The MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP partner to provide tax accountancy and business advisory services

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has launched a new partnership with accountancy firm Armstrong Watson LLP to offer members access to tax, accountancy and business advisory services.

As part of the collaboration, MDU members will receive access to a free, dedicated telephone advice line to discuss financial matters, as well as a preferential rate for Armstrong Watson's services.

Armstrong Watson LLP looks after a large portfolio of healthcare clients across primary and secondary care as well as within private settings. Its specialist healthcare team will provide MDU members with guidance and advice on a wide range of business and financial services, including annual accounts, tax returns, tax planning and compliance.

Dr Hugh Stewart, professional services director at the Medical Defence Union, commented:

"We are delighted to partner with Armstrong Watson to offer our members this new service. Doctors work under enormous pressure and the MDU wants to support them in as many ways as we can. It's reassuring to know that our members now have access to an enhanced tax and accountancy service, provided by specialists in the healthcare field, on preferential terms."

Morag Miller, accounting partner and head of healthcare at Armstrong Watson LLP, added:

"We are pleased to offer our expertise as an added benefit to MDU members.

"The sector has faced unprecedented challenges throughout the pandemic and we've done all we can to support our clients along the way. We're happy to help in any way we can to ensure healthcare workers can focus on caring for their patients, whilst knowing their tax and accounting affairs are in order.

"Working with the MDU is a really exciting opportunity and a chance for our brilliant team to share their sector-specific financial knowledge and expertise."

Find out more about the partnership between the MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP.

This page was correct at publication on 14/10/2021. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.