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By Adam Baron | 29 March 2019

Don't Show Me the Money?

How it may not always be the best strategy to raise as much money as possible


By Ian McBane | 06 March 2019

Every cloud has a silver lining – see the opportunity Making Tax Digital brings

With the 1 April start date for Making Tax Digital (MTD) fast approaching, it’s worrying that, according to figures released by the government last weekend, only 4% of businesses have signed up to the pilot scheme.


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 Adam Baron | 26 February 2019

Are you a one hit wonder or the next big thing? What pop music can teach you about Series B.

Series B is the hardest round to raise. Thankfully, I think you can learn some useful lessons from the world of pop.


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 Jamie Austin | 30 January 2019

Will PE on average pay 5% more for your business?

Over the last 4 years, we have seen unprecedented levels of new capital coming into the UK market.


By Fiona Condron | 29 January 2019

Governance and risk management

Identifying, understanding and managing potential risks is a key responsibility of charity trustees and should be integral to business planning. 


By Adam Baron | 24 January 2019

Venture Capital Investors; what do they really mean?

Adam Baron helps you to understand the three stages of a venture capital investment and what they really mean.


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.