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RSM calls for cash injection and furlough extension for travel sector
Ian Bell

08 June 2021

Ian Bell, head of travel and tourism, calls for an extension to the furlough scheme for all travel businesses and sector-specific grants to inject some cash into vulnerable businesses and prevent high levels of business failure across the industry.

Latest ONS statistics show severity of downturn for travel and tourism operators
Ian Bell

24 May 2021

Commenting on the latest ONS overseas travel and tourism statistics: Ian Bell, head of travel and tourism at RSM, said ‘A drop of 73 per cent of inbound and outbound travel last year just reinforces the severity of the downturn for the travel sector; and the hoped for roadmap for recovery this Summer lacks the certainty that the industry needs.

New code of practice proposal will increase governance burden and drive consolidation in the pensions market
Ian Bell

19 March 2021

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM welcomes the new pensions code of practice following the launch of a consultation from The Pension Regulator, which will see the biggest shake up in pension governance requirements since the Pensions Act in 2004. However, whilst the new code will add some much-needed clarity, the firm warns of the ever-increasing administration burden for trustees, and signals an increase in scheme consolidation.

Budget 2021: disappointment for the high street and the travel industry is overlooked once more
Jacqui Baker

03 March 2021

With the focus of today's budget on the hospitality industry, investment and innovation, the retail and travel sectors are left wanting.

RSM calls for industry specific support for the travel and tourism sector
Ian Bell

15 February 2021

The ONS’ latest report tracking the effect of Coronavirus on the UK travel and tourism industry highlights the incredible impact the first two lockdowns had on the sector.

Cautious optimism for travel operators in 2021 but a hazardous journey ahead, says RSM
Ian Bell

10 December 2020

The travel, leisure, hospitality and retail sectors will all experience marked increases in consumer demand by mid-summer 2021 if current projections persist says RSM.

Travel and tourism
Ian Bell

01 December 2020

At RSM, we have a cross-service team of Travel and Tourism experts working with tour operators and travel agents across the sector. We use our insight and experience to help navigate clients through an ever-evolving landscape, particularly following the coronavirus pandemic.

A catalyst for change: New ways of working for the travel and tourism industry
Ian Bell

14 October 2020

As CJRS ends, the burning question on every senior leader’s mind will be workforce, and what next?

Travel sector heavily reliant on furlough scheme with new measures failing to provide support, finds research from RSM and ABTA
Ian Bell

14 October 2020

A new report from RSM and ABTA shows that 89 per cent of travel businesses made use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and 84 per cent expect to use it until the end of October.

RSM calls on Government to extend Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act relief
Paul Newman

23 July 2020

RSM will call on Government today to urgently consider extending the temporary Covid-19 regulatory relief – the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act – to three months beyond the date on which it is currently set to end.