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Women in business 2017

07 Mar 2017

On International Women’s Day, a report based on Grant Thornton’s annual survey reveals that the proportion of senior business roles held by women in the APAC has risen from 23% in 2016 to 25% in 2017.

IBR Q4/2016

23 Jan 2017

Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) shows that almost all sub-categories for Thailand such as selling price expectation, export expectation, research & development and employment expectation dropped in Q4, but investment in plant & machinery increased.

Thailand hotel industry survey 2016

07 Jul 2016

The first Thailand hotel industry report by Grant Thornton in Thailand indicates 89% see technology and digital strategies as important, whilst almost 2 of 3 have a digital strategy linked to the overall business plan.

A seller’s market is set to continue after a big year for M&A

15 Jun 2016

Grant Thornton’s survey of international business leaders in 36 economies found that 33% of respondents globally plan to make an acquisition over the next three years.

A dynamic partnership that shares both a growth mind-set and never-give-up attitude

13 May 2016

Grant Thornton in Thailand is a proud sponsor of the Thailand Triathlon and Cycling Team (TTCT)

The power of personalisation: Hotels' roadmap to 2020

08 Mar 2016

Hotels are under pressure. Airbnb and other sharing economy providers are growing in popularity. More and more guests are booking through online travel agents (OTAs) that take substantial commissions. And when guests do arrive, they expect the same immediacy of service and control they get at home and at work through their smartphones.

Women in business 2016

08 Mar 2016

On International Women’s Day, a global survey by Grant Thornton reveals that the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continues to make slow progress in getting women into senior roles within companies. Globally, the proportion of senior business roles held by women stands at 24%, up slightly from 22% in 2015.

Grant Thornton and IOM signed MOU

28 Jan 2016

Grant Thornton and The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This MOU focusses on the complementary objectives, experience, strengths and skills of both international organisations with the ultimate aim to assist those with the greatest needs – the migrant labourers in the region.

IBR Q4/2015

12 Jan 2016

Business optimism rose slightly in Q4 in Thailand from -8% to 4% in Grant Thornton's quarterly business survey. This was generally reflected across most areas showing increased optimism for areas like revenue, selling prices, exports, profitability, investment in new buildings, investment in plants and machinery, R&D, increased access to finance, and reduction in red tape.

IBR 2015 - Thailand focus

19 Nov 2015

During the last ten years Thailand has had 11 Prime Ministers (including caretakers), 10 Finance Ministers, many deadly street protests, 2 coups, 1 airport shut-down and 1 economically devastating flood. Given this it is almost surprising that Thailand has managed to eke out an annual average growth rate of 3.13% over the last 10 years, albeit the lowest in the region.