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Renewable & Sustainable Energy

The UK’s energy sector is facing a huge target: by 2020, 20% of the UK’s energy must be generated from renewable sources. So the race is on for business and investors alike to maximise government incentives and have the edge over their competitors. Growth and strategy is key.

With the right tax and accounting advice, our team of sustainability experts can support and guide your business interests to maximise return and attract investment in this rapidly-changing market. Whether you are building a renewable energy plant, looking to invest, or looking for investment our team can advise you with the latest thinking.

Renewable Energy AssociationOur membership of the Renewable Energy Association (REA) helps our experts to support and guide your business interests and gives us guidance on future issues which may impact the sector.

How our renewable energy consultants can help

Maximise government incentives for renewable energy and get the edge over your competitors; structure large-scale projects to attract investment. From small wind turbine projects to portfolios and large-scale farms, our people can help you to build for the future - in more ways than one. Support includes:

  • Tax advice to maximise return
  • Structuring large-scale projects to attract investment
  • Fundraising 
  • Assistance with bank funding and relationships
  • Financial modelling
  • Funder due diligence
  • Maximising Capital Allowance claims
  • Maximising R&D tax relief
  • An audit approach and tax compliance function that understands the nuances of the sector

Our experts typically get involved in certain areas of the business and sector, including:

  • Fundraising
  • Tax-efficient structuring and auditing
  • Small-scale wind turbine projects to portfolios, and large-scale farms
  • Advising landowners and the agricultural community  
  • Capital allowance and R& D claims, such as biomass and anaerobic digestion plants

Inject some energy into your business operations by working with MacIntyre Hudson’s renewable and sustainable energy consultants.

Get in touch, and let’s discuss the future.

Key contact

National Head of Tax and Renewable & Sustainable Energy Sector Head, Partner
Rachel Nutt
+44 (0)1604 624 011

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Meet the team

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Patrick King

Tax Partner

Patrick is a Tax Partner and Chairman of MHA MacIntyre Hudson's Tax Steering Group as well as our national associations Tax Strategy Group, leading a team of specialists to ensure clients have access to the very best in compliance services and tax mitigation solutions. Patrick's own specialisms are capital tax planning for individuals, corporate restructuring, remuneration planning, profit extraction/repatriation and increasingly, international matters. He also advises clients on the tax implications of buying and selling their business. 

Patrick is a keen swimmer and occasional free diver,who still competes! He is an advocate of “anything worth doing, is worth doing well”.

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Laurence Whitehead

Partner

Laurence heads up the firm's award-winning corporate finance lead advisory team. Laurence and his team have been recognised at  a number of M&A award events over recent years, including the Insider Dealmaker Awards in 2015, 2013, 2011 and 2009, The Game Changer Awards in 2017, The Corporate International Global Awards in 2016, The British Accountancy Corporate Finance Awards in 2015, The M&A Finance Awards in 2015, The Finance Monthly Dealmaker of the Year Awards in 2015 and the AI Corporate Finance Awards in 2015.  Laurence has also been awarded the CF designation by the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty in recognition of his M&A expertise.

He is well connected in the corporate finance world, having previously been employed for a number of years at one of the "Big 4" firms where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and became a Member of the Chartered Securities Institute.  During this time, Laurence also spent several years working on assignments in Russia and the Middle East, as well as working on private equity deals for over a year as a member of that firm’s London-based Private Equity Team. 

Laurence’s main areas of specialism include private equity, corporate acquisitions & disposals, finance raising, management buyouts, business valuations and M&A strategic planning.

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Rich Hall

Head of Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility & Climate Change

Rich joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in September 2020 to lead our Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and Climate Change work.

A former ‘big four’ Risk Assurance Director, Rich started, built and led their Northern Sustainability Practice and was ultimately responsible for their Performance Assurance line of service.

Drawing on over 30 years cross sector, multi discipline experience. Rich brings over 15 years’ experience and passion of leading successful Sustainability and risk engagements. He has worked and led teams both internationally and within the UK, working with some of the largest and most complex businesses across their global footprints.

Rich has led major sustainability engagements from idea generation and inception through to successful implementation across advisory, reporting and assurance and internal audit.

Rich has a genuine passion for business and enjoys working on excellence in client service, building and developing high performing teams, mentoring and innovation.

Having led teams in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and America he places a high value on embracing cultures and diversity and supporting responsible and purposeful business.

In addition to his Sustainability expertise Rich has engagement leader experience and expertise across Third Party Assurance, Contract Assurance, and complex risk management across strategy, operations, and supply chain.

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Sarah Dodds

Head of Agriculture, Partner

Sarah’s strength lies in helping ambitious, owner-managers to reach their goals. Her clients not only benefit from the emphasis she puts on having the right management information upon which to base decisions but her ability to summarise their position and make timely and appropriate recommendations. With expertise gained in the Manufacturing sector, Sarah helps manufacturing businesses with all aspects of strategic and financial matters – guiding them through the complex issues that require the right decisions.

The commercial world plays a major role in Sarah’s life but being married to a farmer and living on a mixed farm, has afforded her the opportunity to understand and appreciate the agricultural sector at first hand.  As head of the firm’s Agriculture & Rural Business sector, Sarah has brought her considerable personal agricultural knowledge to this sector, enabling her to develop an insight into farming & agricultural businesses not usually available to other accountancy professionals.

Sarah leads the Cloud Accounting Sector for the firm. With her dedicated Cloud team, Sarah advises clients on the best way forward using the various software packages and Apps available.

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