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BDO LLP gathers information from users of this web site automatically and when you decide to provide us with information, for example, when you complete a form on This information is treated with confidence, and is only used by BDO.

BDO LLP and its subsidiaries may use external data sources for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so BDO LLP and its subsidiaries may share your data with other organisations who may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. A record of the search will be retained by these organisations.


A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a web server to your browser and is stored on your hard drive. A cookie can’t read data off your computer. Cookies do not damage your system. You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent.

To improve your experience and to make our service to you better we use cookies for the purposes of system administration and analytics of our website. This gives us information about the number of visitors to different parts of our website.

BDO LLP does not share this data with third parties. Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply just enable us to see behaviour on the website to help us improve your experience. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from and, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

What cookies we use

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
ISA Web Publishing Load Balancing ISAWPLB followed by code eg. {6941BAFC-865C-4848-B89F-2562359EA91C} When using an ISA Server to handle load balancing and web requests an ISA server will place Cookies to allow ISA Server to allow itself to internally configure routes for internal requests. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
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These are third party cookies which we do not control. These are there to remember when you’ve shared something on social media. More information on how AddThis use cookies social media share tools

If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Further information about cookies and how we manage them

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit (opens in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).