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By James Kennedy | 07 August 2018

Tackling the tax gap

Recent statistics show that the tax gap is at its lowest level since measurement began. Our tax dispute resolution team break down what exactly the tax gap is, and what it means for HMRC.


By Mark Andrews | 01 August 2018

Recovering from 2017: 3 reasons Life Sciences M&A is returning to growth

It is unfortunately a fact of life that most of us will get ill. In fact, many of us are living longer and developing chronic conditions requiring more complicated and prolonged treatment. Life Sciences is a many and varied sector but at its core it delivers products and...


By Isabel Bucknall | 31 July 2018

Celebrating 1 Year of WWID

July 2018 marks a year since the first meeting of the Women Working in Development (WWID) Network. This London-based network of women working in the international development sector was established to encourage open dialogue on professional and personal development and a safe...


By Paul Morris | 25 July 2018

Board Meetings – Six simple ways to make Board Meetings genuinely useful

About to go through a private equity transaction? Board meetings will be a future requirement - find out how to make the most of them.


By Andrew Park | 25 June 2018

Family law focus - HMRC's crackdown on offshore wealth

For family lawyers, it is particularly important to be aware of the end of the Requirement to Correct period. Draconian new penalties could seriously impact divorce settlements and the contingent tax liabilities to be considered where there were any assets, interests or...


By Paul Morris | 31 May 2018

Are you ready for Private Equity investment? A short quiz.

When a Private Equity deal process fails it is very frustrating for both management and the prospective investor.  In most cases, both parties have expended significant amounts of time and effort.  There are many and varied reasons why a deal can fall through, but one that is...


By John Stephan | 03 May 2018

Three reasons Building Products & Services is a hotbed of global M&A activity

The Building Products sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of transactions.  We’ve seen double-digit growth in transaction volumes across the globe for three years running.  And it really is a global market, with one in four deals a cross-border transaction.


By Gary Rouse | 05 March 2018

Technology is enabling Worcestershire businesses to grow

Mid-sized firms in Worcestershire claim use of technology within their businesses has been a key contributing factor for growth, but that there is still more to be done in the county to help businesses flourish even further.


By Dawn Register | 16 February 2018

Top five tips on filing tax returns – after the deadline

Almost 750,000 people missed the deadline for filing their self-assessment tax return on 31 January 2018, and will now be hit with an initial £100 fine.


By Wendy Walton | 09 February 2018

Trends in Global Private Client Services – 2018 and beyond

In this new article BDO UK Tax partner and Head of BDO Global Private Client Services, Wendy Walton, shares her perspective on current global trends in private wealth – pointing to some of the latest research.  This is the first in a series of articles from BDO Global Private...