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A catalyst for change: New ways of working for the travel and tourism industry
Ian Bell

14 October 2020

As CJRS ends, the burning question on every senior leader’s mind will be workforce, and what next?

Travel sector heavily reliant on furlough scheme with new measures failing to provide support, finds research from RSM and ABTA
Ian Bell

14 October 2020

A new report from RSM and ABTA shows that 89 per cent of travel businesses made use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and 84 per cent expect to use it until the end of October.

Could a hard Brexit see the introduction of a higher rate of VAT on luxury goods?

13 October 2020

One of the skills of an accomplished Chancellor of the Exchequer is to use a single tax to achieve multiple political objectives. We review the UK’s pre-EEC experience of a purchase tax and ask whether a hard Brexit could see the introduction of a higher rate of VAT on luxury goods.

More than 600 jobs saved at Gusto, as RSM advises on successful CVA
Damian Webb

28 September 2020

RSM has advised Gusto Italian on a successful CVA (Company Voluntary Arrangement) securing the future of the business and more than 600 jobs.

Derek McAllan


Derek is a partner in Business Services in Basingstoke and specialises in working with owner manager and private equity backed businesses.

July ONS retail sales show the entrenched new habits of shoppers that continue post-lockdown
Jacqui Baker

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.

Action required by 29 August to benefit from VAT rate cut

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 Melia

Tax Director

Phil is a tax director focussed on UK and international tax, with over 20 years’ experience, mainly within the Big 4 and in industry.

Pub and restaurant groups see sales halved in first month back

13 August 2020

Britain’s managed pub, restaurant and bar groups saw total July sales down 50.4 per cent on the same month last year as the sector re-emerged after lockdown, latest data from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.

Janet Burt


Janet is a restructuring specialist and is an insolvency practitioner based in London. She has a breadth of restructuring and insolvency experience spanning 25 years with the execution of formal appointments, leading advisory teams as well as senior project management for a variety of stakeholders in distressed situations.


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