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As a business and professional services (BPS) firm, you navigate in an ever evolving business landscape of changing economies, new accounting policies and evolving tax regulations. You know that thorough business planning, engagement management, a vibrant workplace culture, and visionary leadership are crucial to your success.  While at the same time, you are trying to control professional time, overhead, and manage cash flow to increase your firm’s profitability and management. This means you need holistic guidance and cost effective solutions to make sound business decisions.

Over the years, we have helped thousands of BPS firms achieve their business objectives. Our clients include firms in a variety of service industries, from law, architecture, engineering, consulting and advertising, to name just a few. 

Our professionals are highly attuned to the industry’s accounting requirements, reporting issues and evolving tax legislation. Whether your challenge is building up your management team, marketing your practice, protecting it from fraud and cyber threats, staying on top of regulatory requirements or planning your succession, you can trust us to look beyond the bottom line towards your business continuity and growth.

Recent Insights

Understanding NAFTA & the global middle market

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Understanding NAFTA & the global middle market

With NAFTA's renegotiations are underway, middle market business owners ask themselves what the impact will be to their business.

  • Joe Brusuelas
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  • February 27, 2018
Critical topics facing the legal community

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Critical topics facing the legal community

In an interview and video, RSM Canada’s Michael Nicoló discusses key findings from a research partnership with Canadian Lawyer and CIBC.

Accessing capital for business and professional services firms

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Accessing capital for business and professional services firms

Financiers base their financing decisions on a set of factors that are unique to legal, accountancy, engineering & creative services firms.

IFRS 16 Leases: Big changes ahead

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IFRS 16 Leases: Big changes ahead

IFRS 16 changes will be felt in several key reporting areas, including working capital, debt levels and profit and loss.

  • Craig Cross
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  • May 24, 2018
Federal Budget: Professional services firms to revisit structure

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Federal Budget: Professional services firms to revisit structure

The government announced it will proceed with the tax on split income rules, affecting business and professional services firms.

  • Derek de Gannes
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  • March 07, 2018
2016 and 2017 tax changes impact professionals

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2016 and 2017 tax changes impact professionals

The 2016 & 2017 Federal Budget and the July 18, 2017 tax proposed changes for private corporations affect professionals & their firms.

  • Nadia Pulla
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  • December 14, 2017
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We proudly sponsor and participate in events that provide innovative ideas and opportunities for you to improve and grow your business.

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2018 OTLA Fall Conference

Once again, we are proud to sponsor the 2018 OTLA Fall Conference, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Center on October 19.

  • October 19, 2018

IN-PERSON EVENT

2018 Ontario tax conference and live webcast

Stan Zinman will be speaking on the U.S. tax reform’s impacts on Canadian businesses which conduct business or invest in the United States.

  • October 22, 2018

IN-PERSON EVENT

2018 ACFE Fraud Conference

This year, Jean-Charles Plante will be speaking at the 2018 ACFRE Fraud Conference Canada about modern insider cyberattacks.

  • October 28, 2018

IN-PERSON EVENT

Business Transitions Forum Vancouver 2018

James Knight, director, transaction advisory, will be speaking on a panel on November 7, highlighting how to build the best exit team.

  • November 07, 2018