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Our experts share their knowledge and opinions on what's affecting the tech sector, as well as advice on managing fast-growing tech businesses

 

Region in focus: The South

June 2020
Proving to be a significant challenger to the London market, the South – comprising Southampton, Bournemouth, Sussex and Surrey regions - is a tech hub with a significant talent pool for business success.

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Good in a crisis: How tech firms are doing their bit in the battle against COVID-19

From video calls to streaming movies, tech services are helping to make daily life manageable – while disruptors & developers are accelerating solutions to help us deal with the virus in all sorts of ingenious ways.

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International Tech Hubs - eBook

May 2020
Welcome to the International Tech Hubs ebook, brought to you by BDO’s plugd:in platform. Read the latest in BDO's insights and trends into the future tech hubs of the world.

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How will IR35 change in 2021?

April 2020
To understand how the new IR35 legislation may affect tech businesses, we spoke to Jacqui Roberts, Associate Director of Global Employer Services, for her insight into how companies should prepare.

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6 common myths about grants

March 2020
Think you’re too big or not techie enough for a grant? Think they’re over-subscribed or too much like hard work? Think again.

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Region in focus: Bristol

February 2020
Long a lively oasis for tech start-ups, Bristol is emerging as a hub to watch as scale-ups and established tech businesses start to put down roots too.

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Tech Nation Rising Stars 2.0 – The Grand Final

February 2020
Check out the winners from the Rising stars 2.0.

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5 signs your business could need a health check

February 2020
Is your business guilty of any of these operational issues?

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The challenges of scaling

January 2020
To understand the true challenges of scaling a tech business, we invited four professional financial advisors and tech founders to discuss the pitfalls and solutions for growing a company rapidly...

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Personal tax throughout the tech business lifecycle: a founders’ guide

January 2020
Our experts give their insights into personal tax considerations during the tech business lifecycle.

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Understanding the difference between UK and US accounting standards in the event of a tech business sale

December 2019
BDO Partner, Dave Butcher answers your questions.

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What will successful marketing services agencies look like in 2020?

December 2019
Damian Ryan explores how ad agencies will fulfil client needs in the future.

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Tech Nation Rising Stars – shortlist announced

December 2019
Congratulations to the following companies who have been announced as the 33 regional semi-finalists.

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How outsourcing your finance function can fuel company growth

November 2019
Is outsourcing your finance function right for your tech scale-up? BDO partner Ian McBane details the benefits for corporate growth and founder freedom.

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Region in focus: The North-west

November 2019
Manchester is indisputably the UK’s second biggest tech hub after London and the South East – but there’s a great deal more to the whole North-west region, as our experts explain.

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5 sales tax lessons from the Wayfair case

October 2019
We sat down with Tom Kivlehan, Indirect Tax & International Partner at BDO, to discuss the impact of the Wayfair case on sales tax, and the lessons we can learn from this important piece of legislation.

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Protecting your IP: Expert insights for tech founders

October 2019
Protecting IP (intellectual property) is a key priority for most tech businesses. What’s the right strategy to make sure your creativity isn’t misappropriated by others?

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Vendor Due Diligence – Optimising your business for a successful exit

September 2019
Vendor due diligence is fast becoming common practice for tech businesses considering a sale.

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Is it better to be a first mover or a fast follower?

September 2019
In an industry so focussed on ‘first mover advantage’, is it sometimes better to be a fast follower rather than a total pioneer?

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How to prepare for your first audit

August 2019
The first audit is often a key step to underpin fundraising, a critical part of tech business success. Get it right with experienced insight from BDO’s experts.

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