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.

Stephen Patey

Stephen advises on a wide range of VAT issues for commercial and not for profit organisations specialising in issues such as partial exemption, non-business apportionments, and property developments. Stephen also advises clients on the VAT treatment of overseas transactions and is a lead member of haysmacintyre’s EMEA international desk

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2009, Stephen worked for HM Revenue & Customs within the VAT Assurance team.

In his spare time, Stephen enjoys travelling and spending time with his young family.

Vikram Sandhu

In addition to providing clients with audit and accounting assistance, Vikram has also presented to Trustees on governance requirements and the practical application of financial reporting for charities helping organisations best convey the impact of their work in their accounts. Vikram has also completed financial modelling and forecasting work for schools and overseeing due diligence projects.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre, Vikram was an Associate Director at Buzzacott where he was a key member of their charities and education team. More recently he worked for Menzies where he helped grow their not for profit service provision.

Until recently, Vikram was a governor and a member of the finance committee of a local academy school.

Vikram is an avid follower of all sports, playing five-a-side football and golf and he enjoys spending his free time with his young family.

Tom Brain

Tom has been a specialist in the not for profit sector for almost 20 years and his client work is focused on Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies (PIMBs) and Faith charities. Tom’s main responsibility in the technical arena is developing and managing the firm’s internal audit quality monitoring policies and processes, but his technical role is diverse and includes developing firm-wide audit guidance, providing support to audit engagement teams on accounting and audit matters, and delivering internal and external training on financial reporting and governance matters.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2009, Tom was an audit manager at a top 20 firm, specialising in the not for profit sector.

Outside the office, Tom is a trustee of a small theatre charity, which helps him to understand the pressures that his clients are facing.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys cycling and playing cricket, as well as spending as much time as possible with his young daughter.

Richard McLoughlin

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.

Nick Bustin

Nick heads up the Employment taxes team at haysmacintyre. He works with many of the firm’s clients advising them on the challenges which they face, owing to changes in the legislation. Nick provides regular updates and is a regular speaker on employment tax issues at conferences and seminars.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2014 Nick was an Employment Taxes Senior Manager at a top 10 firm.

Away from haysmacintyre, Nick is a trustee for national charity which has helped him to understand the “client’s prospective” when he advises his own clients.

In his spare time Nick enjoys tai chi often travelling to Canada, the USA and across Europe to attend events and photography.

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.

Chris Morgan

Chris is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals by working closely with them to deliver a high quality service. His depth of experience and personalised service means that clients are regularly in contact with Chris to discuss their challenges and value him as a sounding board.

Chris is a member of the firm’s technical team ensuring audit quality and the firm’s regulatory compliance with ethical standards.

Outside of work Chris enjoys travelling the world, playing board games with friends and live music.

Tom Wilson

Whilst Tom’s delivery is focused on statutory audit and accountancy, but additionally Tom provides advice on financial system and internal controls reviews, as well as financial best practice and governance matters. He also has significant experience with due diligence and modelling assignments, particularly in the education sector.

Tom was appointed Partner in October 2017 having worked his way through the ranks since joining haysmacintyre as a trainee in 2008.

He is a member of the Sport, Entertainment and Media committee at the ICAEW and contributes to the committee through his knowledge and experience of the sport sector and NGBs.

Tom’s interests outside of work are mostly sports-related, and he has travelled the globe to attend football and cricket tournaments. Right now, firmly rooted in the UK, he is a keen follower of Blackpool Football Club.

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