Ritchie Tout Director - Tax Support
Ritchie is a Director in the tax team in the firm’s Central Region specialising in all share-related and employee reward matters but with a broad background in all aspects of owner managed business taxation. Ritchie is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and was most recently chair of the South Wales branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation for 5 years until May 2015.
Ritchie has a worked on a wide variety of engagements for privately owned and venture capital/private equity backed businesses focusing on reward structures, employee benefit trusts and CGT planning as well as broader exit planning for employee shareholders. In this area, Ritchie tends to be involved in the more complex and bespoke employee incentive arrangements with a key requirement typically being to balance the cost of employee reward and the creation of shareholder value.