19 February 2021
Britain’s January retail sales decreased by 8.2 per cent in volume when compared with December 2020 and fell by 4.9 per cent in comparison to the previous three months. Strong declines were seen in both clothing stores and fuel. This fell during a period when all non-essential retail stores were closed in England from 6 January with measures due for review in late February.
16 February 2021
The decline of high street shopping has been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic and it doesn’t look likely to return. Repurposing the resulting surplus of commercial space will take time and imagination, but can the tax system help?
Michael is a tax partner based in the Nottingham office. Michael works with corporate clients delivering commercial tax advice on international and domestic tax matters including; global tax compliance, overseas expansion, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, new developments in tax law, tax technology and governance, transfer pricing and tax accounting.