Grant Thornton named Employer of the Year by International Accounting Bulletin

Recently, the International Accounting Bulletin held a ceremony in London and named Grant Thornton as global 'Employer of the Year'.

Ed Nusbaum, global CEO, said, honouredto receive this award which recognises the strength of our internal training programmes and the opportunities that we offer internationally through our global talent mobilityprogramme.Supporting the growth and development of Grant Thornton employees across the global organisation is central to our ongoing growth and success. It is the 38,500 people who work for Grant Thornton that make it such a great place to work."

The 'Employer of the Year' award was judged by an independent paneland. The judges cited “Grant Thornton’s Advanced Manager Programme, the Leadership Foundationprogrammeand the Grant Thornton global talent mobility programme(one of the 16 course of helping staff develop into better leaders), which has so far supported more than 320 secondments across the network.

This award follows on from the award for the top 50 most attractive employer in the Asia Pacific region with a ranking at number 41,based on a survey conducted by Universum,Grant Thornton US has also been named in the '2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companieslist and our firm in Canada continues to win the 'Great Place to Work' award.