About Stuart Hinnigan FCA CTA

Stuart’s career in accountancy began when he joined Preston based Moore and Smalley in 1994 following his graduation from Lancaster University. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 and then chose to specialise in taxation, qualifying as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1999 before going on to become a Partner in the firm.

He joined Scott & Wilkinson as a Partner in 2009 and his current role involves providing tax planning advice to business and private clients covering the whole range of taxes. He also advises on business start ups, re-organisations, raising finance, business valuations, acquisitions and disposals. In addition, Stuart looks after a portfolio of clients operating in a range of sectors including leisure and tourism, property and construction, agriculture and also acts for a number of charities.

Stuart is married with two children and enjoys all sports especially rugby and football. He also enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.



New Recovery Loan Scheme Launches

7th April 2021

The new government-backed Recovery Loan Scheme will ensure businesses have continued finance available to them to recover following the end of previous COVID-19 loan schemes.

Budget 2021: What has been announced?

3rd March 2021

Today the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, presented his second budget very much recognising that we are still in the depths of the pandemic and that the Government must continue to support the economy. He did however set out a timetable for a number of future tax rises.

Memberships & Accreditations

When appointing a firm of accountants it is important to check that they are appropriately registered and regulated.

Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.