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By David Porter | 18 August 2016

Tax impacts of lease accounting changes

BDO outlines HMRC’s consultation on the tax impacts of forthcoming lease accounting changes.


By Gavin Davis | 18 July 2016

Time is Running Out for your Free Upgrade to Windows 10 - Am I Bovvered?

Microsoft has also taken a very different marketing approach and has offered a free Windows 10 upgrade to all users currently running Windows 7 and above.


By Kaley Crossthwaite | 07 July 2016

What Brexit means for data protection laws

There are many questions that remain unanswered following the EU referendum results; one of which is, what will Brexit mean for data protection laws in the UK?


By Wendy Walton | 04 July 2016

Brexit – a private client's perspective

Although there is an immediate impact on the personal finances of individuals from the volatility in stock markets and the value of sterling, the immediate impact of the referendum vote on the tax affairs of individuals is expected to be minimal.


By Ruth Ireland | 23 June 2016

Better a thousand times careful than once dead...

(…or all you needed to know about changes to penalties for health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences but were afraid to ask).


By Jon Dee | 23 June 2016

Modern Slavery Act – How should HIAs support the business?

In October 2015, my colleague Richard Weighell set out the principal challenges of complying with the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 in his article in BDO’s Talkshop blog - Modern Slavery Act – An Area Worthy of Audit Attention for Many. Since that time all businesses affected...


By Paul Ayres | 23 June 2016

The Tax Position of Individuals Moving from UK - Why Switzerland Still Attracts

In summer 2015 the government announced a shake up to the non-domicile regime that currently operates in the UK.


By Dawn Register | 25 April 2016

Why I advocate voluntary disclosure to HMRC

For some people owning up when something is wrong is a natural and relatively easy thing to do, without much hesitation. 


By | 14 March 2016

Businesses documenting a tax strategy - a new era...

We live in an era where the tax affairs of large companies and high profile individuals are routinely front page news. A number of high profile companies in particular have had their worldwide structures subjected to intense scrutiny and adverse comment over the level of UK...


By Kaley Crossthwaite | 01 March 2016

When fraud risk comes from within

Our latest Fraud Track report highlighted that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5bn, an increase of 110% from the previous year and the highest value since 2011.