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Simon Wax - Partner.

“I love working with tech companies; they’re innovative, fast-paced and forward-thinking. That’s why we’ve built a specialist tech and media team that acts as a strategic partner to our clients to help them realise their ambitions.”

Simon joined Buzzacott in 2008 and is a Partner in our Corporate and Business Services team.

Simon heads up our specialist tech and media team at Buzzacott, which look after many of our creative and innovative businesses including IT consultancies, digital agencies, e-commerce platforms and fintech companies. 

Simon and his team provide commercial advice and financial services to fast growing UK and international private companies to help them grow and achieve their goals and ambitions. This involves delivering services to start-ups right the way through to advising on an eventual exit.

Having not only worked in accounting but also in corporate banking advising on acquisition deals, Simon is well placed to look after companies undergoing change. He and his team perform a full range of financial services for businesses and their owners, including: 

  • Outsourced accounting services
  • Taxation advice
  • Audit
  • Valuations 
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • HR consulting 
  • Payroll

Simon is a key contact for PrimeGlobal, one of the largest accounting associations in the world.

Prior to Buzzacott, Simon held senior positions at BDO and RBS, where he managed a large portfolio of private and public clients in the Technology, Media and Telecoms sector. 

Outside of work, Simon enjoys travelling, keeping fit at the gym and also kicking a ball about with his football-mad son. 

 

 

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Our service can be custom-designed to guide you at every stage from start-up to exit. To help you keep up, use our know-how on everything from outsourced accounting to future-boosting R&D tax credits and raising finance.

We work with high-growth agencies, IT companies, e-commerce platforms, website content providers and creative businesses across the UK and beyond. And once you’re on board, you can mingle with the full range of your peers at the sector events we run with our Buzzacott Tech Network partners. Just keep your eyes open for upcoming events.

  • Understand how to attract investors VIDEO (Simon Wax ‘Raising Finance for a Tech Business’)
  • Getting the right kind of investment is hard. Our experts can help with the prep needed to attract and secure a full investment round.
  • Be clear about why you need finance and increase your chances of finding the right investment option
  • Get your house in order with organised cashflow, balance sheets, profit and loss, and accountancy practices
  • Take the time to write a sound business plan that speaks clearly to different audiences
  • Seek tax advice and guidance

Stay on top of business cashflow

Managing cashflow effectively is critical if you want to position yourself for strong growth. Monitor and forecast your cash needs closely and you won’t be caught out. Ask our advice on everything cashflow-related, from borrowing to investment stages to R&D tax credits.

Keep your business on track

Outsourcing lets you use our expert team to back up your front-of-house, freeing you to focus on business. We can help you:

Meet the Buzzacott Tech Network

As our client you‘ll meet our hugely experienced network of contacts who can offer support with everything from raising finance to M&A advice.  Alongside our partners we run regular events in London and other UK tech hubs where you can meet, learn and network.

Our technology and media partners include:

  • Silicon Valley comes to the UK
  • Angels Den
  • FinTech Circle
  • The Employee Ownership Association
  • And we’re all members of Tech London Advocates

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