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Stephanie Court

Associate Director

Stephanie is an Associate Director and heads up the Southampton Private Client team.

Simon Jones

Associate Director

Simon specialises in private client tax, working with HNWIs, entrepreneurs and those with complex tax affairs, with a particular focus on rural and professional services businesses.

Simon Browning

Tax Partner

Simon is a tax partner in our Nottingham office and Head of Tax for the East Midlands. Simon has over 20 years’ experience dealing with tax compliance and tax planning for businesses and their owners.

Changes to entrepreneurs relief

11 March 2020

Entrepreneurs relief changes were announced at in the Chancellors 2020 Budget with the lifetime limit reduced from £10m to £1m with punitive measures taken to address individuals who tried to beat the Budget.

The long goodbye? Preparing for Entrepreneurs’ Relief big exit

04 March 2020

The news is bleak for business owners in the midst of a transaction who were hoping to benefit from Entrepreneurs’ Relief (‘ER’), as rumours continue to circulate that one of Rishi Sunak’s first acts as Chancellor will be to scrap it entirely in his maiden Budget speech on 11th March. With time ticking away, how long does ER have and what options can business owners explore to secure ER before it goes?

Natasha Lucas


Natasha is a partner in the private client tax team in Guildford. She deals with a wide range of tax matters for ultra high-net worth individuals, their families and related businesses, both in the UK and overseas.

Scrapping entrepreneurs' relief: a series of unfortunate events

05 February 2020

The Conservative manifesto promised a ‘review and reform’ of Entrepreneurs’ Relief and, from recent reports, the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, and the Treasury have changes planned for the March 11th Budget. Rather than widely consulting with others on how to best incentivise entrepreneurial behaviour, it appears the Chancellor plans to navigate the waters, well known for Budget U-turns, by himself. What could possibly go wrong?

Will the Chancellor stage a raid on entrepreneurs’ relief?

16 October 2019

With the announcement of a new Budget on 6 November, the foreboding shadow of uncertainty looms once again over Entrepreneurs’ Relief and whether it will survive. As calls to scrap the relief continue to grow, could Chancellor Sajid Javid make the surprise manoeuvre of abolishing the relief; and what options are available to taxpayers to try and secure it in the meantime?

James Gransby


James is a tax partner dealing exclusively with medical professionals, helping GPs and Hospital Doctors with accounts and tax compliance, adding value with advisory work. He is a Board member of AISMA.

Dougy Agnew


Dougy is a partner in our Aberdeen office , advising advising owner managed businesses on all tax issues for close to 30 years.