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.
23 May 2019
Tech Nation, the UK’s leading network for tech entrepreneurs, will this week take its recently launched ‘UK tech on the global stage’ report to ten major cities across the UK in just nine weeks. Sponsored by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, the roadshow will kick-off in Newcastle today (23 May).
12 March 2019
Of all the sectors we’ve surveyed this past 18-months, TMT businesses have been the most consistently upbeat when it comes to their view on the short- and long-term impact of Brexit, such is its strength. But has this sentiment held strong as we approach the 29th March?
04 February 2019
RSM, the leading audit, tax and consulting firm has announced its partnership with Upscale 4.0 – a six-month accelerator programme delivered by Tech Nation aimed at super-charging the growth of successful UK tech-based scaleups.
10 January 2019
The US-China trade spat may have called a temporary truce but tariffs could soon be back on the agenda. The interwoven nature of cross border supply chains suggests that any escalation of trade barriers between these two countries will affect businesses and investors in other countries and across a range of sectors.
22 November 2018
David Blacher, partner and national head of TMT at RSM predicts that whilst the short to medium term measures of the Digital Services Tax are targeted at global on-line businesses, the same tax system will, eventually, catch up with most tech companies.
03 April 2018
The number of new tech companies being set up in the UK rose by almost 60 per cent in 2017 according to new analysis by RSM. In total, there were 10,016 software development and programming businesses incorporated in 2017, a 59 per cent increase on the 6,300 companies set up in 2016. The data from Companies House also revealed growth in tech company incorporations across every region in the UK.
02 November 2017
Companies making video games may be able to claim video games tax relief (or cash back) of up to 20 percent of the production cost. Even where companies already make claims, they make be significantly under-claiming.