TV Production: The 2021 Budget – five considerations for UK indies

09.04.21 / Insight posted in Articles

Last month, when Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled the contents of his much anticipated ‘Covid’ Budget, the state of play for UK production companies was slightly more complex than usual. From another extension to the furlough scheme to billions of pounds worth of cash injections for the economy, there was a significant amount to get one’s…

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Moore Kingston Smith Financial Advisers: Spring 2021 Bulletin

06.04.21 / Insight posted in Articles

The success of the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out brings hope that June could really mean the end of restrictions on daily life. With many people forced to tighten their belts over the last year, the focus in this spring issue is on both personal and national financial recovery. Other stories for this edition include: What can…

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Moore Intelligence White Paper: The Big Pivot

01.04.21 / Insight posted in Articles

Manufacturers and distributors who made a Big Pivot to embrace technology and reshape supply chains after Covid hit have seen revenue, profits and productivity rise. Dan Martine, Head of Manufacturing and Distribution, discussed the impact of Covid and Brexit on the industry in the Moore Intelligence White Paper: The Big Pivot. Read the report here.

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Get your Social Value Act together

01.04.21 / Insight posted in Articles

A year has passed since the first lockdown, and describing 2020 as a year of change has almost become a cliché, though that doesn’t make it any less true. The pace of change looks set to continue well into 2021, with the government’s roadmap and budget announcements at the top of many people’s thoughts. However,…

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Welcome to our Holi 2021 edition of Indo-UK Patrika

29.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to our Holi 2021 edition of Indo-UK Patrika, an informative newsletter keeping you up to date on recent changes and topics of interest affecting those doing business in both the UK and India. In this edition, we interview Keval Hutheesing, Executive Director of India-based technology company Cygnet Infotech, and discuss his experience of successfully…

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Moore Kingston Smith Media Business Outlook Survey 2021 – Results

29.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

Earlier this year we conducted our annual outlook survey to find out the expectations of senior management and owners of media and marketing services businesses concerning the future financial prospects of the industry. Most within the sector seem to be fairly positive about the outlook for the year ahead in terms of both revenue recovery…

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Professional Firms Insight: remote working abroad – what are the risks?

29.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

The professional services sector has adapted well to remote working during the Coronavirus pandemic. This has led to some employees of professional firms deciding to live and work abroad for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, tax and legal problems can arise for the employer and employee where staff have decided to work remotely from another…

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Webinar recording: Should you consider an Employee Ownership Trust as an exit strategy for your business?

29.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

The panel were certainly not short of issues to discuss and questions to answer in this lively interactive session. They have contributed some of their top tips to take away below: Ensure the price at which you sell to the EOT is at fair market value and has input from a professional. Ensure that you…

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Sleep-ins case closed

26.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

The resolution of Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake puts to bed (pun intended) the issue of whether care providers should pay arrears to care workers who worked ‘sleep-in’ shifts. The case considered whether care workers who are required to be in a certain place while they slept, are entitled to the national minimum wage for time that…

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Webinar recording: The SRA accounts rules – getting them right

26.03.21 / Insight posted in Articles

As a takeaway we have compiled the following top five tips for getting the SRA accounts rules right: 1. Ensure that your firm’s systems and controls in relation to handling client money are fully documented in the firm’s SRA Accounts Rules Manual, and that this is reviewed on an regular basis and updated as required.…

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