Alice Palmer

Alice enjoys problem solving and helping clients to minimise their tax burden and also maximise tax reliefs. In particular, she has helped numerous charities claim one of the creative sector tax reliefs, advised on Gift Aid matters, withholding taxes, charitable direct tax exemptions and the use of trading subsidiaries.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2016, Alice trained at a top 10 firm in a busy corporate tax team, building a firm foundation in Corporation Tax compliance and advisory.

Alice is active in local groups, including volunteering at an RDA (Riding for the Disabled) centre and helping improve the local environment.

Outside of the office, Alice enjoys wildlife watching/photography, horse riding, walking and planning her next adventure.

Ramzan Khan

Ramzan has been a generalist for many years and has provided advice across all sectors. Ramzan’s portfolio includes NFPs, such as hospices and faith-based organisations, and also covers professional bodies and corporate organisations, with a particular focus now being the schools and CMT sectors.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2015, Ramzan was a VAT inspector with HMRC for 10 years. His work mainly involved carrying out VAT inspections and VAT repayment enquiries for SMEs. However, he also worked on cross-tax evasion cases as both a VAT lead and a Cash Register/(EPoS)Till Interrogation Officer (which included organising and participating in surveillance), as well as taking part in HMRC strategic management projects (for example, tackling tax compliance through promoting behavioural change).

Ramzan’s spare time is spent with his three young children, he enjoys travelling to hot holiday destinations, board games and reading when opportunity arises.

Jon Maddison

Within the sector, Jon has a particular specialism in technology clients, which include both privately owned companies as well as publicly listed groups. He has experience in managing the audit process of AIM listed groups and is currently the manager on three AIM listed clients which provides him with a strong understanding of the reporting requirements for AIM listed entities.

Jon regularly works with entrepreneurial, scale-up businesses and understands the importance of regular communication, backed by strong, sector specific technical expertise.

Jon attends sector specific events and contributes to technical content and training within the sector.

Outside of work Jon enjoys most sports, including golf, squash, skiing and rugby.

Wesley Parker

Wes has a proven track record of supporting his clients’ outsourcing and compliance requirements, including GABRIEL/RegData reporting. Wes prides himself on building strong relationships with his clients and advising on system controls.

Wes owns and holds ‘involved’ management positions for both a property investment company and a fish & chip shop/restaurant, which ideally places him in providing business insights and advisory services based on his own experiences of ‘sitting on both sides of the fence’.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in January 2015 and specialising in outsourcing services, Wes trained at a small practice based in North London gaining experience in accounts, audit and tax.

Before his career in accountancy, Wes was a professional/semi-professional footballer making over 500 senior appearances. He is an endurance sport enthusiast, finishing multiple full-distance Ironman events, but you will mostly find him on the golf course in his spare time.

William Winstone

Will works with a range of clients within the CMT and FS sectors, from start ups to more established companies. As a member of the training and development team, he understands the challenges of continual learning in a rapidly changing environment and helps internal staff and external clients alike keep abreast of the latest sector and regulatory updates.

In his spare time, Will is a member of Surrey County Cricket Club and one of the small number of Burton Albion fans in the country.

Sudhir Bance

Sudhir specialises in delivering robust and efficient audits to clients primarily in the tech sector. His experience ranges from small owner managed start ups, to large listed FTSE 100 companies.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Sudhir was a manager at a top 10 firm, where he was a key member of the audit team, assisting to redesign audit methodology across the department, achieving top file review scores and improving audit efficiencies.

In his spare time Sudhir enjoys yoga, the gym, investing and experiencing the latest bars and restaurants across the capital.

Lisa Bryson

Lisa particularly enjoys overseeing the annual Trust tax and accounting issues as well as dealing with any ad-hoc Inheritance tax events and Estates and Probate. She has assisted with looking after many multi-generational landed estate and HNW families and their associated family estate offices.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Lisa was a Trust Manager at a top 10 firm, where she was a key member of the Trust team and gained experience in a wide variety of non-family office type Trusts.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Lisa is involved with her local tennis club and helps co-ordinate tournaments and matchplay events for the junior membership.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys family time, travelling and cooking (not always successfully!)

Donna Russell

Donna has a large portfolio of clients spanning from owner managed businesses to complex groups across a range of sectors, including property, CMT and financial services.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2018, Donna trained and qualified at a small practice gaining experience in accounts, audit and tax.

In her spare time, Donna enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures, eating out at new restaurants and the occasional DIY project.

Dinesh Pancholi

Dinesh provides expert advice and support to clients ranging from large corporations to OMBs. He covers all areas of employment tax including employment related securities compliance and reporting.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in October 2021, Dinesh was a Senior Manager in the PKF Smith Cooper Employment taxes team.

Previous to joining an accountancy practice, Dinesh was an HMRC Employer Compliance Office so he can share his experience from both sides!

In his spare time Dinesh enjoys watching football and cricket, reading and listening to music.

Rakesh Vaitha

Rakesh is also experienced in documenting and mapping all finance process flows, including as Head of Internal Audit at his previous employment. With his internal audit knowledge, he would be involved in the assignment to give insight into controls environment and where efficiencies can be achieved.

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