RSM has appointed David Williams-Richardson as a specialist employment tax partner in its Gatwick office.
David Williams-Richardson RSM

Prior to joining RSM, David worked for Deloitte, also in the Gatwick market, where he built and led the local employment tax team.

David has over 18 years’ experience of advising local and national employers on a range of domestic and overseas employment tax issues. He has specific experience of working with clients in the aviation and travel sector, including airlines and tour operators, and has presented at a number of travel industry events on topical employment tax issues.

His expertise covers PAYE/NIC compliance, advice on termination payments, employee benefit structures and reporting, salary sacrifice implementation and review, employment status and the implications of assigning employees overseas. 

Rowan Williams, RSM’s office managing partner in Gatwick said: ‘I’m delighted to welcome David to RSM’s growing team in Gatwick. David is well known and respected in the local market and his expertise will be invaluable to our clients in the Gatwick Diamond and across the south east.’ 

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BDO hires 2 new tax partners in Southampton and Gatwick

On February 10, 2017, in BDO, KPMG, PwC, by Chris Bale

BDO has appointed two new tax partners this year:

Catherine Jones Tax BDOCatherine Jones joins BDO after eight years at PwC, where she was a tax partner. She will be based in BDO’s Gatwick office and specialises in corporate tax and advising Public Interest Entities (PIEs) and portfolio companies of private equity houses across a range of sectors including healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and education.

Catherine has broad experience of providing pragmatic and commercial tax advice across a range of issues including:

– Tax compliance, including the complexities arising from PE structures, debt finance and transactions
– Managing effective tax rate
– Transactions: due diligence, vendor due diligence
– Tax structuring for acquisitions or on exits
– IPOs
– Tax relief for deal costs
– HMRC enquiries
– Coordinating specialist tax input for example transfer pricing, valuations, R&D relief, VAT, employment taxes, finance and treasury, management tax advice

EriErin Davis Tax BDOn Davis (pictured right) returns to BDO’s Southampton office following three years at Francis Clark. Erin specialises in corporate tax compliance and advising entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses. 

Paul Eagland, managing partner at BDO, commented, “Our ambitious, entrepreneurially-minded clients want to work with like-minded, commercial advisers. These new appointments are reflective of our own growth intentions, as well as those of the businesses we work with.

“The rapid pace of change in technology, regulation and the economic landscape demands the need for quality advice for businesses. We will continue to invest in attracting and retaining the very best talent at BDO.” 

Baker Tilly promotes Helen Relf to Tax Partner

On April 3, 2015, in Baker Tilly, by Chris Bale

Baker Tilly Tax Partner JobsBaker Tilly has promoted Helen Relf to Tax Partner.

Helen, who is based in the Gatwick office, looks after a range of High Net Worth and OMB clients on all aspects of tax planning from structuring new business ventures to inheritance tax and succession issues.

One of her key specialist roles at Baker Tilly involves working closely with the national Corporate Finance M&A team advising business entrepreneurs on planning strategies for an exit, and handling the tax issues during the sale process. She has many years’ experience of advising shareholders on transactions and understand the pressures and issues which arise.

Helen has been with Baker Tilly since 2010. Prior to joining she was a senior tax manager with KPMG, where she worked for over 11 years.

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