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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 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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Meet the team

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Ian Jackson

Commercial Broking Director

Ian joined MHA Macintyre Hudson in September 2017 and works for MHA Banking & Finance, which is our in-house Commercial Finance Intermediary Service.

Ian has over 25 years commercial finance and banking experience having worked in senior position within the Banking and ABL Sectors. 

Ian work’s closely with a wide range of companies looking for access to finance, including owner-managed businesses, SMEs and Corporate Clients across multiple sectors. 

Ian is married with two daughters and lives in Hampshire. He is a keen golfer, who also enjoys spending time with his family and supporting a local charity that is very close to his heart.

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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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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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Paul Woodbridge

Audit Manager

Paul is an Audit and Accounts Manager at the Reading office and joined in 2013 following a merger with a small boutique firm. His specialists include External Audit, Statutory Reporting and Ongoing Compliance.

Paul looks after a wide-ranging portfolio of limited companies from small owner managed businesses to large corporates with turnover of £100m+, including several UK subsidiaries of international groups. His clients come from a variety of different industries, with particular focus on recruitment, technology and toys and games sectors.

He is very familiar with ongoing company compliance procedures and specialises in IFRS, with particular focus on assistance with IFRS 16 “Leases”. He also has experience in US GAAP and Academies.

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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

What they say about us

My favourite benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is having access to a huge network of knowledge but still having the direct personal feel when dealing with the local office team. Callum Bates -
J Bates & Son