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Webinar to find out what the Colchester ruling means for FE Colleges

Updated: May 28, 2021

Join VATangles to find out more on the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) ruling in the matter of Colchester Institute Corporation (CIC) v HMRC.

Noel Tyler, Executive Chairman, will discuss the revisions colleges will need to make to their Partial Exemption Special Method (PESM), and the practical effect of Colchester on the simplification of PESMs.

It's a 40-minute session on Wednesday 10th February at 11:00 AM


  • 11:00 - 11:05 - Welcome by host Tracey Liot - webinar overview

  • 11:05 - 11:25 - Noel Tyler discusses case ruling and what this means

  • 11:25 - 11:40 - Q&A

  • 11:40 - End

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Speaker biography

Noel founded VATangles as a specialist legally based VAT consultancy in 2004, following a career in VAT spanning 40 years. Beginning his career at a Solicitor’s Office and then as a VAT Officer for HM Customs & Excise, he went on to set up the regional VAT practice for KPMG in the East Midlands. He also worked in the VAT Financial Services Team at Deloitte Haskins & Sells, advising organisations including the Bank of England and the Stock Exchange.

He was the Technical Director of VAT consultancy Liaison, which acted for over half of the NHS, and ran the technical arm of Saffery Champness, advising the charity sector. His final role before setting up VATangles was as Nationwide VAT Partner at ‘top-20’ accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young.

Noel leads a team of experienced VAT consultants to offer a wide range of VAT services to charities and agricultural societies, as well as healthcare and education organisations. An expert in both UK and EU VAT law, Noel is the consultancy lead in proactive VAT solutions, challenging HMRC’s interpretation of the law and leading on the litigation of VAT cases in Courts and Tribunals.

Additional Information

Following the registration, you will receive an email invite confirming the webinar.

Please note: to ensure the quality of the webinar, and to allow the audience to participate with questions, we have limited event registrations to 15 places.

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