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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

 

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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What is brand purpose?

August 2019
'Brand purpose' has been a trend in marketing for a few years now. But what is it – and does your scale-up tech business really need one?

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Focus on the Thames Valley Region

July 2019
The Thames Valley is the driving force in the Digital Economy. Find out why this region continues to be at the heart of disruptive tech as the hub for tech business success with insight from BDO’s panel of experts.

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What tech founders working abroad need to know about expat tax

July 2019
Karen talks through expat tax misconceptions, the most common tax pitfalls and how tech businesses can prepare for international mobility.

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How do I bring international staff into my share option plan?

June 2019
Thinking of expanding into new territories and need a plan to incentivise new staff? Veronika discusses the advantages and pitfalls of a share option plan, and what it can do for your tech business.

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