David Yewdall

Partner, Employment Tax, Business Tax

Areas of expertise

Global Mobility; International Employment Tax; Social Security; Payroll; Non-Resident Directors; Business Visitors; UK Employment Tax; HMRC Disclosures; IR35; Disguised Remuneration; UK Benefits and Expenses.


David specialises in handling international employment tax matters in various jurisdictions, as well as UK domestic employer compliance issues. This includes addressing income tax, social security, payroll and incentives for international employees and ensuring UK employer and employee compliance is fully optimised.

He has extensive experience in managing a range of global mobility programmes, reducing business costs and streamlining administration to achieve the best all round solution for his clients.

David works with a range of clients across all sectors, ranging from entrepreneurial/owner managed businesses to listed companies.

Notable client work and achievements

  • Leading the global coordination of various FTSE media and engineering sector global mobility programmes.
  • Advising clients on Non-Resident Director compliance and Business Visitors to the UK, including tracking solutions.
  • Executing a variety of employment tax related disclosure projects to HMRC involving non-compliant taxable benefits and expenses, as well as agreeing voluntary settlements within various areas for employers.
  • Leading Smith & Williamson’s IR35 framework technology and advising clients in this area, in anticipation of the 2020 implementation.


Professional qualifications/memberships


Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)

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