New VAT director for Smith Cooper

Accountancy and business advisory firm Smith Cooper has announced the appointment of Gavin West as its new head of VAT and indirect taxes.

West has advised on VAT and indirect tax issues for over 17 years and has particular expertise within the leisure and gaming industry.

Andrew Delve, managing partner at Smith Cooper, said: “On behalf of Smith Cooper, I am delighted that Gavin has joined our already highly experienced and successful team. He has a great track record in the market and will significantly add to the specialist advice we offer our clients.”