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RPC hires highly-ranked commercial contracts Partner to growing IP, Tech and Media Group

Published on 22 May 2018

RPC has hired leading commercial contracts lawyer Paul Joukador into its growing IP, Technology and Media Group in London.

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15% rise in number of M&A deals in the retail sector last year

Published on 09 May 2018

The number of UK retail sector M&A deals* has jumped 15% in the last year to 37 up from 32 in 2016/17 (year end March 31).

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RPC appoints two new Directors to its Business Services team

Published on 26 April 2018

RPC has promoted Kate Gregg and Ed FitzGerald as Directors in its Business Services team.

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RPC Consulting appoints life insurance specialist to partnership

Published on 26 April 2018

Leading independent insurance consulting and software provider RPC Consulting has appointed life insurance specialist John Rowland to its partnership.

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19% jump in HMRC demands to accountants and other professional advisers for confidential information on clients suspected of tax crimes

Published on 26 April 2018

There was a 19% increase in the number of HMRC requests to professional services firms for confidential information on clients it wants to investigate for suspected tax crimes.

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RPC makes up two new Partners to law firm

Published on 26 April 2018

RPC has welcomed Nicola Cain and Carmel Green to the Partnership following completion of its annual promotions process.

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The number of controversial Accelerated Payment Notices HMRC admits it issued in error hits 6,000

Published on 25 April 2018

In total, HMRC has issued more than 79,000 APNs since their introduction in August 2014. Adam Craggs, Partner at RPC, says such high numbers of APNs being withdrawn raises questions over whether HMRC is exercising this draconian power with sufficient care.

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64% fall in individuals referred to the FCA’s Regulatory Decisions Committee

Published on 16 April 2018

There has been a sharp fall in the number of individuals working in financial services being referred to the FCA’s Regulatory Decision Committee, dropping 64% to 13 in 2017

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25 cartel members blow the whistle in the UK on illegal price fixing in bid for softer sentences

Published on 06 April 2018

Competition and Markets Authority proactively cracking down on cartel-related activity

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RPC announces Gender Pay Gap figures

Published on 29 March 2018

City-headquartered professional services firm RPC has announced its 2017 Gender Pay Gap figures for the UK.

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