Currently ranked 10th in the audit market and at 5th position with regard to audits of publicly listed companies, B&Lj services more than 90 audit clients in sectors including manufacturing, construction, healthcare, energy, fashion, media, professional services and finance.

Speaking of the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “I am delighted to welcome B&Lj as our latest new member based in North Macedonia, further strengthening our position in South-Eastern Europe. As the quality of a firm is one of the most important factors when recruiting new firms, it is fantastic to welcome a Top 10 firm, making B&Lj an ideal candidate for network membership. A huge welcome to the team!”

Borislav Atanasovski, senior partner at B&Lj, added: “We are extremely enthusiastic to begin exploring new opportunities available to our firm and our clients as a result of our new membership. Russell Bedford is a network that is committed to continuous growth and development, and we look forward to being part of that journey while working together with our fellow members for mutual benefit.”