Tom Shave joins Smith & Williamson from Deloitte

  • Written By: Mark Gee
  • Published: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:51 GMT

Tom Shave joins Smith & Williamson from Deloitte

Tom Shave

Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Shave as a partner.

Tom joins the firm from Deloitte where he was a partner and specialised in advising financial services businesses, with a particular focus on fintech, on their tax and business affairs.

Tom commented: “I am delighted to join the talented group of individuals at Smith & Williamson, where the focus on servicing the entirety of a private client and their business interests is the cornerstone of the culture. The breadth of knowledge in the team is second to none and the firm’s ability to bring investment propositions is unique in the market.

“I really enjoy working with businesses and individuals within the financial services community. The interaction between tech and tax has, historically, been underexplored and I am really interested in developing methods by which a business can meet its tax obligations in a more efficient way.”

“Making Tax Digital, the government quarterly tax reporting, is on the horizon and, although some uncertainties remain, it is unlikely to go away. Indeed there is a lot a business can do now to prepare for the proposed major changes to the way it is supposed to pay tax.”

Andrew Wilkes, head of business tax at Smith & Williamson, said: “We are really pleased to welcome someone of Tom’s calibre to Smith & Williamson. His expertise and knowledge will make a fantastic addition to our organisation due to his standing in the market. We are particularly looking forward to him bolstering our financial services and markets group offering.”

By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. This briefing does not constitute advice nor a recommendation relating to the acquisition or disposal of investments. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.

Notes to editors
Smith & Williamson is a leading financial and professional services firm providing a comprehensive range of investment management, tax, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients and their business interests. The firm’s c1,800 people operate from a network of 11 offices: London, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin (City and Sandyford), Glasgow, Guildford, Jersey, Salisbury and Southampton. Smith & Williamson is part of The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group.

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