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Reading

Ideally located near the heart of the town centre, with both easy access by rail and available parking, the Reading office offers a full range of compliance services and business advice.

Address

Pennant House, 1-2 Napier Court
Napier Road
Reading
RG1 8BW

Telephone

+44(0)1189 503 895

Reading consistently ranks as one of the most dynamic hubs for business growth, skills and wages in the country, and has also been named as one of the top twelve for exports per job and productivity, putting it in a good position to maintain an economic lead come Brexit (according to Cities Outlook 2017, produced by Centre for Cities).

It’s an important commercial centre in the Thames Valley and Southern England, hosting the headquarters of several British companies and the UK offices of foreign multinationals. It has a significant historical involvement in the information technology industry, largely thanks to the early presence in the town of International Computers Limited and Digital. Major companies with bases in Reading include BG Group, ING Direct, Microsoft, Oracle, PepsiCo, Wrigley, Cisco, Ericsson, Symantec, Verizon Business and Commvault.

Ideally located near the heart of the town centre, with both easy access by rail and available parking, the Reading office offers a full range of compliance services and business advice to owner-managed businesses, multinationals and high net worth individuals in Reading and the wider Thames Valley.

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

How to get here

By car 

Exit M4 at Junction 11, follow signs to Reading Town Centre and Caversham. Continue through several roundabouts and traffic lights and you will pass under a Railway Bridge next to a Fire Station. When you reach a large roundabout with TGI’s on the right, take the 2nd exit (right). Go straight across the next roundabout and Napier Court is approximately 100 yards on the right hand side, immediately after the BMW Garage. Parking is available at the office. 

By rail 

There is a regular service direct to Reading station from London Paddington (approximately 30 minute journey time). The station is a short walk from our office.

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Key contact

Head of Technology, Partner
Jason Mitchell
+44 (0) 118 950 3895
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Meet the team

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Helen McCormick

Independent Financial Adviser (IFA)

Helen joined the Financial Services industry in 1998, and has worked in a variety of compliance and sales roles for large life and pension providers. Since 2014 she has been advising a mixture of individual and business clients as an Independent Financial Adviser based in Reading.  Helen joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson Wealth Management in September 2017, and is able to advise clients in all areas of financial planning, including defined benefit pension transfers.

Helen graduated from the University of Reading with a BSc Hons degree in Geography, holds the Diploma in Financial Planning and is working towards Chartered status.  She is a member of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) in the takes an active interest in local events and ladies networking groups.  Historically Helen has worked predominantly with Company Directors and owner-managed businesses.

In her spare time travelling is Helen’s passion.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and keeping fit by running, cycling and going to the gym. 

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Chris Denning

Corporate and International Tax Partner

Chris has over 27 years of tax experience and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2013 following the merger with HMT Assurance LLP. He joined HMT in 2008 having previously spent nearly 20 years split between PwC and latterly KPMG.

Chris has provided a comprehensive range of advice and expertise for a range of corporate clients, from entrepreneurially owned start ups to large corporate/ multinationals. This includes advising on, for example, mergers and acquisitions, group restructuring, inbound/outbound expansion, CFC’s, PE’s, shareholder planning, employee incentivisation, transfer pricing strategy and compliance and profit extraction/repatriation.

As well as extensive transactional tax expertise Chris has developed an intuitive understanding of the interaction of taxes in relation to the ongoing provision of tax advice and works very closely with his clients in order that he can proactively identify issues and opportunities for tax planning which can be aligned with commercial goals and activities.

Throughout Chris’ career, he has also developed sector experience in hospitality and real estate.

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Jason Mitchell

Head of Technology, Partner

Jason is an audit partner and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2013 following the merger with HMT Assurance LLP. He joined HMT from KPMG in 2006 having had ten years of experience dealing with a wide variety businesses in the owner managed business group. This included privately owned SMEs together with subsidiaries of large listed groups. Jason was also involved in a number of specialist transaction support projects in his time at KPMG and has continued to perform financial due diligence and related services for his clients, often leading on into ongoing compliance and advisory relationships.

Jason enjoys the freedom of spending time with his clients to really understand their business and develop ways to help with all of their financial and wider business issues. Due to the nature of his portfolio, Jason has experience in a number of areas such as technical accounting and restructuring exercises.  He is particularly focused on businesses undergoing change and preparing his clients to maximise the value from their business.

Jason has spent some time acting as Chief Finance Officer for one of his clients which he feels helps him understand what it is like ‘the other side of the fence’. He completed his MBA at Manchester Business School which was focused on SME organisations.

He also heads up the technology sector group for the firm and is also interested in hi-tech manufacturing as a sector.

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Angus Guyatt

Tax Director

Angus has over 15 years of tax experience and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2013 following the merger with HMT Assurance LLP.

He joined HMT in 2007 having previously spent 7 years with KPMG in both tax and audit.

Angus has significant experience managing the tax reporting and compliance cycles of owner managed businesses, private equity backed businesses, inbound and public listed companies.

In addition, Angus advises on all corporate tax matters including transfer pricing, R&D and group restructuring.

Angus is also a school Governor and enjoys sculling at his local rowing club.
 

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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