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Accountants for small businesses

Are you looking for small business accountants? We enjoy working with a wide range of entrepreneurial businesses.

Services shaped around you

We recognise that every business is different. That is why we make it our job to find out what makes you unique. We are not afraid to question the ‘norm’ or ask ‘what if’, to find innovative ways to lift your business performance.

Backed by award-winning service

Our small business clients tell us that they most like our personal service, accessibility of team members and quick speed of response. We hope that you will see us as a valued extension of your business and a trusted sounding board for your ideas and decisions.

We love ‘tech’

We are a big fan of harnessing technology to drive our service forward. We proactively develop and review new applications to help clients establish efficiencies, increase productivity and improve reporting. For this reason, we were recently finalists in the British Accountancy Awards for the UK’s Most Innovative mid-tier accountancy firm.

The world is your oyster

If international expansion is on your horizon, through our membership in the Praxity alliance, we can open up global opportunities for you. Below we have listed some of the services we offer for small businesses.

Small business accountancy services

Whether a one-off assignment or ongoing work, we will build a tailored package of the services that you require. Please click the below services to find out more about them.

Looking after your compliance and filing requirements…

Year end accounts

We will take care of your end of year filing, whilst proactively checking that tax planning opportunities have been considered and actioned.

Tax/VAT compliance

From completing your tax returns, to suggesting improvements to your compliance systems, we can look after every aspect.


Our dedicated payroll team can give small businesses confidence and peace of mind, with a service tailored to meet your specific payroll needs.

Company secretarial

We offer a complete range of services to help you meet your requirements at Companies House.

For greater control and efficiency…

Cloud accounting

Would you benefit from having your accounting information available online anytime, anywhere and from any device? We are certified and experienced with leading cloud providers.

Bookkeeping and full outsourcing

Good record keeping is essential for small businesses, yet it can be time-consuming and frustrating. Whether letting us look after your bookkeeping, or outsourcing your full accounting function to us, we can take away this burden.

Management reporting

Regular management reporting to give you a clearer understanding on margins, year on year performance and other key performance indicators.

For growth seekers…

Growth advice

Regular meetings with your team to formulate business growth plans, set objectives/targets and review progress.

Expanding abroad

We can help you access advice and high quality international accountancy services.

Tax planning

Effective tax planning can be key to releasing cash flow and boosting your profitability. We offer various tax advisory services to help you achieve this.

Corporate finance

Buying, selling or need to raise finance? We offer a full range of support to help you achieve the best result.

For added support and confidence…


If you reach the audit threshold, or require a voluntary audit, we are ready to support you.

R&D claims

Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits are one of the most attractive tax reliefs available to UK businesses and we can look after your claim from start to finish.

Tax advice

As a client, we will be on hand whenever you might have a tax concern or question, calling on our experience and understanding of your business to find a solution.

Family business services

A specialist team, able to offer a full range of family business accounting services including succession planning, governance and reviewing family constitutions.

Tax investigations

If you ever need support and advice on a tax investigation, we can take the pressure off and help you consider your next steps.

Contact us

Let’s discuss your specific requirements so that we can provide a quotation for the services that you require.
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