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Grant Thornton Appoints New Lead for Growing Employment Taxes Team


Grant Thornton has appointed Matt Parfitt to lead the growing Employment Taxes Team in the Cardiff and Bristol offices.

Matt brings a wide range of commercial and technical experience to Grant Thornton. He is a regular contributor to leading tax publications and joins from Nationwide Building Society, where he led the in-house Employee Taxes team. Prior to that, he was a member of the Global Employer Solutions team at Deloitte and previously ran his own internet retail business.

Matt’s team in Cardiff will be working with organisations across South Wales, assisting them with the variety of challenges and opportunities currently facing employers, including Apprenticeship Levy & accessing funding for training, National Minimum Wage compliance, IR35 changes for public sector organisations, optional remuneration arrangements and termination payments tax & NIC changes. In addition, Matt and his team are available to help with the complexities of employer compliance and dealing with HMRC on matters such as PAYE reviews, payroll, CIS, expenses, benefits and P11Ds.

Alistair Wardell, Lead Partner in Cardiff said,

‘Grant Thornton’s commitment towards building a Vibrant Economy has seen an increase in our proactive engagements to support clients with the wider aspects of growing a successful business. Matt’s appointment is welcomed by forward thinking Finance and HR Directors who recognise the value his team can provide in helping them to address and manage the employee complexities and solutions involved with growing a business.’

Matt can be contacted here via email or he can be reached in Cardiff on 029 2023 5591 or 07826 877583.