Natasha trained and qualified with haysmacintyre and has been a partner since 2009. She is Head of Corporate and is a member of the firm’s Management Board. Having previously led the creative, media and technology team for many years, her client portfolio is focused on businesses across those industries.
The majority of Natasha’s clients are dynamic and innovative businesses, often with significant external stakeholders. She provides her clients with a range of services and will frequently act for a company from its early stages, through to growth and international expansion, assisting during a transaction and in many cases she remains involved in the company beyond that event. She prides herself on developing long lasting client relationships, often acting as a sounding board for her clients across a range of commercial and financial issues, delivering a personal and high value service.
The services she and her team advise their clients on, over and above compliance services, include structuring for investment, share option schemes, R&D tax credits, extraction of profits, budgeting, assisting on due diligence assignments and planning for an exit.
Natasha is spearheading the firm’s Business Purpose 2030 initiative, and is also involved in a number of sponsorships and events including the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and greyhairworks!. Natasha regularly speaks at seminars and runs workshops on a broad range of topics and she regularly writes articles and contributes to publications.
As an active member of MSI Global Alliance, our worldwide alliance of legal and accounting firms, Natasha has visited many member firms worldwide to better understand their business approaches and specialisms and regularly collaborates with international MSI teams to deliver a joined-up service to clients. She also regularly presents at the MSI’s global and European conferences.
Natasha has been honoured as one of Brummell Magazine’s 30 Inspirational Women Champions of Diversity and was awarded Woman of the Year - Practice (National) at the Women in Accountancy and Finance Awards in 2020.
Nick joined Hays Allan, one of haysmacintyre's predecessor firms, in 1998 where he trained and qualified in the Audit department. He moved into the Tax department in 2002 where he qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 2003. Nick was promoted to Partner in 2012 and heads up our Business Tax team.
Nick works across a number of sectors including property, owner managed businesses, membership organisations and national governing bodies of sport. Nick has experience on a broad range of business tax advisory matters including providing tax advice on corporate transactions and associated shareholder matters, corporate structuring and group reorganisations, mutual trading, what constitutes trading activities, research and development tax relief (R&D) and employee share schemes.
Nick has a particular specialism in property and is part of the Property team. He is responsible for providing taxation services to many of our largest clients in this sector and has experience in providing tax advice on property transactions, tax efficient structuring of property acquisitions, restructuring and refinancing property companies, capital allowances and Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT).
Outside of work, Nick is married with two young children and is interested in most sports. He enjoys playing six aside football regularly and golf occasionally (now he has children!) and is big Arsenal fan.
Bernadette joined haysmacintyre's Audit department in 1995 and became a Partner in 2006.
Having advised clients from the financial services sector since 1998, Bernadette now Co-Heads our Financial Services team. Her portfolio of clients covers a variety of corporate sectors such as property, manufacturing and marketing, but her focus is on those within financial services. Here she advises a range of clients including private equity and hedge fund managers, intermediary brokers, corporate financiers and remuneration advisers. Bernadette is also responsible for ensuring the team is kept technically up to date and for maintaining and developing relationships with other key service providers within the sector such as compliance firms and lawyers. She is a member of the ICAEW’s FS Faculty, 100 Women in Hedge Funds and AIMA.
Bernadette has extensive experience of working with early stage businesses right through to exit across a range of areas including audit and assurance, tax compliance and planning, remuneration planning and GABRIEL reporting. She is committed to her clients and strongly believes in building close working relationships and good lines of communication should any queries or issues arise.
After training and qualifying with haysmacintyre, Emma now specialises within our hospitality sector. She has built a strong presence within the hospitality industry and prides herself on her relationships with both her clients and contact base. She recognises the importance of a deep understanding of her client’s businesses and regular communication to ensure timely advice can be given as and when challenges arise.
As well as acting as audit principal on audit engagements, Emma has worked with many of her clients on other financial transactions such as due diligence (both purchase and vendor), restructuring, and forecasting projections. Many of Emma’s clients have grown during their engagement with haysmacintyre and she has worked with several to identify growth pains and assist in resolving them.
Emma is an active member within the hospitality community and is a regular attendee at industry events such as regular Propel events and the Annual Hotel Conference. She is integral in arranging internal sector events and contributing editorials and commentary to hospitality publications.
In her spare time Emma loves to cook, travel, and enjoy the hospitality that London has to offer!
Richard has over 16 years' of experience assisting both corporate and not for profit clients, with businesses ranging from smaller owner managed companies to UK groups with overseas subsidiaries and everything in between.
He is a Director in our outsourced accountancy services team, and supports his clients by not only providing monthly and year end financial reporting, but also through sharing his expertise and advice on management reporting, cashflow management, software support and general accounting advice and guidance. He joined haysmacintyre in 2010 as a qualified supervisor, having trained and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with a smaller firm in Stoke-on-Trent.
Richard works with clients over a wide range of sectors, including CMT, financial services and PIMBS. Richard has excellent working relationships with his clients and is often viewed as an extension of their own team rather than as an external consultant.