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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.

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

Head of Renewable & Sustainable Energy, Tax 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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Chris Sutton

Head of Leisure & Hospitality, Partner

Chris has worked with clients at every stage of the business growth cycle: from start-up through to flotation. Heading our Hospitality and Leisure team, Chris has a number of clients across the sector including hotels and restaurants.  

He is heavily involved with his clients’ affairs, the large majority of which are owner-managed family businesses. He is a hands-on adviser and enjoys the variety of challenges offered by working in public practice, bringing over 35 years experience.  Chris’s portfolio of clients also includes a number of large groups both in the UK and overseas.

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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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Elaine Shoesmith

Partner

Elaine has more than 35 years experience  in the accountancy profession latterly as owner of Shoesmiths Chartered Accountants prior to joining Macintyre Hudson LLP as a full partner  following its merger in April 2016.

Elaine specialises in accounts, audit and advisory services for corporate owner managed businesses and foreign subsidiaries. Elaine has worked with a wide variety of businesses over her career including manufacturing, engineering, IT and renewables.

Elaine qualified initially with Robson Rhodes in Birmingham and then joined their London office.  After which a spell as a management accountant for an international logistics company gave her the necessary experience and background to then set up Shoesmiths Chartered Accountants which she ran successfully for 25 years . Clients ranged from high tech start ups to growing established SMEs.

Her experience and knowledge has enabled her to provide advice on more specialised areas including taxation across all sectors , taxation lead restructuring, management buy-outs , inheritance tax and succession planning. Her strengths lie in building close relationships with her clients , understanding their needs and working closely with them throughout their business cycle .

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What they say about us

With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group

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