Business Overview

At Harvey, Telford & Bates Chartered Accountants we offer a complete range of accountancy services for business, our aim is to provide what you need, when you need it. Our business services include the preparing of your annual accounts, completing your tax returns and advising you of your tax liabilities, but also additional services such as:

BOOKKEEPING – we can manage the recording, on a day-today basis of your business transactions, capturing all of the information that is required for the preparation of your business accounts;

ACCOUNTING – making use of all the information provided by your bookkeeping (by you or us!) we will classify, measure, explain and communicate accounting information to those who need to understand the financial position of the business. This information can be use for internal business planning, as well as for your filed accounts;

BUSINESS START-UP ADVICE  –  bring us your business idea and we will work with you to make your new business dream a reality by making sure you have the optimum business structure and financial processes and procedures in place;

COMPANY SECRETARIAL  –  we know you’re busy, so making sure you comply with all aspects of the Companies Act may not be your first priority, so why not give this headache to us?

CORPORATION TAX PLANNING  – we offer a range of services to help you minimise your corporate tax exposure and relieve you of the administrative burden of complying with tax legislation;

PAYROLL  –  administering your payroll can be time consuming, but it is incredibly important that it is done correctly with thy introduction of RTI, so why not outsource it to us. We offer a professional and confidential payroll service to meet your needs using professional payroll software, managed by our specialist payroll expert. The addition of auto-enrolment, and the requirement to provide a pension scheme for your employees is now another element that businesses must consider when managing staff – this can also be set up by our payroll team with ongoing support also available.

VAT – Value Added Tax is one of the most complex and onerous tax regimes imposed on business – so complex that many businesses inadvertently overpay or underpay VAT. We can provide you with an efficient and cost effective VAT service that follows up to date information VAT regulations – ensuring your VAT affairs are in order;

BUYING A BUSINESS  – in a tough economic climate sometimes it’s better to buy an established business than to start-up your own, there are a surprising number of pitfalls when buying a business we can expertly navigate you around these;

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS  –  every business owner needs an exit strategy and if yours is to sell your business we can help, ensuring you realise the best possible financial return.

Whatever accountancy services for business you require, please remember the team at Harvey, Telford & Bates Chartered Accountants are always at the end of the phone, ready to help and advise you. Treat us like the expert financial advisor you always wanted but could never afford – remember you only have to pay for us when you need us!