Graham is a tax partner and leads RSM’s North West region innovation reliefs team.
04 December 2019
Liverpool is an ambitious, thriving tech sector that is wanting to grow and a range of professionals, regional technology businesses, policy makers and academic organisations met with Jonathan Levav, to discuss how to learn lessons from Silicon Valley; inspire innovation; and build an effective ecosystem that harnesses great ideas, people; and ultimately businesses.
04 December 2019
Taxpayers are tripping up on complex pension rules and inadvertently missing key information off their self-assessment tax returns; but are you compliant?
26 November 2019
This week's university strikes have once again put the spotlight on the financial pressures facing the UK's higher education sector. The latest report from the Office for Students (OfS) has revealed that 71 higher education institutions are now subject to enhanced monitoring requirements amid concerns around their financial viability and sustainability.
22 November 2019
Recent years have been challenging times for many institutions in the further education sector. With these challenges, has come a greater focus on governance and governing. It is critical for boards to have a full and accurate picture of what is going on in an organisation to be able to respond in a timely and appropriate manner.
Jennifer is an experienced employment solicitor who helps businesses with people management, assisting clients with complex issues involving their people and implementing a solution in accordance with clients’ objectives.
11 November 2019
Louise Tweedie comments on the Office for Students value for money strategy 2019 to 2021 which was issued on 18 October 2019. Value for money will be measured through a number of high level proxies which (in the same way as the Teaching and Student Outcomes Framework may be a proxy for teaching excellence) may or may not be in the control of the higher education provider, and have a greater or lesser correlation to traditional concepts of value for money based on economy, efficiency and effectiveness. Click here to read Louise’s thoughts and consider potential impacts to the higher education sector.
08 November 2019
Ian Bell, head of pensions at RSM, comments on the latest warning on pensions scams from The Pensions Regulator and the FCA.
01 November 2019
A rather technical corner of the pensions’ world has recently highlighted a more general issue: how far do we need to ‘look behind the curtain’ at what a financial regulator does?