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Colchester

Our East Anglia office situated in the Colchester Business Park delivers a specialist team of chartered accountants and auditors supporting businesses, entrepreneurs, academies and charities across Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridge.

Address

910 The Crescent
Colchester Business Park
Colchester
Essex
CO4 9YQ

Telephone

+44 (0) 1245 353177

Local East Anglia chartered accountants with global reach

We’re a team of reliable, approachable, and proactive accountants who will do more than just respond to your needs but work alongside you to help you succeed. As a top 15 firm of accountants, auditors and tax specialists we offer all of the traditional services you’d expect and much more:

Helping SMEs and private individuals across East Anglia

Our strength lies in our people who have expertise across a range of sectors including Construction, Manufacturing & Engineering, Automotive & Education to name a few.

We can help businesses across the whole of East Anglia and our newly refurbished contemporary office in Colchester ensures we have a central hub to utilise our multidisciplinary teams to help answer your needs and provide the best support to achieve your goals.

Our office is based on Colchester Business Park, a vibrant and connected business hub and core location for our East Anglia team. Colchester Business Park is located in the North of Colchester directly adjacent to the A12/A120 interchange which provides excellent access to the UK’s major motorway network and rail links. Colchester town centre, just 3 miles away, is widely considered to be the oldest recorded town in Britain with references to its Roman heritage dating as far back as 77AD.

Supporting charities and local communities across East Anglia

We actively support the local business community and are proud sponsors of Essex Cricket Club and Havens Hospice Race4Business.

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If you would like a no obligation complimentary meeting to discuss your circumstances or just want to talk through some questions or ideas over the phone, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team.

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Meet the team

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Cara Miller

Partner

Cara is a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience and a Gold Medal winner for the ACCA Examinations achieving the highest exam results in the world for the professional stage exams.

Cara has a corporate portfolio providing compliance services to a broad range of owner managed businesses and groups which span across many sectors including retail, construction, motor, haulage and logistics.

In addition to her corporate client portfolio, Cara specialises in working with the Not for Profit sector including local and national Charities, Independent Schools, Academies and community interest companies, supplying audit, assurance, governance and taxation advisory services to local and national organisations.

Audit is meant to be so much more than a number crunching exercise and Cara strives to ensure that the audit process is adding value through a risk-based approach with open communication and feedback.

Cara’s client base extends across East Anglia, where she has a strong reputation for providing excellent hands on service to local businesses and charities. She was crowned the East Anglian Daily Times - Young Business Person of the Year in 2013.

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Mark Eagle

Director of Audit and Business Services

As Director of Audit and Business Services, Mark has a wide range of expertise across a number of sectors with a particular specialism in the not for profit and education sectors, where he has over 15 years experience.  Mark works very closely with our Academy, Free School and FE college clients and  has built up excellent relationships and is the first point of contact for all his clients.

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Steve Locke

Audit & Accounts Manager

Steve has been with MHA Macintyre Hudson since 2011 where he joined as a school leaver. In this time he has completed both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm and swiftly progressed to the level of Audit & Accounts Manager. Steve has been working locally in the Essex market, expanding his experience into a variety of sectors and business sizes.

Steve has significant experience with a number of clients in the Not-for-Profit sector, including Independent Schools and Academies, working closely with them to provide audit, assurance and statutory accounts preparation services. He is committed to developing strong working relationships with clients and colleagues alike, and prides himself on the long-standing working relationships he has developed, especially with the local Academies which he has been involved with for multiple years.

Steve has also gained extensive experience and knowledge with Small to Medium owner managed businesses. With these he has covered a variety of services, most notably in the audit and compliance field. His role extends beyond compliance where he also ensures that he is able to answer client queries and provide valuable advice on subjects such as VAT, accounting and bookkeeping.

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James Meek

Business Services Manager

James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2006 and has obtained both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm. He is based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s Chelmsford office.

He works closely with many Not for Profit entities, including Charities and Academies, providing them with a range of business services, including Independent Examinations, accounts preparation and compliance returns.

James is a recognised financial reporting specialist in the Sector with a strong understanding of both the Charities SORP and the Academies Accounts Direction.  Drawing from this experience he built the internal accounts production toolkits the firm uses to produce Charity and Academy financial statements.  He has also advised on updates to external Charity and Academy accounts production toolkits and regularly consults with the ESFA on varying compliance matters, including taking part in user testing of new online systems.

James considers himself to be a problem solver and genuinely enjoys finding answers to complicated accounting issues.  He prides himself on delivering practical, timely and accurate advice to his clients in a language and manner they can understand. 

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What they say about us

The core services provided by the firm, global presence, industrial expertise and proactive response helped us take the decision towards using the services of MHA MacIntyre Hudson. - Tillomed Laboratories Limited

What they say about us

I've always been very happy with the information provided and, no matter how obscure it may be, the agricultural team have always been able to find an answer – and with the large diversification project we took on there have been plenty of questions! Callum Bates - J Bates & Son