Our Not for Profit group has the passion and commitment to ensure that MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the best possible partner for a not-for-profit organisation. Our approach eases compliance to support organisational health, and empowers operational fitness to maximise impact on your beneficiaries.
We offer a whole life-cycle service – from start-ups to winding-up - for clients ranging from local community and volunteer-led organisations to high-profile national and international not for profits. Whatever your size, stage of development, or area of focus, you can rely on us to have the experience and services you need.
Our partners have decades of professional and personal commitment to the sector, and a determination to identify practical, real-world solutions for our clients. Our strong technical expertise contributes to the development of the sector’s regulatory framework. Being actively involved in standard-setting means we not only help our clients understand changes they face, but help them prepare proactively.
Visit out MHA Trustee Hub today to download our latest charity trustee compliance templates and guidance to help your charities establish key policies and processes.
We are actively embedded in the not-for-profit sector; this puts us in the best position to support and empower our clients to be fully aware and informed of all relevant changes and developments that impact them. We accompany this tailored communication with practical guidance to ease compliance and support the adoption of best practice, prepared by individuals that have undertaken these actions themselves.
We are strong believers in the importance of the not-for-profit sector, so we keep abreast of key challenges and issues. For the wider benefit of the sector we also contribute our expertise to support the sector’s infrastructure; we contribute to the work of many key sector bodies, including as members of working groups and host to joint events and services.
Our empowering compliance and assurance services include:
Our advisory services are designed to aid organisational and operational fitness:
We actively measure the quality of our client service through both formal and informal means. We encourage feedback from our clients and for our performance as auditors to be formally assessed. We undertake regular client satisfaction surveys; 95% of clients say they would recommend our firm to others.
Get in touch to discuss how our experts can help your organisation to become more efficient.
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Sally is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 18 years’ experience in accounting and auditing, having worked at MHA MacIntyre Hudson Leicester office for 15 years after joining in 2005.
She is experienced dealing with Not for Profit audits, including those of Academies and Multi Academy Trusts, subsidiaries of overseas parent companies and owner manager businesses in a wide variety of sectors.Get in touch with Sally Burford
Andrew joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in summer 2020 having worked previously as Audit Manager at a top 6 firm.
He has over 20 years experience in audit, and has a diverse range of clients, both large and small, including those in the not for profit, manufacturing, professional practices, and leisure sectors.Get in touch with Andrew Bates
Elaine gets most satisfaction from working closely with her clients, gaining a real understanding of them and their businesses before helping them move towards their goals. She's rightly proud of a reputation based on her reliability and professionalism, which wins the respect of her colleagues and many recommendations. She is always on the look-out for new projects. She is keen on all sports and is an avid skier.Get in touch with Elaine Olson-Williams
Stuart is a Partner in our Not for Profit Centre of Excellence based in our London City office. Stuart oversees a group of 20 individuals who are dedicated to advising and auditing the Not for Profit sector.
Stuart has been auditing Not for Profit organisations for over 15 years, having gained the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting, and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in March 2014. During his career he has worked with a range of Not for Profit entities both in terms of size and in terms of activities. He currently acts for a number of our high profile and national Not for Profit clients as well as a number of Further Education institutions.
Stuart is currently a guest lecturer for the ICAEW and has given lectures on Charity Accounting, Governance and Sector Developments. He is also a guest lecturer for CASS business school.
Stuart also specialises in Further Education and has close contact with the ESFA.
Stuart was a trustee of Brain Tumour Research for 8 years, which enabled him to experience the responsibilities of setting the strategic direction of a charity and see the audit process from the ‘other side of the fence’.Get in touch with Stuart McKay
The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID
I've always been very happy with the information provided and, no matter how obscure it may be, the agricultural team have always been able to find an answer – and with the large diversification project we took on there have been plenty of questions! Callum Bates - J Bates & Son