Grant Thornton to make employees take ownership


Grant Thornton is actively consulting with its employees to introduce a shared enterprise structure at the firm. It is the first major accountancy firm to launch an all employee consultation on a model for shared enterprise which will empower all 4,500 of its people have a say and a stake in the firm.

Some 99% of the company’s 185 partners backed a proposal by the leadership team, led by CEO-elect Sacha Romanovitch, with the full backing of the oversight board, to issue a consultation on the implementation of a shared enterprise model.

Grant Thornton believes the first stages of the new model – which will create an environment in which everyone thinks and acts like an owner – will be in place by 1 July 2015.

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