Jane is a Director in our not for profit team. She joined haysmacintyre as a graduate trainee in the audit department in 2008 and has specialised in the not for profit sector since qualifying in 2011.
Jane works with a wide variety of not for profit entities and has a particular interest in arts and culture, education and faith charities.
Jane builds collaborative relationships with her clients and invests time in understanding their activities and mission. In addition to providing her clients with financial reporting and accounting guidance, Jane advises her clients on management reporting, governance, risk management and structure. She has spoken at haysmacintyre seminars and external events and has written articles for the sector press.
Jane is part of haysmacintyre’s technical and training team and is responsible for designing and delivering regular training courses for our audit staff.
Outside of work Jane enjoys singing, skiing and sailing. She is a trustee and the treasurer for Colchester Choral Society, which has given her a greater understanding of the challenges her clients face.
Tom joined haysmacintyre in 2009 having specialised in the charity and not for profit sectors since 2003.
Tom’s role as Audit Technical Director within haysmacintyre’s Not for Profit team encompasses managing a portfolio of audit clients, designing and delivering internal training courses on technical audit and accounting matters, and speaking at external seminars and conferences.
His client work is focused on our Faith and Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies (PIMBs) sectors, but he works with charities of all shapes and sizes, including a number of large independent schools.
Outside the office, Tom is a Trustee of a small theatre charity, which helps him to see things from the client’s point of view.
Tom’s main non-charity interests are his five year old daughter and the local CAMRA cricket team.
Simon joined haysmacintyre in 1999 and is Chief Information Officer with over twenty years of experience in enterprise infrastructure systems, IT service management, project management, C-level management and security. The first eight years of his career were at one of the world’s leading electronics conglomerates.
As a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2005, Simon’s main area of expertise is security and he regularly delivers security and IT system reviews and offers advice to clients on the Data Protection Act, Payment Card Industry Data Security standard (PCI DSS), Cyber Essentials, penetration testing and post cyber-attack investigations.
Nick is an employment tax director at haysmacintyre.
Nick advises on a wide range of issues including: PAYE and National Insurance; benefits in kind; PAYE settlement agreements; expense policy reviews; employment status; optional remuneration arrangements, National Minimum Wage and providing support throughout an HMRC Employer Compliance review. He provides practical guidance and solutions to clients and has a good understanding of the ‘client’s perspective’ being a trustee of a charity himself and the advice they seek from their professional advisers.
Nick has been working with a wide range of charities concerning the impending changes to the IR35 legislation which will be coming into effect from 6 April 2020.
Nick is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Michelle is a Director in our Business Tax team, providing tax advisory and compliance services to a portfolio of predominantly growing SMEs and large groups. She joined haysmacintyre in 2015 from a Top 10 firm where she had trained and progressed to the role of Corporate Tax Manager. Whilst training, Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and became a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.
Michelle enjoys engaging with her clients to obtain a deep understanding of their business goals and ambitions, how this interacts with their tax profile and appetite for appropriate planning. She believes this approach is fundamental to assisting her clients from a tax perspective and for spotting business opportunities. Her specialist areas of advice are employee share option schemes, research and development tax relief, capital allowances and corporate restructuring.
Michelle also co-leads the firm’s Property sector team and is a member of our Corporate Leadership Team, investing time in devising business and sector strategy. She enjoys attending various networking events, seminars, writing content and driving the firm’s partnership with the UK PropTech Association.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys swimming, going to the gym as well as singing, acting and dancing – she is a former West End performer!