23 May 2019
As at 23 May the RSM Brexit Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, finished the week at 0.36 compared to 0.34 last week, indicating no change in the mood of the market. Last week’s moderate jump in stress levels for the first time in weeks was thought to potentially represent the start of a more consistent rise in stress levels, but this trend has not yet materialised.
15 May 2019
The RSM Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, inched up again this week after two consecutive weeks of flatlining and low stress. The index finished the week at 0.34 points above zero, marginally up from last week’s 0.02.
07 May 2019
Picking up on the RSM series of events in 2018, Simon Hart (RSM UK) and Joe Brusuelas (RSM US) will be considering topics relating to Brexit, European issues, emerging markets, trade agreements and economic insights that will be of interest to middle market business leaders.
07 May 2019
From 15 July this year some businesses holding all the usual import VAT evidence may be refused the right to recover import VAT because they do not own the goods in question at the point at which the UK import declaration is submitted. While toll (or contract) manufacturers have been singled out in newly published guidance, this change could be a nasty shock for many other UK organisations importing goods into the country.
25 April 2019
The RSM Stress Index, a measure of Brexit-related economic volatility, has continued its downward trajectory finishing 0.16 points below zero.
The RSM Brexit Stress Index revealed a decline to 0.08 from 0.41 the week prior, largely due to the likely extension to October 31 for the UK’s departure from the European Union. Consequently the risk of an immediate no-deal Brexit may have abated.
09 April 2019
RSM’s proprietary Brexit Stress Index showed that the heightened strain in the UK economy as a result of a possible hard Brexit has fallen.
01 April 2019
RSM’s Brexit Stress Index remains largely unchanged from last week’s more dramatic near-30 per cent rise in overall stress levels in the UK economy.
27 March 2019
Whatever may follow Wednesday’s crucial ‘indicative’ votes in Parliament, planning for the post Brexit economic environment is long overdue.