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Audit and Assurance

In this constantly-changing business environment, it is vital for companies and organisations to have a reliable team of experts advising them on how to navigate business structures, the occasional transactional jigsaw, periodically changing legislation, and so on.

MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s audit and assurance team works hard to make sure your business is - and remains - compliant with legislation. With joined-up thinking, we offer you the best financial solutions and advice to help strengthen your foundations; this gives you a solid base to go on and realise your full potential.

Technological advances mean goods and services are being created and exchanged in the most fascinating ways these days. But it’s important to note that, irrespective of the fast pace of change, businesses should never compromise on procedures and standards. This is where our audit and assurance team comes in - to bring you the peace of mind that you deserve through the expertise of our staff.

With the frequent changes to business legislation or the compliance landscape, as well as the increased scrutiny on businesses these days, you need a reliable team of audit and assurance providers that will take the time to understand your business and its specific needs.

We can help with multiple services, including:


Corporate governance

External audit

Financial reporting

Grant and royalty audits

Internal audits and risk assurance


Our audit and assurance team's experience is broad, ranging across owner-managed businesses, private companies with many shareholders, quoted companies and subsidiaries of international groups. We are spread across London and the South East, East Anglia and the Midlands, giving us both local and national coverage – and, of course, our membership of both MHA and the Baker Tilly International network takes that reach to all corners of the globe.

Get in touch to discover how our audit and assurances services can help your business to grow.

Meet the team

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Joe Spencer

Manager

As a qualified accountant and business advisor Joe specialises in advising Agricultural & Rural businesses on a broad spectrum of issues from Capital Tax Planning through to Performance Analysis & Benchmarking.    With responsibility for the Eastern region, Joe manages the Agricultural & Rural Businesses for both the Peterborough and Bedford offices. 

Joe’s accountancy training took place in an agriculturally focussed firm, enabling him to consolidate & strengthen his knowledge of this sector. Success resulted in his managing his own client portfolio & assisting SMEs to achieve their business and personal objectives.

In his spare time, Joe is at his happiest in the fresh air, taking in the local countryside, preferably with a cheese board and a glass of port.

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Andrew Devonald

Audit Director

Andrew is an Audit Director and tends to work on the firms larger and more complex clients. He has had particular involvement in reporting on large International Groups often with very tight reporting deadlines and has assisted clients with consolidation issues. Additionally he advises on reporting under different accounting rules and has experience of German, US and International GAAP.

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Stuart Haines

Senior Audit & Assurance Manager

Stuart is a qualified chartered accountant with almost thirty years experience in accounting and auditing, having worked at Bloomer Heaven in Birmingham for nearly twenty-eight years before the merger with MHA MacIntyre Hudson in the summer of 2015.

He has worked with companies in a wide variety of sectors, including property construction and development, manufacturing and retail, to name a few. He also has considerable experience in auditing UK subsidiaries of international groups.

Outside of work he enjoys travelling.

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Hilary Barrett

Senior Audit Manager

Hilary joined MHA Macintyre Hudson in April 2017 as a Senior Manager, having previously been a partner in a Surrey firm.  She has 20 years’ experience working with clients spanning the range from small businesses and individuals to international groups, providing audit, accountancy, business services and taxation advice.  Her qualifications as both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser allow her to provide a broad service to her clients.

Hilary has experience of a varied range of sectors including travel, hospitality, engineering, pharmaceutical, care homes, leasing companies and charities, dealing in both UK and international accounting standards.

Outside work Hilary spends much of her time dealing with her two teenage children and her Labrador dog but tries to make time for pilates, swimming, films, friends and nights in with her husband and a box set.

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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

What they say about us

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