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Maidstone

MHA MacIntyre Hudson is a top 15 UK firm of chartered accountants in Maidstone, offering a full range of compliance services and business advice to entrepreneurial businesses, multinationals and high net worth individuals in Maidstone and across the Kent area.

Address

Victoria Court
17-21 Ashford Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 5DA

Telephone

03330 100 221

Our accountants in Maidstone work closely with clients to build a partnership; helping individuals and families thrive and businesses grow.

We are committed to providing outstanding service, clear advice and strategic commercial thinking and will work with you to understand what you want to achieve and how we can help. Our clients range from business start-ups to established SMEs, entrepreneurs to multi-nationals and high net worth individuals throughout the South East.

Our accountants, tax and business advisers offer the following specialist advice:

All our partners, and many of our staff, have lived in Kent all their lives and have a deep understanding of the way businesses in the county operate as well as the challenges they face.

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For further information please contact a member of the team listed below or email your enquiry to us.

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Meet the team

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Sue Rathmell

VAT Director

Sue is an Indirect Tax specialist with more than 25 years’ experience of VAT, Insurance Premium Tax, excise and customs duties. She joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in April 2017 and heads up the indirect tax services in the Kent region. 
 
Sue spent 5 years as in-house Indirect Tax Manager at Saga plc. Before that Sue worked for a Big 4 firm in London and in Central Europe and initially she worked for HMRC. Sue is a Chartered Tax Advisor.
 
With experience with over 50’s tour operator Saga under her belt, Sue is a travel VAT specialist, helping tour operators understand the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme (known as TOMS) which calculates how much VAT is due on holidays. TOMS is also used in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) world.  
 
Outside the office, Sue enjoys travelling, particularly island hopping in Greece in search of the perfect beach and the perfect taverna.
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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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Katherine Everitt

Restructuring & Recovery Manager

Katherine joined the firm in April 2011 and, followng three years our City office, transferred to the Restructuring and Recovery department of our Maidstone Office. She obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency qualification in 2010. 

With over 10 years experience Katherine has built up a wealth of knowledge in dealing with various insolvency matters which include: 

  • Administration
  • Solvent Liquidations
  • Insolvent Liquidations
  • Voluntary Arrangements
  • Bankruptcy
  • LPA Receiverships.

Katherine manages a small team and runs a varied case portfolio with a wide range of clients which includes, high profile individuals, various aspects of the construction industry and charities. With her broad experience she is able to advise companies, directors and creditors of their options. 

She is also currently an Anti Money Laundering representative for the firm and on the committee for the Kent Young Professionals.

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Fiona Howard

Business Services & Tax Manager

Fiona joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2018 following the merger of her previous firm.

She has over 14 years’ experience working in the accounting industry and is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor, providing her with unique insight into helping Owner Managed Businesses and Entrepreneurs develop and grow their companies.  

Fiona has considerable experience helping her clients put in place cloud accounting systems and enabling them to utilise the information generated to make business decisions. As well as advising her clients on potential tax planning strategies that are relevant to them, including EIS scheme set ups, research and development, inheritance tax planning, and family investment companies, empowering Entrepreneurs to fulfil their business goals in the most tax efficient way possible.

Additionally, Fiona has extensive experience advising individuals and companies under HMRC investigation.

Fiona takes pride in helping local businesses connect and grow together and she is a proud winner of Kent Women in Business Award ‘Woman in Finance’ 2017.

In her spare time she enjoys time in the countryside or on the beach with her partner and two dogs.

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What they say about us

The team at MHA MacIntyre Hudson have taken away the burden of the day to day bookkeeping, payroll and CIS work off me. This has enabled me to spend more time working on my business, finding new work, new ideas and ways to be more profitable. Thanks to the help I’ve received, I can see a bright future for me and my company. Luke Day - Complete Wiring Solutions

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