We will ensure that you are in full compliance with all regulatory requirements and
prepare an audited annual report for ready use by your customers, by lending institutions, and your other partners interested in growing with you.
We appreciate your trust in us and we will use the audit as a basis to get more involved in your business and deliver you value in other ways which show up on the 'bottom line'. As a by-product of our audit, for example we can advise you how best to structure your company, identify any looming problems proactively and seize opportunities that may be around the corner. We can also find you synergies from our existing network of business partnerships.
Bookkeeping and Accounting
We understand and appreciate the value of your time and resources and that you need to focus on the 'core' business. Several of your non core business functions can be comfortably outsourced to our trusted teams. You can rest assured with full trust in us that we will provide you with a timely and efficient bookkeeping service. In doing so, we will maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality. As a natural by-product of this service we can also produce management accounts with key business measures and performance indicators to help you gauge your business performance in a proactive manner.
Your business is critical to you and only you have the strategic foresight to navigate it on a daily basis. We would like to partner with you in this process by helping you with the elements of strategic business planning. We can do so by giving you the benefit of our expertise in the following areas:-
Formulation and implementation of long term strategic goals
Setting of concrete operational objectives
Monitoring of performance and adjusting of plans accordingly
Robust identification, assessment and mitigation of operational, strategic and financial risks to the business. Advising on exploiting risks for business advantage intelligently.
Business Start Up
When starting a new business there are a myriad of statutory, compliance and regulatory requirements to deal with as well sourcing working capital for the business. We will support and guide you, clearly evaluating your business plans and provide you with sound and trusted financial advice. Additionally, we will provide you with all the support you need in the following areas:-
Helping you choose the right legal structure for your business needs: sole trader, limited company, partnership or limited liability company
Navigating through company formation, registering with the Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise and day to day Company Secretarial duties.
Preparing, business plans, cashflow projections, assessment and sourcing of finance needs and developing solid relationships with banks.
Monthly Management Accounts, Annual Accounts and if required Annual Audits.
The Companies Act unfortunately has several onerous requirements on businesses, which if not met can result in penalties. We can relieve you of this unnecessary burden so that you can focus on what you enjoy best, running and growing the business.
We will cover the following activities for you:-
Preparation and filing of statutory returns
Preparation of all documentation relating to minutes and resolutions
Maintenance of statutory books.
Provision of company directors to help you to implement your business strategy
This is an area which instead of being simplified, continues to complicate the lives of business owners. Tax legislation is ever changing and more often than not the unwary tax payer is caught out having to pay penalties. Only this year we saw a change in filing submission dates.
We can save you a lot of time, unnecessary angst and money by acting as your agent and dealing directly with the Inland Revenue. We will prepare all necessary computations, complete the return, and work hard to reduce your tax liability to the maximum level achievable. We will also represent you if you are selected for a self assessment enquiry.
We have successfully helped many companies with their funding needs for their business expansion and can do the same for you. With solid experience of venture capital, business plans and finance applications we can help to cater to your specific needs, whether it is a management buy out, merger or acquisition.
We will work with you every step of the way, to prepare and package targeted proposals for your chosen finance source.
Corporate Tax Planning
As a result of conducting your audit and other financial services, we can use those synergies to conduct a full tax review for you and advise you on your optimal tax structure.
Specifically, we will work on your behalf to:-
Minimise your corporation tax liabilities.
Capitalise on tax saving opportunities
Efficiently utilise any available reliefs and defer tax in efficient ways.
Ensure that you are in full compliance with Corporation Tax and Directors' Self Assessment requirements.
In addition to the above, we will represent you in any communication with the Inland Revenue.
We can help to meet your recruitment needs and guide you in managing your human resources.
Our services include:-
Setting up an Employee Hand Book, covering policies and procedures
Guidance in the application of basic employment law
Keeping up to date with changes in PAYE and NIC administration.
Targeting the most effective remuneration programmes to attract and retain staff.
Advise on training
Setting up of employee performance appraisal and development systems.
Setting up of tax efficient employee remuneration and benefit schemes for key personnel.
Payroll Administration is another area, which takes you away from your core focus and we can take this work off your hands, freeing up your time.
We have dedicated staff, who will undertake the entire payroll service, ensuring total confidentiality and compliance with all PAYE legislation.
Specifically we will provide:-
PAYE administration inclusive of National Insurance, Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay etc.
Completed statutory forms, year end returns, for issue to the Inland Revenue and employees.
Administration of pension schemes as well as incentive schemes, bonuses and ex-gratia termination payments.
VAT compliance can be minefield if not managed properly. With our years of hard earned experience dealing with VAT administration, we can provide you with the following services:-
Guidance on VAT planning and administration.
Preparation of VAT returns, VAT control and reconciliations.
Negotiating with Customs and Excise in the event of dispute resolution and representing you in front of VAT tribunals if required.
Additionally we will ensure that you are always abreast of changes in regulations and plan accordingly.
Due to our involvement with our many diverse clients and a natural demand we have specialised and expanded our services into the following areas:-
Offshore services: - services which include but are not limited to, setting up tax efficient entities in favourable offshore locations.
Wealth management for high net worth individuals
Specialised tax planning and estate planning for high net worth individuals.