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Colin is the founder and managing partner of Confluence Tax. He specialises in venture capital schemes, R&D tax credits, patent box, share incentives and M&A transactions within biotech and tech. He chairs the Finance and Tax Advisory Committee of the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) and undertakes consultation work with HM Treasury and HMRC. Colin is a regular speaker and contributor on tax issues relevant to the knowledge economy.
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Emma is partner at Confluence Tax with a focus on business development and marketing. Her background is in science journalism and digital marketing. She has responsibility for the Confluence Tax website – an ever-evolving project – and delivers the company's marketing, branding and digital content strategy. Emma has a BSc(Hons) in life sciences and foundation certificate in veterinary science.
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Chloe joined confluence tax in 2018, after graduating with a BSc (Hons) in accounting and finance. Within the Confluence Tax team Chloe is an assistant tax manager responsible for corporation tax, R&D tax credit claims, patent box calculations, VAT and personal tax returns. While studying for her degree she favoured the tax module so chose to follow a career in tax. Chloe is continuing her studies by completing the ACCA qualification.
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Chris joined Confluence Tax in December 2018 and is now tax manager. He has completed Level 3 AAT and has previously worked as a financial controller and operations manager in the restaurant trade, following a spell in retail banking. Chris graduated from the Open University in 2008 with a BSc(Hons) in life sciences.
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Zan joined Confluence Tax in 2018, after graduating with a MSc in finance and real estate and BSc (Hons) in accounting and finance. Within the team, Zan is assistant tax manager, with responsibility for corporation tax computations and EMI valuations. She is currently studying towards her ACCA.
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Michelle joined Confluence Tax in May 2019 and is now senior tax manager. She has over 10 years' experience in corporate and personal tax. Having worked for a top 40 practice, Michelle has extensive advisory experience and a strong grounding in compliance procedures and legislation. She is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and is studying towards her CTA qualification.
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David joined Confluence Tax in December 2019 as a tax associate, responsible for corporation tax computations and other related corporation tax advisory services. He previously worked in the M&A transactions team at Deloitte. David graduated from the University of Strathclyde in June 2018 with a BSc(hons) degree in Applied Chemistry. He is currently studying towards the ACA-CTA qualification.
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Amanda joined Confluence Tax in May 2020 as tax manager. She graduated from the University of the West of Scotland in 1997 with a BA (Hons) in accountancy. Amanda trained with PwC before running her own tax and accounting business for 10 years. She is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and is studying towards her CTA qualification.
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Joshua is the team administrator for Confluence Tax, on a part-time basis, and joined in July 2020. With a background in administration, he assists the team with a huge array of tasks to ensure the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis. From formatting presentations to archiving essential documents, Joshua keeps the tax team on track.
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Chantal joined Confluence Tax in July 2020, after gaining several years’ experience as a finance assistant in industry. Within the Confluence Tax team Chantal is a tax associate, focusing on R&D tax credits and corporation tax computations. She is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification.
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