Academies Plus – Issue 1

24.01.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Welcome to our first edition of Academies Plus (A+), Moore Kingston Smith’s newsletter specifically created for academies. In this issue: Introducing essential cyber defences for multi-academy trusts Recruiting and retaining staff Effective benchmarking – best use of comparison data Sponsorship and non-primary purpose trading Off-payroll working rules and multi-academy trusts Reminder: Calculating holiday pay for…

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Global influencer marketing agency secures funding from Puma Private Equity

22.01.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Moore Kingston Smith has helped Influencer, a global influencer marketing agency, secure funding from Puma Private Equity. The funding will accelerate the development of the company and facilitate its global expansion. Influencer launched in 2017 and has become one of the fastest-growing influencer platforms in the world. The media-tech business connects its clients to their…

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FT: Lynne Rowland on impact of new scope of trusts

21.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Advising on how the impending money laundering rules could change the whole trust landscape, Lynne Rowland said: “If a trustee gets something wrong, they could be personally liable if they are seen to have been negligent.” Lynne continues that difficulties might arise where beneficiaries are required to supply full details or have their identity disclosed.…

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We’re going to MIPIM 2020!

21.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith are attending MIPIM (10 – 13 March 2020), the world’s premier real estate event which gathers over 26,000 people from all sectors of the international property industry for four days of networking, learning and transaction through premium events, conferences and dedicated exhibition zones. Moore Kingston Smith have an integrated team of advisers…

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Divorce services: forensic accounting, pensions and tax

29.10.19 / Insight posted in Brochures

Couples going through divorce need calm, clear advice from trusted experts and, ultimately, the most satisfactory outcome. We handle all divorce-related financial, pensions and tax issues under one roof, and your clients will find us reliable, sensitive and discreet.

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Moore Kingston Smith advises on sale of Digital Decisions B.V. to Ebiquity plc

14.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith Corporate Finance has advised on the sale of digital media monitoring and optimisation services provider Digital Decisions to Ebiquity, an AIM-listed independent marketing and media consultancy. Digital Decisions provides an innovative solution for global digital media reporting and evaluation that helps global advertisers to monitor and optimise their digital marketing and media…

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Moore Kingston Smith bolsters Los Angeles Media team

13.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith is delighted to announce the expansion of Kingston Smith Barlevi, its affiliate in Los Angeles, to now include the practice of Steven Pines CPA. Mr Pines has practised in the LA market for 40 years, specialising in the Media and Entertainment sector. Along with his eight-strong staff team, he will move into…

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Charity CSR: action away day!

10.01.20 / Insight posted in Articles

For one day every year at Moore Kingston Smith we abandon our offices to venture into the community. With diaries blocked out and computer screens shut down, we are to be found armed with garden tools, painting and decorating gear and ready smiles to support local projects and charities for the MKS Action Day. This…

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Harnessing a creative vision

10.01.20 / Insight posted in Articles

As a firm, we know how proud we feel when we win professional awards. But we are also extremely proud of the awards we give through our charitable initiatives. Here we tell the behind-the-scenes story of one of the causes benefiting from our pioneering Creative Vision Award (CVA) this year. The Moore Kingston Smith CVA…

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Client profile: creating profit pipelines

10.01.20 / Insight posted in Case Studies

Moore Kingston Smith client Winn & Coales International shares the story behind its success. As a British-based business, Winn & Coales International Ltd may not be a household name. However, there can barely be a household in the UK and beyond that does not benefit from what it produces. This long-standing Moore Kingston Smith client…

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