15 October 2018
RSM’s Brexit Monitor shows that since March there has been a steady decline in businesses’ confidence that the government will reach a ‘good deal’ with Brussels. Today, just 39 per cent of middle market leaders are optimistic that a good outcome can be secured – down from 49 per cent last quarter and 54 per cent in March.
01 October 2018
Confidence among business leaders in the Government's ability to deliver a good Brexit deal has dropped to its lowest level in over a year, according to a new survey by the leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
23 August 2018
Brad Ashton, customs and international trade partner at RSM, comments on the Government’s paper on trading with the EU if there is no Brexit deal.
22 August 2018
The UK government will publish the first in a series of technical notices designed to prepare the UK for a no-deal Brexit. RSM says it is imperative that the notices present guidance that is clear, and without ambiguity, so that businesses are able to prepare for every eventuality, just 219 days ahead of Brexit on 29 March 2019.
16 August 2018
Brad Ashton, customs and international trade partner at RSM comments on the launch of the first software release of the Customs Declaration Service.
28 June 2018
The National Audit Office (NAO) has today published a progress update report on the implementation of HMRC's new Customs Declaration System (CDS). While the NAO acknowledges that HMRC has taken steps to mitigate risks, it warns that 'significant challenges' remain.
28 June 2018
Middle market leaders are becoming increasingly confident about their ability to weather Brexit volatility. Many are cautiously optimistic that the UK’s departure from the EU will have a positive impact on their short-term and long-term business prospects.
15 June 2018
As the October deadline informally agreed to conclude the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU (Brexit) approaches, the UK government has set out its view on customs arrangements post Brexit. This has been joined in the debate by the so-called ‘maximum facilitation’ or Max Fac option.