13 August 2020
New statistics published today by HMRC reveal a total of £1.11 billion was paid out in 2019/20 in tax reliefs for the creative sector. This represents a significant increase of £30 million compared to last year.
20 July 2020
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has estimated that the coronavirus pandemic will increase government borrowing by almost £300bn in 2020-21. For context, provisional figures for 2019-20 show HMRC’s total tax take was £634.7bn across all taxes.
29 June 2020
The UK private equity mid-market rallies post crisis to support SMEs.
As with many sectors, coronavirus is having significant and at times, surprising repercussions in financial markets.
11 June 2020
If you're thinking of exiting your business due to coronavirus, you need to consider if it's the right time for your shareholders, business and the market. We explore market conditions that will affect the success of the sale.Read more
21 May 2020
Financial crime is seeing a surge of activity and it’s because criminals are maximising on uncertainty. Read more here about what key questions businesses should be asking themselves.
01 May 2020
In response to the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government has announced that the application of the zero rate of VAT to supplies of 'digital publications' will be brought forward to 1 May.
24 April 2020
Since the coronavirus lockdown in the UK the tech start-up industry has been under a lot of pressure. After much debate, plans for a new 'Future Fund' designed to support high-growth companies has been announced.
03 April 2020
The top priority for all private equity funds is to protect and maximise value in their existing investments. All private equity firms with existing investments will be assessing the outlook for each company and deciding what level of action to take in each case.
02 April 2020
The venture capital and private equity industry have invested heavily in the technology sector, from seed investments in new ideas to buyouts and take-privates of established businesses.