OUR CULTURE STORY AUTUMN 2019
CHAPTERS ONE HEADLINES FROM THE LAST 12 MONTHS
WHY SHOULD YOU READOUR CULTURE STORY? Start by asking yourself a question: One year ago did I think that the UK would be staring down the barrel of another 12 months of Brexit, a new Prime Minister, a proposal from the Competition & Markets Authority that, unless a large company uses a non-Big-Four firm, it will need to appoint joint auditors, a Cricket World Cup victory, another Royal baby, more people applying for Love Island
We’ve created a global centre of excellence for Robotic Process Automation. And as a £600m business, we are campaigning for the interests of the entrepreneurially spirited, fast-growth and ambitious UK businesses and individuals. We are confident that this report will give you a sense of what it’s like to work with us or alongside us. The content and stories are for our financial year ending 5 July 2019.
TWO A FOREWORD FOR OUR FORWARD THINKERS THREE A CULTURE THAT UNIFIES FOUR OUR WORLD REVOLVES AROUND U FIVE U AND YOUR CAREER
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than Oxbridge and more young adults watching YouTube than the BBC or ITV? Then ask yourself: If the world continues to change so quickly and unpredictably, is it important for you to work in or with an organisation that has a purpose and culture to help navigate that future? If the answer to this question is ‘yes’, then we would love to introduce you to our culture at BDO. It’s a culture that has helped us navigate a period of extreme change; just in the last year, we’ve grown to 5,000 people in the UK and 80,000 people globally. We merged with fellow accountancy firm, Moore Stephens LLP, to create a market-leading firm. More people are applying to work for us than ever before. A sixth generation of workers has now joined our workforce.
SIX IT STARTEDWITH A PURPOSE... SEVEN ...AND IT ENDS WITH OUR VISION
EIGHT THE VALUE OF VALUES
ELEVEN BE YOURSELF
TWELVE OUR CULTURE AND OUR BRAND THIRTEEN MONITORING OUR CULTURE
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