Labour shortages to exacerbate UK’s economic contraction Conversations
The United Kingdom is set to experience a demographic time bomb as severe labour shortages
Retailers evolving their offering amid challenging online sales environment Conversations
E-commerce operators are finding that a niche can be nice, with shrinking consumer buying power prompting online retailers to sharpen their offerings to secure market share.
Investment Zones a welcome boost for UK’s countryside counties Tax
A strong response from regional areas suggests the UK’s new Investment Zones initiative has been well-received.
Brexit two months on: success stories vs trading troubles Trade
The heralded Free Trade Agreement and new dawn for UK businesses has left many facing trade troubles.
Brexit myths and misconceptions Conversations
Misconceptions still persist around the Brexit process. Baker Tilly’s tax experts sort the fact from fiction.
No-deal Brexit risks for UK businesses with workers in the EU Conversations
Workforce mobility is under threat as UK employers weigh up potential social security and tax implications. How should organisations respond?
Incoterms: How three little letters may affect your position after Brexit Brexit
Who would have thought that three little letters could have had such a big impact?
Gibraltar ‘frontier’ a rocky subject for Brexit Brexit
The UK’s territory shares a land border with Spain – can movement across it remain seamless as it has for 35 years?
Ireland lures UK businesses as Brexit deadline nears Conversations
For the Republic of Ireland, uncertainty over future trade with the UK is tempered with opportunity.
It’s Brexit time: Down to business Conversations
No last-minute reprieves, no political will for further delays. What will a no-deal Brexit mean for business?
Brexit logistics: Trucks and tribulations Conversations
If the Smart Freight system doesn’t work, trucks could take up to two days just to reach the Kent ferry port.
Brexit and Northern Ireland: business in the dark Conversations
Four years have failed to provide clarity for business. The challenge is a tale that can be told through pizza.
Scotch whisky feels Brexit pinch Conversations
A tariff war, then lockdowns, now Brexit. An industry that supports 40,000 UK jobs faces more uncertainty.
African free trade area: a game-changer for the continent’s economies? FTA
World’s largest free trade area sets its sights on being operational on 1 January 2021
All eyes on Africa FTA
Over the last three years the Baker Tilly network has out-performed its rivals in Africa.
Can incorrectly invoiced VAT be reclaimed if the assessment has already been finalised? Tax
Understand the recent rulings from the EU Court of Justice regarding VAT.
Quick Fixes for VAT: 6 months on Trade
The EU Quick Fixes came into effect on 1 January 2020. Six months on, authorities and businesses are still struggling to adapt to the new rules.
Six weeks to agree Brexit deal Brexit
Political deadlock, centred around the UK being required to sign up to EU rules in exchange for tariff free access, means that a no-deal is becoming likely.
Can the distance selling scheme apply if the transport of the goods is set up contractually to the buyer? Trade
What rules come into force when EU Member States interpret a cross border transaction differently?
US-China tensions add extra layers to manufacturing deals M & A
As the US and China trade conflict rolls on, uncertainty around tariffs and how they impact bottom lines is adding an extra level of complexity to transactions in the manufacturing sector.