A HAMPSHIRE student is flying high after triumphing in a tax exam.

Adam Grannell, 22, pictured, from Bransgore in the New Forest, scored the highest test score in the country in t h e Inheritance Tax and Trusts exam.

Adam, who works at business and tax advisory c o m p a n y Inspire, said: “ P e o p l e think taxation, with its constant number crunching and intricate rules and regulations is rather dull but I can assure anyone it is fascinating. I must say, the support I’ve had from the people at Inspire and also my college tutors has been essential, and thanks go out to them all.”