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.
Ainsley is a Director in our Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax.
28 July 2020
While Mr Sunak’s desire to help the struggling high street is laudable, tax changes are notoriously ineffective at correcting market imbalances created by commercial pressures. Large-scale tax changes such as the business rates review and the imposition of an online sales tax also take far more time to implement than the Chancellor has at his disposal. We assess the possibilities and suggest a quick fix which the Chancellor could implement now.
14 July 2020
The Chancellor’s Summer Economic Statement delivered on 8 July included various measures to support hospitality and leisure businesses during the coronavirus emergency. They included a targeted temporary VAT cut for supplies of hospitality, hotel accommodation and admission to attractions.
09 July 2020
The recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies paints a fairly gloomy picture for Higher Education and identifies that up to thirteen establishments may be at risk of insolvency.
07 July 2020
A summary of the reliefs and support available to leisure and hospitality businesses during the coronavirus pandemic including a road map out of lockdown.
Bill is an audit partner specialising in listed and AIM groups, private equity backed entities and growing/transacting businesses of scale. He joined RSM in July 2020, having spent the previous nine years at a Big 4 firm, with four as a partner.
Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM is lending its support to Lost Stock by helping to run day to day finances. Launched by the team behind, Mallzee, Lost Stock was set up in the wake of coronavirus to help support garment workers in Bangladesh suffering as a result of cancelled clothing stock orders.
24 June 2020
With doors opening on 4 July and the two-metre rule now relaxed, it will be back to business for the leisure and hospitality industry. However, this crisis doesn’t end with the dialling down of coronavirus lockdown and the easing of distancing measures.