Fiona helps companies solve problems relating to employees, directors and consultants. Typically this involves dealing with immediate pay and tax issues or planning ahead.
She also tackles longer term employee related issues affecting clients: staff retention, engagement and motivation; exit and succession strategies and growth objectives.
Many solutions involve share based reward like share options and other share schemes.
Employee ownership is a speciality having helped many companies move into employee ownership and having been an MD of an employee owned company.
Fiona has 30 years’ experience as a chartered tax adviser, trust and estate practitioner and practises as a solicitor through RSM UK Legal LLP.
Fiona’s background is as a specialist tax and legal adviser working with a wide range of sectors, typically with an international aspect, including resources, hospitality, recruitment and technology sectors and established traditional family companies transitioning to their next stage.
A spell as an MD and group board member gave her first-hand experience of the needs and pressures affecting clients.
Fiona chairs the Quoted Companies Alliance Share Scheme Experts Group and was on the advisory committee for office of tax simplification’s two reports on share schemes. She is an occasional speaker and writer in her specialist field.