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By Andrew Jacobs | 05 March 2019

FCA confirms transaction reporting requirement under MiFID II

The FCA has confirmed that small authorised AIFMs must undertake transaction reporting when executing orders for individual separate account clients.


By Michael Simms | 27 February 2019

An exciting chapter for BDO Shipping

The merger of BDO and Moore Stephens LLP has extended our reach and brought new expertise and resources to add to our shipping experience. As part of the BDO global network, we have access to offices in over 160 countries and a presence in every major shipping location.


By Neil Williams | 12 February 2019

Tax Changes Ahead – Action before April 2019 (and we're not talking Brexit!)

Tax considerations for professional firms ahead of the March 2019 year end.


By Paul Birch | 23 January 2019

Where is your data stored?

Paul Birch from our Forensic Technology team discusses how common it is for organisations to be unsure of where their data is stored.


By Wendy Walton | 04 January 2019

Private client review of 2018 – and what to look out for in 2019

This article, which first appeared in Tax Journal, 11 December 2018, focusses on tax changes in 2018 that have an impact on key themes that are currently important to private clients.


By Neil Stockham | 06 November 2018

A mixed bag for the high street

Philip Hammond was right when he said the high street is under pressure “as never before as Britain adopts online shopping with greater alacrity than any other large economy. If Britain’s High Streets are to remain at the centre of our community life they will need to adapt...


By Stuart Lisle | 28 August 2018

Brexit - Five things businesses should do now

Planning for a ‘hard’ Brexit is rising up the UK Government agenda as Michel Barnier continues to show his stubborn side. The risk of a hard Brexit outcome is clearly increasing as the government is upping its preparedness and begins to publish contingency briefings on coping...


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...


By Dawn Register | 22 December 2017

Facial recognition to file your tax return?

The question mark is not required because this technology is already here and active.