A founding partner of UNW, Charles has specialised in tax for over 30 years, spending almost a decade as one of her Majesty’s Inspectors of Taxes in London and Oxford. He also spent 4 years as a senior manager with PwC.
He advises a range of corporate and personal clients, and has vast experience of dealing with HMRC investigations, including Civil Investigation of Fraud.
Charles is also heavily involved in UNW’s growing charity client portfolio, and hosts regular briefings for those within the sector.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
UNW has recently advised Perfect Image, a long-established and trusted end-to-end IT solutions provider, on a Management Buyout (MBO) that completed in May 2019. Chiltern Capital, a London-based private equity firm, provided financial support.
Samuel Knight International, a global recruitment and project man-power specialist headquartered in Newcastle, was founded by Steve Rawlingson in 2014 with the ambition of shaking up the recruitment industry. Initially tackling an acute skills shortage in the energy and rail sector, it has demonstrated an impressive level of growth since its inception.
Newcastle-based chartered accountancy and business advisory firm UNW has advised Receptive Software Limited on its sale to business software firm, Pendo, which is headquartered in the United States.
Following on from our previous article, HMRC have announced an updated guidance for those who are going to be affected by the significant amendment to the VAT rules for construction services known as ‘domestic reverse charge’ accounting.