Investors press pause on CreaTech sector, but signs suggest this is temporary

23.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles

The Q3 figures for the overall growth capital market illustrated a 28% quarter-on-quarter increase in the number of deals completing and a 26% increase in the amount of growth capital being raised. The CreaTech sector did not keep pace with this general increase in activity and actually experienced a 28% quarter-on-quarter decline in the number…


Moore Kingston Smith Fundraising & Management services

16.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Moore Kingston Smith Fundraising & Management are a team of specialist charity advisers and practitioners. They help non-profit organisations understand the impact of their work and build financial sustainability through fundraising and addressing business models. Their key services include: Impact, Fundraising, Financial Sustainability and Knowledge and Strategy. For further details on how they can help…


Corporate criminal offence failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion

12.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Your legal obligation All corporate bodies (including LLPs) and partnerships, regardless of size, have a legal obligation to ensure that ‘reasonable prevention measures’ are in place to prevent employees and other associates (for example, subcontractors) criminally facilitating tax evasion while acting on behalf of the business. If an associate is discovered to have criminally facilitated…


Welcome to our Diwali 2020 edition of Indo-UK Patrika

12.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to our Diwali 2020 edition of Indo-UK Patrika, an informative newsletter keeping you up to date on recent changes and topics of interest on matters affecting those doing business in both the UK and India. In this edition, we discuss why UK companies are increasingly attracting hungry Indian investors in our latest Moore Kingston…


Deal activity – still subdued but small signs of improvement

09.11.20 / Insight posted in

Just 42 UK deals took place in the marketing and media sector in Q3 2020; which fortunately is 14% up on Q2’s low point, but is still 36% down on Q1, and well below historical norms. Private equity continues to invest in the sector, accounting for over 40% of deals, and we saw the return…


Steady, ready, sell

06.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Most businesses are founded by people with a passion for creating ways to deliver better products or services to their clients. As the business grows, so its value increases and the owners consider a future sale to reap the reward of their hard work. But what is the right price, and how do you achieve…


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

03.11.20 / 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…


Early signs of recovery as deal volume increases significantly

02.11.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Growth Capital Update – a review of Q3 2020 According to our research into UK private companies raising between £1 million and £20 million of growth equity capital each, 206 British businesses raised £982 million of growth capital in the third quarter of 2020: an average deal size of £4.77 million. In Q1 2020 we…


Moore Media newsletter – second edition (Oct 2020)

30.10.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to the second edition of our Moore Media newsletter.   Moore Media has been formed by member firms of the Moore Global Network that have well-established and recognised expertise in the media sector. The group includes over 25 member firms covering five continents of the world and has expertise with a truly global reach.…


Become Cyber Essentials Certified to help mitigate and manage your risk in data protection and the threat of a cyber attack

27.10.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Become Cyber Essentials Certified to help mitigate and manage your risk in data protection and the threat of a cyber attack. Charities hold a vast amount of valuable data from financial to personal, and with cyber attacks happening more often; especially since lockdown, it is more important than ever for charities to be more proactive…