We work on fixed fee basis and we do not charge extra for adhoc work during the year. Our initial preparatory advice is always FREE.
Every business owner needs a team of professionals in the background who provide continuous support and advice. That's what we are here to do. Through years of commitment to our business clients, we have developed a wide range of skills and services designed to: • Improve business performance and profitability; • Save you time and leave you free to do what you do best - • Help and support you when things go wrong; • Give you the peace of mind that someone is keeping an eye on the essentials. We can: • Take care of your routine financial and accounting operations; • Analyse your performance and plan ahead to improve things in the future; • Monitor your business and give proactive advice on how you can improve your bottom line; • Work with you to implement any suggestions you take up • Assist with your cash flow, tax and financial planning to support the growth of your business at home and abroad.
Every business owner needs a team of professionals in the background who provide continuous support and advice. That's what we are here to do.
Through years of commitment to our business clients, we have developed a wide range of skills and services designed to:
• Improve business performance and profitability;
• Save you time and leave you free to do what you do best -
• Help and support you when things go wrong;
• Give you the peace of mind that someone is keeping an eye on the essentials.
• Take care of your routine financial and accounting operations;
• Analyse your performance and plan ahead to improve things in the future;
• Monitor your business and give proactive advice on how you can improve your bottom line;
• Work with you to implement any suggestions you take up
• Assist with your cash flow, tax and financial planning to support the growth of your business at home and abroad.
Our first step is to work with you to gain a full understanding of your business. We then tailor our approach to your requirements so that we can provide exactly the service you need to ensure the continued success of your business.
Our Business Services include:
Internal Auditing Services
Is your annual audit adding value to your business or is it simply a necessary evil?
As well as meeting the statutory requirements, we strive to transform your annual audit into a profit centre by:
• Taking the opportunity to conduct a review of your financial and management systems;
• Identifying potential problem areas;
• Recommending opportunities to improve your business performance;
• Using the preparation of your annual report as an opportunity to enhance your external image and improve your business prospects for the future.
We will discuss the problems and opportunities with you and help you implement any agreed solutions.
Do you have a strong business proposition?
Need some help with the financial, fiscal and legal aspects of running a business?
Looking for the support of a team of trained experts to help you to succeed?
We can help you to:
• Evaluate your business ideas in a constructive and realistic manner;
• Decide on the most suitable structure for your business -
• Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts;
• Assess your finance requirements and potential sources of finance;
• Establish a good working relationship with your bank;
• Complete any registration procedures with Companies House, and HM Revenue & Customs;
• Deal with company statutory issues;
• Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements.
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Bookkeeping & Accounting
We can relieve you and your staff of an enormous burden and take care of all your bookkeeping and accounting needs, including:
• Core bookkeeping;
• Prepare your annual accounts;
• Prepare your management accounts;
• Maintain your VAT records;
• Prepare your company pension fund accounts;
• Take on short term projects to relieve your staff of any temporary overload.
We will discuss your requirements with you and provide you with tailored information and constructive advice on a regular basis.
Are you too busy to plan ahead?
Do you find yourself:
Making rushed decisions?
Operating at over-
We all know how vital strategic planning is to the long term success of a business but it's easy to get caught up in the day-
As your planning adviser, we can:
• Work with you to take the long view and plan ahead;
• Give you the benefit of our years of experience;
• Advise on appropriate courses of action before it is too late;
• Help you to give strategic planning the attention it needs.
Value added tax is one of the most complex and onerous tax regimes imposed on business!
Are you aware of the ever widening scope of VAT?
Are you keeping up with the constant stream of detailed changes to the regulations?
Are you complying with the ever growing demands of HM Revenue & Customs?
Could you be falling foul of the regulations?
Could you be paying the Exchequer more than you need to?!
We can provide a trained, professional eye to help you to avoid the pitfalls. We offer an efficient, cost effective VAT service, which includes:
• Assistance with VAT registration;
• Advice on VAT planning and administration;
• Use of the most appropriate scheme;
• VAT control and reconciliation;
• Help with completing VAT returns;
• VAT inspections;
• Planning to minimize future problems with HM Revenue & Customs;
• Negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs in disputes and representing you at VAT tribunals.
Do you find administering your own payroll time consuming and burdensome?
Is it diverting energy and resources from the core activities of your business?
Could you be at risk from the growing complexity of taxation and employment legislation and the accompanying regime of penalties for non-
We have dedicated staff who can relieve you of this burden. Even if you have only a few employees, you will make savings by engaging us to administer your payroll. We provide a comprehensive and confidential payroll service, including:
• Registration with HM Revenue and Customs as an employer;
• Customized payslips;
• Administration of PAYE, national insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, etc;
• Completion of statutory forms, including year end returns, to issue to your employees and submit to HM Revenue and Customs;
• Summaries and analysis of staff costs;
• Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, and ex-
Company Formation and Statutory
Are you fully compliant with the new Companies Act?
Are you aware of how the changes affect you and your fellow directors?
Are you wasting valuable time and resources trying to comply?
We can give you peace of mind and carry out your company secretarial duties for you, including:
• Company formations
• Preparation and filing of statutory returns
• Preparation of all documentation related to minutes and resolutions
• Maintenance of statutory books
• General advice on company law and the new Companies Act
Corporate Tax Planning
Corporation tax represents a substantial part of your trading costs!
With increased reporting obligations, more robust investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities, and harsher penalties for non-
We offer a range of services to help you minimise your corporate tax exposure and relieve you of the administrative burden of complying with tax legislation. These include:
• Determining the most tax effective structure for your business
• Taking full advantage of tax opportunities and reliefs
• Achieving the optimum capital or revenue tax treatment
• Reducing tax on disposals and maximising relief on acquisitions
• Making the most of tax opportunities specific to your industry
• Meeting the rigorous demands of compliance including corporation tax self assessment
• Acting on your behalf in discussions with the tax authorities
• Tax inquiries (and related tax inquiry insurance)
• Efficient corporate tax planning can result in potentially significant improvements in your bottom line
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