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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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Carly Drummond

Tax Manager

As a Chartered Tax Adviser, Carly specialises in suggesting pro-active tax strategies and solutions to business owners, in addition to advising clients on IHT, Trusts and Estates.  Upon completion of her training, Carly moved into the Agriculture sector where she has developed a keen interest in helping farming families to resolve the sensitive issue of succession.  Her thorough approach, attention to detail and creative thought process has assisted many faming families through this potentially delicate time.

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David Lockitt

Manager

David joined in December 2018 following the merger of his previous firm, he has joined us as a manager and adds further expertise to our Healthcare team.

He is currently spending an increasing amount of time advising clients with moves on to cloud based software in order to help them find more time to cope with the increasing demands being placed on them by the NHS. David firmly believes that providing clients with this extra time is fundamental to keeping a balanced life.

In his spare time David is Treasurer for his local district scout group, he also spends (too much) time playing golf (currently off single figures) or out walking his dog.  Occasionally spending time with his wife and two girls.

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Laurence Whitehead

Partner

Laurence heads up the firm's award-winning corporate finance lead advisory team. Laurence and his team have been recognised at  a number of M&A award events over recent years, including the Insider Dealmaker Awards in 2015, 2013, 2011 and 2009, The Game Changer Awards in 2017, The Corporate International Global Awards in 2016, The British Accountancy Corporate Finance Awards in 2015, The M&A Finance Awards in 2015, The Finance Monthly Dealmaker of the Year Awards in 2015 and the AI Corporate Finance Awards in 2015.  Laurence has also been awarded the CF designation by the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty in recognition of his M&A expertise.

He is well connected in the corporate finance world, having previously been employed for a number of years at one of the "Big 4" firms where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and became a Member of the Chartered Securities Institute.  During this time, Laurence also spent several years working on assignments in Russia and the Middle East, as well as working on private equity deals for over a year as a member of that firm’s London-based Private Equity Team. 

Laurence’s main areas of specialism include private equity, corporate acquisitions & disposals, finance raising, management buyouts, business valuations and M&A strategic planning.

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John Douglass

Tax Director

John joined the firm in 1986 following five years with the Inland Revenue. He qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1994 and became a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 2004.

He advises on a broad range of taxation matters concerning both UK and non-UK domiciled individuals. 

John is particularly pro-active in assisting those coming to work in the UK and recommends taking early advice, preferably before arrival in the UK, to ensure that financial affairs are structured to maximize the tax breaks available during the initial stages of residency in the UK.

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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

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