16th September 2020

In response to continued demand for its specialist tax services, North East accountancy and business advisory firm UNW has added to its team of experienced tax practitioners with the appointment of Paul Tucker as Employment Taxes Senior Manager.

In recent years, the Newcastle-based firm has continued to invest in its Employment Tax offering, which operates alongside a number of different specialisms within UNW. The specialist service is led by Lee Muter, the only dedicated Employment Taxes Partner in the region, and provides clients with advice and support on all aspects of employment tax from both a compliance and advisory perspective.

Paul brings a wealth of experience to the firm, having worked in both the public and private sectors, and spent over 25 years’ as an employment tax specialist. A chartered tax adviser, he is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Tax National Employment Taxes Committee and Chair of the Chartered Institute of Tax National Employment Tax Forum, and regularly delivers lectures on the subject.

On his decision to join the firm, Paul said: “I saw many attractions with UNW, in particular its strong local presence and the level of expertise and client service available within the firm – which is critical for Employment Tax advisers. The chance to work alongside Lee also encouraged me to join the firm, as he is a well-respected adviser in the North East.

“We both share the view that employers need support and that we are the ones who are able to provide that help. We already have some great ideas to move forward, and there is an opportunity for us to build a service that is a recognised leader in its field – not only in the North East, but nationally.”

Lee Muter, Employment Taxes Partner at UNW, added: “Paul is a superb addition to the team and I am delighted that someone with his knowledge and skillset is joining the firm. Paul not only has vast employment taxes experience, but more importantly, he has a strong desire to help clients, build relationships and work as part of the team. His arrival provides us with the opportunity to strengthen the service and continue to be viewed in the region as experts within the field.”

You can read more about our Employment Tax offering here.

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