17 October 2020
In the past, HMRC has accepted that contractually agreed payments due in the event of a breach of contract, and thus amounting to compensation, were typically outside the scope of VAT, because they are not consideration for any supply of goods or services.
16 October 2020
In this article we discuss the six challenges for scaling tech businesses for 2021 including accessing capital, business structures, succession, intellectual property and the Covid-19 bill.
24 September 2020
Many creative sector businesses use special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to maximise their tax relief claims. Discover the opportunities and pitfalls of using SPVs.
24 September 2020
Each creative sector tax relief has its own rules and requirements to consider in order to maximise a claim. We explore some of the opportunities and pitfalls.
Steve is a partner at RSM.
18 September 2020
Following recent representations by the Charity Tax Group (CTG), HMRC has agreed to amend its policy on the VAT treatment of online charity advertising. Information on HMRC's new policy was published on 8 September and we suggest that affected advertisers and charities should consider their position carefully.
Sarah leads the mergers and acquisitions team at RSM in the South East. She helps shareholders and management teams sell part or all of their business, buy another business or raise money for growth.
Ben is an accounting and financial reporting partner based in the Bristol office. Ben leads the team in the South West of the UK – working with clients ranging from high-growth early stage businesses to international large corporate groups. He is a complex accounting and financial reporting specialist working in IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP. Ben is the technology and media lead for RSM in the South West of the United Kingdom. He has deep expertise in growing Software businesses and diversified media groups. He also works closely with exciting businesses in the Scientific space.
Corporate Finance Director
Alex is a corporate finance director in RSM’s due diligence team, specialising in both UK and cross-border transactions advising corporate and private equity clients. Sectors of focus include events management, software and manufacturing.
Phil is a tax director focussed on UK and international tax, with over 20 years’ experience, mainly within the Big 4 and in industry.