07 August 2020
The ‘Post-16 Audit Code of Practice 2019-20’ (ACOP) has been published in July 2020 and applies from 1 August 2019. It sets out the ‘assurance and accountability requirements for post-16 providers, including sixth-form and further education colleges’.
06 August 2020
Given recent developments in the economy and Brexit, in this episode we welcome Tim Figures, Make UK’s Director of Technology, Sustainability and Innovation as well as Mike Thornton, RSM’s Head of Manufacturing to talk through some of the issues faced by manufacturing businesses in the current economic climate.
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.
Paulina is an Associate Director in our outsourcing team - helping clients to deliver their financial statements in compliance with local regulations across 40 countries via the application of automated tools, standardised processes and the best practice solutions.
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.
23 July 2020
RSM will call on Government today to urgently consider extending the temporary Covid-19 regulatory relief – the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act – to three months beyond the date on which it is currently set to end.
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.