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    Business knowledge for non-executive directors

BDO.NED Knowledge and News

The BDO.NED network provides access to a wealth of regular reports, information and news. This knowledge will help you in your non-executive director role.

Audit, Governance & Risk

AIM directors remuneration report

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the remuneration of AIM company executive and non-executive directors. Allowing companies and individuals to benchmark themselves against equivalent sized companies and those in the same industry sector.

Board review report

This report explores the board make up of companies listed on the Main Market and on AIM. We analyse the age, gender split and length of tenure of executive and of non-executive directors across different industries and markets.

Heads of internal audit newsletter

This newsletter provides Heads of Internal Audit and Internal Auditors with relevant insight covering topics such as risk management, internal controls and governance

Practical guide for audit committees of mid-market companies

This guide identifies guidance and best practice for audit committees of mid-market, AIM and smaller listed companies. It will assist in establishing where the audit committee’s time should be best spent, the composition of the audit committee and the skills and competencies of its members. We also cover the main responsibilities of the committee including the subjects of risk, whistleblowing, the appointment of auditors and the entire audit process.

Global Risk Landscape Report

This report delves into the findings of a survey on the main risks facing business now and in the future. The report gauges the perception of risk amongst 500 business leaders around the globe.

Corporate Criminal Offences Report

BDO has put together a brief guide on the Corporate Criminal Offences Act. The Act became law on 27 April and took effect for all organisations from September 2017

General Business Reports and Research

BDO FraudTrack 2017

Since 2003, BDO has been tracking reported fraud cases valued at over £50,000 in the UK. Our FraudTrack report is in its 14th year and reveals that the total value of reported fraud in 2016 was £2bn, a five-year high and an increase of 32% from last year.

BDO’s vision for a new economy

BDO believes a new economy is needed to create a truly sustainable and balanced new economy, which is outward-looking and helps its home-grown businesses expand abroad. Read the report.

Brexit planning guide

This report shows how Brexit will impact all businesses and what you should be doing now to plan ahead. 

Business in the UK – a route map

This report is intended to provide advice and information to business owners looking to invest in the UK and early stage businesses building their UK presence.

Business trends research report

Since 1992 the BDO Business Trends Report has provided the most representative monthly measure of business trends available. The results can not only be used as indicators of turning points in the economy but also, because of their method of construction, be seen as leading indicators of the rates of inflation and growth.

Capital markets AIM insights

Our bi-annual analysis of the AIM market, looking at overall trends and deals.


Our regular newsletter specifically written for AIM listed companies and their advisers. Our SectorWatch report tracks share performance by industry sector, we profile interesting AIM listed companies and provide updates on legislation and reporting changes.


Each quarter Horizons analyses global deal activity across a number of regions and selected sectors around the world; we offer you a satellite view of how the M&A market is evolving - and where it appears to be heading. 

Private company price index

Each quarter the PCPI tracks the Enterprise Value to Earnings Before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) multiples paid by trade and private equity buyers when purchasing UK private companies to identify key trends and to predict future market trends.

Business Edge

Regular tax and accounting updates.