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More needs to be done to help creatives

13 October 2020

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced how the first tranche of spending from the £1.57bn emergency recovery fund, launched in July, will be allocated. This relief package is a welcome boost to a sector. However, without further targeted measures we are in danger of retaining the country’s cultural architecture and trophy assets, but without the creative artists to put on the performances to fill them.

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.

UK corporate tax and coronavirus

13 August 2020

With the location of board meetings being affected by the coronavirus outbreak, we discuss the potential for further UK and overseas corporate tax implications.

Motor retailers should maximise cash flow from increased tax reliefs
Alison Ashley

07 August 2020

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM is urging motor retailers to ensure they have maximised available capital allowances – this is a valuable form of tax relief on capital expenditure that motor retailers incur.

More needs to be done to regulate R&D tax credit to weed out poor advisers

04 August 2020

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has introduced new guidance for professional conduct surrounding R&D tax credits. However, more could be done on registration and accreditation to stamp out questionable claims.

Seri Malak


Seri Malak is a tax director in our London real estate tax team with over 12 years of experience in advising clients on inwards and cross-board real estate transactions.

International tax news update

18 July 2020

Whilst the impact of the coronavirus outbreak remains the main focus for business at this time, international businesses should also consider the effect of some key international tax developments.

DAC6 mandatory disclosure: how to prepare
Andrew Seidler

Working with the OECD, the EU Commission and other EU member states, the UK government has introduced the Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC6) which aims to identify potentially aggressive tax arrangements by further increasing reporting transparency.

R&D roadmap spells progress but now Government and business must engage

08 July 2020

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its UK R&D Roadmap last week. But getting this plan to a point at which it can be effectively deployed will require real engagement between Government and business over the coming months.

Consultation on hybrid and other mismatches

20 June 2020

The tax documents published following the Chancellor’s Budget on 11 March included a consultation on the hybrid and other mismatches rules. We delve into the detail.