Business Services

Providing a personal and tailored service

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We pride ourselves on being in-year accountants and not just a year-end client service. Providing a personal and tailored service we use the latest technology and experience to deliver you with the information you need to reach your goals. Whether you're a sole trader, limited business or corporation this is the page for you.



Start-Up Advice









accounts and tax















and software






Director Services










Business Start-Up Advice

We enjoy hearing from new business owners. We bring our experience to support you in the many challenges and uncertainties of getting through the start up phase such as:

  • Choosing the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, or limited company
  • Enhancing your business plan with cash flow projections, budgets, forecasts
  • Advice on the best sources of finance
  • Registration procedures with Companies House and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
  • Bookkeeping and cloud software options.

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Sole Trader & Partnerships

Providing a very personal and tailored service, we use the latest technology and experience to deliver you with the information you need to reach your goals.

  • Start-up advice through to exit strategy
  • Bookkeeping and cloud software advice
  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • PAYE service
  • VAT

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Limited Company

Our accounts service is delivered not only to meet your compliance needs but also to enhance your entity’s internal financial reporting as we believe the strength of delivering financial information should come from your own systems.

We provide support through the year and not just at year-end as we find this delivers quality and confidence and maximises on the accountancy fee.

  • Start-up advice through to exit strategy
  • Bookkeeping and cloud software packages
  • In-year management data
  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Payroll services
  • VAT records advice and returns.

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Property accounts and tax

Our accounts and tax service is delivered not only to meet your compliance needs but also to provide strategic advice and tax planning opportunities from purchase to rental, development to onward resale.

  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Year end tax compliance
  • Tax allowances and expense claims
  • CIS and VAT considerations
  • Capital gains reporting
  • Roll over relief claims
  • IHT considerations
  • Envelop dwelling submissions

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VAT Returns

VAT continues to be a complex subject area with continued reform of HMRC reporting, we are here to support you with this by offering:

  • VAT registration/de-registration
  • Preparation and submission of returns
  • Health check service
  • Advice on VAT scheme
  • Ad hoc queries
  • HMRC investigation support
  • Group VAT registration.

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We are here to support your business with not only tax return compliance work but with careful planning and forecasting to manage your tax position.
We ensure your tax planning is part of a joined-up approach to integrate with your accounting, personal tax, growth and exit strategy.

  • Company return submissions
  • Director tax returns
  • Capital gains advice and reporting
  • Tax planning and forecasting
  • Group tax support
  • HMRC investigations and liaison.

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Payroll & CIS

Our experienced and professionally qualified payroll team is on hand to assist payroll administration and reduce your time in compliance.

We can support your business as your outsource function or provide you with a health check

  • Cloud Payroll Outsourced Service
  • RTI & Auto Enrolment Submissions
  • CIS Returns
  • P11Ds
  • Payroll Support Line & Health Checks
  • Payroll Team Training

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Management Accounting

Using the latest technology, we work with your systems to provide a reliable, understanding and useful management information.

We can work with your systems or bring in our own to develop a reporting system fit for your requirements and budget.

  • Monthly, quarterly or a time period to suit
  • KPIs reporting to suit clients need
  • Optional extras include, budget to actual, departmental/cost centre analysis, cashflow, forecasting, manager video presentation

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Bookkeeping and software

  • Whether you need ad-hoc, interim or routine support we have a flexible and personal service that can be tailored to your requirements and budget.
  • We come with qualifications, experience and enthusiasm to be part of your team.
  • Software review and suggestions made tailored to your business requirements.

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With over 20 years’ experience and qualifications, we can provide a tailored and personal review service.

  • Finance Systems and Structures
  • With the ever changing regulatory world, time pressures and software changes we can support you and be part of your financial oversight.
  • We pride ourselves in providing value either in efficiency or improvement.
  • Board Support
    • We can attend meetings or training sessions which can be tailored to your setting. Support can include:
    • Business structure
    • Plans and project analysis
    • Understanding your financial reporting
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Communication, alignment and effective delegation.

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Finance Director Services

We can provide ad-hoc to part-time support tailored to your entity’s requirements and budget. We bring qualification, experience and enthusiasm to your team.

The remit for the service is wide and can range from:

  • Product support
  • Training
  • Reporting to boards
  • Preparation of management information
  • CEO support
  • Finance systems and structure review and reporting
  • Assistance with year-end and in-year financial reporting.
  • Oversight of the finance department.

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Business Mentor

We can provide ad-hoc to regular sessions tailored objectives. Sessions hosts available are Caroline Armstrong and Paul Armstrong who each bring 20 years of SME business, banking and finance experience.

Sessions include:

  • Pre-meeting questionnaire
  • Agenda setting with clear objectives
  • Focused session
  • Post meeting action plan and summary

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Corporate Finance

We can support you with a range of services to take your entity to the next stage:

  • Due diligence
  • Valuing your business
  • Management buy-ins and buy-outs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Exit planning
  • Raising finance
  • Accessing Government grants.

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Cloud Accounting

As the financial industry offers more cloud software options, we are here to support you in selecting products that enhance your business and create efficiencies, reliability and effective reporting through review of:

  • Cloud software options that are providing accounting packages
  • Support with software options
  • Training
  • Onboarding

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Company Secretarial

  • Company House filing service provided with Limited Company set up to in-year filing requirements.

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