Our Not for Profit group has the passion and commitment to ensure that MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the best possible partner for a not-for-profit organisation. Our approach eases compliance to support organisational health, and empowers operational fitness to maximise impact on your beneficiaries.
We offer a whole life-cycle service – from start-ups to winding-up - for clients ranging from local community and volunteer-led organisations to high-profile national and international not for profits. Whatever your size, stage of development, or area of focus, you can rely on us to have the experience and services you need.
Our partners have decades of professional and personal commitment to the sector, and a determination to identify practical, real-world solutions for our clients. Our strong technical expertise contributes to the development of the sector’s regulatory framework. Being actively involved in standard-setting means we not only help our clients understand changes they face, but help them prepare proactively.
Visit out MHA Trustee Hub today to download our latest charity trustee compliance templates and guidance to help your charities establish key policies and processes.
We are actively embedded in the not-for-profit sector; this puts us in the best position to support and empower our clients to be fully aware and informed of all relevant changes and developments that impact them. We accompany this tailored communication with practical guidance to ease compliance and support the adoption of best practice, prepared by individuals that have undertaken these actions themselves.
We are strong believers in the importance of the not-for-profit sector, so we keep abreast of key challenges and issues. For the wider benefit of the sector we also contribute our expertise to support the sector’s infrastructure; we contribute to the work of many key sector bodies, including as members of working groups and host to joint events and services.
Our empowering compliance and assurance services include:
Our advisory services are designed to aid organisational and operational fitness:
We actively measure the quality of our client service through both formal and informal means. We encourage feedback from our clients and for our performance as auditors to be formally assessed. We undertake regular client satisfaction surveys; 95% of clients say they would recommend our firm to others.
Get in touch to discuss how our experts can help your organisation to become more efficient.
In this edition, we provide an overview of the Treasury’s extension of the Making Tax Digital Programme, changes to digital advertising and an update on the Charity
Commission’s business plan for 2020/21. We also look at how charities can use their experiences following the pandemic to ‘Survive, Adapt and Thrive’ going forward.
In this edition, we provide an overview of the launch of the Governments 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review and an update on the launch of the Governments fundamental business rates review, charity insolvency, the updated guidance on the importance of transparent and accountable governance by the Charities Commission, and the Companies House filing extension update.
In this edition we provide an update on specific areas of gift aid which have recently been relaxed, updated guidance on Serious Incident Reporting requirements by the Charities Commission, the Job Retention Scheme update by the government and new environmental considerations for fundraising.
In the latest edition we provide an update through MHA publications in relation to the SORP Committee guidance for audited financial statements, guidance for independent examinations and academy insights in relation to contingent works.
Cara is a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience and a Gold Medal winner for the ACCA Examinations achieving the highest exam results in the world for the professional stage exams.
Cara has a corporate portfolio providing compliance services to a broad range of owner managed businesses and groups which span across many sectors including retail, construction and motor.
In addition to her corporate client portfolio, Cara specialises in working with the Not for Profit sector including local and national Charities, Independent Schools, Academies and community interest companies, supplying audit, assurance, governance and taxation advisory services to local and national organisations.
Audit is meant to be so much more than a number crunching exercise and Cara strives to ensure that the audit process is adding value through a risk-based approach with open communication and feedback.
Cara’s client base extends across East Anglia, where she has a strong reputation for providing excellent hands on service to local businesses and charities. She was crowned the East Anglian Daily Times - Young Business Person of the Year in 2013.Get in touch with Cara Miller
Chris joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson from a large mid-tier firm where he spent the previous 20 years since graduation from university managing a range of internal audit clients across the Not for Profit and Charity sectors.
Chris has over fifteen years of experience operating at a senior management level in supporting his client to ensure they have in place an effective governance, risk management and compliance framework and supporting a number of them through a period of uncertainty and change. Chris is a strong advocate for the innovative use of Internal Audit to provide assurance over the effectiveness of their control environment.
Chris is an ACCA Fellow and has dedicated his career to Internal Audit since graduating in Economics from the University of York.Get in touch with Chris Rising
Sudhir is National Head of Not for Profit and an audit Partner based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s London City Office. He is a highly experienced Not for Profit specialist who has worked in the sector for 30 years. Prior to joining MHA MacIntyre Hudson, he was either the national sector head or a specialist Partner in three other top 20 accountancy practices.
He is a recognised expert in Not for Profit accounting, finance, governance, law and regulation, has served on several working parties, and is regularly asked to speak or write on these topics, He has strong links to sector bodies, regulators and other sector professionals.
His experience includes charities, independent schools, academies, free schools, further and higher education establishments, executive non departmental public bodies and other Not for Profit entities. He has particularly focused on advising complex and high-profile organisations, working with larger Not for Profits, having acted for over 25 top 250 registered charities, and using his extensive knowledge to provide practical solutions.
In June 2020, he was appointed onto the Council for the Royal College of Art and is a member of their Audit and Risk Committee. His personal sector commitment in a voluntary capacity extends over 30 years and has included being a member of the finance committee of a cathedral, Honorary Treasurer of ACEVO, Vice-Chairman of Governors at an independent school, and other trustee roles.Get in touch with Sudhir Singh
Sally is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 18 years’ experience in accounting and auditing, having worked at MHA MacIntyre Hudson Leicester office for 15 years after joining in 2005.
She is experienced dealing with Not for Profit audits, including those of Academies and Multi Academy Trusts, subsidiaries of overseas parent companies and owner manager businesses in a wide variety of sectors.Get in touch with Sally Burford
The continuity with their core specialist sector team and ability to give advice across several areas of support has been key to us working together. - Feefo Holdings Ltd
The team at MHA MacIntyre Hudson have taken away the burden of the day to day bookkeeping, payroll and CIS work off me. This has enabled me to spend more time working on my business, finding new work, new ideas and ways to be more profitable. Thanks to the help I’ve received, I can see a bright future for me and my company. Luke Day - Complete Wiring Solutions