Simple, straightforward accounting services for SMEs and sole traders

From preparing accounts to sorting taxes or even setting up new business, everything we offer is designed to help you thrive

Putting you first

Our accountancy services dot the i’s and cross the t’s, ensuring your SME’s tax affairs are ticking over nicely. And if you want to expand, our specialist financial director is here to take you to the next level.

We know our stuff

From compliance to corporation tax, business expenses to bookkeeping, we know what we’re doing. We have over 25 years’ experience, meaning we know all there is to know about accountancy for SMEs. We’ll get you sorted with the minimum of hassle.

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We’re approachable,
friendly types

Some accountants are scary, making you feel silly ringing up to ask questions. Not us. You can pick up the phone, anywhere, any time, and we’ll always give an honest answer. And we won’t push our luck: if it’s something you can do yourself for free, we’ll say so!

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Meet your new Financial Director

For SME’s looking to grow, expand or become more financially efficient, we offer a special service. Helen Fleet is a Financial Director with over 20 years’ experience who solves problems and boosts budgets, offering everything from strategic advice to annual forecasting. Whether you’re small, big, or well-established, Helen will be your trusted partner, plugging directly into your team to offer fair, friendly frank advice.

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A range of simple,
effective services

Personal tax
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Accounts Preparation

We prepare the accounts for everyone from sole traders to partnerships to limited companies. Knowing what can and can't be claimed and what income should be included on a set of accounts can be confusing, so let us do it for you. We’ll also ensure your business is compliant so that the accounts are not rejected.
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Self Assessment

Each year over 11m people have to fill in a Self Assessment tax return. If you’re self employed or in a partnership we’ll help you plan and claim the correct expenses. We’ll also can prepare this for you to ensure you meet the deadlines and don’t get charged penalties.
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Capital Gains Tax

This is a tax paid on the profit made on the sale of a chargeable asset (shares for instance). We can plan your affairs to ensure that any gains you make are kept in your pocket and not in the taxman’s.
Corporate tax
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Corporation Tax

All limited companies in the UK have to pay Corporation tax on their profits. We’ll help you structure your business so this tax is kept to a minimum. Knowing what can be claimed and what can’t be claimed is tricky, so we take the strain for you, ensuring your return is clear, unambiguous and free from errors.
Other taxes
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PAYE

If you run a payroll scheme you must report to HMRC before you pay your staff and failure to do so can result in penalties. Let us ensure you don’t have any nasty surprises.
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VAT

Flat rate? Standard? Cash accounting? VAT on payments and receipts? VAT is complex, but we know the system. We’ll help you choose which scheme is best for your business and keep more of your hard earned cash in your pocket. We will also prepare the VAT returns so you remain compliant.
Business setup
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From scratch

Setting up a business can be great, but many forget the tax efficiency and compliance side of things and end up paying too much tax. Let us talk you through the pros and cons of being a sole trader, partnership or limited company and help you to make the right choice.
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Existing business

If you are a sole trader or partnership you may want the protection of limited liability. We do it all for you, meaning you can just stick ‘LTD’ at the end of your name without the hassle of goodwill, valuations, asset transfers and elections, ensuring the business is transferred in the most tax efficient manner.
Advice and monthly support
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Bookkeeping

“I will do it tomorrow” is a common statement from business owners who know they need to keep on top of their books but are time-pressed. We’ll come to you or you can send the information to us and we ensure everything is in order.
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Management accounts

Having management accounts on a monthly or quarterly basis will ensure you are always on top of the numbers. Any issues can be picked up straight away and dealt with immediately, saving you money in the long run.
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Forecasting

Financial statement look to the past, management accounts at the now, bt what about the future? Forecasting will help you plan for the future successes and ensure any hiccups along the way are not disasters but are carefully-managed expected situations.
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Pricing

We can help with working out the financial side of pricing to ensure you are making money. We’ll also consider all the other factors involved in this complicated process, looking at the whole picture to ensure you are setting the price for the business at its optimal amount.
Company administration
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Confirmation Statement Completion & Submission

A limited company must keep the public record up to date of the goings on within the company. Unfortunately owners sometimes don’t have the time or forget, which can result in the company being struck off or dissolved. We take care of it for you, meaning you can rest easy.
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Board minutes & Dividend vouchers

In order to comply with HMRC rules on dividends each one must have minutes confirming both that the board has declared it and the shareholder has received a dividend voucher of the amount paid. Fall foul of HMRC’s rules on dividend payments and you end up paying a substantial amount of PAYE and National Insurance. We make sure you don’t.

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The first step in any new relationship is a good chat. To see how we could help you and your SME, just click below and we’ll get things rolling.

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