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Pub and restaurant groups see sales slip back in May

15 June 2017

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant market experienced a dip in trading in May, with operators recording collective like-for-like sales down 0.4 per cent compared to the same month last year, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.

Charity fraud and bribery resilience review
Nick Sladden

13 June 2017

Are you confident that you have the appropriate assurance processes in place to see if fraud is occurring in your charity? To help you assess the effectiveness of your current processes we have developed a new service.

Neither strong, nor stable...
Rob Donaldson

12 June 2017

After an abysmal campaign by the Conservatives (Scotland excepted) and a surprisingly disciplined one (by recent standards anyway) from Labour, Theresa May has, at best, a precarious grip on power.

PRINCE2 project management - what are the features and benefits of the 2017 update?
Nigel Bennett

12 June 2017

PRINCE2 is the most widely used project management method across the world. What are the features and benefits of the 2017 update which could help your organisation achieve better success in the delivery and management of your projects?

Preparing your business for an exit

11 June 2017

When selling a business, preparation is critical. Discover the steps you should take to win investor confidence and top tax tips that will help you to maximise cash on exit.

Preparation is everything

11 June 2017

A business sale is a one-off opportunity to crystallise the value that owners have invested over the years, often a generation. It is critical to get it right.

Three tax considerations to maximise cash on exit

11 June 2017

Tax has a huge influence on how much cash owners walk away with following a business sale.

Get ready for due diligence

11 June 2017

Due diligence is a critical element of most business sales. Buyers will always want confidence that they understand the risks and rewards of the business they are buying. If there are surprises, it will give them a chance to chip away at the sale value or potentially walk away from the deal altogether.

The general election: a lost opportunity for tax reform

07 June 2017

Why is it so difficult to have a sensible conversation about tax? After all, the questions are fairly easy to identify. But the shrill defensiveness over tax increases which we are now seeing, coupled with the traditional British view that tax hikes are only acceptable if they are paid by somebody else, is seriously impeding the development of a tax system which is fit for purpose.

Weekly tax brief - 7 June 2017

07 June 2017

In this edition of RSM’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments.