Award winning MHA Carpenter Box* is well known to many companies in the Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology sectors. Our clients range from smaller businesses in the sector to those with multi-million turnovers and international credentials.
Our style is collaborative. The more we are involved with our clients and their businesses, the greater the value we can add. With a headcount of around 155 and with a dedicated Manufacturing Sector Group led by an ex-Engineer, the firm advises a broad range of clients in all three areas of business. Over the years MHA Carpenter Box has built up a wealth of expertise and beyond accounting and audit, it has helped clients by signposting funding opportunities, promoting tax efficiency and encouraging growth through diversification (by innovation, or by acquisition and merger) as well as through international expansion.
Our experience, along with the accumulated experience of our colleagues in the MHA National Manufacturing Group, which is led by MHA Carpenter Box and operates across England, Scotland and Wales, means that we are ideally positioned to advise our clients on a diverse range of industry areas. These include accounting and value added audit services, specialist tax advisory work, including Research and Development Tax Relief, Capital Allowances, Group Re-organisations and Patent Box.
MHA Carpenter Box also has strong sector links working alongside teams at the major banks as well as organisations such as our LEP – Coast to Capital, UKTI and iMechE. Having access to such networks mean that we are ideally placed to help with advice on funding, exporting and other sector related opportunities.
Our Corporate Finance team helps businesses to merge, acquire or sell businesses. Through our wide range of professional contacts we can help to find the necessary funding whether this be from the traditional banking route or through alternative funding routes. We can also provide outsource finance teams and help with an interim FD service. Through our advanced approach to management accounting we can provide regular Key Performance Indicator information to help our clients to run their businesses more efficiently.
For clients wishing to trade internationally our membership of Baker Tilly International means that MHA Carpenter Box gives our clients access to a range of trusted advisers across the globe. Baker Tilly International operates in over 140 countries with a global headcount of over 28,000.
* MHA Carpenter Box won the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards ‘Professional Services Firm of the Year’ Award in 2015 and the national Accounting Partner of the Year Award 2016 from Xero, the leading cloud accounting technology company.