Phil is a tax director focussed on UK and international tax, with over 20 years’ experience, mainly within the Big 4 and in industry.
Paul is a financial due diligence partner with a broad range of buy and sell-side experience working with private equity houses, corporates and banks. His sector focus includes media and technology, financial services and professional practices.
13 August 2020
New statistics published today by HMRC reveal a total of £1.11 billion was paid out in 2019/20 in tax reliefs for the creative sector. This represents a significant increase of £30 million compared to last year.
Alex is a Partner in the Transaction Services team based in the Thames Valley (Reading office) leading a team of professionals focused on buyside due diligence for corporates and private equity clients as well as vendor due diligence in support of sale transactions.
07 August 2020
We discuss the newly introduced domestic reverse charge for the construction sector.
06 August 2020
Following recent representation by the Charity Tax Group (CTG) on behalf of the charitable sector, HMRC have consulted with various parties and announced an update to their policy in the area of online charity advertising.
04 August 2020
HMRC has now relaxed its strict policy that looked set to exclude many online charity advertising campaigns from VAT relief. Charities should check the VAT position of their advertising contracts in case they are entitled to a refund.
04 August 2020
For those who thought playing computer games was ‘a misspent youth’, the industry is now worth over £3.86bn. Video games producers have a number of ways to maximise tax relief but it’s complicated and lengthy. Ahead of Brexit there is opportunity to enhance, simplify and strengthen our top position.
03 August 2020
The Committee of University Chairs (CUC) published its Higher Education (HE) Audit Committees Code of Practice (the Code) in May 2020. The updates to the Code are certainly welcomed in particular during these unprecedented times with significant change, uncertainty within the sector and changing risk profiles.
30 July 2020
As a result of the coornavirus pandemic, many tenants are suffering a loss of income and want to vary the terms of their lease with their landlord. Read here for details of HMRC’s announced tax changes as a measure to preserve income for landlords.