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.
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.
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.
18 April 2018
Confidence among middle market businesses about the long-term impact of Brexit could be starting to gather pace for the first time since the EU referendum, according to the latest YouGov survey, the Brexit Monitor, commissioned by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
17 April 2018
More middle market businesses want the UK government to secure a trade deal with the Commonwealth over any other leading group of countries or trading blocs according to a YouGov survey, commissioned by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
17 April 2018
Type ‘Brexit negotiations’ into Google and you'll discover more than five million pages of information to wade through. Brexit has now been a major talking point for almost three years. It’s dominated business meetings, TV bulletins and newspaper headlines. Amid the hours of debate and speculation, we still have few facts about what our new relationship with the EU will look like. Yet businesses remain confident.
17 April 2018
Brexit was always going to create winners and losers. The painstaking job to unpick the UK’s 40-year relationship with the EU will lead to new freedoms and compromises. For some, this will unleash opportunities for growth. For others, new obstacles to overcome.
03 April 2018
The number of new tech companies being set up in the UK rose by almost 60 per cent in 2017 according to new analysis by RSM. In total, there were 10,016 software development and programming businesses incorporated in 2017, a 59 per cent increase on the 6,300 companies set up in 2016. The data from Companies House also revealed growth in tech company incorporations across every region in the UK.