Who We Are

We’re experienced accountants who offer accountancy and consultancy services to individuals and small-to-medium businesses. Whether you’re a builder or a florist, in an office or working from home, we’ll deal with the numbers so you can concentrate on the bricks or begonias.

 

Our director Christian Elmes trained as a chartered accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Over the past ten years, he has specialised in financial, investment and tax advice for entrepreneurs and smaller businesses.

 

Think of us as your virtual finance director, giving daily assistance to you and your business from our offices in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, and central London.

 

We also believe paying should be stress-free, so we offer fixed price agreements. Once we’ve agreed your needs, we’ll give you a guaranteed fully inclusive price right from the start – no matter how many times we meet or speak on the phone.

 

You get peace of mind and no surprise bills.

How we can help you

At The Start

 

You launched your business because you had a good idea and know-how to run with it. But you’re probably not an expert in the tax and financial aspects. We can help with:

  • Raising capital We’ll project manage the whole process.
  • Business model Sole trader or limited company? We can advise on structure, a business plan, registration with Companies House and HMRC, and much more.
  • Accounting software Choosing the right software for your needs, now and in the future.
  • Consultancy We get to know your business inside out and offer reviews as required so we can solve problems fast.
  • Personal tax planning Year-round advice on all aspects of personal taxation – income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.

How we can help you

While You Grow

 

We’ll help you grow your business and protect your wealth in a tax-efficient way for your future and your family.

  • Corporation tax Effective corporate tax planning that can also improve your bottom line.
  • Self-assessment We take the headache out of the form filling and compliance aspect of self-assessment.
  • VAT Ever-changing regulations mean VAT compliance can be difficult – we’re here to help you.
  • HMRC investigations We provide expert advice and support.
  • Protection An annual insurance policy can protect you and your business from unexpected accountancy and tax costs from a HMRC enquiry or investigation.

Support as you go

Managing your business can sometimes be challenging, but we are always just a phone call or email away to support you. We can help you identify problems quickly so you can make the necessary changes and seize opportunities when they arise.

Many business support services are time-consuming and complicated, diverting resources from your core activities. Think of us as your virtual finance director, helping with:

  • Payroll and CIS
  • VAT
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management accounting and reporting
  • Staff training
  • Business planning and forecasts

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