Moore Kingston Smith Global Mobility experts share their insights from the Expat Academy annual conference


Moore Kingston Smith is a proud partner of the Expat Academy and we were pleased to attend their 2021 annual conference. Our experts participated in lively discussions on the current trends within global mobility. The pandemic created many challenges regarding remote working, the future of talent management, assessing internal global mobility capabilities and managing potential…


Recovery matters: Bounce Back loans – directors, be warned!


A huge amount of government support has been given to help businesses through the pandemic. As part of this, directors have been able to apply for company loans without fear of giving any personal guarantees. Focusing on Bounce Back loans, directors signed a simple application form and could borrow up to £50,000 from their bank…


Social care tax rise: what does it mean?


The long awaited announcement on the Government’s plan for health and social care has received mixed reviews, but it is a definite step in the right direction for some who have been given reassurance on their care costs even though it increases the tax and social security burden for workers and savers to a record…


Leyton Orient FC and Moore Kingston Smith team up to tackle workplace wellbeing


Leyton Orient, London’s second oldest football club, has learned some lessons from back-of-shirt sponsors and firm of chartered accountants Moore Kingston Smith. While their fields of expertise are worlds apart, the organisations share common goals; commitment to inclusivity, local community and promoting the mental health agenda – both hold charity partnerships with Mind. Following a…


Fintech investment builds on momentum and is set for record year


Fintech is continuing to enjoy popularity with investors who see it as a sector with excellent prospects for sustainable growth. The sector’s rise last year against a backdrop of great uncertainty has continued in 2021, with strong investment volumes gaining momentum. Fintech investment activity has in fact picked up pace in 2021, with 125 deals…


What UK executives should know when travelling to the US on a National Interest Exemption certificate (part 2)


Originally published on KS Barlevi A few weeks ago, we sat down (virtually) with Graham Tyler, Partner at Kingston Smith Barlevi and Chairman of Moore Kingston Smith, to get a sense of the process when a UK Executive wishes to enter the US. For that full interview, click here. After being restricted from entering the…


Moore Kingston Smith Financial Advisers: market outlook for August 2021


Each month, Moore Kingston Smith Financial Advisers Limited invites one of the leading Investment Management firms to provide us with a commentary on their current views on the markets. As a Chartered Independent Financial Advisory firm, we are not linked to any one financial institution and the recommendations we make are based solely upon the…


Jaded, persuaded or traded? Q2 2021 M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors


M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors Q2 2021 A return to pre-pandemic levels of M&A activity in Q2 2021 indicates that confidence is on the up as we emerge out of Coronavirus restrictions. The motivation to sell is strong among business owners and the investor community is rife with competition, particularly with…


Coronavirus-related dismissals – two contrasting cases


Dismissing an employee or treating them less favourably because they raise health and safety concerns is an automatic unfair dismissal, which enables even employees with less than two years’ service to bring an unfair dismissal claim. Two recent, contrasting Employment Tribunal cases show that reasonableness is a major factor for tribunals when considering such cases.…


Moore Kingston Smith Licensed Insolvency Practitioners solve cross-border misfeasance case


The high-profile court case of TMG Brokers Ltd (in liquidation) (also known as Baker v Staines) reached a successful outcome in July 2021, following a lengthy investigation which began in 2017. Brian Baker, Partner at Moore Kingston Smith Licensed Insolvency Practitioners, was liquidator and he and his team worked closely with Taylor Rose commercial litigation…