25 February 2020
Following the News Corp and Ireland Ltd Upper Tribunal decision released late last year, in which it was held that the digital editions of The Times and other News Corp newspapers should be zero-rated for VAT, HMRC has published a new briefing explaining how businesses can now submit claims for overpaid VAT. But there is a snag - any claims made are unlikely to be paid until when, and if, the litigation is finally concluded in News Corp’s favour.
12 February 2020
In October 2018, the Chancellor unexpectedly announced the ending from April 2020 of Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) for energy- and water-efficient plant and machinery. With the deadline fast approaching there is still time for businesses to benefit from this valuable relief. But is this really the end of tax relief for energy efficiency?
12 February 2020
Last week, the Government announced its plans to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by five years to 2035. The move will lead to a corresponding decrease in fuel duty receipts, so what will replace the current system?
05 February 2020
The Government is proposing a 700 per cent increase in road tax for motorhomes, but there is little to back it up from a tax or environmental perspective and it would leave a damaged manufacturing industry behind.
15 January 2020
The UK tech sector is in a period of unprecedented growth, and with that comes new and varied challenges. Mentoring is increasingly becoming a way for new tech entrepreneurs to take these obstacles head-on, and ultimately expedite the growth of their firms.
09 January 2020
As the UK’s media industry sees an exodus from London to the regional hubs, we discuss its impact on the sector and the advantages of appealing to local audiences.
18 December 2019
Reports that the new UK government will create an energy and climate change department to lead the way in tackling the climate emergency got us thinking. In the first weeks of this new government, are there any simple tax changes which would help the UK meet its climate change targets?
Senior Manager, Head of Media
Mandy is head of our national Media sector and an experienced senior manager in the London office. She works with a wide range of international and UK groups, private equity backed companies and owner managed businesses to ensure they meet their statutory audit requirements. She enjoys building long lasting relationships with her clients and takes real satisfaction from helping them achieve their objectives.
Andrew is an audit partner specialising in audit and assurance assignments, working with businesses ranging from early stage companies through to international groups in the technology, manufacturing, construction and consumer markets sectors.