Great to see our focus over the last few years be recognised. Some incredible people have come through and has broadened the thinking within the firm.
The judges were impressed with Grant Thornton's social mobility programme. Running since 2013 and assessed independently, they have been able to show that removing academic entry requirements and making recruitment more open has had no impact on performance. In fact those joining through this path have performed as well as, or better than, those recruited through the traditional criteria.