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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.


910 The Crescent
Colchester Business Park


+44 (0)1206 258 550

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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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

Accounts Manager

James heads our independent Accounts Hub in Colchester, providing accounts preparation services for clients nationally through a team of financial reporting specialists that are separate from the audit process.

James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2006 and obtained both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm. He specialises in management reporting and large, international group consolidations, and has a flair for designing and building tailored financial reporting tools. 

His portfolio consists of clients across the full spectrum of sectors and industries within the MHA network, affording him unique insight and experience when advising on financial reporting matters.

James prides himself on delivering practical, accurate advice to his clients in a language and manner they can understand. He considers himself to be a problem solver who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo, often finding the simplest solution is the right one. 

Outside of work James enjoys spending time with his family and trying to cook them a decent meal.

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Cara Miller


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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What they say about us

A team who fully understood our business, our objectives and ultimately a team who we felt we could trust and enjoy working with. Excellent advice throughout the negotiations. Would not hesitate to recommend them. Neil Hollingworth - SRBE Holdings Limited

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