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Blog // 19/06/2018

Major VAT Changes for Construction Services

The way in which VAT is charged on construction services will change in 2019, as a result of new anti-fraud rules. Around half of UK construction businesses are expected to be affected. Why are new rules needed? HMRC believe £100m of revenue is lost each year as a result of ‘missing-trader’ fraud, where construction businesses […]

Work examples // 15/06/2018

Menzies advise on Paragon and Bond Davidson merger

Menzies advise on the merger of building consultants, Paragon and Bond Davidson. The merged business will have combined revenues of around £22m and 200 staff across London, Esher, Manchester and Edinburgh, making it one of the UK’s largest independent building and project consultants, advising on projects with a total construction value of £5bn. “Menzies were […]

Work examples // 12/06/2018

Menzies boosts PT Plastics successful growth into the UK market

As a packaging expert with knowledge, technical expertise and production flexibility, PT Plastics contacted Menzies to support them with their growth into the UK Market. As a successful business in their local Croatian market, the Directors’ identified an opportunity to build on this success by joining one of their customers in their expansion into the […]

Press // 11/06/2018

Menzies in the Media – May 2018

As part of Menzies commitment to sharing #BrighterThinking our teams of accounting and business advisors have been providing their opinions on some of the leading hot topics raised within some of the UK’s leading national, regional and specialist press titles. Here follows a summary of Menzies in the Media for May 2018. ACCOUNTANCY | FINANCE […]

Work examples // 10/06/2018

Menzies help Idahoan’s successful expansion into the UK market.

Having worked for over 60 years to develop America’s favourite mash potato, Idahoan has achieved near unrivalled success in the US retail space. They took the strategic decision to expand their business into the UK and, having already invested significant resources into changing the product recipes and packaging to meet UK tastes and regulations, Idahoan […]