Starting a Business

Starting your own business is usually a step into the unknown. You have the business idea, but need assistance with the setting up and running of your business. Areas such as structure, regulation, tax and deadlines are likely to be particularly unfamiliar to you.

We offer a whole range of services which can help. Typically, these will include:
  • Business Plan preparation,
  • Advise on the most appropriate trading structure:
    • Sole Trader
    • Partnership
    • Limited Liability Partnership
    • Limited Company
    • Club
    • Charity
    • Pension Scheme
    • Trust
  • Assistance in the structuring and raising of finance, setting up appropriate banking facilities and arranging for automatic overnight sweeping,
  • Searching for possible sources of grant funding,
  • Incorporation, if you decide to trade as a limited company,
  • Registration for all of the appropriate taxes,
  • Pro-active tax, finance and business advice,
  • Book-keeping guidance and outsourcing,
  • Legal record keeping requirements,
  • Rules relating to employing staff, the Working Time Directive and the National Minimum Wage,
  • Administering the payroll,
  • Introduction of appropriate financial controls,
  • Both internal Management Accounting and external Statutory Accounting,
  • Audit of your book keeping process
Meeting with one of our partners for a free initial consultation should be your starting point. This will enable you to explain your business plans to us and ask us for guidance in the relevant areas. Our business future is tied into yours, and we are passionate about providing you with all of the advice and support services that you will need to prosper.

If you require further information in relation to this aspect or any issues covered by this aspect, please contact our office on 020 8768 5628.