Walking the South Downs Way

On 18 and 19 May Nigel Cole, Nick Oliver, Claire Peers, Chloe Hicks, Clariece Warrior and Neil Stewart of Verisona are joining RSM on their walk along the South Downs Way, to raise money for the Acute Stroke Unit of Southampton General Hospital.  David Green of RSM, who has worked closely with us in recent years, suffered a stroke in the latter part of 2014 and was helped in his recovery by that unit, which relies on charitable giving, even for some essential equipment.

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Panama Papers fall-out will impact every business

Media reporting on the so-called Panama Papers has focused on the tax affairs of wealthy individuals and international organisations, but the hacking of client files at Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has implications for every business.   

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New Rules imposed on Companies

In an effort to increase transparency and trust in UK businesses, whilst tackling issues such as tax evasion, money laundering and terrorist financing, the government has introduced a new, compulsory ‘PSC Register’.

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Employers must gear up for April living wage deadline

The National Living Wage has been catching headlines since Chancellor George Osborne announced it last summer, but the Government’s target of £9 per hour by 2020 has overshadowed the detail, and many businesses remain unaware of the transitional deadlines and new penalties now in place. 

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David Appointed to Arbitration Panel

A leading professional membership organisation representing the interests of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practitioners worldwide has appointed Verisona Law consultant, David Oliver, to join its Panel of Arbitrators.

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One million UK directors are aged over 65

According to figures, more than one million company directors are now over the age of 65. Around 428,000 are registered as self-employed and 582,000 businesses are employing directors that are over 65, the current age for retirement in the UK, bringing the total to 1,010,000. In fact, if you are aged over 65 you are twice as likely to be employed as a company director than someone aged under 30, according to the figures.

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