Business Start-ups

You may be thinking of starting your own business, or you might have recently started one. Starting a new business is exciting and most people start up their own business because they have a good business proposition and want to drive sales and focus their attention on marketing their business.

Most people are not experts in legal and financial aspects of running a business and such matters can appear daunting. You are likely to have many questions and are here to support you through your journey from initial start-up to establishing a successful business.

We can provide you a friendly and dedicated service which takes care of your needs but also help you in taking the right decision from the start.

We can help you with:

  • deciding on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company

  • preparing a business plan, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts

  • assessing the finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance and draw up the necessary proposals

  • establishing a good working relationship with your bank

  • completing any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC

  • dealing with company secretarial issues

  • setting up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements

  • deciding on what computer hardware to buy and help with the installation of accountancy software

  • keeping on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements and

  • helping with all aspects of business compliance and administration

We can do as much or as little of the above as you require and we will take you through all the steps you need to take for your business along the way. You can rest assured that all the necessary paperwork is handled in a timely and professional manner, avoiding any nasty surprises or legal transgressions. We are members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the professional body for accounting, so you know you are in safe hands.