Posts Tagged ‘Moore Stephens’

Moore Stephens warns on dangers of diving unprepared into shipping pools

Moore Stephens warns on dangers of diving unprepared into shipping pools
Michael Simms International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has warned ship owners and operators to check carefully the financial, tax and jurisdictional implications of participating in shipping pool arrangements. Shipping partner Michael Simms says, “Shipping pools can be an attractive...
April 19th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Taxation | Read More

Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry and political pressures

Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry and political pressures
Richard Greiner Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. In February 2017, the average confidence level expressed by respondents was 5.6 out of 10.0,...
March 21st, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Moore Stephens says UK Budget is neutral for shipping and good for offshore

Moore Stephens says UK Budget is neutral for shipping and good for offshore
International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the UK Budget 2017 contained no unwelcome surprises for the shipping industry, and some good news for the offshore sector. Moore Stephens tax partner Sue Bill says, “There are new rules, already announced, that will affect the deductions...
March 8th, 2017 | Country Profiles, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter for Autumn 2016

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter for Autumn 2016
Viewers can find attached herebelow the latest issue of Bottom Line, the newsletter of the Moore Stephens shipping team. This includes articles on: OpCost 2016 The major challenges for shipowners following ratification of the BWM convention The perceived barriers for women in shipping The UK National...
October 31st, 2016 | Accountancy, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Moore Stephens reports second successive quarterly rise in shipping confidence

Moore Stephens reports second successive quarterly rise in shipping confidence
Richard Greiner Shipping confidence, notably on the part of charterers and managers, improved for the second successive quarter in the three months to end-August 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. In August 2016,...
September 26th, 2016 | Accountancy, Markets, Reports | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping must disclose or risk being exposed

Moore Stephens says shipping must disclose or risk being exposed
Robert Noye-Allen International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the shipping industry must adopt a transparent, proactive approach to corporate governance or else risk exposure to business and reputational damage. Corporate governance in shipping has been in sharp focus recently,...
July 27th, 2016 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

Owner-managed UK shipping and transport businesses confident of 2016 improvement

Owner-managed UK shipping and transport businesses confident of 2016 improvement
Richard Greiner A survey by leading accountant Moore Stephens has revealed that over three-quarters of owner-managed businesses (OMBs) in the UK operating in the shipping and transport sector are confident about their prospects for 2016. The survey revealed that, despite facing a number of major challenges...
July 7th, 2016 | Accountancy, Associations, Markets, Shipmanagement | Read More

Moore Stephens reports small rise in shipping confidence

Moore Stephens reports small rise in shipping confidence
Richard Greiner Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months to May 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. In May 2016, the average confidence level expressed by respondents in...
June 21st, 2016 | Accountancy, Markets, Reports, Special Surveys | Read More

Damages for breach / repudiation: where are we now?

Damages for breach / repudiation: where are we now?
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Tomlinson (third from the left) summing-up the event; to his left are Luke Pearce and Belinda McRae. To his right Peter Daniel Damages for Breach/Repudiation of Contract, viewed in the context of international trade were the subject of a seminar and debate on April 12th.  The...
May 13th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal | Read More

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue
Viewers can find herebeow the latest issue of Bottom Line, the Newsletter from the Moore Stephens shipping team. This Spring 2016 edition includes articles on: New lease accounting standards Crew entitlement to UK pension rights Key points on cyber security, and Potential VAT opportunities for holding...
April 29th, 2016 | Accountancy, Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

UK Budget 2016 provides surprises for shipping

UK Budget 2016 provides surprises for shipping
Gill Smith UK Budget 2016 provides surprises for shipping and radical measures for offshore maritime sector Leading accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the UK Budget 2016 contains a number of surprise developments which are likely to be of interest to the shipping sector, as well as a...
March 16th, 2016 | News | Read More

Moore Stephens alerts shipping employers to High Court decision on UK pension rules

Moore Stephens alerts shipping employers to High Court decision on UK pension rules
Stroud Stuart International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has warned that shipping sector employers need to take action to ensure that they meet their compliance obligations following a recent ruling by the High Court in London that peripatetic ships’ crew living in the UK, who start...
February 22nd, 2016 | Accountancy, HR | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping will remain volatile and indispensable in 2016

Moore Stephens says shipping will remain volatile and indispensable in 2016
Richard Greiner International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says it expects the shipping industry to remain volatile and indispensable in 2016. Moore Stephens shipping partner Richard Greiner says, “The ultimate definition of an optimist has been characterised as an accordion player...
January 6th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, News | Read More

