Peter is an indirect tax partner based in RSM’s Birmingham office. He advises corporate clients on all aspects of their VAT affairs and has extensive experience in the retail, manufacturing and leisure & hospitality sectors.
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.
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.
25 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments ahead of this year's Black Friday.
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.
14 November 2019
Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments on the latest official retail sales figures for October published by the Office of National Statistics.
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.
30 October 2019
The higher education (HE) sector faces several uncertainties and inter-related risks which need to be managed. This is necessary, not only to protect the institution, but also to enable opportunities to be seized. RSM’s latest risk register analysis enables your institutions risk profile with that of others. This helps you to consider ‘how do our risks compare?’ and ‘are we missing any key risks?’