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…


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…


Moore Kingston Smith named finalist in Managing Partners’ Forum Awards

09.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith is delighted to be named finalist for Best Learning & Development Programme in the prestigious Managing Partners’ Forum Awards 2020. The honour hails Moore Kingston Smith’s commitment to driving its efficiency and productivity, and staying ahead of the trend in learning and development techniques. The top 20 accountancy and business advisory firm’s…


Moore Kingston Smith advises managed IT services company on 5 transactions in 12 months

06.01.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith has advised Ridgewall, a provider of managed IT services, on a series of five transactions within the space of 12 months. This includes four acquisitions and an investment by Inflexion, a UK private equity firm investing in high-growth businesses. Our team provided financial and tax due diligence on all four acquisitions and…


ICAEW’s Corporate Financier: Nicola Horton on selling major London theatre

18.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

In her interview, Nicola talks through how she handled the sale of Theatre Royal Haymarket to Access Entertainment. It was long drawn-out process involving major tax restructuring before it could even be put up for sale. Bids came in from all corners of the globe, followed by legal work and due diligence before completion. On…


Haverhill Echo: Moore Kingston Smith impact report prompts wellbeing action programme

09.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

Libraries across Suffolk will be running dedicated mental wellbeing activities throughout January. This is inspired by Moore Kingston Smith’s social impact report that shows that Suffolk Libraries offer tangible wellbeing support to their communities as well as vital NHS relief. Print only.


Ipswich Star: MKS impact report for Suffolk Libraries kickstarts mental health campaign

06.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

MKS’s ground-breaking impact report revealed that Suffolk Libraries reduces pressure on the NHS to a tune of nearly £300,000 a year. The libraries are now launching an entire mental health campaign to promote the far-reaching medical benefits of using local libraries and their activities programme. Print only.


Economia: Tim Stovold’s article on how to avoid tax on festivities

05.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

The rules are clear and simple. If followed, no tax is levied. Staff Christmas parties, directors-only celebrations, gifts for staff, gifts for clients, client entertainment…each one has a clear numerical limit. No one wants the harsh penalties, particularly during the season of merriment. Full article here.


Design Week: Profits at nine-year low for design agencies

04.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

MKS’s Annual Survey reveals that the top 30 branding and design agencies are weathering lowest gross income in nine years. Esther Carder commented that no agency managed to reach MKS’s recommended operating profit of £15,000 per head and that the imminent off-payroll working rules won’t help. Full story here.


Charity Finance Audit Survey ranks Moore Kingston Smith top for charity expertise!

03.12.19 / Insight posted in MKS News

Moore Kingston Smith is delighted to have been ranked number one for charity expertise in Charity Finance’s 2019/20 Audit Survey and to have maintained our position as number one for overall service amongst the top 10 charity specialist firms, excluding any association networks. Neil Finlayson, Head of Not for Profit at Moore Kingston Smith said:…