Xeinadin Group has acquired Buckinghamshire-based accountancy practice Everitt Kerr and Co. This marks Xeinadin's 16th acquisition since its partnership with private equity firm Exponent. Everitt Kerr and Co, established in 1992, will retain its structure, gaining additional resources and international collaboration within Xeinadin. The move aligns with Xeinadin's focus on delivering personalised tax and business advice to SMEs. Derry Crowley, Xeinadin Group CEO, sees it as a milestone in their international growth strategy, and Everitt Kerr founder, Everitt Kerr, looks forward to enhanced client services.\r\n\r\nRSM has appointed Jill Kaur as partner in the national private client tax team. With over 25 years of experience, Kaur, formerly with Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, will strengthen RSM's private client tax offering. Working from the Birmingham office, she aims to enhance the firm's collaborative culture and contribute to its ambitious growth plans. RSM, with 4,715 partners and staff across 31 locations, sees Kaur's expertise as valuable in navigating complex private client tax matters.\r\n\r\nThomson Reuters research has revealed a \u00a310.3bn increase in UK corporate tax reliefs in a year, reaching \u00a3123.3bn, the highest in at least five years. The rise is attributed to the growing importance of tax reliefs as the corporate tax burden increased. With the corporate tax rate rising from 19% to 25% in April, businesses are expected to pay \u00a373.7bn in 2023-2024, a 37% increase. The complexity of the UK's tax regime poses challenges, with the government maintaining high headline rates to manage public sector debt, emphasising the value of available tax breaks for corporations.