16 December 2019
As we enter 2020 we look back at the demise of Thomas Cook, the largest failure in the travel industry and it’s impact on the future of the sector.
12 December 2019
RSM’s retail restructuring team has advised the Bushell Investment Group (BIG) on the acquisition of the trade and assets of Regis UK out of administration.
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.
09 December 2019
The Latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker results suggest restaurants are under pressure experiencing a slip in sales, while drink sales are up 0.7 per cent suggesting signs of a positive festive trading period.
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.
29 November 2019
The outcome of the ‘tourist tax’ consultation will be eagerly watched by many in the leisure and hospitality sectors. But this concern also stretches across into the food and drink sector which has embraced the appeal of provenance for Scottish brands and the sector has expanded in the experiential with activities, such as whisky and gin distillery tours.
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.