Alastair is considered a leading employment tax specialist. He worked with HMRC for 20 years and spent 10 years an HM Inspector of Taxes. On leaving HMRC in 1989 Alastair worked for 10 years at KPMG and nearly 7 years at EY. In both organisations Alastair had National responsibility for employment tax matters. Following his career at EY Alastair worked in a number of smaller firms before moving into his own practice in 2017.
Alastair deals with all aspects of employment taxes and is regularly used to deal with disputes with HMRC. He is considered a particular expert on status of workers and IR35. He also helps the construction industry with the construction industry tax scheme.
Alastair is frequent writer and lecturer on tax matters. He owns the chapter of the Bloomsbury Tax investigation manual on employer compliance. He is also used regularly by the media to speak on tax issues. He is also used in the capacity of an expert witness before the Courts. His firm is a member of the APPG Taxation group.
Outside of work Alastair is a keen sports person. He is a former marathon runner and triathlete who now enjoys being a parkrun world tourist. He is also a keen golfer.
Wednesday 20 October [EMEA]
Track 3: Learn: Stop Losing Sleep: Real Compliance Nightmares Companies Face and How to Put Them to Bed
If you’re hiring a remote employee in the country where your company is based – that’s a simpler task. However, adding an international team member and creating a truly global team has unique challenges. Entity setup, hiring, onboarding, financial reporting, and payroll are just a few compliance nightmares companies often face if they’re unprepared.
Join our experts’ panel session as they discuss how to navigate common compliance hurdles at the international level. Log in and learn:
- The most common compliance nightmares companies face and how to navigate them.
- Why noncompliance could result in significant penalties.
- Why monitoring compliance is critical.