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Industry Intelligence

Insights, updates and advice for those working in legal, recruitment, consultancy and property advisory firms

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Rethinking the office: How will the recent lockdown affect future property requirements of Professional Services firms?

As businesses face tough decisions over the future use of property and office spaces, we hosted a virtual event to explore how the health crisis may affect future property requirements of Professional Services firms.

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Time to review your CJRS Process

HMRC are cracking down on fraudulent or error-based claims. For assurance and to limit risk, your firm may want to consider whether the process used to make claims is accurate.

CRJS Risk Review Tool

What lessons can the recruitment industry learn from previous recessions?

We hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss the ‘hear, now and near future’ for the recruitment industry.

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Professional Services Tax Webinars

Get expert analysis and advice on managing recent changes to International and UK tax.

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Off payroll working and the impact on recruitment agencies

We discuss IR35 impacts on supply chains to contractors hired via recruitment agencies.

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M&A Market Review: Recruitment sector

Our 2020 M&A Recruitment Mid-Year Market Snapshot looks at deal activity and industry trends. Figures to date show a reduction in deal volumes, however historic trends continue including an increase in private equity deals and demand for tech-enabled recruitment solutions.

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What is on the horizon for professional services firms?

We discuss the actions we’ve seen professional services firms take in responding to COVID-19 – what’s working and what might shape the way we do business in the future?

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2020 Winter Economy Plan & Budget

All the key measures analysed from a professional services perspective, including a new emergency job support scheme, kick-start apprentices and Entrepreneurs Relief.

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IR35 Private Sector Reforms

IR35 Private Sector Reforms have been postponed to April 2021. How will they affect your business?

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DAC6 obligations – are you prepared for the extended January 2021 deadline?

Mandatory reporting of cross-border transactions for taxpayers and intermediaries. We discuss how your firm can manage your risk and meet your obligations under these complex rules.

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HMRC wins first mixed membership partnership case at tribunal

If your business operates through a partnership or LLP that has individual and non-individual members, learn about HMRC’s success in the first tier tribunal case of Walewski resulting in significant additional taxes for the tax payer.

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Law Firm Leadership Series

As law firms begin to think more strategically about the implications of becoming more digitally focussed, we interviewed leaders to understand their outlook for the next five years and how their firms are responding to market changes.

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Space to work: offices in 2020

We explore how property usage by professional services firms has been changing in recent years and the tough decisions facing businesses in response to COVID-19. Will we ever use office space in the way we did before?

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