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Searching for: researcher is "grant thornton"

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Budget 2016: Constant changes to regulations are making pensions more difficult to understand for employees
Budget 2016: Constant changes to regulations are making pensions more difficult to understand
Grant Thornton
4 Mar 2016 United Kingdom Taxation, Pension Reform
According to research from Grant Thornton, 40% of respondents stated that they would reduce pension contributions for employees if changes were introduced that would make pension contributions more attractive to employees, but more costly to employers. In addition, 70% of those surveyed found that constant changes to regulations serve to make pensions challenging to understand for employees.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Coming of age: development of the LGPS
Coming of age: development of the LGPS
Grant Thornton
Nov 2013 United Kingdom Local Government, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Corporate Governance, Administration
Grant Thornton has published a report entitled "Coming of age: development of the LGPS" which outlines the current state of governance in local government pension funds. The report also aims to help managers and trustees of local government pension funds to assess the strength of their governance arrangements and gives examples of best practice to prepare for the challenges ahead.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Future of Life and Pensions: The impact of RDR: Too soon to tell?
The Future of Life and Pensions
Grant Thornton
26 Sep 2013 United Kingdom Investment - General, Advisers
Grant Thornton has published the first of a series of quarterly articles introducing aspects of their Future of Life and Pensions research. The first issue looks at the impact of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Scheme De-risking Survey 2013: Client views on key de-risking issues
Pension Scheme De-risking Survey
Grant Thornton
Apr 2013 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Investment - Performance, Investment - General, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Annuities and Income Drawdown
Grant Thornton has published research which reveals the views of UK pension professionals on a number of key pensions-related issues, including scheme de-risking. According to the report, over 80% of respondents said that their scheme was closed to new members but, surprisingly, over 50% had closed their scheme to future accrual.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Almost six in every 10 FTSE 350 companies still do not claim full compliance with the combined code but corporate responsibility reporting becomes mainstream - says new Grant Thornton research
Grant Thornton publishes Corporate Governance Review 2007
Grant Thornton
21 Jan 2008 United Kingdom Corporate Governance
The sixth annual Grant Thornton Corporate Governance Review (completed in late 2007) has seen the amount of FTSE 350 companies aspiring to full compliance with the provisions of the Combined Code reach 41% (2006: 34%) and Corporate Responsibility reporting moving into the mainstream with a huge increase from just 8% in 2006 to 42% of companies now seeing value in obtaining some form of external validation.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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A third of leading VCs will not invest in companies with defined pensions deficits
Survey of venture capitalists
Grant Thornton
Jan 2005
According to this research, a third of mid market venture capitalists will not invest in a company with a pensions deficit from a defined benefit scheme. Whilst every venture capitalist questioned said they had completed at least one deal involving a company with a pensions liability over the past twelve months, over 80% of respondents said this was not the case in the majority of their new investments.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Confidence riding high in the mid market
Survey of mid market venture capitalists
Grant Thornton
Dec 2004 United Kingdom Investment - Venture Capital & Private Equity
According to this research, the overwhelming majority of mid market venture capitalists expect the volume (98% of sample) and value (94% of sample) of mid market transactions to increase or at the very least stay the same over the next twelve months. However, the projected upbeat deal flow is likely to centre around three key sectors, namely business services (19%), healthcare (17%) and financial services (10%). Little or no improvement against the previous three months was witnessed for retail (4%), construction (2%) and extractive industries (2%).

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Study into corporate governance
Corporate governance of FTSE 350 companies
Grant Thornton
Nov 2003 United Kingdom Corporate Governance
According to this research, FTSE 350 companies, and in particular the FTSE 250, have made significant strides in the last six months to comply with corporate governance best practice. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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AIM suffers drop of 40% in new issues but crowns its eighth year with record fundraising
AIM Statistics
Grant Thornton
Jun 2003 United Kingdom Investment - General
The AIM market has enjoyed almost a 36% rise (from 22 to 30) in the number of new issues in Q2 of 2003 compared to the first three months of the year. However, it has suffered over a 43% drop in new issues (down from 53 to 30) compared to the same quarter of 2002. 

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Global New Markets Guide 2003
A study of new markets around the world
Grant Thornton
May 2003 WORLDWIDE Investment - General
According to this research, Italy's Nuovo Mercato, Singapore's SESDAQ and Korea's KOSDAQ were the world's most liquid new markets in 2002 with the Nuovo Mercato and KOSDAQ also featuring as the most volatile. NASDAQ (US) was particularly illiquid, almost 50 times less than KOSDAQ and 10 times less than Europe's leading markets. Hong Kong's GEM, KOSDAQ and AIM (UK) were the most successful markets in attracting new listings. Only NASDAQ (US) and NASDAQ Europe and to a lesser extent AIM can claim to have been successful in attracting foreign investors.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> May 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Company failure to adopt corporate governance
How far the FTSE 350 comply with the Combined Code and the Turnbull Report
Grant Thornton
Apr 2003 United Kingdom Corporate Governance
This research analyses how far the FTSE 350 comply with the principles of the Combined Code and in particular, The Turnbull Report. The analysis revealed that while the majority of FTSE 350 companies say that they comply with the rules outlined in these reports, 80% have failed truly to embrace the principles championed by Nigel Turnbull (author of The Turnbull Report).

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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AIM Performance in 2002
The Aletrnative Investment Market in 2002
Grant Thornton
Jan 2003 United Kingdom Investment - General
A tough economic environment in 2002 saw AIM suffer a drop of 28% in the number of new issues (from 109 to 78) and a decline of 17% in the amount of new money raised (from 593m to 490m) as compared to the previous year. Despite this, AIM is still outstripping all other European Growth Markets and is continuing to grow in credibility.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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