Reasons why you should choose us as your accountants
How easy is it to change accountants?
It’s very simple, one phone call to your previous accountant, informing them of your decision to change is all you need to do. From there we will do the rest.
Unfortunately, the term accountant is not protected unlike other professions. Joe public cannot go around calling themselves doctors or solicitors, but they can refer to themselves as accountants without any experience or qualifications.
The only guarantee that you will receive the best possible service is by checking the chosen firm are registered with one of the following regulated bodies.
- ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
- ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
- AAT (Association of accounting technicians) or for tax advise the
- CIOT (Chartered Institute of Taxation)
The following letters donate an individuals’ qualification ACA, FCA, ACCA, FCCA, AAT, FMAAT, CTA.
78 of FTSE 100 companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on their board (Source: ICAEW member data at Dec-16)
As we are all qualified in one of the above associated bodies, all work undertaken will be to the highest of standards.
Working with us will ensure your work will never be passed to a junior member or someone with less experience. This will allow us to build a continuous relationship, understanding your business and you as an individual.
You will be provided with our direct mobile phone numbers and email addresses, with unlimited support.
We quote a fixed fee in advance of undertaking any work, this ensures you won’t be hit with any surprised or unexpected bills, covering unlimited calls, emails and support
As an example, our starting fee for Limited company accounts is from £750 +VAT.
We also offer flexible payment options to suit your needs.
We know your time is invaluable, which is why we will always do what we can to assist you.
Location has become less important over recent years with advances in technology. We have some of the most cutting-edge software available some of which is bespoke to our firm as it has been designed by us with you in mind.
With our agent authority, allowing us to liaise with HMRC and Companies House on your behalf. We will deal with all correspondence required, relieving you of the burden.
Planning and Timescales
Last but not least, we know how important tax planning is. We aim to complete your accounts as soon as you make your information available to us. This is typically around one month after the year end.
This will allow us to assist you with advice on areas of potential future growth, your tax liabilities or refunds, as well as guidance with your company’s cashflow.
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Registered Office: 31 Clover Drive, Etherley Dene, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 0TT
Company Number: 11120286 (England & Wales)