You’re facing the threat of terrorism and concerns over carbon emissions. You’re dealing with disruptive technologies and new business models. You’re catering to increasingly independent and demanding customers. That’s plenty to keep you occupied without having to worry about accounting and compliance.
Our travel industry specialists understand the issues facing owner managers and SME travel agencies, tour operators and travel management companies. We can help with the day-to-day running and strategic development of your business, including all your taxation, audit and regulatory requirements, helping you to plan effectively for the future - or for the next industry disruption.
Alongside the usual accounting, advisory and compliance services you would expect, our team is expert in the specific nuances of the travel and tourism industry. We can work with you on:
Get in touch with our sector head, and let’s chat about helping you focus on what really matters to your business.
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has strengthened its VAT and Travel & Tourism teams with the acquisition of Martin Pooley’s accountancy practice, in Norwich.
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Hilary joined MHA Macintyre Hudson in April 2017 as a Director, having previously been a partner in a Surrey firm. She has 20 years’ experience working with clients spanning the range from small businesses and individuals to international groups, providing audit, accountancy, business services and taxation advice. Her qualifications as both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser allow her to provide a broad service to her clients.
Hilary has experience of a varied range of sectors including travel, hospitality, engineering, pharmaceutical, care homes, leasing companies and charities, dealing in both UK and international accounting standards.
Outside work Hilary spends much of her time dealing with her two teenage children and her Labrador dog but tries to make time for pilates, swimming, films, friends and nights in with her husband and a box set.Get in touch with Hilary Barrett
Alan is a qualified solicitor with over 30 years experience of advising the travel industry, including 8 years as Head of Legal Services for ABTA. He specialises in regulation and licensing for new start ups to multi million pound businesses with IATA, CAA and ABTA.Get in touch with Alan Bowen
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.Get in touch with Chris Blundell
Martin specialises in the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme for VAT (TOMS). This is the special VAT scheme which saves tour operators from having to register in every Member State where they send clients.
He joined the firm in 2019 and is passing on his TOMS expertise to the VAT team in Kent led by Sue Rathmell.
Martin was previously an independent TOMS consultant for 27 years, acting for 500 operators over that time. Before that he was a tax partner at KPMG after training with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.Get in touch with Martin Pooley
With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group
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