Howard Stoves

Senior Manager, London

Howard Stoves

Howard is a Chartered Tax Adviser specialising in advising clients on the UK Creative Sector tax reliefs.

He acts for a number of clients across the creative industries, from small independent producers through to the largest broadcasters and major Hollywood studios. He has worked on a broad range of projects, including the Star Wars, Marvel, Mission Impossible and Fast and Furious series.

Howard joined Saffery in 2013. He has been advising clients in the creative industries since 2014.

Key experience

  • Advising film, television and video games producers on how to access the UK creative industry tax incentives,
  • Advising start-ups on accessing various venture capital tax reliefs including the SEIS and EIS schemes,
  • Assisting clients with their ongoing tax compliance,
  • Advising clients on the Research and Development tax reliefs.


Howard lives with his wife in North London. He is an avid film and music fan, and also follows a range of sports, in particular football, cricket and motor racing.