HMT celebrates 10 years of leading tax advice to entrepreneurial businesses

HollyWe are delighted to announce that this month our Tax Director Holly Bedford-Bell celebrates 10 years of leading our Tax Advisory services to ambitious entrepreneurial businesses at HMT.

Holly qualified with Arthur Andersen in 1994 and specialised in international tax. After working for numerous years in the UK, Holly was then seconded to the USA to work in their International Tax division in Chicago.

On returning to the UK, Holly joined HMT in 2006. She specialises in transactional tax, working on a broad range of acquisitions, buy outs, disposals and capital restructurings, gaining extensive experience along the way. She has also advised on the implementation of employee share incentive schemes and a variety of personal tax planning issues covering income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. Holly is one of the key advisers at HMT which helped us to succeed at the British Accountancy Awards in 2015.

Holly’s significant expertise has played a major role in countless key deals for the firm. In 2015 Holly has advised on the MBOs of International Logistics Group, Oxford Computer Group Ltd and Jellyfish Solutions, and the disposals of Keltec Ltd, The History Press Inc. and Green Board Game Company.

Her reputation for being a specialist in transactional tax has also seen her become a leading local authority and she has written write numerous articles regarding the ever developing tax environment. Holly is also seen as an expert in capital demergers in the Thames Valley.

Over these ten years, Holly has become an invaluable member of the HMT team and is now heading up our Tax department. We are delighted to celebrate this month her 10th anniversary at HMT and looking forward to many more years to come!

Holly Bedford-Bell commented,

“HMT is a great place to work and I have really enjoyed the last 10 years here.  We are lucky to have such a varied and interesting client base and a close-knit team, the work is always changing and always challenging.”

HMT commented,

“Having worked with many Tax Advisors at many firms over the years, you appreciate when an advisor both gives advice and goes the extra miles to deliver solutions. Holly captures both technical excellence and pragmatic, positive support to our clients on transactions and helps make HMT the leading transactional firm in the Thames Valley.”