Alan Budd, the former chief economic adviser at the Treasury, is to take on a non-executive directorship at IG Index, the spread betting firm.
Budd, who is better known for his report into the David Blunkett visa affair, joins the group in advance of its float, expected at the end of this month.
Budd was also a member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting Monetary Policy Committee from 1997.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016