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About MHA

MHA MacIntyre Hudson has been a member of MHA since it was founded in 2010 as a national association of independent accountancy firms. MHA member firms are carefully selected; they have a strong regional reputation for exceptional client service, and industry and sector knowledge. 

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The idea behind the association is that member firms collaborate at every level, sharing knowledge and best practice to provide clients with the best service possible. 

MHA has over 19 offices across England, all sharing common values and goals. Each firm is characterised by its strong reputation in its region for providing accountancy and business advice to entrepreneurial and start-up businesses.

Our membership of MHA gives us access to sector experts and knowledge at a national level. It means, whether you’re a local business or based in multiple locations, we have the experience and capabilities to offer you the most comprehensive accountancy support and business advice. 

Find out more about MHA – including its specialty sectors and services - on its website, along with a library of expert thought leadership or get in touch with us.

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Meet the team

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Andrew Moyser

Head of Audit & Assurance, Partner

Andrew is Vice Chairman for the firm, he is also part of the Eastern Region team and specialises in audit, assurance and financial reporting.  Andrew's portfolio includes a number of large international groups with listed parents, as well as UK owner managed businesses.  

Andrew has been at MacIntyre Hudson since 2005 and is the firm’s Audit Compliance Partner and a member of the firm’s Audit Policy Group.  In this role, Andrew ensures the firm’s audit quality as he reviews the firm’s high-profile clients and more complex audits.  Andrew leads the firm’s audit innovation project – responsible for bringing Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence into our audit procedures.

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Steven Illes

Partner/Licensed Insolvency Practitioner

Steven joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in February 2022 as a Partner within Restructuring & Recovery. His previous experience included dealing with high profile personal insolvency matters, fraud, Proceeds of Crime Act and Drug Trafficking Act Receiverships. Sectors of experience include Financial Services, Local authorities, Utilities and the Charity sector. 

More recently Steve as liquidator of a group of companies has obtained freezing injunctions against directors and 3rd parties to prevent the further dissipation of assets whilst seeking to recover £6m of VAT fraud. 

Steve has acted for a number of financial institutions and local authorities to provide recovery advice and continues to act as Trustee in Bankruptcy on a number of contentious bankruptcy cases, including the management of property portfolios.

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Sarah Whytock

Accounts Director

Sarah manages a large portfolio of clients with an emphasis on Charity & NFP organisations, farming, food and agricultural businesses. Having been brought up on a farm, Sarah is able to appreciate the challenges and complexities involved in running an efficient farming business - knowledge which helps her significantly when dealing with farm accounts, general tax and business advice.

As one of the first members of the firm to achieve the Diploma in Charity Accounting this demonstrates the high level of competency Sarah has achieved within the NFP sector – enabling her to give appropriate advice and guidance. Achieving deadlines and delivering a high level of service are very important to Sarah.

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Stephen Poleykett

Partner

Stephen joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2009 following 15 years in the profession when he specialised in the audit of AIM and fully listed companies.  During that period he helped listed companies through the difficult transition from UK to International accounting practice. He also gained a wealth of experience advising owner-managed businesses, especially in the area of tax mitigation and profit extraction. 

At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, Stephen joined the International team and he deals mainly with the UK operations of overseas companies.  A typical week includes, international audits, helping foreign individuals and businesses plan their entry into UK markets, establishing UK legal entities and hand-holding clients through the maze of UK  legal and tax compliance.  With the option to call upon a range of specialist expertise within the firm, including HR, insurance and ex-patriot tax, Stephen helps our firm provide a one-stop show for new and mature international business. 

In his spare time Stephen enjoys keeping an eye on current affairs, having fun with his family and avoiding household chores.

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What they say about us

My favourite benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is having access to a huge network of knowledge but still having the direct personal feel when dealing with the local office team. Callum Bates -
J Bates & Son

What they say about us

The whole team are exceedingly knowledgeable and the main benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the reassurance I feel that our business is in safe hands. Hayley Wilson - Fenmarc
Finance Director