Our Services

We aim to provide a complete service caring for your business and we would be pleased to discuss any individual aspect of your affairs to fully understand your requirements. We have extensive experience across many types of small businesses including manufacturing, retail, haulage & logistical support, professional, medicine & specialist service companies.

Business start-ups

We specialise in supporting new businesses of all types by:

  • Advising on the best structure - Limited company, partnership or sole trader
  • Company formation and tailoring
  • Registration with the appropriate authorities-VAT,NIC etc
  • Implementation of accounting systems and IT solutions
  • Business plans
  • Suppliers of all major accounting software

Financial Reporting & Accounts

  • Preparation of accounts & financial statements for all types of business entity
  • Management accounts & forecasts
  • Company secretarial service
  • Book-keeping assistance
  • Reviewing procedures and controls


We are committed to ensure that you legally keep as much of what you make as possible through our comprehensive tax planning and compliance service.

Corporate & Personal Taxes

  • Preparation of personal self assessment tax returns
  • Preparation of company corporation tax returns
  • Tax efficient profit extraction
  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Income and capital gains tax planning


  • VAT planning service
  • Preparation of returns
  • Reviewing of procedures


  • Processing of weekly/monthly staff wages
  • Payslips and all details contained
  • Month and year end returns completed (now by RTI)
  • Forms P11D prepared

Tax Investigations

H M Revenue and Customs will at some time investigate most businesses. To do so they do not have to have any reason and may be completely random. Such an investigation is very intrusive, covering all aspects of both your business and personal affairs requiring a different approach to normal tax compliance work. With our relevant experience we can relieve the pressure and ensure that this unpleasant experience is as painless as possible. We also offer through Abbey Tax Protection insurance to cover fees arising from such a full investigation to ensure there are no nasty surprises once the investigation is completed.

In addition the insurance covers the following:

  • Aspect enquiries relating to a small part of your affairs
  • Employer compliance disputes
  • VAT disputes
  • I R 35 investigations
  • 24x7, 365 day a year business legal helpline

(please note that there are exclusions such as criminal investigations- full details are available)

Other Services

  • Accountancy to non-business clients
  • Tax services to non-business clients
  • Assist with finance raising and mortgages
  • Business acquisition and disposal
  • Management consultancy
  • Ensuring that you receive investment advice from qualified IFA's

Standard Terms and Conditions

Your first consultation with us while we review your affairs and assess your needs is free. Thereafter we charge an hourly rate, dependent upon the work undertaken. Terms will be agreed for each engagement tailored to your specific needs. Charge out rates are available on request as well as quotations for providing specific services. We would normally expect to be paid within 30 days of the issue of invoice, altough a 5% discount is given on most invoices in excess of 100 for prompt payment within 7 days. We reserve the right to charge interest on balances outstanding for more than one month. Payment can be made by standing order to spread the cost by prior arrangement.