BDO: 90% of Scottish medium sized businesses will struggle with current funding arrangements

The majority (90%) of medium-sized businesses in Scotland can only continue trading for up to nine months with current funding arrangements, according to new research from accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO.

Published 4 August 2020

BDO fined £160k and reprimanded over Am Trust audit

BDO, which is the second-largest auditor of listed companies in the UK, has been fined £160,000 and reprimanded over its audit of international insurer AmTrust Europe Limited.

Published 29 July 2020

Scottish business broadly welcomes chancellors 'tax less, spend more' statement

In yesterday's summer economic statement, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures aimed at supporting the UK economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, such measures include a temporary 5% VAT cut for the food and hospitality industry.

Published 9 July 2020

BDO: Business leaders in Scotland call for tax change

Business leaders in Scotland have called for the government to replace Business Rates with an online sales tax similar to Digital Services Tax, according to a new poll conducted by accountancy and advisory firm BDO LLP.

Published 24 June 2020

BDO: Scottish businesses’ cash generation worryingly low heading into COVID-19 crisis

Cash generation of businesses in Scotland was worryingly low heading into the cash crunch triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.

Published 22 June 2020

BDO becomes second-largest auditor of UK listed firms

BDO is now the second-largest auditor of listed companies in the UK, according to new data from Adviser Rankings. 

Published 19 June 2020

BDO nets £1,700 a day for liquidation of Rangers FC

BDO, the liquidator of the former owner of Rangers Football Club (RFC), has accumulated fees of around £1,700 per day, according to its latest report.

Published 15 June 2020

BDO takes over audit of Ted Baker

BDO has taken over from KPMG as the auditor of Ted Baker.

Published 3 June 2020

BDO: Fraud cases expected to rise in Scotland this year

Fraud cases in Scotland are expected to rise this year as fraudsters are increasingly taking advantage of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new report by from accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.

Published 19 May 2020

Accountancy firms issue pay cuts and furlough 700 employees

BDO is the latest major accountancy firm to announce cuts to partners remuneration and the furlough of staff with the firm decreasing partner pay by a fifth amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 16 April 2020

Business optimism plunges deeper than ever

Business optimism across the UK fell by its largest-ever margin in March, thanks to the current coronavirus crisis, according to figures from the latest BDO Business Trends report.

Published 15 April 2020

Top accountancy firms cut payouts to partners

Partners at the UK's biggest accountancy firms will have their payouts slashed by hundreds of thousands of pounds this year as the sector prepares to face a huge crash in revenues amid stemming from the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 9 April 2020

BDO appointed administrators of Norton Motorcycles

BDO has been appointed as administrator of famous Leicestershire motorbike company Norton Motorcycles.

Published 30 January 2020

BDO recruiting for 25 trainees in Scotland in 2020

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO is set to recruit a number of new trainees in Scotland next year.

Published 19 December 2019

BDO appoints Kevin Lamb as director

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has strengthened its business restructuring team with the appointment of director Kevin Lamb in its Edinburgh office.

Published 17 December 2019