Phil is a tax director focussed on UK and international tax, with over 20 years’ experience, mainly within the Big 4 and in industry.
Paul is a financial due diligence partner with a broad range of buy and sell-side experience working with private equity houses, corporates and banks. His sector focus includes media and technology, financial services and professional practices.
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.
Alex is a Partner in the Transaction Services team based in the Thames Valley (Reading office) leading a team of professionals focused on buyside due diligence for corporates and private equity clients as well as vendor due diligence in support of sale transactions.
04 August 2020
For those who thought playing computer games was ‘a misspent youth’, the industry is now worth over £3.86bn. Video games producers have a number of ways to maximise tax relief but it’s complicated and lengthy. Ahead of Brexit there is opportunity to enhance, simplify and strengthen our top position.
03 August 2020
The Committee of University Chairs (CUC) published its Higher Education (HE) Audit Committees Code of Practice (the Code) in May 2020. The updates to the Code are certainly welcomed in particular during these unprecedented times with significant change, uncertainty within the sector and changing risk profiles.
Ainsley is a Director in our Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax.
24 July 2020
The latest ONS retail figures show growth for the first time since lockdown began at 13.9 per cent. Yet this presents a fraction of what is required to make sufficient inroads into the debt that retail businesses have built up during lockdown says RSM.
Simon specialises in private client tax, working with HNWIs, entrepreneurs and those with complex tax affairs, with a particular focus on rural and professional services businesses.
09 July 2020
The recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies paints a fairly gloomy picture for Higher Education and identifies that up to thirteen establishments may be at risk of insolvency.