Employees are the greatest asset of any company, upon which competitive advantage is built - but they are also one of the largest cost factors. Every business leader should think about on whether we are doing all we can, to preserve this investment and whether we are making the most of our employees' potential.
Grant Thornton Baltic OÜ advised German company RAUMEDIC AG on the acquisition of aktsiaselts A&G. RAUMEDIC AG is a leading developer and manufacturer of systems and components and a partner to medical and pharmaceutical industries. Core business of aktsiaselts A&G is production of medical supplies.
Last year was a very successful one for Grant Thornton Baltic – total revenue in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania grew by 15.1%, reaching 9.3 million euros. The company was able to grow the volumes of all of its services, from accounting and auditing to business advisory and risk management services.
The last financial year was the best in the last six years for Grant Thornton: turnover for our company operating in more than 130 countries grew by nearly 10%, reaching 5.45 billion dollars. We have 52,686 employees, and their numbers were up 6.3%.
On 1 January 2018, a new Labour Dispute Resolution Act (hereinafter referred to as TVS by its Estonian acronym) will enter into force, supplanting the Individual Labour Dispute Resolution Act (hereinafter ITVS) in force up to 31 December.
In October, a Finnish company acquired the majority shareholding in the Milrem LCM OÜ, a company that provides maintenance and repair work for Estonian Defence Forces armoured vehicles and other military vehicles.