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Leader: Minimal audit change leaves quality question unanswered

UK and EU audit market interventions lack the oomph to create a huge impact - and so quality remains an issue, says Kevin Reed

18 Dec 2013

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BDO positive on economic prospects

Business confidence increases for the tenth consecutive month, BDO finds

10 Dec 2013

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Expanded BDO to hit revenue parity next year

Merged BDO and PKF to push past their previous separate fee incomes in the next financial year, as the new firm looks to grow

29 Nov 2013

BDO succeeds Chapman Davis as Empyrean auditor

Despite statements that the company was due to re-appoint Chapman Davis, BDO International named auditor of oil and gas explorer

19 Nov 2013

New tax partner hires at BDO

Karen McGrory and Jane Mulholland both join the firm in November

13 Nov 2013

IFRS Foundation swaps BDO for GT as auditors

IFRS Foundation recruits Grant Thornton as auditor after it asks BDO to step down following 11 years in the role

06 Nov 2013

FRC appoints new director of accounting and reporting

Anthony Appleton, a director from BDO's financial reporting advisory team, joins the FRC

29 Oct 2013

Value of the Competition Commission has been in its very existence

Competition Commission's failure to address sufficiency of suppliers in the market is a matter for regret

23 Oct 2013

BDO administrators sell Dunfermline FC to supporters

BDO and KPMG administrators sell club and stadium to supporters trust Pars United

17 Oct 2013

Firms get strategic in lining up audit targets

Auditors will become more strategic in how they recruit, allocate resources and manage their cost base to attack FTSE 350 tenders

16 Oct 2013

New reporting burdens will fall on audit committees

The blunt use of disclosure as a government policy tool could be punsihing the many for the sins of a few

04 Oct 2013

Ex-KPMG partner takes BDO non-exec role

Former audit partner at KPMG Simon Figgis joins BDO to advise its leadership team

30 Sep 2013

HMRC targets company directors in clampdown

HMRC launches a taskforce to target company directors withholding tax monies

19 Sep 2013

Stephen Herring joins Institute of Directors

Former BDO tax partner takes post at IoD

18 Sep 2013

BDO administrators called to energy efficiency business

Administrators called to environmental business that partnered up with British Gas

05 Sep 2013

BDO International audit partner joins Dragon Oil board

Justin Crowley, audit and assurance partner at BDO International, joins Dragon Oil as an independent non-executive director

03 Sep 2013

BDO hands Farepak creditor payment to Insolvency Service

Insolvency Service handed outstanding dividend payments from BDO liquidators to Farepak

29 Aug 2013

Public scrutiny making football FDs cautious on compliance

FDs in football clubs more focused on management of corporate governance than if they were in a similar sized business outside of the industry

15 Aug 2013

Best Practice: BDO International's Anders Heede

BDO International's CEO of network development and Europe talks about the future, PKF and the network's 50th birthday

09 Aug 2013

BDO replaces Grant Thornton as leading AIM auditors

BDO makes net gain of 24 AIM clients since October last year, following its merger with PKF

06 Aug 2013

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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