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November 2017

What does the Autumn Budget Update mean for the film and TV industry?

As with all budgets, there is a mixture of good news and bad news – increases to some reliefs that can benefit the sector, some tightening up of existing rules for Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) relief which will have an adverse effect in some situations, and some consultations and position papers on international issues whose impact will have to be considered carefully and where the industry may wish to respond.  

UK Autumn Budget preserves stable tax regime for shipping

The stability of tax rules is of vital importance to the UK shipping sector, therefore it is encouraging that the UK government continued to provide a stable regime in its Autumn Budget 2017.

STEP launches ‘The Informed Trustee’

During Trustees’ Week, the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) – the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning – launched an innovative new online course for charity trustees, as part of its commitment to providing education in the field of trusts and trusteeship.

18 risks insurers should be aware of in 2018

We asked 18 members of our Actuarial team to tell us what they consider some of the big issues will be in 2018, and how they will affect the insurance industry.

Insolvency Service start to proactively hunt for rogue directors - bans see sevenfold rise in a year

The Insolvency Service is increasingly using ‘public interest’ disqualification orders to remove potentially rogue directors from their positions before they can do more wrong.

Passenger transport M&A: focus on the bus and coach subsector

Most merger and acquisition (M&A) activity within the passenger transport sector in recent years has been focused on bus and coach companies. Following our previous overview of the passenger transport sector as a whole, we now focus on this particularly vibrant subsector.

Moore named Accountancy Firm of the Year

Moore has been crowned Accountancy Firm of the Year at the prestigious City A.M. Awards 2017.

AIM-listed Snoozebox appoints Moore as administrator

AIM-listed portable hotel business Snoozebox has appointed Moore as administrators after entering administration earlier this week (November 8).

MiFID II - the final furlong

With just 36 working days remaining of 2017 and until the implementation of MiFID II, we are seeing mixed progress towards compliance, with some firms just completing the first hurdle as they progress through the gap analysis stage. While others have demonstrated strong progress towards implementing solutions and now have the finish line in sight, as we enter the final furlong.

Interest rate rise set to cost households £1.8bn in first year alone

Today’s Bank of England’s interest rate rise will cost households an extra £1.8bn* in interest payments in the first year alone.