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What we found (part one) – the people challenges

07 February 2019

Our financial services survey on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance found that financial services firms aren’t fully confident in their DPO or resource.

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GDPR compliance in the financial services sector

07 February 2019

To gain insight into how the financial services sector is managing ongoing GDPR compliance the financial services team at RSM recently conducted a survey in the sector to take the pulse in relation to level of confidence in key areas. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing insights from our GDPR experts on the key findings.

How will the recruitment sector be impacted by changes to IR35 rules from April 2020?
David Williams-Richardson

The Government’s confirmed lead option for change is to extend the public sector reform introduced in April 2017 to the private sector. How would this potential change impact the recruitment sector?

Scottish Budget passes with further tax divergence and a 'tourism tax' at the heart of it
Shirley McIntosh

01 February 2019

Despite rhetoric that the draft Scottish Budget might be voted down today, the SNP and the Greens have done a last-minute deal to get the draft fiscal plans through with some concessions.

Update to definition of ‘material’ in IFRS standards
Paul Merris

31 January 2019

The IASB has made amendments to the definition of material. The updated definition amends IAS 1 and IAS 8 . It is effective from 1 January 2020.

Academy back to school report - Spring 2019
Hannah Catchpool

31 January 2019

RSM’s latest academy back to school report includes articles on managing the threat of fraud in the education sector, technology in the classroom and improving the financial efficiency through effective curriculum planning. Download your copy of the report now.

The Good Work Plan: determining status and IR35

25 January 2019

The Government's Good Work Plan includes positive signs about how the tax rules for determining employment status might change in the future. But what could this mean for organisations engaging off payroll workers, and how could this affect private sector businesses planning for IR35 reforms that are set to be introduced from 6 April 2020?

Getting ready for ethnicity pay reporting

25 January 2019

The consultation for ethnicity pay reporting ended earlier this month. Whilst we wait for the outcome of the consultation, here are some steps your organisation should consider in a future planning exercise.

Good Work Plan: What should your HR priorities be

25 January 2019

The Good Work Plan points towards employee engagement, employee development and employee wellbeing as a measure of ‘fair and decent work’.

How will new HMRC delegated authority claims handling guidance affect lawyers?
Ian Carpenter

21 January 2019

HMRC have issued new guidance on delegated authority claims handling by lawyers. Ian Carpenter (RSM’s head of indirect tax) discusses the new guidance and what it means for law firms and the potential VAT costs.