Richard Hutchingson

VAT - The Digital Revolution

With effect from 1 January 2015 the VAT rules for broadcasting, telecommunication and electronic (BTE) services will be changing. This will have a direct impact on businesses making digital sales such as software and music downloads over the internet. The current position is that a sale of digital services by a UK business to a non-business customer in another country is treated as having been made in the place where the business is located. So a UK business making digital sales, such as music downloads, to non-business customers will be VATa...

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Successful Joint Seminar

Rothmans held a successful joint seminar with HSBC on Thursday 23rd October 2014 at The Ageas Bowl for interested Rothmans and HSBC clients. 
 Liz Martins, UK Economist at HSBC, presented valuable insight into the current economic situation and how this related to the business environment in the UK and across Europe. 
 This annual breakfast seminar was packed with business people eager to learn more about the economy and what is in store over the coming months.

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Rothmans staff turn super sleuths for Winchester treasure hunt

In September 2014 around 70 Rothmans staff and their families got together in teams for a fun treasure hunt in Winchester. The event took them on an exploration through the many historic landmarks of the great city while solving a number of clues along the way. Tasks to win bonus points were also set for the 13 teams taking part, including persuading someone from the public to sing happy birthday, making an outfit out of newspaper and performing a dance in the street – all of which were enthusiastically taken on! The Havant office tea...

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HSBC conference

Annual economic update seminar and networking event with HSBC

Annual economic update seminar and networking event with HSBC: presented by Liz Martins, HSBC Senior Economist Thursday October 23rd from 7.30am Venue: Robin Smith Suite, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, SO30 3XH Rothmans are pleased to announce their 2014 joint economic update seminar and networking event with HSBC. Guest speaker, Liz Martins, from HSBC’s Global and European Economics team, will provide business owners with valuable insight into the current economic situation both here and internationally, and the prospects for busi...

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Rothmans Southampton office

Rothmans create flagship Southampton office

We are delighted to announce that our current Southampton and Eastleigh offices will be joining forces to create a Rothmans flagship office in Southampton. Following a long and extensive search, we will be moving to larger premises at Chilworth Point in Southampton at the end of this month. Our reasons for choosing this particular location were driven by its ease of accessibility and the ability for us to continue to provide visitor parking which is reserved at the front of the building. While we have enjoyed operating from our Oxford...

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Rothmans presentation to Eastleigh Business Leaders

Rothmans sponsored the Eastleigh Business Leaders Lunch, organised by Eastleigh Borough Council, this week. The event was held at The Concorde Club in the town and was attended by The Mayor and many business leaders from the Eastleigh area. Habib Brora, Partner at our Eastleigh office, was the main speaker at the event. He spoke about the importance of investing in people in business, and how to source and recruit the right staff. Habib’s talk was extremely well-received, with one appreciative delegate commenting, “Small busines...

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