Roy Maugham

Roy is the head of the Tax department in our London office and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, he has also specialised as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He has extensive tax experience in acting for public and family companies, professional partnerships and personal tax clients. Charities and schools are also of particular interest to him.

His experience in dealing with HMRC has developed into acting as expert witness on a number of litigation and tax fraud cases. He has also successfully negotiated a number of share valuation cases, with the authorities, as well as advising clients on tax aspects of acquisitions, disposals or restructuring.

Roy also acts as tax adviser to the following UHY Hacker Young Sector Groups: Charities, Healthcare, Hotels and Restaurants, Motor Trade and Professional Practices and has specialist experience dealing with a range of clients in the pharmaceuticals and publishing industries.

Roy’s scouting interests include Ajax (Thames Ditton) and Lilliput (Poole) Sea Scouts and Brownsea Island Scout Fellowship. He is also a member of two yacht clubs (RMYC & PYC) and regularly partakes in assisting youngsters to learn how to sail. He is also an active member of National Trust and 41 Club (ex Round Tabler’s). When he’s not looking Jacqui ropes him in to help with the RNLI (both local branch and national college/ headquarters). Although both sons are now grown-up and six inches taller than him, they remain in Poole to bully him.

Latest news

The Small Cap Awards 2014

Sponsored by UHY Hacker Young, The Small Cap Awards will shine a light on the best companies and participants in the small and micro-cap community.

Cost of listing on AIM rises as companies seize window of opportunity to raise funds

The professional fees paid by companies to brokers and nomads for a placing on AIM now account for 9.5% of all funds raised, up from 8.4% in the previous 12 months.

A chance to come clean about your second income

HMRC have announced a “Second Incomes Campaign”, the latest in a series of opportunities for non-compliant taxpayers to provide details of undisclosed income.

Aberdeen has UK's biggest increase in disposable income since the credit crunch

The average household disposable income for the UK’s Top 40 towns and cities has risen by just £1,761 over the same period to £14,068. 

Employment Allowance: Up to £2,000 off your Class 1 NICs

From 6 April 2014, Employment Allowance maybe available to you if you are a business or charity that pays employer Class 1 NICs on your employees’ or directors’ earnings.

Biggest year for IPOs on AIM since 2007

The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) has delivered the biggest year for IPOs since 2007/8, with the 76 companies that floated in the last 12 months raising £2.2billion.

Budget 2014: what does it mean for the legal sector?

Of particular note was the confirmation that the new rules applying to LLPs will go ahead from 6 April 2014.  Additionally, there were other announcements that could be of relevance to the sector.

UK and Ireland have highest death duties of all major economies

The UK government would typically take 25.8% from the estate of an individual passing on assets worth US$3m* to their heirs, well above the global average of 7.67%.

Budget 2014: what does it mean for the charity and not-for-profit sector?

Amongst the Budget 2014 detail there were some announcements which affect the charity and not-for-profit sector, with some charities in specific benefiting from the proposed budget.

Latest publications


This document outlines how our VAT specialists can help you navigate through the complex web of rules and regulations.

Capital markets

This brochure outlines the services that our corporate finance experts can provide, including an overview of the process, our experience and capabilities and the next steps to take.

Academy schools update: April 2014

School 4

Download our most recent issue of our regular academy schools updates.

FCA compliance

FSA compliance

Download our brochure for details of how our highly experienced, partner-led team can help with your FCA compliance requirements.

Auto enrolment: workplace pensions

Our financial management specialists can help assist you in preparing your business for auto enrolment and ensure you comply with all your duties as an employer.

Compliance services for the legal sector

Our legal sector specialists at UHY have the technical understanding of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 combined with legal sector experience to enable us to support you with your compliance needs.

UHY Insights: Cyber Security, March 2014

Following our recent FD Forum we wanted to share with you the UHY Insights paper on Cyber Security which highlights the importance of protecting the critical information assets.

UHY Hacker Young Associate Accountant Scheme

Designed exclusively for sole practiitioners who want to provide 'big firm' services without employing more staff.

A new breed of accountant for the new economy

Helping to move you and your business from where you are now, to where you want to be.