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Securing new skills
Mike Thornton

20 May 2019

Recent data suggests that the national average percentage of vacancies that are caused by skills shortages is 23 per cent but in manufacturing, this figure is around 35 per cent. With potential workers increasingly influenced by more than just salary, it is important that manufacturers find ways to differentiate themselves from the competition.

Tackling an ageing workforce
Mike Thornton

20 May 2019

The average age of manufacturing staff has climbed beyond that of the finance, retail, hospitality and construction sectors. So what can manufacturers do to ensure they retain their existing talent whilst also encouraging knowledge and skills sharing with the next generation?

Employment allowance – are you claiming?

18 May 2019

The employment allowance was introduced in April 2014 to support employers to grow and hire new staff. From next year the Government has decided to further target it at smaller businesses.

Import VAT for non-owners and more on Brexit and customs duty

18 May 2019

While details of the UK’s long-term relationship with the European Union (EU) remain unclear, the VAT and customs issues associated with international trade continue to throw up challenges.

Tax voice - May 2019

18 May 2019

Welcome to May's edition of tax voice, a monthly round-up of the most important tax news.

Royal baby news!

18 May 2019

RSM is not immune to the general public excitement about a new royal baby, but aside from speculating about gender, names and birthing methods, our minds have turned towards thinking about the tax status of the new seventh in line to the throne.

Changes in VAT policy for retained payments and deposits
Philip Munn

15 May 2019

The changes in the policy of Value Added Tax (VAT) for retained payments and deposits. Find out what the changes are and how they can affect you.

Offshore messenger - May 2019

13 May 2019

Offshore messenger in May highlights the changes being introduced for non-resident owners of UK property and the importance of corporate economic substance.

The importance of corporate economic substance

13 May 2019

The issue of corporate economic substance is high on the agenda of tax authorities globally, following recent developments to improve fairness and cooperation in international tax.

Tax changes for non-residents owning UK property

13 May 2019

Significant and wide-ranging changes are being introduced in relation to the taxation of UK property, some of which already apply for transactions taking place from 6 April 2019, others taking effect from 6 April 2020.