Business Start Up

A sample of the areas we can help you with are:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company. Registration with the relevant authorities – Companies House, HM Revenue and Customs
  • Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets and trading forecasts
  • Assess the finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance and draw up the necessary proposals
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • Deal with company secretarial issues
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements
  • Decide on what computer hardware to buy and help with the installation of accountancy software
  • Keep on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements
  • If you have employees we can advise and assist with the legal requirements
  • Assist with all aspects of business compliance and administration

But our support does not end there to see our ongoing range of services look at our services page.

These are our core business start up services

Strategic business planning

  • Agree on long-term strategic goals both personally and for the business
  • Agree an operational strategy to meet those goals
  • Credit control, stock control, budgeting and financial reporting systems. We can also help you address specific problem areas in your business such as gross profit, cost control and stock valuation

Raising finance and business plans

Many businesses need funding in order to get going and to help reach their potential. We can help identify the need and the most suitable source of funding for your business.

  • Bank loans and overdrafts
  • Hire purchase and personal loans
  • Sales invoice factoring and discounting
  • Leasing and contract hire
  • Venture capital and private investment

Company formation and secretarial services

  • We can offer any of the following company secretarial services:
  • Registered office facilities
  • Maintenance of statutory registers
  • Submission of statutory documents
  • Giving notice of general meetings
  • Drafting agendas for company meetings
  • Preparing minutes of meetings
  • Completion of share transfer forms
  • Preparation of share certificates
  • Carrying out company searches
  • Filing of annual return

Tax planning

As well as the day to day revenue and employee taxes it is important to plan for those taxes further down the line such as Capital Gains Tax or Inheritance Tax.

VAT registration

You cannot issue sales invoices with VAT on until you’ve successfully registered. We can register you for VAT and advise you on which scheme to use. There are then strict rules on when you can reclaim VAT on expenses which we can advise on to help you maximize VAT reclaims. We can also provide training in completion of VAT returns or we can complete them for you.

In addition we can assist with:

  • VAT planning
  • Dealing with any contentious disputes that arise with Customs
  • Attendance at VAT inspections
  • Representation at VAT tribunals

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