Accountancy

• Self-Employed • Sole Traders • Partnerships • Limited Companies

Whether you are a sole traders, partnership or limited company, you will need to submit an annual return to HMRC.  With a wide array of rules and regulations which must be complied with, it can be daunting to take this task on yourself.  Especially knowing a mistake can incur penalties, fines or investigations.   A risk we are sure you would prefer to avoid!

We can take the stress and worry of this task off your shoulders.  We will work with you to ensure:

You have the correct records in place, with appropriate evidence to support your return
The return is completed accurately, so you do not fall foul of penalties and fines
Your return is submitted on time so avoiding late filing penalties

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Whether you are required to file your accounts at Companies House or not, the information contained in them can be invaluable for ensuring the successful running of your business.  Not only does it provide key information to enable you to compare year on year trading, it is also an essential document for banks, shareholders and investors who have, or are considering, injecting money into your business!

We will prepare accounts for your business, in accordance with statutory requirement, so you can be confident your accounts are accurate and filed with Companies House on time.  We can also support you by offering:

Tax can be one of the biggest costs for a business, but it is also one of the most complex areas too.  With never ending rules, which can change each year, it can be difficult to ensure you are meeting your tax obligations, but at the same time, planning effectively to maximise the allowances you are entitled too!

With our specialist knowledge and expert advice, we are here to advise you ahead of time what your tax bill will be and ensure your business claims all available tax benefits.

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Often viewed as one of the more menial tasks, we view it as a critical activity in ensuring your accounting and tax records are accurate.  With tax rules stipulating what constitutes an invoice, it is yet another area where you could potentially fall foul of HMRC rules and regulations!

If you don’t want the added stress, we offer a full bookkeeping service so can take this off your hands completely…all you have to do is give us your paperwork!

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It is important to know the direction in which your business is heading.  By using budgets and forecasts you get a clear picture on the route ahead and the challenges you are likely to face.  This ‘financial road map’ of the journey your business intends to take also allows you to track actual performance, with it becoming very clear when you start to deviate from your plan!

With many years’ experience creating budgets, we can quickly develop a plan suitable for you and your business.  This simple tool is great at reducing stress and sleepless nights for those who worry over cash flows.

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Management accounts are a means of providing key statistical information to the decision makers in a business on a timely basis.  Usually monthly, but it can be weekly, quarterly or any other time frame which best suits your business.  A management accounts pack contains all relevant information on the company’s performance at any given point in time.  It also contains explanations and analysis of what is, or is not, working well.  This enables managers to make better decisions, at the right time, to maximise the success of your business!

As fully qualified chartered management accountants our forte is producing quality information for effective decisions to be made. This includes financial information, as well as identifying and appraising performance in those key areas of the business where you must be successful in order for your business to compete.

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Knowing your cost structure and how much to charge in order to make a profit is essential if you are to remain in business.  From hourly charge rates to submitting tenders, the impact of getting your costs wrong can be disastrous!

We work with our clients to map exactly where every penny of your money is spent and how this determines the minimum price you should charge.  In addition, we also work with you to identify costly areas of the business and implement business improvement programmes to further reduce costs, so enhancing your profitability and competitiveness even more.

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Having a finance expert at hand, but without the expense on your payroll, can be a cost effective way of enhancing your businesses success.  Working on a part time basis to suit the needs of your business, you will have an experienced Finance Director in your company who can deliver strategic direction, financial control, and drive improved performance!

Our Finance Directors are all successful, long serving, qualified accountants who have vast experience of Directorship roles within multiple organisations.  This knowledge, experience and proven ability is there to help you achieve your business goals.

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Giving you and your staff the support and financial training they need to maximise their potential can be a key driver of success for any business.  Whether it be mentoring a Financial Controller to move into a Finance Director role, or delivering ‘finance to non-financial managers’, we can develop and deliver a programme to meet your needs!

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WHY CHOOSE US

“383 have helped me understand where every penny is being spent in my business and how this makes up my hourly charge to clients. This has allowed me to be extremely competitive in tenders knowing with confidence I am still making a profit!”
Finance Director – A&R Cleaning Services

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