Start Ups and Small Business

From tiny acorns do mighty oak trees grow

Trusted sector specific knowledge

In the world of start ups and small business life moves very quickly and we tailor our service to offer you the advice and supported needed to establish your business.

We have a dedicated start up and small business team who are experienced in their knowledge and understanding of helping start up companies. Our team have considerable experience dealing with start up clients and can provide advice ranging from book-keeping, tax registration and compliance, through to payroll support and online accounting.

As a growing progressive firm, with a refreshing approach to traditional accountancy, we are able to offer services ranging from a cost effective but robust annual accounts and tax service to a more detailed range of analysis and advice to help ensure your business can compete on the best terms.

So whether its tax, budgeting, cost control, payroll, auto enrolment, raising finance, banking or any other of the many financial considerations involved in establishing a start up and small business we can help.

We work with a wide range of businesses from the young highly entrepreneurial business to well-respected regional companies. We specialise in offering clear, practical advice and specialist services manufacturing and engineering businesses require to remain competitive in today’s marketplace. The advice we offer is tailored to your business and delivered by our team of over 40 partners and staff.

We understand that entrepreneurs are driven by vision and thrive on change. We know the importance of seizing the advantage in a constantly evolving environment and appreciate the powerful forces that motivate both small and medium sized businesses chasing growth.

Our services include:

  • Unlimited advice and access to our team of experts
  • Book-keeping and online accounting software set up, training, and assistance 
  • An understanding and robust compliance program covering but not exclusive too:
    – Statutory accounts 
    – Statutory external audit
    – Internal audit function 
  • Tax compliance 
  • Advice and support on internal efficiencies, management accounting, cash flow forecasting, joint ventures 
  • Advising on company structures, acquisitions, and sales 
  • Finance raising advice and assistance 
  • Representing your interests in dealings with HMRC 
  • Strategic tax planning 
  • Assistance maximising capital allowance claims 
  • VAT advice and planning
  • Active support with payroll, workplace pensions etc 
  • Accounting systems and software

 

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Our insights

Read the latest insights from our team of industry leading experts.

Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

There are some important changes to employment taxes coming into effect from 6 April 2020. Are you affected? You are affected by the changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) if: You are a contractor who works through an intermediary, e.g. your own limited...

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Our tax change predictions for 2020

Our tax change predictions for 2020

Usually, by this time of year we'd have a fairly clear picture of the tax changes set to take effect in April. But 2019 has been unusual in many ways, and as the Budget originally planned in November was cancelled to make way for the general election, there's been no...

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No company car tax from April on pure electric vehicles

No company car tax from April on pure electric vehicles

HMRC rules from 6 April 2020 mean that company car drivers choosing a pure electric vehicle will pay no benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax in 2020/21. In its long-awaited response to the review of WLTP and vehicle taxes, HMRC has removed the previously published BIK rates for...

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 “We have a fantastic working relationship with all their staff, who are extremely professional, reliable and more importantly easy to work with, which is really important to us.

 

We truly value the work that they have done with us over the past twelve months, which I have to say has been over and above what would normally be expected.”

– Kristen Varty, Varty’s

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