At Chadstone we are focused on helping you get the most from your business. Our range of business services are designed to help you run your business effectively and subsequently extract as much profit as possible.
Bookkeeping & Accountancy
Management and staff find the day to day workload required for bookkeeping and accounting, including the annual accounts, time consuming. We are here to take that pressure away. Having an open relationship with our clients ensures transparency enabling us to fully understand their business and the challenges it faces. By doing this we can offer a flexible solution and one that is most appropriate for the long term.
One of the most important aspects of this service is the preparation of management accounts. We see these as vital and integral to the continuity and success of your business. Again, we discuss your requirements with you and provide you with tailored information and constructive advice on a regular basis.
Business Start Up
The key components needed to start a new business are a sound realistic business plan coupled with the required finance, if needed, in place. Entrepreneurs tend to have a lot of spirit to go with their plan at the beginning to get their business off the ground and we will assist with all the legal and financial aspects, including the formation of your company, preparation of projections and cashflows. If needed, we can assist in helping you raise finance.
The company secretarial function for any business is often seen as an arduous task normally overseen by a family member or senior employee as Company Secretary. This can be met with issues as the designated Company Secretary may not have a full understanding of the duties they are required to undertake.
With our in-house expertise, we can ensure that statuary deadlines are met, we will handle all your statutory obligations including the filing of accounts, annual returns as well as changes of directors and secretaries. As part of the service, we will manage all the paperwork required for the payment of dividends and dealing with share transfers.
Any strategic growth or finding the funding for acquisitions is rarely possible by solely relying on your cash-flow. It doesn’t matter whether you have a start-up business or are well established, it is essential that you have the necessary finance to achieve your objectives.
We can help you with everything you need by helping you decide on the most appropriate sources of finance. We will look through all the best options suited and help you make those difficult decisions. As part of our corporate finance service, we help prepare the necessary business plans and forecasts.
Corporate Tax & Planning
If Corporation Tax has to be paid it is not just the paying of it that causes issues within businesses – it is the increased responsibility of additional reporting . Requested by HMRC, and the Government, that requires resource and time internally which ultimately makes HMRC’s tax collection job easier. As well as acting as the intermediary when necessary, we can also assist in the completion of your corporate tax returns and end of year payroll returns.
As part of this service, we can help you with determining the most tax effective structure for your business by taking full advantage of tax opportunities and reliefs. It is our job to make sure that you achieve the best capital or revenue tax treatment as well as reducing your tax on disposals and maximising relief on acquisitions. There are also many tax opportunities specific to certain industries and our in-house team has expertise to help you tackle these.
Our aim is to make VAT as simple as possible for you to handle and understand. It is seen as one of the most complex tax areas to be imposed on businesses. HMRC is constantly demanding more and more from businesses which adds more stress on top of what you already have to manage. It is our expertise, and expertly trained eyes, that help you make sure you do not miss anything and do not fall foul of the regulations.
Our VAT services include: Assistance with VAT registration, planning and administration, VAT control and reconciliation and VAT returns
The task of payroll processing can often divert you from your core business activity. It is our job to help and take the worry and time out of this process for you. By allowing us to look after your payroll activity, we will free up more time for your staff to attend other business areas, therefore creating more opportunities and rais-ing efficiency in the business.
Our payroll services are thorough and, of course, compliant with HMRC statutory requirements. We can deal with every aspect of UK wages and salary requirements including:
- Setting up a new payroll system
- Day to day payroll processing
- Dealing with PAYE and National Insurance deductions
- Completing your end of year returns
- Holiday pay
- Statutory pay
- Stakeholder pensions