Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP - Derek Gemmell

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP is one of the UK’s leading Chartered Accountants + Business Advisory Firms, with offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and London. We are a long established firm with a depth of capability, experience and resource to meet your needs.

Our Expertise to Entrepreneurs’ (“E2”) team specialists use their expertise to differentiate themselves in the market by delivering solutions that work for our clients throughout the life of their investment and beyond. Our E2 team have wide experience in assisting clients across a broad range of sectors to secure SEIS and EIS qualifying status from HMRC, and ensure this qualifying status is maintained following investment.

You’ll receive a personalised service geared to your business, delivered by a team of professionals seeking to add value. The E2 team work closely with AAB’s own fundraising team, who have long standing relationships with private equity investors, providing businesses with access to potential investors faster.

Additionally, we assist companies deliver cash benefits through the generous tax reliefs associated with R&D activity, which can itself assist in funding the continued growth of the company. This work involves our R&D specialists identifying qualifying projects and submitting claims to HMRC to secure R&D tax relief. 01224 625111

BDO LLP - David Brookes

BDO LLP is the world’s fifth largest accountancy firm and has 15 offices in the UK with 220 partners and 3,000 staff. David is a tax partner heading up the firm’s specialist team advising on tax efficient investments and particularly the EIS and VCT schemes. David co-authored the Tolleys/Tottel book Venture Capital Taxes” and wrote the “Plus Markets (previously Ofex) Tax Guide”. David represents the CBI on the Tax Law Re-write project in relation to the EIS and VCT tax legislation. David’s clients include company’s raising finance (particularly those floating on AIM), individuals seeking to benefit from tax reliefs and investment banks and other product providers who are raising funds. David splits his time between BDO’s Reading and London offices.” 0118 925 4400

Bishop Fleming LLP - Stella Field 01242 505971

Buzzacott LLP - Adam Chick

Cooper Parry Advisory Ltd - Andrew Holloway

Advisers are all alike, right? Well no, they’re not.

At Cooper Parry we fly in the face of convention. If others zig, we zag. If they go down the straight and narrow, we scan far and wide.

We look to ‘Disrupt, Lead and Make Life Count’. This is how we see the world, and it’s why we’ve been hailed ‘the rebels of accountancy’. We build relationships with our clients that break the mould. And we’re never afraid to give our opinion. Why? Because that’s how we’ll help you to flourish financially, and free up your time to get the most out of life.

Our award-winning team is alive with vibrant, inquisitive and engaged people. It means that we attract the most talented people to work on our clients’ businesses.

That’s why we’re smashing in London, the Midlands, and Bristol. The vision is reality. 07562 631012