Start-up Accounting

start-up business accountants

Most new business owners begin with the foundation of a solid business proposition and plenty of entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to see it through.

Most however are not experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a business and the practicalities can appear daunting. While there are many exciting aspects to starting a business, it can get complicated and if not done properly, it can result in cashflow issues, tax inefficiencies, HMRC investigations and more.

Fortunately, with the support of a team of experts beside you, you don’t need to be a financial or legal expert to succeed in business. A good start-up accountant can help you to understand the numbers, and assess your resources and capabilities, along with the operational and funding requirements of your business. They will not only provide the taxation and accounting services required by a new business, but they will be able to mentor the business, navigating the significant challenges and opportunities and ensuring success in the long-term.

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    Our experience supporting numerous new businesses means that we can provide extensive direction and advice on starting up a business to ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible.

    We begin by finding out more about you and your company, including the your background, your experience and your objectives. We will then consider the most appropriate structure for your company (LLP, partnership, sole proprietor etc) taking into account the potential benefits of each option. Tax is the next obvious area to explore, and here we guide you through tax planning and tax returns as well how to maximise tax efficiencies. The journey continues from there as there are of course many more start-up aspects to explore.

    Having worked with businesses of all sizes and across numerous sectors, we are confident in our ability to resolve start-up queries while helping them to achieve the growth and profitability they aspire to.

    We will help you to:

    • decide on the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
    • prepare a business plan, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
    • assess your finance requirements and draw up the necessary proposals in conjunction with our specialist Business Finance team
    • complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC
    • deal with company secretarial issues and general business administration
    • keep on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements


    If you have recently started a business or are thinking of starting a new business, come and talk to us. We always welcome the opportunity to talk, to find out about your plans and see if we can help. 

    We have worked with new businesses throughout Kingston, Surbiton, New Malden, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, Reigate, Chessington, Epsom, Sutton, Cheam, and Banstead.

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