James Auty, tax adviser at Russell New Limited, Business & Taxation Advisers and Registered Auditors. James began his accountancy career in 2005, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2008. He joined Russell New in January 2010, working within both the firm’s audit and taxation departments. The dual aspects of his role enable him to appreciate any issue from a perspective of the accounting, commercial and taxation implications which are not always synergistic. He advises on all aspects of business and corporate tax planning from start up to sale, as well as remuneration planning, share schemes, company restructuring and VAT planning for businesses and charities.