SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high costs, BDO report reveals
Business

SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high costs, BDO report reveals

4m Accountancy Age

SME's struggle to recruit apprentices due to high ...

Ending the skills crisis is the top priority for businesses ahead of a general election, but BDO's research shows there are huge regional disparities ...

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BDO launches new AI platform 'Personas' to streamline operations
Accounting Firms

BDO launches new AI platform 'Personas' to streamline operations

5m Accountancy Age

BDO launches new AI platform 'Personas' to streaml...

Personas is an internal AI platform meticulously developed by BDO to boost productivity and streamline day-to-day tasks. Read More...

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People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market activity surge
Accounting Firms

People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market activity surge

11m Greg Noble

People moves: Mazars, BDO contribute to mid-market...

This month saw a series of appointments and promotions from the industry's mid-tier firm Read More...

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BDO’s new head of deal advisory, Gurpal Ahluwalia: Sectorisation key to client focus
Accounting Firms

BDO’s new head of deal advisory, Gurpal Ahluwalia: Sectorisation key to cli...

1y Greg Noble

BDO’s new head of deal advisory, Gurpal Ahluwalia:...

The new head of deal advisory and strategy will officially begin his new role July 1 2023 Read More...

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Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks and more
Technology

Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks and more

2y Sam Alberti

Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks ...

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of audit and accounting tech news, including new partnerships, acquisitions and product launches Read More...

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BDO sued for £250m: Partner admits to ‘serious dereliction of duty’
Accounting Firms

BDO sued for £250m: Partner admits to ‘serious dereliction of duty’

4y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m: Partner admits to ‘serious der...

BDO partner mistakenly described the administration of One Blackfriars Limited as objective two, not objective three Read More...

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BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of conflict of interest
Accounting Firms

BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of conflict of interest

4y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of confl...

The claimants in the case against BDO over their administration of One Blackfriars Limited have accused BDO of inappropriately using real estate firm,...

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BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingly low’ valuation
Accounting Firms

BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingly low’ valuation

4y Tom Lemmon

BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingl...

Witness in £250m insolvency negligence lawsuit said she didn’t challenge low valuation of One Blackfriars site Read More...

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BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration
Accounting Firms

BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration

4y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administrati...

A £250m insolvency negligence lawsuit, thought to be the largest of its kind, began this week against BDO in the UK’s High Court. The claimants in the...

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BDO furloughs 700 employees, firms cut pay
Big Four

BDO furloughs 700 employees, firms cut pay

4y Shannon Moyer

BDO furloughs 700 employees, firms cut pay

Mid-tier firm furloughs staff two weeks after attending a virtual meeting with several competitors on government assistance Read More...

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Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind closed doors
Big Four

Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind cl...

4y Shannon Moyer

Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton d...

Top six UK accounting firms met virtually in a meeting organised by the ICAEW to discuss the potential hit their reputations would take if they utilis...

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People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and FCA
People Business

People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and FCA

4y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and F...

Accountancy Age’s weekly round-up of industry people moves features changes within regulatory bodies, mid-sized accountancy firms and a Big Four subsi...

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People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan
Accounting Firms

People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan

5y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: RSM, Mazars, BDO and MHA Monahan

Three major mid-sized firms have welcomed new partners into their offices, while an industry veteran retires from MHA Monahan. Read More...

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BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to mid-market focus
Business

BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to mid-market focus

5y Shannon Moyer

BDO's annual report shows overall growth thanks to...

BDO's annual report shows growth across several sectors within the company, following its February 2019 merger with Moore Stephens. Read More...

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People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint high-level roles
People In Practice

People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint high-level roles

5y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: AAT, BDO and Fieldfisher appoint hig...

This week, AAT has appointed its 39th president, BDO internally promoted a veteran staff member into a director role, and law firm Fieldfisher brought...

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Why BDO is ‘wheelie’ up for Wellbeing
People In Practice

Why BDO is ‘wheelie’ up for Wellbeing

5y Chris Grove

Why BDO is ‘wheelie’ up for Wellbeing

BDO partner Chris Grove explains how the Chain Challenge is helping to smash the stigma around mental health. Read More...

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Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners
People In Practice

Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

5y Tom Lemmon

Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

Grant Thornton and BDO have appointed new partners. Joanne Brown is promoted to partner and public services lead at Grant Thornton, while Ian Bowden a...

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BDO appoints two new advisory partners
Accounting Firms

BDO appoints two new advisory partners

5y Chris Jewers

BDO appoints two new advisory partners

Rob McCann is a corporate finance partner in the firm’s Manchester office, joining from Lloyds Bank, and Nick Andrews joins BDO’s London Forensics tea...

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BDO expansion continues with the appointment of three new partners
Company News

BDO expansion continues with the appointment of three new partners

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

BDO expansion continues with the appointment of th...

Now that the BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger is complete, what’s next? Read More...

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How BDO is supporting #balanceforbetter this International Womens’ Day
Career

How BDO is supporting #balanceforbetter this International Womens’ Day

5y Ruth Ireland

How BDO is supporting #balanceforbetter this Inter...

BDO partner Ruth Ireland talks about how BDO is supporting #balanceforbetter this International Women’s Day, and what the firm’s ‘Inspire’ network is ...

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“Fraud is complex and rarely about one issue,” says BDO
Governance

“Fraud is complex and rarely about one issue,” says BDO

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

“Fraud is complex and rarely about one issue,” say...

The firm’s annual FraudTrack report reveals that, whilst the value of fraud cases has dropped, it is still a prevalent issue in the UK. Read More...

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BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete
Mergers And Acquisitions

BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

BDO and Moore Stephens LLP merger complete

The two firms will now operate under the BDO brand Read More...

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BDO makes new regional hire
People In Practice

BDO makes new regional hire

5y Accountancy Age

BDO makes new regional hire

BDO continue their upwards journey as they appoint a new audit partner in their Nottingham office Read More...

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BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merger agreement
Mergers And Acquisitions

BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merger agreement

5y Beth McLoughlin

BDO and Moore Stephens exchange contracts on merge...

The deal is sealed on the BDO - Moore Stephens merger, making BDO the third biggest audit firm Read More...

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BDO director takes on Christmas charity project
Career

BDO director takes on Christmas charity project

5y Julia Poulter

BDO director takes on Christmas charity project

Julia Poulter is a director in BDO's charity and social housing assurance team Read More...

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2019 will include 450 new trainees for BDO
Career

2019 will include 450 new trainees for BDO

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

2019 will include 450 new trainees for BDO

This will make 2019 the most successful year ever in terms of trainee intake Read More...

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BDO financial services team expansion
People In Business

BDO financial services team expansion

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

BDO financial services team expansion

Ariel Grosberg is the third partner appointed to the division in the last 18 months Read More...

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BDO to merge with Moore Stephens
Company News

BDO to merge with Moore Stephens

6y Beth McLoughlin

BDO to merge with Moore Stephens

The company will become the largest outside of the Big Four with new merger Read More...

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