James is an employment and expatriate taxes specialist with significant industry experience within FTSE100 and FTSE250 businesses. He is experienced in all areas of employment and expatriate taxes compliance, planning and employee reward matters.
Jack works with independent businesses in the East of England, providing commercial and strategic advice and coordinating RSM’s wide ranging service offerings. Jack is based in RSM’s Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge offices and joined the firm as a school leaver in 2007.
29 August 2019
On 27 June 2019, the UK became the first major economy in the world to pass laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. Tax will have a major role to play, but incentives are in a mess so the system will need a fundamental overhaul to even come close to meeting the net zero aspirations.
28 August 2019
Faced with the demise of the traditional High Street and the rise of big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, the UK government has been planning a digital services tax to level the playing field. Will France’s commitment to, if necessary, refund part of its digital services tax scupper the UK’s efforts?
22 August 2019
He perhaps does not realise it, but Elon Musk could be one of the surprise beneficiaries of a no-deal Brexit. The leaked ‘Operation Yellowhammer’ report predicts that Government plans for 0 per cent import tariffs could lead to oil refinery closures, job losses, strikes and disruption to the availability of fuel. In contrast, substantial tax benefits are coming in from April 2020 for electric cars so could it be time for businesses and employees to consider putting in an order?
17 July 2019
With France and the UK imposing new digital services taxes on big technology companies and the USA threatening to retaliate with import tariffs, UK and European businesses and consumers are likely to be caught in the crossfire of a trade and tax war. What’s going on?
Al is a corporate tax partner with a focus on owner-managed businesses, growing companies and the mid- market. He has a passion for private businesses, partnering with the owners and leaders of businesses to help them achieve their personal and business ambitions.
02 July 2019
In RSM’s Weekly Tax Brief, we provide our round-up of the most important tax news. And what could be more important than the climate change emergency?
02 July 2019
With costs falling, new models such as Porsche, Mini and Mercedes coming onto the market, and even James Bond rumoured to be driving an EV, the electric vehicle is fast becoming the coolest of cars to own.
02 July 2019
In the 20 years since the Cycle to Work scheme was introduced, the scheme has involved over 40,000 employers and helped more than 1.6 million commuters pedal to work. Yet a recent IFF research report does not list it in the top five employee benefits, but workplace car parking does feature.