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Who We Are

National network of accountants

Here at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, we take the time to create great relationships with our clients to become not just their trusted advisers, but valued partners that face the future together.

As a firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, we work in partnership with clients ranging from entrepreneurs and individuals to multi-national corporations. We work together to navigate an ever-changing business world and proactively identify the opportunities that tomorrow presents.

Top 15 accountancy firm

Leveraging our national network of offices, we offer a comprehensive range of financial and business strategy services to clients across the UK, enabling them to achieve profitable growth and build sustainable long-term success.

As a member of Baker Tilly International, we have a global reach that allows us to offer our insight and expertise wherever our clients need us to be. We believe this makes us a national and international partner of choice for entrepreneurs and multi-national enterprises across the world.

Our agile and responsive approach means we are always on hand to have the right conversations about with clients at the right time, allowing us to identify their goals and business needs both now, and in the future.


How we work

At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, we offer a full range of accounting and compliance services to support you in achieving growth and long-term success.

Audit

Annual audits can be daunting whether you are a veteran or facing your first time. Whether you need a new approach, or you are feeling nervous about what it entails, our team of experts are here for you every step of the way.

Tax Planning

With its scary acronyms and even scarier fines for non-compliance, tax can be a frightening process. Whatever stage you are at with your business, MHA MacIntyre Hudson can support you through the process.

Corporate financing

From handshake to handover, MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s corporate finance team understands what you need at every intricate stage of your unique deal. Plus, our membership of Baker Tilly International gives us significant global credentials.

Business strategy

We know you got into business to bring your ideas to life, but we also know that strategy, risk management, insurance and funding are essential to keeping those ideas alive. We can work in partnership with you to plan, grow your business and build a robust future, allowing you to focus your energies where they are needed most.

Outsourcing

Many headaches may take you away from running your business. Whether it’s accounting, tax compliance, management reporting or company secretarial, we give you a dedicated expert who becomes a natural extension of your team.

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Key contact

Partner and Group Chairman
Rakesh Shaunak

Meet the team

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James Meek

Business Services Assistant Manager

James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2006 and has obtained both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm.  He is based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s Chelmsford office.

He works closely with many Not for Profit entities, including Charities and Academies, providing them with a range of business services, including Independent Examinations, accounts preparation and compliance returns.

James is a recognised financial reporting specialist in the Sector with a strong understanding of both the Charities SORP and the Academies Accounts Direction.  Drawing from this experience he built the internal accounts production toolkits the firm uses to produce Charity and Academy financial statements.  He has also advised on updates to external Charity and Academy accounts production toolkits and regularly consults with the ESFA on varying compliance matters, including taking part in user testing of new online systems.

James considers himself to be a problem solver and genuinely enjoys finding answers to complicated accounting issues.  He prides himself on delivering practical, timely and accurate advice to his clients in a language and manner they can understand. 

Outside of work James enjoys spending time with his family and trying to cook them a decent meal.

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Ian Jacobs

Partner

Ian works closely with his owner managed clients in order to understand what makes them and their businesses tick. This helps him to tailor his advice specifically to the individual's own personal and business aspirations. Well known within the local business community and working with a wide variety of companies, Ian endeavours to nurture their entrepreneurial spirit and steer his client’s businesses to their end goal. With a keen eye on his sector specialisms of Transport & Logistics, Healthcare and Property & Construction, Ian is able to provide companies with the in-depth knowledge and advice they require to grow and develop.

Ian has extensive knowledge of the Care Home sector enabling him to advise his clients on the constantly changing regulations and tax incentives available.

As a keen sportsman Ian believes that the same teamwork and competitiveness employed on the sports field can translate to an equally effective strategy for success in business.

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Tracey Mason

Independent Financial Adviser (IFA)

Tracey has been working as an adviser in financial services for 32 years, and currently looks after clients at the Peterborough office of MHA MacIntyre Hudson. She advises on general wealth management, and in particular pensions, IHT planning and VCT/EIS work.

Throughout her career, Tracey has worked alongside various Accountancy firms and now has a large portfolio of clients.

Outside of work, Tracey enjoys horse riding and is a qualified riding instructor. She is also a Divemaster and has trekked to Everest Base Camp.

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Chris Blundell

Partner

Chris has almost 30 years experience in the field of tax advice having joined what was then the Inland Revenue from Manchester University via BT. Since then in his time at both KPMG and Ernst and Young, he has worked with businesses large and small, listed and private, UK-based and international.

He has worked with companies and organisations in all sectors: large insurance companies, international technology companies and hotel and leisure companies to name a few. He heads up the Technology group in London and works with Technology companies large and small on all tax and financial matters that affect such companies at different stages of their growth cycle. He advises his clients on all manner of UK and overseas taxes that affect them and their employees through their employment of staff, both senior and junior. Issues like share incentives, the operation of PAYE, the application of National Insurance, the Construction Industry Scheme and company car fleet taxation are familiar territory for him.

Chris joined Maclntyre Hudson in 2011 from Mazars LLP where he headed up their London Employment Tax Services team. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a member of the Chartered Institute of Tax.

Outside work he has the cross to bear of being an avid supporter of West Ham football club. He carries this burden with characteristic equanimity and good humour.

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What they say about us

SilverLining UK very highly recommends MHA MacIntyre Hudson for all your company’s financial accounting needs.Our corporation has worked with MHA MacIntyre Hudson for the last 4 years. They are truly the best at what they do.They continually provide timely and excellent service and go ‘above and beyond' for their client. Their knowledge, communication skills and professional qualifications are of the highest quality and standards. SilverLining UK - Construction Sector

What they say about us

With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group