Kingswood Allotts, a South Yorkshire accountancy practice, has appointed experienced tax specialist Luke James to strengthen its senior management team as part of the firm’s future growth plans. In his new role, Luke will head the company’s specialist tax and compliance division, overseeing its growth and development and delivering a comprehensive range of business and financial management services to private clients and owner-managed businesses across the UK.
Prior to joining Kingswood Allotts, Luke held a senior management position at a well-known Sheffield-based accountancy practice, where he led and managed a team of accountants and tax advisers, contributing to the growth and development of the business. Luke is one of the few individuals to have successfully qualified as both a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser within the region.
Luke James, associate director of tax at Kingswood Allotts, expressed his excitement about joining the business and contributing to its future growth plans. He emphasized the importance of accessing specialist expertise and noted that Kingswood Allotts looks ahead and helps clients prepare for the future by combining practical support with strategic advice.
Tim Baum-Dixon, Chief Executive of Kingswood Allotts, highlighted Luke’s unique combination of experience in tax, compliance, and general accountancy as a valuable addition to the team. He emphasized the significance of tax for every business and the need for understanding responsibilities and planning ahead, expressing confidence that Luke’s knowledge and expertise will help more businesses navigate future changes in the tax system.