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Advisory

Whatever the nature of the challenges your business faces, we’ve probably seen it before; we’ve been doing this for more than 125 years. That means we’ve been helping people like you for over a century.

We work with you to help manage your business affairs, providing insightful advice to increase your profits, minimise your tax liabilities, plan for a secure financial future and achieve your business and personal goals.

Our clients seek out our advisory service for a number of reasons. First of all, we take our time to listen to you and get a full understanding of your needs. We have the right balance of technical expertise and practical experience to help find solutions that will help your business take off. Plus, we get a genuine buzz from the process and eventual achievements made as a result of our support.

We offer a full range of advisory services, and constantly challenge ourselves to lead and compete both with our technical know-how and the very latest industry thinking – including specialists across multiple sectors.

Our specialist team of trained facilitators can, through strategic planning sessions, help you identify those areas in your business that might be holding you back, discuss the options available to you, and help you decide on the best course of action.

We develop relationships that make it easy for you to share your aspirations and goals - both business as well as personal - and we do everything we can to help you achieve them.


Learn more about our advisory services:

Business funding

Business insurance

Business strategy

Corporate finance

Cyber risk assessments

Forensic accounting

Restructuring and recovery

Wealth management


Or, get in touch to discuss how we can help you to grow.

Meet the team

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Rakesh Shaunak

Partner and Group Chairman

Rakesh is currently Group Chairman as well as Chairman of the City Office. Rakesh qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a top five firm, gaining experience of large corporate audits and qualifying as a Member of the Institute of Taxation. He devotes much of his time to business advisory work and has a large portfolio of commercial clients. He is also the Managing Partner of the firm's education unit acting for a substantial number of colleges, academies, free schools, and other schools and education bodies.

He acts for a number of Leisure and Hospitality providers and understands the challenges facing the sector. Rakesh is keen to follow the ever changing landscape of Leisure and Hospitality in order to anticipate the needs of his clients.

He believes that people accept inefficiency and complacency far too easily and everyone should be encouraged to test their boundaries.

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Sunil Tailor

Manager

Sunil joined the firm in January 2010 as a graduate trainee. After qualifying in January 2013, he quickly became a general practice portfolio manager. He is an active member of the firm’s Professional Practices sector and Business Strategy Group, providing a strategic planning service, giving innovative advice to individuals and businesses.

Sunil currently works on a varied and diverse portfolio of clients, specialising in audit and accounts. He is a member of Mindshop, helping provide tools, training and support to businesses looking to reach their full potential. He is a specialist in Solicitors Accounts Rules and assisted in developing a new internal work programme and delivers an internal course on the matter. Sunil graduated from University College London, studying Economics and is a member of the Institution of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW). 

In his spare time, Sunil is a sports enthusiast. He is a season ticket holder at Saracens RFC, played youth county rugby and cricket at various representative levels, having represented England Under 17s, Middlesex 2XI and is currently a full MCC member. Due to his strong sporting background, Sunil takes great pride in team development and strong client relationships and is a key part of the firm’s Social and Client Care Committees.

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Richard Abbott

Insurance Broker

Richard is an Account Director at Insurance Services Surrey, appointed by MHA MacIntyre Hudson to look after the insurance needs of SME’s, Corporates, Not-for-Profit entities and Private Clients since 2012. He can be found at the Reading office on a weekly basis.

Richard has a wealth of experience and expertise dealing with corporate and commercial clients having worked for both national and local insurance brokers. He has an extensive network of insurers with whom he is able to place risks. As a client relationship manager, he looks after a broad range of customers from many industries and professions.

His business philosophy is that customers always come first, thus making sure their businesses are adequately protected his main priority. Richard is an keen racquet ball and squash player and cyclist when time allows.

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Grant Gleghorn

Partner

Grant provides business advisory support to a diverse portfolio including owner managed businesses of all sizes. Grant is passionate about delivering a quality service coupled with excellent business advice and compliance.

He has deep understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SARs) and industry regulations, has achieved the Law Society's Lexcel Consultant Status and is a member of the ICAEW's Solicitors Group.

Specialising in corporate restructuring, his client portfolio, which is one of the largest in the firm, continues to grow as a result of client recommendations.

As a golf, football and motor sports enthusiast, Grant enjoys watching the good guys win.

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What they say about us

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

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