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Germany’s insular coalition negotiations adding to insecurities for the Mittelstand

8 November 2017
Chancellor Merkel may have won the election but she now faces a new political landscape in Germany, one that is increasingly inward looking. A nationalist right-wing party has become the parliament’s third largest party. At the same time, the Chancellor finds herself in tricky coalition negotiations with the Green and the Free Democratic Party (FDP), all of which is adding a level of insecurity for the German Mittelstand.

RSM holds innovation-led World Conference in Berlin

3 November 2017
Last month we held the annual RSM World Conference in Berlin, Germany. The conference hosted over 300 leaders from across the global network, with the theme of ‘No Limits’. Over three days, the conference agenda explored new initiatives and creative thinking approaches, fresh ideas for our client-led services and management practices, as well as sharing our valuable knowledge and expertise – all focused on continually embracing new and innovative ways of working in order to exceed our targets and the expectations of our clients.

Last chance for best businesses in Europe to enter celebrated Awards

17 October 2017
Two weeks to go before deadline for 2017-18 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM LONDON:  EUROPE’s best businesses are urged to enter the 2017-18 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, before the end October deadline for a chance to have their business success recognised across the world.

European tax base dividing German industry and politics ahead of elections

22 September 2017
Germany finds itself in an unusual scenario in handling the proposed European Common Consolidated Tax Base (CCTB). Whilst there is unity amongst most of the country’s political parties, the proposed CCTB is in opposition to the preference of German business and industry, which usually finds representation in one of the parties. Harmonising the exchange of information between European tax authorities on the one hand, whilst relieving the pressure on the German Mittelstand on the other by promising not to raise taxes, appears to be incompatible.

RSM Netherlands expands practice in Amsterdam

31 May 2017
RSM Netherlands has merged with Amsterdam based accounting firm EDO Registeraccountants en Belastingadviseurs, expanding its practise in the Amsterdam area. EDO, with a head office in Oude Meer, near Schiphol Airport, employs 40 people.

Winners named in Europe's biggest business competition

5 May 2017
Europe’s 12 best businesses are celebrating after being named winners in the 2016/17 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at an exclusive awards ceremony in Dubrovnik last night attended by prominent businesses leaders and European Ambassadors.

EU toughens stance on middle size enterprises

28 March 2017
Ken Almand, Head of Transfer Pricing at RSM UK, looks at plans by the EU to impose stricter country-by-country reporting requirements for multinational enterprises operating in the EU, with big implications for the middle market.

RSM welcomes new member firm in Gibraltar

28 February 2017
RSM, the world’s sixth largest network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms, is today announcing a new member firm in Gibraltar. Benady Cohen & Co., will operate as RSM Gibraltar and officially adopt the RSM brand.

Moving forward together in 2017 – a time for building successful and lasting relationships

12 January 2017
Having sustainable growth is a staple for most businesses and can come in many forms. Both organic and inorganic growth strategies can be employed to increase revenues, but crucially, they also deliver many other benefits as well.

RSM UK merges with RSM Northern Ireland to further strengthen offering

11 January 2017
RSM UK has merged with the RSM practice in Northern Ireland (formerly RSM McClure Watters), including acquiring the Northern Ireland consulting business, PACEC Limited, enhancing its UK reach.

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