Webinar recording: the importance of wellbeing in the remote workplace

28.05.20 / Insight posted in Webinars

Paul and Jodie covered the wellbeing journey that we are on and gave practical tips and insights into how you can apply our learnings to your organisation. The recording of the webinar is now available here for you to watch on demand. Please find a copy of the slide deck here. Our team are on hand to answer…


Returning to the workplace post lock-down

21.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures, Operations, People

It is unlikely that you will be able to return to your normal working practices quickly. How that actually looks will differ from company to company, so it is important to start thinking long term and shape your new normal. There are certain areas that you need to plan carefully before implementing any changes. This…


Supporting homeworking employees: tax reliefs available to them

19.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures, Tax

With the announcement that schools will close to most pupils, almost everyone who can work at home will be doing so from 23 March if they are not already. This follows the PM’s call to “stop non-essential contact with others and stop all unnecessary travel”. Setting aside the logistical, technological and data security issues of…


UK creative industry attracts high interest from investors amidst market uncertainty

19.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles

According to our research into UK private companies raising between £1 million and £20 million each of growth equity capital, 180 British businesses raised £927 million of growth capital in the first quarter of 2020. Of those 180 deals, no fewer than 35, or almost a fifth, involved investment into createch companies, proving that the…


Webinar recording – navigating Coronavirus across the pond: updates from the US

14.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures, Webinars

UK businesses with operations across the pond may be finding it difficult to navigate the current support that is available in both the UK and the US. As with the UK, the US government is regularly enhancing the support that is available, so we want to ensure you are up to date with the latest…


Impact Measurement Toolkit

12.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Our Impact team have based this toolkit on the internationally accepted seven principles of social value. These principles guide a Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology and this toolkit explains a little about each one: 1.  Engage stakeholders 2. Understand what changes 3. Value what matters 4. Only include what is material 5. Do not…


COVID-19 REPORT- Government support for SMEs in relation to Coronavirus

12.05.20 / Insight posted in Coronavirus, Surveys

Survey co-led by Crowe, Haines Watts, Mazars, Moore Kingston Smith, RSM, Saffret Champness and Smith & Williamson. The survey was completed by 100 partners and other senior staff with deep expertise in serving UK SMEs and aims to tap into their experience to assess the effectiveness of Government support for SMEs in relation to Coronavirus…


Protecting the value of a business through accelerated M&A

07.05.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Owners of businesses struggling with cash flow and trading might consider partnering with a stronger business via an accelerated M&A transaction. This is aimed at maximising value and can give owners greater control over the future of their business as well as reducing their personal risk. Read more in our brochure.


Coronavirus job retention scheme: What does it mean for businesses and furloughed employees?

05.05.20 / Insight posted in People

As businesses are ordered to close and employees to stay at home, the government is attempting to protect the wages of those affected with the coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS). The CJRS offers employers access to up to 80% of wage costs capped at £2,500 per month for each furloughed employee. The scheme aims to…


Coronavirus Media Business Outlook Survey – results

29.04.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Coronavirus, Operations

We recently requested senior management and owners of media businesses to share their thoughts on how Coronavirus will impact the future financial prospects and staffing requirements of the media industry, as well as to what extent they have made use of the government support available. We are delighted to share our results with you. Furthermore,…