Susan Ball

Susan Ball

Partner, Head of Employers Advisory Services

I lead our specialist employers team. I have over 25 years' experience working extensively in the employment tax, investigations and reward field. I previously held positions at HMRC, in the Big Four and with a firm of solicitors.

I speak regularly at in-house and external conferences and other events organised by professional bodies, in addition to writing for a number of publications, including Tiley & Collison's UK Tax Guide 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16, Lexis Nexis Tolley Guidance Employment Taxes module, and Thomson Reuters Practical Law.

What I Do

  • PAYE and social security
  • International/Expat assignments and personal taxation
  • Construction Industry scheme
  • Employment taxes Compliance
  • Employee benefit reporting
  • Managing risk areas and mitigating costs (tax/NIC)
  • Structuring and design of executive pay, incentives and benefits packages
  • Design, development and communication of reward and expenses policies
  • Bonus and Share incentive schemes
  • Termination of employment planning
  • Employment status
  • Salary sacrifice schemes, e.g. pensions
  • HMRC compliance, reviews, investigation and negotiation

My Clients

  • Listed companies
  • Not profits
  • Construction
  • Privately-held businesses
  • International groups
  • Professional practices
  • Hotel and leisure

Honours and Awards

  • Awarded Beatrice Wilkinson Award, East of England Business Women 2008
  • Included in the East Anglian Daily Times' Suffolk magazine 60 most influential women in Suffolk
  • Part of the winning "Best Tax Investigations Team" at the LexisNexis Taxation Awards 2012 and 2014
  • Included in the Charity Book "100 Women in 100 Words - A celebration of Norfolk and Suffolk's inspirational women" 2012
  • Listed in the Payroll World "Payroll Top 50" in 2013