Download The Economist's 'World in Figures' 2013 app for iPhone and iPad and discover hundreds of economic, socio-demographic, cultural and environmental facts from over 190 countries. This app is free with compliments of Grant Thornton.
"The Global economy in 2013" provides insight into the expectations of business leaders this year in key areas. It also provides a snapshot of the hot topics we researched in 2012, including women in business, executive pay and the future of Europe.
This report includes the emerging markets opportunity index (updated from 2010), an in-depth look at international expansion and a focus on each of the top 15 IBR participant economies (including Thailand).
Grant Thornton's "International Business Report (IBR) 2012: Thailand Focus" is now available. The report reflects the views of over 200 business leaders in Thailand and provides deep insight around the opportunities and threats to Thailand's economy, as well as economic projections for 2013.
This report looks at one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in the world – Southeast Asia – drawing on economic data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and business sentiment data from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR), a quarterly survey of 3,000 businesses in 40 economies.
While Thailand starts the long cleanup process following the recent devastating floods, we are aware that many people and organisations are in need of assistance. We have prepared this short guide to surviving the immediate crisis and the support available to you through various assistance programs supported by government and industry.
The disastrous floods that have destroyed and damaged a vast number of manufacturing factories in Thailand during October 2011 have created a number of tax and customs duty issues that must be addressed as part of 'recovery operations'. We have provided information containing factors to be considered such as Issues of Concern, Worst Case Scenario, Duty Free Zone, BOI Incentives and Other Suggestions.
When it comes to something as important as succession planning, you can't afford to leave things to chance. This publication highlights the issues you might need to consider when choosing the successor for your business.
Privately held businesses owners seek an effective transfer of ownership at critical stages of the business cycle or as their personal ambitions develop. With an effective plan, the future of the business will not be put in jeopardy and the owner will not suffer adverse financial or tax consequences.
As companies start to face the potentially-long tail end of the recession, Grant Thornton continues to provide advice on best practices for these circumstances. In particular, for many organizations, one important piece of advice is to take a serious look at cost management at this time.
In this guide, Grant Thornton in Thailand provides an overview of the recent major economic events, a brief assessment of how they may affect the typical business, and a 10-point checklist of things to consider as you manage through this difficult time.