24 May 2018
Andrew Westbrook, RSM’s head of retail comments on today’s retail sales figures for April released by the Office of National Statistics.
25 April 2018
New European Commission proposals announced this week which aim to strengthen whistleblower protection across the Continent could have important implications for UK businesses. The new Directive aims to establish safe channels of reporting both within an organisation and to public authorities. It will also protect whistleblowers against dismissal, demotion and other forms of retaliation.
06 April 2018
Do you know what to do if there is a whistleblowing allegation within your organisation? Read more here to find out the key steps
27 March 2018
Many companies are making the shift towards influencer marketing via social media channels. It’s not just big brands, the film industry, once a stalwart of traditional marketing, have moved into influencer marketing. With each new blockbuster, a live stream of the premiere is blasted across the web and social, with the ‘who’s who’ of social media being invited to cover the event.
02 March 2018
Commenting on recent high profile failures on the high street, Andrew Westbrook, head of retail at RSM said: ‘The icy blast over the last week has provided an apt metaphor for conditions on the high street.'
16 February 2018
Andrew Westbrook, RSM’s head of retail comments on the latest retail sales figures published by the Office of National Statistics
25 January 2018
Alternative asset classes have come of age. In recent years, the private rented sector, healthcare projects and the industrial sector have moved up the agenda to become mainstream investment vehicles. Today, they are critical growth levers for UK real estate.
19 January 2018
Despite a decrease in footfall and consumer spending pressures, retail sales in December rose 4.4 per cent in value terms versus the same period last year, and were up 1.4 per cent in volume terms.