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What does Budget 2018 mean for rural and agricultural businesses?

08 November 2018

Following the Chancellors recent budget update our experts in the rural sector give an overview of what farmers and agricultural businesses can expect following the announcement.

A quarter of manufacturers unprepared for IFRS16 leasing standards
Mike Thornton

06 November 2018

New leasing standards come into effect next year which aim to increase transparency within financial reporting, but a quarter of manufacturers are not prepared for the change which will impact key performance ratios, a new survey has found.

Court ruling on VAT decision affects retailers’ interest free offerings
Philip Munn

06 November 2018

Dixons Carphone Plc (DSG) case regarding the sales of goods on interest free terms is brought to First-tier Tribunal. Tribunal rules against DSG but further litigation likely. Decision impacts retail industry and how similar businesses manage interest free credit terms.

When do you need to be MTD ready?
John Forth

For those VAT registered businesses which are deemed to be 'complex' then they will need to ensure that they are MTD compliant for the first VAT return beginning on or after 1 October 2019. All other businesses which are required to be registered for VAT will be still be subject to the original deadline and will need to ensure that they are MTD compliant for the first VAT return beginning on or after 1 April 2019.

Navigating pay policy
Kerri Constable

05 November 2018

Government is keeping an eagle-eye on pay and pay policy. Only in the last few weeks the BBC has again come under its fair share of scrutiny for the ways in which it pays its people. Now the corporation’s use of personal service companies has come under the spotlight.

Updates to Housing SORP
Keith Ward

01 November 2018

The Housing SORP for registered social housing providers, has been updated to align with the recent FRS 102 triennial review. Speak to your RSM RSL specialist for more information.

What does Budget 2018 mean for TMT businesses

01 November 2018

The Budget contained much of interest for companies operating in the TMT sector. This article is a summary of the main points though, as ever, there are many points of detail that will need to be worked through as more materials become available in the forthcoming days and weeks.

Gender pay gap in the financial services sector
Kerri Constable

01 November 2018

Since Gender Pay Gap Pay Regulations were introduced last year, pay and pay parity have remained very high on the agenda of boards and senior leadership teams across the Financial Services sector.

Principle four – Banks undertake appropriate model validation and independent review activities to ensure sound model performance and greater understanding of model uncertainties
Alistair Hynd

01 November 2018

As with the other three principles, the PRA gives sound, common sense guidance overall but leaves a lot of practical matters untouched and questions unanswered.

Wellbeing at work requires openness and leadership

31 October 2018

With three in five people experiencing work-related mental health issues, training managers to foster a mental health friendly culture is crucial for better performance.

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