06 February 2019
Through the rise of social media, influencers and companies such as Airbnb and booking.com consumers have paid less notice to hotel star ratings when booking getaways. Is this the end of the star rating system synonymous with the hotel industry?
Gwyneth is a tax partner with over 20 years’ experience advising corporates and their shareholders and significant experience on property taxes and social housing.
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.
08 January 2019
‘To travel is to live’. Little has changed since Hans Christian Anderson coined the phrase. We crave to travel, to explore and to discover. 78 per cent of UK adults go on holiday. Our quest for sun, snow or selfies is a fundamental part of our culture that prevails despite political uncertainty, economic turmoil and reality television finales.
20 December 2018
If you let out a property are you running a business or managing an investment? This matters for one very important reason: tax.
Sheena is a partner is RSM’s corporate tax team and has over 20 years’ experience in advising companies on their tax affairs. Her work encompasses all aspects of managing the tax life cycle of companies, from due diligence and tax efficient structuring on acquisition, managing the tax filing obligations and ongoing tax advice all the way through to divestment preparation and readiness.
19 December 2018
HMRC may have a Scrooge-like reputation but that isn't always well-deserved. When it comes to seasonal charity gifts, HMRC's gift aid scheme can boost the value of the gift to the charity by 25 per cent, with added benefits for donors who pay tax at 40 per cent or more.
07 December 2018
Faced with the pressures of their always switched-on lifestyles, over half of millennials are now drawn to digital detox holidays according to new research from audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.