The space industry is inherently different. So it takes a different kind of accountancy firm to synchronise everything in the background, leaving you free to explore new and ever-exciting frontiers.

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At Alliotts, we are right at the heart of the space industry. Our Guildford office is on the doorstep of the Surrey Space Incubator, and we operate a satellite office at Harwell, so we are working right at the centre of one of the largest space sector clusters.

Space specialists

At Alliotts, we work with pioneering space companies all the time. That means we appreciate the support that is needed to get your big idea off the ground. And just as crucial, keep your company running efficiently and profitably into the future.

When it comes to exploring space, we are with you all the way. We can assist with:

And beyond

We are more than just accountants. As your business grows, we have specialists who can advise you on any aspect of Corporate Finance, including business acquisition or disposal.

And if your venture goes global, it is good to know that Alliotts is a founding member of Alliott Global Alliance, a worldwide alliance of over 200 independent accounting, law and consulting firms, operating in over 90 countries. This alliance means our global footprint stretches across every continent and we are able to offer clients a fully global service.


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    The space industry is a high growth and highly innovative area and business operating in the sector need advisors who are aligned with their needs. In addition to providing support services to ensure the efficient running of a company, Chris advises space sector businesses on setting up in the UK, company structuring, tax reliefs, such as R&D and M&A.

    Chris meets up with his clients in the space sector when visiting our satellite office at the Harwell Technology Campus, one of the UK’s largest space sector clusters. It’s this contact that delivers the specialist understanding and support this sector needs from an advisor.


    “Being an experienced business advisor combined with his friendly approach, he is well placed for companies to get that essential business support they need.”

    Gemma Wilson, ESA Business Incubation Centre Harwell Support Manager, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

    “His and Alliotts’ contacts in the Space and other industry sectors are untypical of similar professional advisers”

    Angus Horner, Director of the Harwell Campus Partnership

    “Chris, with his friendly outgoing personality is often on hand to help the start-up companies.”

    Mark Burrows, Development Manager, STFC Harwell Campus




    View Luke's profile

    Luke is a partner within our Corporate Finance and Outsourced Business Services teams.

    Luke’s approach is to invest time in understanding the client’s objectives and uses his expertise and experience to help the client achieve this.

    Luke particularly enjoys working with growing businesses and has experience in dealing with clients of a range of sizes, from large private equity firms to startups.

    Luke is also honoured to have been recognised in the 2021 Accountancy Age ’35 under 35′ awards, which showcases the rising talent in the industry who are making great contributions to both their firms and field.

    Nick Watterson | Alliotts



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    Nick is experienced in advising clients in a wide variety of sectors, including technology, education and not for profit. He provides audit, financial reporting, and business advisory services to help support his clients grow and achieve their ambitions.

    With a background in audit, Nick has a keen eye in understanding how a client’s systems and processes operate and where potential issues may arise. He then works with them to devise solutions to their problems.