02 June 2020
Many businesses have had to put Brexit on the back burner while they fight the global economic crisis brought on by coronavirus. With less than seven months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU’s VAT and customs systems, cross border traders should start reviewing their contracts and ‘Incoterms’, especially if the current crisis has, or will lead to, changes in their usual supply chains.
20 May 2020
RSM has welcomed today’s launch of the £500m Future Fund but has urged Government to rethink the detail so that private investors using EIS and SEIS schemes do not suffer ‘collateral damage’ and the fund can benefit all stakeholders.
24 April 2020
Since the coronavirus lockdown in the UK the tech start-up industry has been under a lot of pressure. After much debate, plans for a new 'Future Fund' designed to support high-growth companies has been announced.
15 April 2020
Two welcome announcements from HMRC help support our frontline workers get vital supplies.
03 April 2020
The top priority for all private equity funds is to protect and maximise value in their existing investments. All private equity firms with existing investments will be assessing the outlook for each company and deciding what level of action to take in each case.
02 April 2020
The venture capital and private equity industry have invested heavily in the technology sector, from seed investments in new ideas to buyouts and take-privates of established businesses.
19 March 2020
RSM has announced its sponsorship of Tech Nation’s Future Fifty 8.0 cohort – the eighth edition of the UK’s leading late-stage growth programme for high-growth tech scale-ups.
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.
18 February 2020
The removal of Brexit contingency plans for customs and VAT promised in 2019 will make an already difficult situation even worse for businesses. Disruption to supply chains seems inevitable, and the removal of postponed accounting and/or transitional simplified procedures will make an already difficult situation even worse for businesses.
12 February 2020
The Department for International Trade has launched a public consultation on its proposals for a new UK customs tariff, to be implemented at the end of the Brexit transition period. The closing date for comments is 5 March 2020 and we can expect an announcement on the UK’s new tariff shortly thereafter. Businesses should take note.