14 September 2020
RSM’s UK Brexit Stress Index nudged up for the first time since the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, ushering in the first signs in nearly seven months that the risk of no-deal trade talks with the EU is generating increased nervousness within business.
08 September 2020
Press reports suggest that the Government’s Internal Market Bill, due to be published tomorrow, may significantly diverge from the customs border arrangements it agreed with the EU in the Northern Ireland Protocol. If so, Northern Ireland businesses could be pushed into a position of even greater uncertainty as Brexit looms.
06 August 2020
Brexit is a disruptor. Whether its impacting today’s operations and decision making, or future trade or investment, Brexit is disrupting businesses today; but are you ready?
18 July 2020
The UK government announced last month that it will not be seeking an extension to the current transition period, meaning that barring a significant change in the parties' current negotiating position, the UK will leave the EU’s single market and customs union on 31 December 2020.
15 July 2020
The latest sustainability report from the Office for Budgetary Responsibility and the latest GDP monthly estimate from ONS released yesterday, support our opinion that the UK’s economic recovery will be more like a ‘swoosh’ than a ‘V’.
08 July 2020
Details are emerging of a new electronic customs system to record imports of goods between the UK and the EU and between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK after the end of the Brexit transition period. How will it work, and will it be ready on time?
24 June 2020
Today, RSM UK’s International partner Simon Hart and RSM US chief economist Joe Brusuelas will join keynote speaker Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, and a series of heavyweight panel members including US Ambassador Robert Johnson, to present an economic and risk update at the annual Global Trade Conference, hosted by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.
22 June 2020
The extent of planned capital expenditure (capex) cuts by listed companies in the UK adds further weight to RSM’s earlier prediction of a protracted recovery, and its concern over what it called the Bank of England’s (BoE) overly optimistic economic outlook last month.
18 June 2020
The Government has provided information on border controls and customs procedures that will be applied to goods imported into Great Britain from the EU with effect from 1 January 2021.
08 June 2020
RSM’s sentiment indexes are showing signs of once-panicked markets now settling, as government restrictions are eased and moderate levels of certainty show signs of returning, albeit limited and at a rate that continues to frustrate equity markets and sectors.