Phil is an Associate Director specialising in providing clients with valuation advice for commercial, restructuring, tax and financial reporting purposes.
06 November 2018
Dixons Carphone Plc (DSG) case regarding the sales of goods on interest free terms is brought to First-tier Tribunal. Tribunal rules against DSG but further litigation likely. Decision impacts retail industry and how similar businesses manage interest free credit terms.
01 November 2018
The Budget contained much of interest for companies operating in the TMT sector. This article is a summary of the main points though, as ever, there are many points of detail that will need to be worked through as more materials become available in the forthcoming days and weeks.
30 October 2018
Find out how lenders and directors could be at risk from insolvency changes in this year’s Budget Announcement. For information or advice click here.
29 October 2018
The Government targets large multinational digital businesses, introducing from 2020 a tax on UK related revenues. The Government will continue to cooperate with efforts internationally to devise a fairer way of taxing the digital businesses, but this proposal puts a marker down internationally while sending a political signal domestically.
22 October 2018
Following the latest education funding statistics from the Institute of Fiscal Studies, it appears that further education and sixth-form funding has fallen by 8 per cent in real terms since the peak in 2010-11. In addition, funding for adult education has reduced by 45 per cent since 2009-10 – highlighting severe pressure across areas of the further education sector.
18 October 2018
After a positive summer, British consumers reined in their spending in September with the volume of sales dropping by 0.8 per cent versus the previous month. The rise in petrol prices also impacted household budgets with the amount spent on petrol rising by 1.1 percentage points versus the same month last year.
15 October 2018
It’s nearly a year since the last Budget when the Government published a position paper setting out its proposed approach for addressing the challenges posed by the digital economy on the tax system. But where has this got to and why does it matter?
Anna heads up the charity team for the West Midlands and works across the West Midlands and North West regions. She has 16 years’ audit experience and has expertise in the not for profit sector, working with charity, education, social housing and pension clients.
24 September 2018
If you are an academy trust and prepare your budgets using excel spreadsheets, we have highlighted tips and techniques for you to consider which are intended to help you respond to the refined requirements of the ESFA’s Academies Financial Handbook 2018.