures come from a Grant Thornton survey released by the Irish Pharmacy Union as its conference gets under way in Kildare today.
Receivers appointed to companies behind former Grand Canal Theatre and Point Village
NAMA has installed receivers from Grant Thornton accountants to run some companies controlled by businessman Harry Crosbie.
# Horsemeat
Horsemeat scandal to play 'significant role' in Irish food business growth
A new Europe-wide focus on labelling and traceability could increase turnover for these businesses over the next year, according to a new report.
# Newspapers
Interim examiner appointed to 'Sunday Business Post' newspaper
Mick McAteer of Grant Thornton is tasked with finding a viable business plan for the paper, which employs 76 people.
# Receivership
The Submarine Bar in Crumlin closed as receivers appointed
The well-known pub in south Dublin had receivers appointed to it yesterday.
# Exchequer Returns
Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.
# Treasury Holdings
Joint liquidators appointed to Treasury Holdings
The appointment of joint liquidators also includes 16 subsidiary companies.
# Recession
Outlook for charities is 'questionable', say advisers
Barnardos closure is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, according to Grant Thornton.
# Recession
Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities
The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.
# SKILL fund
SIPTU urges administrator of €5m ‘slush fund’ to release confidential report
The Public Accounts Committee was told that a report by accountants Grant Thornton is “privileged” and won’t be handed over.
# Optimism
Ireland the only EU country where business sentiment is up
An international study from Grant Thornton reckons Irish businesses are far more optimistic about 2012 than they were for 2011.
NAMA appoints receiver to some properties owned by Sean Dunne
A number of properties owned by the developer Sean Dunne have had a receiver appointed by NAMA.
NAMA appoints receiver to Grehan assets
The developers’ corporate and personal debts to NAMA – including assets like the former site of the UCD Veterinary College in Ballsbridge – are believed to run into hundreds of millions of euro
# Economy
One in three Irish businesses plan to expand in 2011
Confidence may be returning slowly to the Irish economy but funds to finance acquisitions are still hard to come by.
# Equality
Ireland one of the top European countries for promoting women to senior financial positions
Ireland ranks second in Europe and 11th globally when it comes to promoting women to senior financial positions.
# Outlook
Irish businesses third most pessimistic: report
Irish firms have ranked as the third most pessimistic – coming in only behind Spain and Japan.