Merger clarification

It has been announced that member firm Moore Stephens LLP and BDO are in advanced merger discussions.

The merger, which is due to complete in February 2019, will see Moore Stephens LLP’s London, Birmingham, Reading, Bristol and Watford offices exit the Moore Stephens UK and international networks.

The Moore Stephens UK network of accountancy and business advisory firms comprises 31 offices, and continues to provide quality and valuable services and solutions to clients – helping them thrive in a changing world. The UK network is part of Moore Stephens International, comprising 614 offices in 112 countries and generating US$2.9bn of fees.

Moore Stephens continues to support entrepreneurial and owner managed businesses, and the latest OMB survey report is due out early in 2019, the results of which will be presented to Members of Parliament in response to the House of Lords’ economic affairs review of Treating Small Businesses Fairly.