Given the ever closer circles of the tax Venn diagram, you could do worse than hire an ‘all-rounder’ like Dauppe during a time of uncertainty such as Brexit, when ‘nobody knows what the Government’s going to do’. His experience in IP has transferred well to the tech sector, with much of the past year spent increasing his entrepreneurial client base. That leads to mutual growth as he often takes clients on with zero fees and facilitates investment, resulting in a 90 per cent success rate. He’s critical of the Revenue, saying it is suffering from a decade of very low training levels. He believes it should ‘educate the public, not beat people up who have made the odd minor mistake’.