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Interview: BDO managing partner Simon Michaels

Having passed the 100 day merger milestone with PKF, BDO's Simon Michaels talks of how it has gone, along with future plans

24 Jul 2013

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Mid-tier handed "permission to play" in FTSE 350 audit market

While not perfect, Competition Commission audit reforms means it is in the mid-tier's hands to pick up work

24 Jul 2013

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BDO in office renovation to make room for PKF staff

BDO is in the process of refurbishing its London office in preparation for the accommodation of PKF staff

05 Jul 2013

BDO tax partner Herring to retire from firm

Tax partner Stephen Herring is to leave BDO after 11 years with the firm

25 Jun 2013

BDO administrators called to Heart of Midlothian FC

Secured creditor request for BDO administrators sees firm take appointment over board’s request for KPMG practitioners

20 Jun 2013

KPMG overhauls PwC as top quoted company auditor

KPMG now audits more UK listed clients than PwC, but latter maintains higher market cap

10 Jun 2013

Ex-KPMG partner takes BDO role

David Fletcher leaves KPMG after 12 years to take a similar role heading up restructuring at BDO

13 May 2013

BDO support staff roles 'under review' as PKF offices merge

Co-located BDO and PKF offices merge, with some support staff roles under review due to duplication

09 May 2013

Taking Stock: It's not just Tolley's Tax Guide that grows

Increasing tax complexity has seen firms' pamphlets become unwieldy, TS has noticed

24 Apr 2013

BDO administrators confirm sale of Portsmouth FC

Administrators sign off paperwork to sell the club to the Pompey Supporters Trust

22 Apr 2013

Two senior PKF partners join BDO leadership team

Martin Goodchild and Calum Stewart to join Simon Michaels' BDO leadership team

16 Apr 2013

Administrators save Portsmouth FC

Out of court settlement negotiated by BDO administrators saves the club from liquidation

10 Apr 2013

PKF International appoints new CEO as UK firm awaited

The international network of accountancy firms appoints chairman and CEO amid concerns over its future following the merger of BDO and PKF

09 Apr 2013

BDO and PKF complete merger deal

Operating out of 24 offices with 300 partners, BDO is set to evolve following PKF deal

02 Apr 2013

Colin: The auditor's reading list

Following the FRC's concerns over Grant Thornton and BDO's audit work, Colin recommends a some light reading

26 Mar 2013

GT and BDO told to buck up professional scepticism

FRC review team raises concerns about some of Grant Thornton and BDO's listed company audit work

22 Mar 2013

BDO, Rawlinsons & MacIntyre Hudson disciplined by ICAEW

ICAEW hands out fines to various firms for break of audit regulations and those that have entered into an IVA and CVA

15 Mar 2013

ADR will not see more partial wins for taxman

The roll-out of alternative dispute resolutions for tax tribunals will not necessarily favour the taxman, writes Dawn Register

04 Mar 2013

Is it all about the XX Factor?

BDO partner, Anna Draper, wonders if she’d want to be the first female promoted to a board after proposed EU legislation comes into force

21 Feb 2013

BDO recruits CEO and chairman from PKF International

Stephen Darley takes the newly created Asia Pacific CEO and chairman role

05 Feb 2013

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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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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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.