Hart Shaw is a full service independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers, specializing in audit and accounts preparation, personal, corporate and specialist tax, VAT, corporate finance, payroll and business turnaround. The firm offers partner-led service to a wide range of businesses and individuals, ranging from sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, through to multinational stock exchange listed public liability companies. Hart Shaw's corporate finance team provides a complete range of lead advisory and due diligence services which include mergers and acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts and buy-ins, fund raising, succession planning, and valuations. The firm was founded in 1873 and is based out of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Hart Shaw is a founding member of the UK200 Group and has a current membership of over 150 firms; as well as a member of the global association of independent accounts the International Association of Professional Accountants.