Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Firm of chartered tax advisers
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    • ForrestBrown, Grosvenor House, 149 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2RA

About ForrestBrown

Established in 2013, ForrestBrown are a firm of chartered tax advisors that use research and development (R&D) tax credits to help innovative businesses grow.

They are one of the largest teams of chartered tax advisers specialising in research and development (R&D) tax credits in the UK and advise around 100 companies every month. In 2017 alone, they recovered more than £75 million for clients.

The company is led by Founder and Managing Director Simon Brown. Investing in staff is said to be Simon's top priority. He is very clear with candidates that moving to ForrestBrown is a career move and that there is no glass ceiling at the company. From that point on, he gives his employees the space, time and support to seize opportunities for personal growth.

ForrestBrown aims to achieve a turnover of £50 million, 150 staff and offices in five locations by 2020.

What is it like to work for ForrestBrown

Managing Director Simon promotes an open culture at ForrestBrown and actively contributes to this on a day-to-day basis by meeting with every new starter, sitting in the company’s open-plan office space, leading quarterly all-business catch-ups and leading the Workout Wednesday initiative.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
ForrestBrown introduced personality profiling for its entire team, based on the Myers Briggs methodology. This helps management and staff to better understand how best to communicate with each other.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
ForrestBrown’s staff are motivated to achieve their annual target by the promise of a very special Christmas trip. The team have been lucky enough to visit Rome, Copenhagen and Reykjavík in previous years.

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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