Barbara is a corporate tax specialist with over 20 years of experience of advising clients on domestic and international tax, R&D and entrepreneurial tax issues and leads the firm’s R&D and Patent Box group.
She is experienced in corporation tax compliance for private and publicly listed companies, and tax planning for large groups of companies. Her industry experience includes technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, software development, manufacturing and the food industry. Barbara is a member of the firm’s Healthcare and Life Science Sector teams.
Charles works closely with established, start-up, and fast growing businesses, providing accountancy, strategic business and tax planning advice. He works mainly in the manufacturing, oil & gas service, renewables, computer software, professional practices, property, trades and healthcare sectors, and is a business mentor via the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce. He also has extensive experience with clients with overseas interests particularly in Norway, Brazil and Australia.
Charles is a member of the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce Finance Steering Group. He is a founder member of Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations (ACVO) Affiliates, facilitating interaction between charity and commercial businesses. Charles is also an active participant in the Norwegian British Chamber of Commerce.
Beyond his accountancy qualification, Charles has a computer consultancy qualification and can provide assistance with selecting appropriate computer systems for business.
David Smith is the Managing Partner of Henderson Loggie. As the firm’s business leader, David works closely with his fellow Partners and staff, supporting their delivery of services to meet clients’ needs across a range of sectors.
Driving growth and facilitating the implementation of the firm’s development strategy is a key role as Managing Partner, but David has also established a reputation as a respected advisor in the Professional Practice and the Healthcare sectors, amongst others.
David helps clients develop their businesses through Business Improvement Services, specifically strategic planning, sustainable competitive advantage, family business issues, leadership development, personal development, and lean management.
David also specialises in Corporate Finance, specifically investor readiness, business planning, financial modelling, fundraising, assistance with grant claims, company valuation, buying and selling businesses.
In addition, David is a Non-Executive Director for J&D Wilkie Limited, a privately owned global textile manufacturing company, and Henderson Loggie Financial Services Limited.
Having worked within the financial services industry since 2006, Ricky has gained valuable career experience within different roles in financial services companies.
At MHA Henderson Loggie Financial Planning Ricky specialises in pensions within the corporate sector, providing advice and project planning services on the new government regulations set out on workplace pension schemes, also known as auto enrolment. He also looks after the needs of a portfolio of personal clients assisting them with pre and post retirement financial planning requirements.
Suzanne is involved with a wide variety of client work such as accounts preparation, VAT returns and management accounts services for all business types such as sole traders, partnerships and limited companies including personal tax and corporate tax guidance. As well as being involved in commercial organisations, Suzanne has a large client base of charities and non-profit making organisations where she provides independent examinations. Suzanne also has a number of charity audit clients including non-incorporated charities and charitable companies.
She has experience of clients ranging from retailers, sole traders, off-shore workers, friendly societies, property managers, chartered surveyors, cancer supporting charities and many more.
Suzanne is extremely supportive to client needs and is ready to listen, discuss, advise and support clients to meet their requirements at any time. Suzanne joined Henderson Loggie in 1996, she trained and qualified with the firm.
David heads our Healthcare Sector Group advising dentists, care homes, vets, pharmacists and chiropodists.
He has a wide and varied range of experience providing general audit and accountancy services to a spectrum of businesses from sole traders to large group companies. His expertise also spans professional practices such as solicitors and FCA regulated businesses.
David is part of our successful charity team dealing with a wide range of charities including local authority charitable trusts and student associations and he is key member of our grants team, providing audits and accountants report for grants claims such European and Scottish Government grants.
Blair trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Henderson Loggie and currently specialises in providing external audit services to a wide range of medium and large commercial clients across a variety of sectors including motor retail, manufacturing & engineering, healthcare, construction and transport.
Having spent time on secondment with a number of Henderson Loggie’s clients in both the private and public sectors, Blair has practical experience of the commercial environment in which our clients operate.
In addition to his role in audit, he manages a range of accounting and management accounts assignments and is a member of the firm’s Motor Retail sector group.