We have the pleasure in sharing our Summary of the Summer Economic Update 2020 presented by the Chancellor.
Investors continue to back UK tech companies, despite the economic challenges posed by Covid-19, according to figures compiled by Tech Nation and Dealroom for the Digital Economy council.
Brexit has been, and will continue to be, a source of great uncertainty and challenge for both UK and EU based companies. However, by harnessing the range and expertise of the Ecovis network, we can help our clients successfully navigate the post-Brexit minefield.
In order to continue trading and beat the UK homegrown competition, it’s vital for overseas companies to have a strong presence in the UK and demonstrate their commitment to both their current and potential UK clients. Having personally accrued over twenty years of experience advising and helping foreign companies to setup their businesses in the UK, I'm delighted to impart some of this knowledge to help businesses succeed.
UK pharma group GlaxoSmithKline found itself at the centre of a tax crackdown after authorities accused nearly 1,500 of its self-employed contractors of being “disguised employees”. This blog explains the changes to IR 35 legislation and the HMRC crackdown on standalone contractors and designating them as employees.
We are frequently asked questions from companies based in Republic of Ireland around setting up for UK VAT to manage UK import procedures. In this article, Gerry Collins, provides guidance on the key considerations.
Presenting at Enterprise Ireland's recent event, Gerry Collins, Managing Partner at EWY, advises EU companies on everything they need to know about operating in the UK after its withdrawal from the European Union
We are pleased to announce that Ecovis Wingrave Yeats has been successful in our application to the UK Investment Support Directory, part of the Department for International Trade.
The Spring Statement was always going to take second place to the Autumn Budget but the Brexit debate grabbed the headlines anyway. Yesterday, the Chancellor had little opportunity to make policy announcements, given that Brexit may happen on the 29th of the month, or may not, or may happen but not in a form that we can see at present, or even plan for. Death is now the only certainty that we have. Certainty over taxes has been parked for the present.
Office space take up has surged in central London, particularly in the final quarter of 2018, topping off a year where the demand for a slice of the capital’s commercial property market has been tremendous.
Although a deal between the UK and EU remains the most likely outcome of Brexit negotiations, the UK Government has nonetheless prepared and published technical notices in relation to accounting and audit in the event of no deal on the 29 March 2019.
2018 saw a record-breaking number of company formations in the UK, as start-ups defy the pessimism from the current economic and political uncertainty.
Germany and the UK have shared strong cultural and historical ties dating back to the 1700s, when the German Georg Ludwig became George I of England in 1714. Furthermore, the British royal family changed their surname from the German von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor as recently as 1917.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a key factor driving the strength of the UK economy – larger overseas companies bring a new range of technological and managerial experience, and FDI also encourages UK firms to be more competitive and can stimulate the development and efficiency of supply chains. There is concern that Brexit will reduce FDI inflow the UK relies on, especially within the financial services, technology and manufacturing industries.