RSM appoints Ross Stupart as new managing partner for Edinburgh

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Ross Stupart as the new office managing partner of its Edinburgh office.

Published 10 September 2021

Historical Bannockburn site sold out of liquidation to create new homes

A vacant builder’s yard and workshop in Bannockburn village has been sold out of liquidation to property developers Lovell Partnership Ltd in a deal which will regenerate the historical site and create 41 new homes, including ten affordable properties.

Published 14 June 2021

SMMT: April UK car production rebounds, but remains short of recovery

UK car production rose significantly, but artificially, in April according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Published 27 May 2021

UK retail sales volumes rose by 9.2% in April as lockdown restrictions eased

UK retail sales volumes rose 9.2% month-on-month in April, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 21 May 2021

RSM: Insolvency in Scotland remains low, but maximising working capital is key to recovery

The latest insolvency statistics in Scotland remain at unprecedented low levels down 17% when compared to April 2020 and down 63% on April 2019 due to ongoing government support.

Published 20 May 2021

Shirley McIntosh: Can Scotland afford its independence?

Shirley McIntosh, RSM's head of tax in Scotland, discusses whether Scotland can afford the financials of independence.

Published 13 May 2021

Jim Burberry: What would ‘devolution of VAT’ mean in Scotland?

Jim Burberry, RSM's head of VAT and indirect tax in Scotland, discusses the impact of the devolution of VAT in Scotland.

Published 12 May 2021

Shirley McIntosh: Tax is not driving election campaigning this year, but should it be?

Shirley McIntosh, RSM’s head of tax in Scotland, details the importance of tax during an election campaign.

Published 5 May 2021

SMMT: UK car production rises on anniversary of pandemic-driven closures

UK car production rose 46.6% in March, the first increase after 18 months of decline, with 115,498 cars manufactured, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Published 29 April 2021

RSM: Scottish tech start-ups increase by 12%

The number of new tech companies being set up in Scotland rose by 12% in 2020 according to new analysis by audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.

Published 22 April 2021

RSM: Financial Conditions Index points to continued improvement in UK economic outlook but caution is critical

The RSM Financial Conditions Index has continued to improve, and with it a trajectory that steepened marginally, reflecting a wider more optimistic mood amongst policymakers and analysts as they revise up their Q1 GDP figures.

Published 13 April 2021

RSM announces three partner appointments to support growth in Scotland

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has promoted Victoria Kirkhope to partner within its internal people team and appointed two new partners, Grant Morrison and Paul O’Leary to strengthen the audit and technology risk assurance teams, respectively.

Published 7 April 2021

RSM advises on two Scottish IPOs in six months

RSM’s capital markets team advised on Parsley Box Group plc, a direct to consumer provider of long-life ready meals, on its £83.8 million initial public offering (IPO) today and Calnex Solutions plc IPO which raised £22.5m in October 2020.

Published 31 March 2021

RSM invests in Scottish transactions team due to uplift in deal activity

RSM’s corporate finance practice in Scotland has seen a doubling in deals activity when compared to last year - despite an unprecedented economic landscape due to the impact of COVID-19.

Published 9 March 2021

RSM: Pandemic and Brexit to trigger ‘return on investment’ shifts in Scottish real estate

New research published by audit firm RSM has revealed that the pandemic and Brexit could both be acting as catalysts for rebalancing the traditional order of returns in real estate, with Scotland being cited by over three-fifths of respondents to achieve the greatest residential yields in the next five years.

Published 2 March 2021