Business Start Up & Advisory

When starting up in business it is essential to have a sound business proposition. Although it is necessary to have enterprise and commitment, it is also important to obtain expert legal and financial advice as such matters can often be daunting.

Therefore it is important that professional advice is sought to ensure everything is dealt with correctly and in a timely manner.

Our range of services include:

  • The most suitable and tax efficient structure for your business - Sole practitioner, Partnership. Limited Liability Partnership or Limited company
  • Company and Limited Liability Partnership formations
  • Business plans and financial forecasts
  • Assistance with raising finance
  • Registration with H M Revenue & Customs and Companies House
  • Bookkeeping including selection and installation of accounting software
  • VAT including advising on the most appropriate scheme
  • Payroll including registration for the Construction Industry Scheme
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Assistance with Information Technology
  • Liaising with other businesses which can assist with branding including designing logo’s, stationery and website.

For more information about our business advisory services please contact the office.

 

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Extra time to prepare for MTD for Income Tax Self-Assessment

7th October 2021

Recently HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced that businesses will have an extra year to prepare for the digitalisation of Income Tax.

Hospitality Industry – Increased VAT Rate

23rd September 2021

From 1 October 2021, there will be a further change to the temporary VAT rate for those in the hospitality industry making supplies of catering, holiday accommodation, and admissions to attractions. The VAT rate will increase from 5% to 12.5% for 6 months before reverting back to the standard 20% ra

Memberships & Accreditations

When appointing a firm of accountants it is important to check that they are appropriately registered and regulated.

Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.