BDO

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Michaels re-elected BDO managing partner

Simon Michaels to serve another four-year term as managing partner at the mid-tier accounting firm

20 Feb 2012

A smart meter

BDO: Energy companies' accounts should be clearer

Accountant's review of utilities financial reporting, says accounting methods are fair but should be more consistent

01 Feb 2012

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BDO joins forces with Guernsey firm

BDO acquires Guernsey-based BDO Limited which pulls in £4m revenues annually

27 Jan 2012

Corporate finance teams cash in on mid-market M&A recovery

Corporate finance teams report steady growth in parts of the M&A market, but deals are taking longer to complete

24 Jan 2012

BDO liquidators lined-up for Halliwells

BDO liquidators have applied to take on the appointment of defunt law firm Halliwells

16 Jan 2012

BDO tops M&A league tables

Data published by Experian Corpfin recorded a 10.9% increase in the value of transactions in 2011

13 Jan 2012

Healthcare Locums appoints Deloitte as auditors

Troubled company appoints Big Four firm to replace BDO

21 Dec 2011

Turnover falls at BDO

Turnover dips slightly at the firm which has seen a huge decline in its business recovery division

09 Dec 2011

Audit market 'barriers' worry Competition Commission

Competition Commission flags up high barriers to entry as one issue among many affecting the audit market

08 Dec 2011

Mid-tier firms rush to be LinkedIn

Mid-tier firms have embraced LinkedIn, roughly doubling their usage in the past year

08 Dec 2011

Jeremy Newman wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Outgoing BDO International chief executive Jeremy Newman wins the British Accountancy Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award

01 Dec 2011

BDO global revenues up 4%

Middle East and Asia Pacific performance sees BDO revenues increase in 2011

24 Nov 2011

Audit competition inquiry accelerates

The Big Four and Grant Thornton have submitted strong initial statements to the Competition Commission's audit inquiry

23 Nov 2011

BDO: Majority of audit committee reports unsatisfactory

Audit committee reports falling short of corporate governance best practice, BDO claims

25 Oct 2011

OFT refers audit market to Competition Commission

Following a recent consultation into audit in some of the largest companies the OFT has referred the issue to the Competition Commission

21 Oct 2011

Outgoing BDO chief: Not shy or retiring

Jeremy Newman, departing global head of BDO, reviews his tenure with much pride and a few regrets

12 Oct 2011

Outgoing BDO chief considers public sector move

Outgoing BDO global chief Jeremy Newman might look to the public sector for his next role

11 Oct 2011

BDO administrators called to The Sony Centre

David Gilbert and Andrew Beckingham are appointed administrators to Sony retailer Sonnex Communications

28 Sep 2011

Audit proposals fan flames of debate

Stakeholders are up in arms following a leaked draft of Barnier's green paper on audit

27 Sep 2011

RSM Tenon boosts London tax team

Steve Besford from BDO and Sandy Cochrane from Grant Thornton are recruited to RSM Tenon’s London tax team

21 Sep 2011

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

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