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Advisory

Whatever the nature of the challenges your business faces, we’ve probably seen it before; we’ve been doing this for more than 125 years. That means we’ve been helping people like you for over a century.

We work with you to help manage your business affairs, providing insightful advice to increase your profits, minimise your tax liabilities, plan for a secure financial future and achieve your business and personal goals.

Our clients seek out our advisory service for a number of reasons. First of all, we take our time to listen to you and get a full understanding of your needs. We have the right balance of technical expertise and practical experience to help find solutions that will help your business take off. Plus, we get a genuine buzz from the process and eventual achievements made as a result of our support.

We offer a full range of advisory services, and constantly challenge ourselves to lead and compete both with our technical know-how and the very latest industry thinking – including specialists across multiple sectors.

Our specialist team of trained facilitators can, through strategic planning sessions, help you identify those areas in your business that might be holding you back, discuss the options available to you, and help you decide on the best course of action.

We develop relationships that make it easy for you to share your aspirations and goals - both business as well as personal - and we do everything we can to help you achieve them.


Learn more about our advisory services:

Business funding

Business insurance

Business strategy

Corporate finance

Cyber risk assessments

Forensic accounting

Restructuring and recovery

Wealth management


Or, get in touch to discuss how we can help you to grow.

Meet the team

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James Lawson

Partner

James joined MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance in the London City office in 2015. He has approaching ten years’ experience  in lead advisory M&A and  focuses on advising entrepreneurs and management teams to develop and execute strategies to create, preserve, or extract shareholder value for companies in the £1m to £100m value bracket.

James has wide ranging M&A lead advisory deal-making experience across a variety of industry sectors on an international basis, with a particular interest in software and technology, media, healthcare and business services sectors. 

James completed an Executive MBA (Distinction) from Cass Business School in 2015, and also holds a Master’s degree in International Business and Law from the University of Sydney, as well as an LLB in Law and French.

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Billy Joel

Outsource Finance Manager

Billy joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in March 2021 and is a Chartered Certified Accountant with more than 10 years of accounting experience. He works with a variety of businesses ranging in size and various sectors. 

Billy qualified ACCA in April 2016 and is experienced with all cloud-based accounting software. He looks at ways to make businesses more efficient with timely and bespoke reporting to assist with company growth.

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Donna Dallas

Senior Manager

Donna started work as a trainee accountant in 2006, having completed a degree in accounting and finance at the University of Kent. After qualifying in 2011, and following the merger of the partnership she previously worked for, Donna has progressed from Supervisor through to Senior Manager. 

She has her own portfolio of clients specialising in small to medium sized owner managed businesses in a range of different industries. She has built up a good rapport with her clients and prides herself on maintaining long standing relationships, having worked with a number of clients for over ten years.

Donna is methodical in her approach and likes to help clients to achieve their goals. She provides ongoing financial advice to her clients aiding them to interpret financial information that can influence their strategic development, in addition to general compliance and preparation of quarterly / annual financial statements.

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Stuart McKay

Partner

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’.

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What they say about us

The whole team are exceedingly knowledgeable and the main benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the reassurance I feel that our business is in safe hands. Hayley Wilson - Fenmarc
Finance Director

What they say about us

The teamwork and support from the MHA team really made the difference to a complex deal. Anthony Pile - Blue Skies
Private Equity Investment