Knowledge is power: Why due diligence is key to successful acquisitions
INSIGHT Knowledge is power: Why due diligence is key to successful acquisitions
Amid the excitement of securing a deal, significant unforeseen risks can catch you off guard, become extremely expensive to mitigate and can easily derail your post-acquisition strategy. Due diligence can help you strike the right balance between risk and reward.
Embracing equity in the push for parity
Insight Embracing equity in the push for parity
On International Women's Day (IWD), we celebrate the achievements of women and recognise the work that still needs to be done to promote gender equality. The theme for this year's IWD, "Embrace Equity," emphasises the importance of challenging gender biases and stereotypes to promote gender equality, and to start talking about why equal opportunities are not enough.
Insurance: The risky business of having peace of mind
Insight Insurance: The risky business of having peace of mind
Increasing insurance premiums should prompt all business owners to review the level and extent of insurance cover for their organisations. But the question is – where do you start? Are you aware of all of your business risks? Is insurance the best way to mitigate all risks? Which risks does insurance cover? Should you self-insure? Greg Thompson answers these questions and provides some insights into how you can take a risk-based, structured approach to protecting your business.
Considering M&A? Here's eight ways to navigate uncertainty
Insight Considering M&A? Here's eight ways to navigate uncertainty
What is best practice if you’re seeking growth opportunities in New Zealand’s cooling market? Here’s eight key factors to bear in mind if you're considering M&A.
Financial risk management: Are you, your business or personal assets at risk?
INSIGHT Financial risk management: Are you, your business or personal assets at risk?
A thorough financial risk management plan should include protection against financial loss due to the illness, injury, disability, or death of a working owner or ‘key person’. The financial impacts of these scenarios can be instant, long-lasting and in the worst-cases, terminal for your business and potentially your personal assets.
The Grant Thornton Procurement Index Q2 2022
The Grant Thornton Procurement Index Q2 2022
Welcome to the Q2 2022 edition of our procurement index, which analyses the buying conditions facing businesses.