BDO launches Manchester recruitment drive

Mid tier firm BDO Stoy Hayward is looking to increase staff levels in
Manchester by almost a fifth by the end of the year, increasing its total number
of employees in the region from 210 to 250.

The firm said it would also be looking at taking on new partners as part of
the drive.
The announcement comes as the firm revealed a 25% jump in its national interim
fees for the six months to December 31 2005, up to £124.4m from £99.7m when
compared to the same period the last year.

The increase was attributed to growth in its tax, business assurance and
corporate finance streams.

Jeremy Newman, national managing partner at the firm, said: ‘We are delighted
with these interim results which show a better than expected growth in fee

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