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.
19 August 2019
In January we made some predictions for the travel and tourism sector in 2019. As we reach the half way point in the year we reflect on the first six months and consider what may still occur.
11 June 2019
New figures published today show that Heathrow passenger numbers in May reached a record year-on-year high. Over 6.7m passengers passed through the UK's busiest airport in May, making it the 31st month of consecutive record growth.
28 May 2019
The number of overseas visitors to the UK dropped in 2018, despite favourable exchange rates and record-breaking temperatures.
09 May 2019
A look into the reasons behind an increase in airline collapses. What travel businesses can do to avoid failure, and what the future holds for airlines.
25 April 2019
As of 1 March HMRC’s new policy came into force in relation to retained (or non-refundable) deposits came into force. This will affect any business which collect non-refundable deposits. Key areas affected by this new policy are hotels, restaurants and leisure sectors.
22 January 2019
Younger travellers are more likely than older travellers to avoid travelling to Europe this year as a result of Brexit, according to a new survey from leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
08 January 2019
What makes consumers tick? What is it that has people reaching for their wallets and which trends influence spenders? RSM surveyed over 2000 UK consumers to lift the lid on where they are flashing their cash and how businesses can entice more customers.
17 September 2018
With many tour operators unsure about how Brexit will affect the Tour Operator Margin Scheme (TOMS), and guidance from HMRC leaving the matter unclear, a couple of recent cases highlight areas that may have potential implications. We’ve summarised the two Advocate General (AG) opinions released in this article.