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.

Joanne Hennessy

Jo is experienced in all aspects of employment taxes from compliance requirements, supporting clients with HMRC investigations through to proving advice. Working in these areas has demonstrated how the impact on each client of the same legislation can be significantly different which keeps her passionate about her role.

Jo’s professional development started with HMRC, when it was still the Inland Revenue and was then enhanced through her time in work for two of the current big four accountants before joining haysmacintyre in 2007.

Jo’s was a primary school governor which was a rewarding and interesting experience which as her children have moved on to higher education has now come to an end.

Outside of work Jo keenly follows her son’s sporting and scouting achievements and also visits the gym, and takes part in some organised classes. In addition, she enjoys a good walk a beautiful surrounding whenever possible, going to the theatre and reading.

Alex Hallam

Alex has been involved in due diligence assignments for potential school mergers, valuation projects and benchmarking and has also delivered training sessions to the audit staff.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys going to concerts, theatre shows and exploring new places both local and abroad.

Caroline Boardley

Caroline enjoys building strong, collaborative relationships with her clients and assisting with technical queries beyond the audit cycle. She has experience of assisting clients with non-audit services such as due diligence for charity mergers and providing training to trustee groups.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Caroline was an audit manager in the charities and not for profit team at a top 20 firm, where she was a member of their Charity Technical Group.

Away from haysmacintyre, Caroline has recently acted as a volunteer treasurer for her local branch of a national military welfare charity.

In her spare time, Caroline is an avid crafter and baker with varying degrees of success.

Jamie Whale

Jamie specialises in providing direct tax and Gift Aid tax advice to not-for-profit organisations, including charities, sports governing bodies and membership organisations. His clients span the not for profit sector and include many large household name charities, together with a growing portfolio of internationally focussed organisations.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2019 Jamie worked in the wider corporate sector and has a wide range of experiences across small, medium and Big 4-sized firms and clients.

Jamie also advises owner-managed businesses and property sector clients on their corporation tax affairs.

In his spare time, Jamie is an avid follower of football and cricket, and enjoys attending live music and summer festivals. He also enjoys running and volunteering at his local parkrun event.

Jo-Ann Beisty

Jo-Ann focuses on running the compliance process for a variety of clients as well as well as advising and assisting non-resident property companies on UK filing obligations.

Jo-Ann joined the firm in 2004 as a junior assistant in a much smaller department before specialising in Charity/not for profit sector issues in 2013. The firm now has a dedicated not for profit team within the wider Business Tax department.

In her spare time, Jo-Ann enjoys skiing, country music and Gaelic sports.

Jackson Berry

Jackson advises clients on the correct interpretation of relevant accounting standards, and provides ongoing support on such matters beyond the audit timeframe. He believes in a manager-led approach to offer experienced advice and to build strong client relationships, and is the main point of contact for a number of clients.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in early 2021, Jackson was a manager at a leading London-based firm of Chartered Accountants, where he acted as the firm’s charities expert and a key member of the training team, with focus on presenting updates and training on the NFP sector to all levels within the firm and leading the audit and assurance training for graduates.

Jackson also has wide experience in auditing and advising other entities, ranging from landed estates, renewable energy producers, clothing retailers, and companies investing in or constructing properties. He is familiar with a number of different accounting standards and has assisted clients in transitioning between these.

In his spare time, Jackson enjoys long dog walks, cycling and gardening.

Kamlesh Chauhan

The VAT rules are constantly evolving with continual changes in HMRC practice and guidance, case law, and VAT legislation. Kam ensures that he is up to date with VAT developments and keeps clients informed on how any changes may affect them. As an experienced VAT adviser, Kam prides himself on being able to explain complex VAT matters to clients in way that they can understand.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2012, Kam worked for a ‘Top 10’ accountancy firm for a number of years in a generalist role as well as being a member of a ‘Big 4’ VAT team specialising in Financial Services.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Kam is involved in the VAT Practitioners Group which is an organisation that brings together individuals with an interest in VAT from a variety of backgrounds to share VAT knowledge.

In his spare time, Kam enjoys spending time with his young children, playing sports, and reading detective novels.

Louise Veragoo

Louise provides tax advisory and compliance services to our NFP clients, including creative sector tax reliefs, Gift Aid, group tax planning, international matters and the application of corporation tax charitable reliefs.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2016, Louise worked as a senior tax manager at a top 5 accountancy firm, specialising in the NFP sector.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Louise is a trustee for a local charity which gives her insight into the daily issues faced by charities.

In her spare time, Louise enjoys the great outdoors, particularly gardening, walking and cycling and enjoys cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

Jane Askew

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.

Jane 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.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Jane is a trustee and the treasurer for her local choral society, which has given her a greater understanding of the challenges her clients face.

In her spare time, Jane enjoys the theatre and museums, as well as singing, skiing and sailing.