20 September 2018
Andrew Westbrook, head of retail at audit, tax and consulting firm RSM comments on today's retail sales statistics for August 2018 released by the Office of National Statistics.
20 September 2018
The Prime Minister has committed to find an extra £20bn funding for the NHS. In his autumn Budget, will Philip Hammond take the role of Robin Hood and use his Amazon tax to pay for NHS elderly care?
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30 August 2018
A report this week from one of the UK's largest property consultancies suggests creating a two-tier VAT system for online and physical retailers in order to halt the decline of the UK high street. But just how feasible would this be?
20 August 2018
Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has partnered with Sunderland Software City, to make it easier for businesses to access the advice they need to scale up and compete on a global scale. The new partnership is designed to provide support and guidance to the region’s growing technology sector.
17 August 2018
RSM has welcomed the announcement from Communities Secretary and Midlands Engine Champion James Brokenshire MP of new investment in the Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park.
15 August 2018
News that Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is considering an ‘Amazon tax’ for online retailers is further evidence of the pressure on UK Treasury tax receipts caused by low corporation tax rates and the huge swing towards Internet shopping. Will the new tax hit its target? And will it help traditional retailers?
03 August 2018
As artificial intelligence’s prevalence is increasing, many fear that it will harm employment, simply replacing the jobs of many workers that are not in creative jobs. There are a number of reasons why we should welcome AI to the workplace rather than resist.
Commenting on today's corporate insolvency figures released by the Insolvency Service, Graham Bushby, head of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP said
23 July 2018
New statistics reveal that HMRC paid out £868m in creative sector tax relief during 2017/18 (£3.7bn since the reliefs were introduced).