Moore Stephens highlights potential tax issues for shipping in UK Autumn Statement

Moore Stephens highlights potential tax issues for shipping in UK Autumn Statement
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has highlighted a number of issues arising from the UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2015 which may be of interest to the shipping industry. Sue Bill, Moore Stephens tax partner, says, “The government is to invest £1.3 billion...
November 25th, 2015 | Accountancy, Politics and Government, Taxation | Read More

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2015 and 2016

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2015 and 2016
Richard Greiner Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2015 and 2016, according to the latest survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. Crew wages, repairs and maintenance, and drydocking are the cost categories likely to increase most significantly over...
October 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping should not panic in wake of proposed UK non-dom tax changes

Moore Stephens says shipping should not panic in wake of proposed UK non-dom tax changes
Gill Smith Shipowners likely to be affected by wide-ranging changes to the taxation of non-UK-domiciliaries introduced in the UK Summer Budget have been urged not to panic by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, which says it will actively participate in the consultation process...
July 9th, 2015 | News, Politics and Government, Taxation | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping faces increased exposure from failure to manage risk

Moore Stephens says shipping faces increased exposure from failure to manage risk
Michael Simms A new survey from Moore Stephens has revealed that levels of sound enterprise and business risk management are currently satisfactory in the shipping industry. But the international accountant and shipping adviser warns that companies which fail to embed effective risk management procedures...
June 4th, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, Comment, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Confidence in the UK Logistics sector remains high…

Confidence in the UK Logistics sector remains high…
Rob Riddleston Over half of all new business won over the past six months has come from new customers who have switched from others service providers Price competition continues to lead to what many respondents see as unsustainably low rates Overall confidence remains high despite a slight dip in our...
May 7th, 2015 | Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Logistics, Shipfinance | Read More

Implementation of new revenue recognition accounting standards set to be delayed

Implementation of new revenue recognition accounting standards set to be delayed
David Chopping Proposals to push back by 12 months the implementation dates for new international accounting standards covering revenue recognition will have implications for many companies, including those in the shipping industry. On 28 April, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) tentatively...
May 1st, 2015 | Accountancy, Legal, Regulatory | Read More

Shipping confidence hits two-and-a-half year low on fears about over-tonnaging and low oil prices

Shipping confidence hits two-and-a-half year low on fears about over-tonnaging and low oil prices
Richard Greiner Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to February 2015 to their lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Respondents to the survey...
March 31st, 2015 | Accountancy, Banking, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Moore Stephens welcomes good news for oil & gas sector in UK Budget

Moore Stephens welcomes good news for oil & gas sector in UK Budget
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has welcomed further specific assistance to the offshore oil and gas sector contained in the UK Budget 2015. Moore Stephens tax partner Sue Bill says: “The measures announced in the UK Budget 2015, following those already introduced...
March 18th, 2015 | Accountancy, Comment, Energy, Gas, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipfinance | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping services providers should explore private equity funding

Moore Stephens says shipping services providers should explore private equity funding
Richard Greiner International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the time is right for shipping to seek financial backing from the private equity sector to help fund investment in innovative products and services designed to keep the industry competitive and achieve regulatory compliance. Alison...
February 16th, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Moore Stephens says offshore maritime sector must watch costs and risk exposure

Moore Stephens says offshore maritime sector must watch costs and risk exposure
Cassie Forman International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says companies in the offshore maritime sector need to keep a close watch on costs and manage their exposure to risk in the wake of the dramatic fall in oil prices. Cassie Forman, a director with the Moore Stephens Shipping &...
February 13th, 2015 | Accountancy, Bunkering, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Oil Industry, Shipmanagement | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping must monitor developments in wake of Greek government change

Moore Stephens says shipping must monitor developments in wake of Greek government change
Michael Kotsapas International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says it is too soon to say whether the Syriza party’s victory in the country’s elections could, as some fear, have a damaging effect on the country’s shipping industry. Rather, it says, Greek shipping interests will need...
January 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, News, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

HELMEPA’s Traditional “Pita” 2015

HELMEPA’s Traditional “Pita” 2015
Dr. John Coustas (right) congratulates Mr. Diamantis Manos (left), lucky winner of the «flouri» (sovereign coin) In the presence of the Board of Directors, representatives of the chartered accountants Moore Stephens and the staff of HELMEPA’s Secretariat, the Chairman Dr. J. Coustas cut the traditional...
January 27th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events | Read More