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A deafening silence for the social housing sector
Keith Ward

15 October 2019

Yesterday’s Queen’s speech provided little clarity on the direction of travel for social housing provision in the UK, which many will see as disappointing at a time when support to build new homes is needed. But is the silence representative of what is happening in the sector?

Health of the social housing sector 2019
Keith Ward

15 April 2019

Now in its twelfth year, RSM’s Health of the Sector survey assesses the impact of the changing economic and regulatory conditions within the social housing sector.

Ellie Acton

Associate Director

Ellie leads the Change team’s social impact service. Social impact allows organisations to better quantify the additional value their activities and programmes have brought to individuals and communities.

Gwyneth Barber


Gwyneth is a tax partner with over 20 years’ experience advising corporates and their shareholders and significant experience on property taxes and social housing.

What impact are service charge concessions having on housing associations?
Keith Ward

22 November 2018

HMRC has published Revenue and Customs Brief 6 (2018), providing information on a concession relating to service charges. This is having a significant impact on the housing sector and RSM are keen to remind you of its importance.

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.

Anna Spencer-Gray

Audit Partner

Anna heads up the charity team for the West Midlands and works across the West Midlands and North West regions. She has 16 years’ audit experience and has expertise in the not for profit sector, working with charity, education, social housing and pension clients.

Who lives in a 'dwelling' house like this? SDLT continues to confuse taxpayers

21 June 2018

The changes in recent years to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rules have added a lot of complexity and a recent case highlights the difficulty taxpayers face in calculating the amount of tax due and determining what reliefs are available. With record SDLT revenues in 2017, it seems likely that many taxpayers are overpaying SDLT as a result.

RSM partner with HMRC to support registered providers on tax risk management
David Williams-Richardson

06 June 2018

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has partnered with HMRC’s Social Housing Sector team to advise registered providers of the tax risks facing the sector and how to navigate the challenges to ensure organisations remain compliant.

Mike Belch

Associate Director

Mike helps clients to deliver successful outcomes by building and managing Project/programme Management Offices (PMO) that provide governance and assurance to their programmes and projects.