22 May 2020
Responding to the latest retail sales figures for April issued by the Office of National Statistics, Jacqui Baker, director and retail specialist at RSM said: ‘UK retail sales break records again this month but for all the wrong reasons. With total sales for April decreasing by 23.1 per cent compared with last year, it’s impossible to downplay the long-lasting effects coronavirus will have on the sector.
15 May 2020
A summary of the reliefs and support available to retail businesses during the coronavirus pandemic including a road map out of lockdown.
24 February 2020
Our survey of middle-market consumer business leaders shows that in 2020, organisations are focused on remaining competitive by keeping costs low and cultivating innovation. What can you learn from your competitors and how can you achieve success?
19 December 2019
Andrew Westbrook, head of retail at RSM, comments on the latest retail sales figures for November from the Office of National Statistics.
16 December 2019
After an unpredictable climate for the retail sector moving into 2020 we predict what lies ahead for the industry in the new year.
25 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments ahead of this year's Black Friday.
14 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments on the latest official retail sales figures for October published by the Office of National Statistics.
22 October 2019
In the current uncertain economic and political climate trading has become increasingly challenging. Many retailers and restaurant operators have implemented CVAs as a means of addressing their long-term structural issues, notably over-rented extensive property portfolios. RSM’s Retail Restructuring team share their thoughts on successful CVAs.