John is an audit director and acts for both not for profit and corporate clients. He leads the Social Housing offering in North West and North East England and has over 15 years’ experience in providing audit and assurance services.
Derek is a partner in Business Services in Basingstoke and specialises in working with owner manager and private equity backed businesses.
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.
21 August 2020
Results from July’s ONS retail sales figures show the first full month of trade since non-essential stores in England were permitted to reopen by Government. Encouragingly there was growth for the second consecutive month at 3 per cent above pre-pandemic levels in February 2020.
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.
18 August 2020
Organisations trying to maximise the benefit of the reduced rate of VAT by applying it to payments received in advance of the rate change must act before the end of August.
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.