You’re facing the threat of terrorism and concerns over carbon emissions. You’re dealing with disruptive technologies and new business models. You’re catering to increasingly independent and demanding customers. That’s plenty to keep you occupied without having to worry about accounting and compliance.
Our travel industry specialists understand the issues facing owner managers and SME travel agencies, tour operators and travel management companies. We can help with the day-to-day running and strategic development of your business, including all your taxation, audit and regulatory requirements, helping you to plan effectively for the future - or for the next industry disruption.
Alongside the usual accounting, advisory and compliance services you would expect, our team is expert in the specific nuances of the travel and tourism industry. We can work with you on:
Get in touch with our sector head, and let’s chat about helping you focus on what really matters to your business.
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We're a leading VAT adviser in the travel sector and one of only a handful of accountancy firms in the UK which specialise in Tour Operators Margin Scheme, a niche and highly complicated area of tax.
Find out how we have helped over 100+ clients within the UK travel industry.
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has strengthened its VAT and Travel & Tourism teams with the acquisition of Martin Pooley’s accountancy practice, in Norwich.
Rebecca is ACCA qualified and joined the firm in 2019, specialising in the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme for VAT. She previously work for eight years at a regional firm of accountants where she worked closely with a portfolio of clients in various industries assisting with all aspects of running and managing their accounts functions, software requirements and providing bespoke management reports.
Rebecca is now using her accountancy and software experience to advise clients on how TOMS impacts their accounting, their margins and their businesses.Get in touch with Rebecca Bishop
Martin specialises in the Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme for VAT (TOMS). This is the special VAT scheme which saves tour operators from having to register in every Member State where they send clients.
He joined the firm in 2019 and is passing on his TOMS expertise to the VAT team in Kent led by Sue Rathmell.
Martin was previously an independent TOMS consultant for 27 years, acting for 500 operators over that time. Before that he was a tax partner at KPMG after training with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.Get in touch with Martin Pooley
Rob joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance in April 2020 to lead the Transaction Services team. Rob has over 15 years’ transaction consultancy experience, with considerable knowledge in global markets. He specialises in advising mid-market businesses, corporate clients and financial institutions, in their assessment of acquisitions and divestments, as well as assisting organisations on their journey to initial public offering. Rob’s primary focus is on providing financial due diligence services for M&A transactions.
Rob has extensive deal experience across a variety of industry sectors, deal sizes and on a global basis. He has a particular interest in business services, education, healthcare, technology and transport & logistics sectors.
Rob is a chartered accountant (ACA) and holds the Corporate Finance Qualification (CFQ) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).Get in touch with Rob Dando
The teamwork and support from the MHA team really made the difference to a complex deal. Anthony Pile - Blue Skies
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The continuity with their core specialist sector team and ability to give advice across several areas of support has been key to us working together. - Feefo Holdings Ltd