We have developed a deep understanding of a number of sectors as a result of many years of experience and our close working relationships with clients.
Not all the sectors we are active in are listed but please click on the links below if you operate within the named sectors to see how we can help you.
Owner Managed Businesses
Running your own business is time consuming and it means that you are constantly juggling lots of different demands. Whether you’re starting out on your own for the first time or you have an established business, it can feel like it’s all consuming!
We have extensive experience working with owner managed business of all sizes and in all sectors, from longstanding family run businesses to serial entrepreneurs. You can trust us to help you run your business in the most cost-effective and efficient way. We can identify and make the most of new opportunities and help you plan for the future, so that your business can continue to develop and grow.
We’ll help you free up your time so you can concentrate on what you do best – running your business.
We can also offer expertise to assist with business strategy, planning, corporate tax planning, raising finance, mergers, acquisitions and sales.
When it comes to passing on your business, whether it’s to your family, in-house takeover or external sale, we’ll also make sure your succession and retirement planning starts well in advance so that you don’t end up giving it all to the tax man.
This sector is one characterised by high professional standards and subject to profession specific regulations. Whether you’re an architect, solicitor, consultant, engineer, surveyor or medical practitioner we can help you.
We understand the demands placed on the professions and through our appreciation of the dynamics of your market, can support you to meet both your statutory and regulatory obligations as well as wider strategic aims.
How can we help you?
- Carrying out SAR work and reporting to the Law Society
- Preparation of partnership accounts and tax computations
- Corporate tax planning and compliance
- Personal tax planning and compliance
- VAT planning and compliance
- Outsource your finance function
- Tax Investigations
The retail market is one of the most competitive and challenging industries there is. Planning, innovation and continual change are factors that have a profound impact on success.
We’ve acted for both small and medium sized retailers and have developed a very broad and deep understanding of the sector.
We can provide proactive guidance of the financial aspects of running a successful retail operation.
We know the manufacturing sector can be particularly challenging especially due to international competition, fluctuating economic conditions and cost pressures.
We have worked with a wide range of manufacturing clients and have many years’ experience advising and supporting manufacturing businesses.
We offer clear and practical advice. We currently act for a number of manufacturing businesses, which are primarily owner-managed or family run owner managed business.
We have a number of solicitor clients from sole practitioners to multi-office practices. We have experience helping our solicitor clients’ deal with the client account regulations and obligations that solicitors are subject to.
Solicitors Regulation Authority Compliance
The SRA’s rules on solicitor’s accounts are constantly changing and we help our clients to ensure they are compliant. We will make sure your account reports are produced according to the SAR handbook and are submitted to the SRA promptly and on time.
Minimising Clients’ Tax
We can help you with completion of tax forms and certificates for beneficiaries and make sure they are benefiting from all possible tax exemptions. Post death deeds of variation and careful planning during administration can reduce tax liabilities. Significant tax can also be saved by ensuring that a Will is properly drafted.
We help in matrimonial proceedings either as Single Joint expert or supporting one of the parties to the divorce. We can help with:
- Help with negotiations to achieve a settlement
- Valuation of business interests and assessing future income earning capacity
- Evaluating the borrowing capacity of a business
- Tracing of capital assets
- Advising on the tax implications of asset transfers
- Forensic investigations
We understand the fluctuating nature of the recruitment sector and the demands that this places on the financial function of your business.
Recruitment is about finding the right person for your client. The right mix of skills, knowledge and experience is essential and we think the same should apply for your accountant. We have many years’ experience serving clients in the recruitment sector. Our recruitment clients cover almost all sectors including finance, legal, media, IT and transport.
Property & Construction
We know the property and construction industry can be highly cyclical and pose cash flow and funding problems. Increasing regulation and growing competition make this sector very challenging.
More than ever, our property and construction clients need appropriate, timely and cost effective advice.
We’ve been helping our property and construction clients for years and have built up extensive knowledge of the sector. Whether you’re an investor, developer, subcontractor, property professional or involved in facilities management or construction, we have the experience to help you.
Accounting regulations and legislation can differ significantly between countries. That’s why it’s important to work with experts within each country that you do business in.
Whether you’re looking to set up a business in the UK or overseas we can help you.
We are a member of INPACT, a worldwide alliance of independent accountancy firms. INPACT has over 140 carefully selected member firms in over 60 countries worldwide.
Our membership enables us to provide in-depth advice on international business and taxation matters. We offer first class worldwide services without the high costs often associated with multi-national businesses.
Our membership of INPACT opens the way to a comprehensive range of services in countries throughout the world.
How can we help you?
- Setting up your UK company
- Setting up your UK subsidiary
- UK and international audit
- Local accounting, tax and project planning advice
- Assistance with joint ventures in new territories
- Cross-border acquisition and mergers
- Purchase of property for personal or investment purposes
- Overseas estate and asset protection
- Tax mitigation
The technology sector is fast moving and ever changing. Whether you are a start-up or a more established business looking for the next round of funding or an exit strategy you need an expert who understands this sector.
We deliver commercially focused tax advice and business solutions to technology companies in a wide range of areas including software development, app development, telecoms and data hosting.
How can we help you?
- Preparation of statutory annual accounts and financial statements
- Statutory audit (if required) and specialist audit
- Comprehensive personal, corporate and international tax advice
- Advice on VAT
- Payroll and outsourced accountancy services
- Guidance on private, venture capital and public funding options including crowdsourcing
- International accountancy services – through our membership of INPACT we can call on the expertise of over 140 accountants from over 60 countries worldwide.