Grant Thornton sets up staff forum as tough times call for transfer of skills

July 2009
People Management;7/30/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p12
The article reports on the Clearr staff forum created by Grant Thornton as part of a major retraining and redeployment programme. The financial services company aims to promote six values through the forum, which include collaboration, leadership and responsibility. Grant Thornton also offers other options to staff to promote flexibility, such as secondments and sabbaticals.


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