Andy provides audit and accountancy services to clients in both the commercial and charitable sectors. He trained and worked for a Big 4 firm, and also worked in industry for a period before returning to the profession.
Andy has very much a hands-on approach due to his time spent in industry, and understands the practical issues of running a finance function and the issues they are faced with.
Andy also specialises in outsourcing of finance functions, providing this service to companies without their own in house finance team. The service Andy provides means he’s often involved with companies on a day to day basis, providing advice and ensuring their time is freed up rather than worrying about the financial administration side of their business.
Barbara has worked in taxation and specialised in the owner managed business sector for nearly 25 years. During that time she has dealt with a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors ranging from the initial establishment of new businesses, through the growth years and then to retirement or sale. Throughout the life cycle of any business a great variety of tax challenges arise and Barbara has provided pro-active and practical tax advice at every stage.
Barbara heads up the firm’s Life Sciences Sector Group and along with the team provides a wide range of skills and experience to service an important and substantial sector in the Scottish economy. Barbara is involved in running Corporate and Tax Clinics for one of our major Universities, assisting early stage companies.
Barbara is also a Director of Henderson Loggie Financial Services Limited.
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.
Fiona works with a variety of owner managed businesses and charities, both large and small, advising them on accounting, taxation and business improvement. Fiona is also responsible for the provision of the audit service within Aberdeen office.
Fiona’s clients operate in numerous sectors including food & drink, tourism, manufacturing, oil & gas service, professional services, retail, property development and recruitment. Working with them from inception through all the crucial phases in the development of a business, she has a personal approach which ensures that she can provide advice and re-assurance when it’s most needed.
Using her experience with Mindshop International, Fiona 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..
George is an experienced auditor and business adviser having worked in a wide variety of sectors and roles throughout his career. George’s focus is on the Agriculture & Rural Business and Charities sectors while continuing to act in a business advisory capacity for his long-standing commercial clients.
George likes nothing more than working tirelessly with his clients to assist them meeting their objectives and co-ordinating the firm’s specialist services to achieve this whether that be in the area of organic growth, acquisitions, disposals or effective tax planning.
Hazel has over 25 years of experience working in tax in the accountancy profession and in industry for a FTSE 100 group of companies.
Hazel is Head of our Tourism & Hospitality Sector Group. She is also a Trustee of Dundee Heritage Trust and is a member of Dundee & Angus Visitor Accommodation Association.
She deals with corporate tax compliance for over 600 companies varying in size from large international group companies to small owner managed businesses, ranging in sectors from charities to manufacturers to video games companies.
She has assisted and advised clients on Research and Development Tax Credits, Patent Box and Video Games Tax Relief, which has resulted in numerous repayment claims.
She advises on tax planning, employment tax issues, the Construction Industry Scheme and provides PAYE healthchecks and reviews. She was recently involved in a Construction Industry case that was taken to the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) where she demonstrated to the FTT that the client took reasonable care and the appeal against HMRC’s claim was successful.
Ian has over 20 years’ experience as a Partner in Henderson Loggie dealing with a varied portfolio of clients, both large and small, helping them with all their financial requirements. He provides general business advice and accounts preparation, as well as both personal and corporate tax.
Ian acted as local secretary for ACCA and was also as part of the Scottish Executive Committee for ACCA where he acted as the National Technical Liaison Officer.
Ian is Head of the firm’s Motor Retail Sector Group.
Jamie is an experienced auditor with strong technical skills who provides audit and accounting services to our clients across a wide range of sectors. He trained with a Big 4 firm and after qualifying in 1987 he gained twenty years of experience before joining Henderson Loggie in 2007.
Jamie has wide commercial experience having worked with clients in many sectors and of all sizes from owner managed businesses to large groups. As well as core audit, Jamie has been involved in large projects for clients involving acquisitions and systems implementation. He brings all of that experience to bear on his client relationships where he seeks to add value in a proactive manner.
Jamie specialises in the audit of charities and works with many high profile Scottish charities. He is head of our charities sector group and sits on the ICAS Charities Committee.