Mike Thornton, head of manufacturing at RSM, discusses a potential compliance nightmare for middle market manufacturers if faced with a ‘no deal’ scenario.
The proportion of organisations working to increase awareness of mental health issues across the workforce is up from 31 per cent in 2016 to 51 per cent in 2018, as is the proportion of organisations with mental health/wellbeing champions (up to 18 per cent in 2018 from 6 per cent in 2016) . This increase in focus is certainly something we, in the HR world, have noticed in our day to day interactions with clients.
Through the rise of social media, influencers and companies such as Airbnb and booking.com consumers have paid less notice to hotel star ratings when booking getaways. Is this the end of the star rating system synonymous with the hotel industry?
With the UK’s withdrawal from the EU just around the corner and a no-deal Brexit very much still a possibility, HMRC has published guidance on some of the practical challenges that could face UK businesses including reclaiming VAT from EU member states; VAT registration issues for consumer businesses selling digital services to the EU; and how to verify UK VAT registration details. Affected businesses must act now.
Whilst parliamentarians continue to debate the UK’s future relationship with the EU the Treasury has quietly been amending VAT legislation in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.
RSM’s manufacturing team in London hosted our first Food and Drink Manufacturers' Forum, attended by owners, CEO’s and senior finance professionals from 30 companies in the sector
A recent tribunal case has pointed out that, despite the uniformity of VAT law across the UK, the VAT treatment of day-care providers in England and Wales is different from that in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
HMRC is embarking on a project to identify Welsh taxpayers in advance of April 2019 when the Welsh Assembly will be able to vary the rate of income tax for the first time. But will lessons be learned from the experience in Scotland where problems are still arising three years on from the introduction of devolved income tax?
On 31 January the further education insolvency regime will come into force, meaning that for the first time it will be possible for colleges to fail and be placed into an insolvency process.