14 May 2020
The economy shrank by 2 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, as coronavirus forced the country into lockdown, with an even bigger slump expected in the current quarter. This represents the biggest contraction since the end of 2008.
12 May 2020
A recent report analyses the tax cost of coronavirus between sectors. With the UK Government now proposing a roadmap to recovery from the coronavirus, we consider what role the tax system will have as the country begins to get back on its feet. Tax increases alone will not be sufficient. Direct investment by the Government will be required. Welcome to Roosevelt’s 1930s New Deal for the UK 2020s.
17 April 2020
Watch our webinars for practical advice during the coronavirus, and detailed guidance on the Government support available for your business.
15 April 2020
Two welcome announcements from HMRC help support our frontline workers get vital supplies.
01 April 2020
RSM’s Market Stress Index has recorded by far its steeped and most protracted spike in negative sentiment since the metric was introduced, as coronavirus fears intensify.
27 March 2020
More fiscal and creative policy needed to address Covid-19 crisis as RSM’s UK Financial Conditions Index dips towards 2008/09 levels. Find out more
12 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID – 19) has wider reaching implications than the health and safety of the public. Whilst this is the primary concern we should be dealing with, there are business and operations implications that businesses must stay abreast of.
10 March 2020
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union more than a month ago, markets are braced for a global health crisis that will bring with it a supply shock.
04 March 2020
Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist at RSM US, comments on the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its policy rate to a range between 1.0 and 1.25 per cent.
04 March 2020
The Government has revealed ambitious, perhaps over ambitious, plans for a comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU to be in place by the end of this year. It is very clear on the outcome if negotiations don’t go to plan.