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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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Stuart McKay

Partner

Stuart is the Director of our Not for Profit Centre of Excellence based in our London City office. Stuart oversees a group of 20 individuals who are dedicated to advising and auditing the Not for Profit sector.

Stuart has been auditing Not for Profit organisations for over 13 years, having gained the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting, and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in March 2014. During his career he has worked with a range of Not for Profit entities both in terms of size and in terms of activities.  He currently acts for a number of our high profile and national Not for Profit clients.

Stuart is currently a guest lecturer for the ICAEW and has given lectures on Charity Accounting, Governance and Sector Developments.

Stuart is a trustee of Brain Tumour Research, which enables him to experience the responsibilities of setting the strategic direction of a charity and see the audit process from the ‘other side of the fence’.

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Chris Harris

Partner

Chris graduated from the London School of Economics and trained as an accountant with the NHS. He spent three years in Cairo as the volunteer finance director of a media organisation. Since returning to the UK in 1995 he has specialised in the charity sector, working for the Shaftesbury Society, Action for Blind People and CIPFA.

He has over twenty five years’ experience in not-for-profit and public services including ten at Director level. His primary achievements have been through implementing strategic change, providing coherence and balance to senior teams, and ensuring that resources are applied appropriately to the objectives of the organisation. He has a masters degree in charity finance and a strong interest in professional development, founding the CIPFA Charity Panel and the CIPFA Certificate in Charity Finance at London South Bank University.

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Alyson Howard

Partner

Alyson is a specialist Education and Not for Profit Audit partner. She joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2018 as part of the firm’s sector growth strategy. She advised the first converter academy in Kent and has gone on to advise the first academy PRU, special schools and those with PFI contracts assisting in the negotiation of revised funding streams to cater for special business cases.

She was previously head of the academies team at Williams Giles, where she started the academies practice when the first schools began to convert following the 2010 legislation. Prior to specialising in education, Alyson has enjoyed a career spanning Corporate Finance, Not for Profit audit, and Corporate Recovery. Alyson works with a number of academy training providers to deliver lectures on academy finance and management, and is also regularly asked to chair academy conferences and write articles for the sector.

Alyson was Chair of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Kent between 2003 and 2007 and has held a number of roles at national level in the organisation. She has served several terms on the ruling Council, and Chaired the Membership Committee and acted as Deputy Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee between 2010 and 2017. She has a particular interest in governance in the Not for Profit sector and is currently serving on a policy sub committee of the IoD in this area.

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Mark Dallas

IFA

Mark has been Managing Director of MHA MacIntyre Hudson Wealth Management since 2005. He has been working in wealth management for over 25 years, including over 14 as an independent financial adviser.

Mark is highly experienced in all aspects of helping individuals build and preserve their wealth. He provides independent advice to a wide range of clients and has a particular interest in financial planning in later life, including estate and retirement planning and investments.

Mark has three children and his wife is a Doctor working at the Royal Berkshire hospital. He enjoys spending quality family time, from swimming to cycling and even jumping on the trampoline in the garden! Mark plays a cornet in two local brass bands in the Reading area, and has recorded two CDs in recent years to sell to raise funds for Cancer research and has to date raised £9,000.

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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

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