As one of the world’s leading manufacturing nations, it is a sector that is vital to the country’s prosperity. We believe our passion for this dynamic sector combined with our extensive knowledge and specialist services makes us different.
At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, we understand that manufacturing and engineering businesses face a fast moving domestic and global landscape, with the challenges of sector disruption, economic uncertainty as well as cost pressures, labour issues and regulation. That’s what makes our team of specialists different. As accountants and advisers, we specialise in the sector and work in partnership with our clients to help plot a path to success, whatever your aspirations are.
Our team of manufacturing accountants and auditors not only have an in-depth knowledge of the sector, but we are a centre of excellence for advising businesses across manufacturing and engineering. We take a proactive approach with all our clients, from start-ups needing guidance from our manufacturing advisors through to developing growth strategies for multi-national organisations.
Our experience of working with a range of national and international clients means we have built up a vast knowledge of different markets and regulatory environments. We can advise on a variety of industry-related areas, from core services, such as accounting for manufacturing operations, audits , to more specialist areas including R&D tax relief, capital reliefs, VAT and duties and expanding into new international markets.
Our membership of Baker Tilly International underpins this reach. With manufacturing advisors in more than 130 countries, we can provide your organisation with joined-up advice and thinking wherever you need to do business.
We are immersed in the sector through events, seminars and forums. We are proud to facilitate these meetings, which are essential for sharing best practice and networking. We also author the influential MHA Manufacturing & Engineering Survey, now in its 7th year, which has become the go-to report for understanding the current state of play in the sector.
We have also forged close links with the sector’s several associations such as the Manufacturing Advisory Service, UK Trade & Investment, Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Cranfield Centre of Innovative Manufacturing, as well as LEPs and banks. These relationships have helped us to develop an exhaustive knowledge of available funding, grants and training opportunities.
We are trusted partners to our clients, who range from SMEs through to major international companies, and believe it is our team approach to problem-solving that helps us to foster strong relationships.
We like to take a proactive approach with clients offering strategic advice based on our leading-edge knowledge of the industry, and the latest developments in regulation and legislation.
Our team offers core services, such as accounting for manufacturing businesses, and advice on manufacturing tax, but our team of specialist manufacturing accountants can support:
Get in touch to find out how MHA Macintyre Hudson’s manufacturing and engineering specialists can help your business to grow and succeed.
Have your say in our annual Manufacturing & Engineering Survey
Our publication is just one of the ways we can help Manufacturing and Engineering businesses and individuals. Issue 5 of The Engine contains articles about: back-office IT systems and the importance of keeping them up to date, what manufacturers can do to address the ‘profitability puzzle’, how to make investment decisions and how to get the most from your ‘top team’.
Our publication is just one of the ways we can help Manufacturing and Engineering businesses and individuals. Issue 4 of The Engine contains articles about: the MHA Manufacturing & Engineering Annual Report Launch Event, an interview with Arthur Hodgson from the Advanced Manufacturing Forum, sustainable manufacturing and the benefits that can be realised for your business, IR35 changes that are coming soon and research and development.
Stephen joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in April 2019, following a merger of his previous firm.
Stephen has over 45 years’ experience within the accountancy profession predominantly with SMEs, combined with 2 years spent in industry. Stephen has extensive experience of accounting, taxation and auditing.
Stephen has particular expertise in advising clients on compliance and tax mitigation.Get in touch with Stephen Seabridge
Duncan is a specialist Audit and Assurance partner. He joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2014 as part of the firm’s regional and sector growth strategy. He was previously an Audit Director at EY, spending more than 15 years at both EY and PwC in London, where he worked with clients ranging from international listed groups to national and local owner-managed enterprises. Before training as an accountant, he was an officer in the British Army.
Duncan works closely with his clients in understanding their objectives and operations. He brings together specialist teams to focus the experience and expertise of the wider firm to help businesses and their owners achieve their aims throughout the corporate lifecycle; from inception, through growth, to exit by succession, IPO or sale.
His personal commitment in a voluntary capacity extends over 20 years in a variety of roles. Currently he is a special advisor to the UK Vasculitis Trust, and a director and chair of the Audit Committee of the Valley Invicta Academies Trust.Get in touch with Duncan Cochrane-Dyet
John leads the outsource services team at MHA MacIntyre Hudson. He has considerable experience with assisting owner managed businesses, subsidiaries of international companies and other incorporated businesses, across a range of sectors, with their requirements.
His focus is in ensuring that our back office solution is specifically designed to meet your requirements, with access to management and financial reporting which is accurate and timely. The advent of cloud based technology has led to the introduction of further efficiencies and more in-depth and bespoke reporting to our clients.
A devoted family man but his passion for Chelsea FC runs deep.Get in touch with John Mendes
Stuart is a qualified chartered accountant with almost thirty years experience in accounting and auditing, having worked at Bloomer Heaven in Birmingham for nearly twenty-eight years before the merger with MHA MacIntyre Hudson in the summer of 2015.
He has worked with companies in a wide variety of sectors, including property construction and development, manufacturing and retail, to name a few. He also has considerable experience in auditing UK subsidiaries of international groups.
Outside of work he enjoys travelling.Get in touch with Stuart Haines
With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group
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