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haysmacintyre voted number one for “overall service” in the Charity Finance Audit Survey for three consecutive years

2nd December 2013

Charity Finance magazine published the results of its annual audit survey today and we are pleased to announce haysmacintyre has retained the number one position for the “overall service award” and also been voted as a leading firm for “charity expertise” for the third year running.


Compiled with data from over 1,000 charities, Charity Finance magazine’s 2013 survey asked respondents to rate their auditors on a range of issues including service delivery, charity expertise and commitment to the voluntary sector, as well as commenting on any problems.

Once again haysmacintyre received one of the highest number of responses out of all 40+ firms participating, with 97 clients completing the 2013 survey. In the 30+ responses category the haysmacintyre charities team scored over 97% in every measure of the satisfaction survey ratings achieving the following results:

  • 99% said our charity expertise was good 
  • 97% said our overall service was good 
  • 100% said our commitment to the voluntary sector was good 

Commenting on the results Richard Weaver, Head of Charities and Not for Profit, said

“As Head of Charities and Not for Profit I am delighted that my team has yet again achieved the top honour in the Charity Finance Audit Survey. It is superb to see our clients have responded so positively to the survey and very pleasing to see we had the fewest reported problems within our category. That said, the results will not cause us to be complacent and we will use the feedback so we can work to continually improve our service.” 

haysmacintyre has a large Charities and Not for Profit team with nine dedicated partners and twelve specialist audit managers and is one of the top three advisors to the ‘Top 3000 charities’. Charities represent 45% of the firm’s annual fees. haysmacintyre has expertise in a number of distinct not for profit sectors including schools and education, professional institutes and membership bodies, care and health, faith and arts charities.