Business Start Ups

At Optima Accountancy Services we are able to look after your business right from the start. Both partners, Barry Smith and Karen Briddon have many years experience in the area of business start ups and have helped numerous clients see their ideas come to life. We can advise on many issues including the following:

Business Structure

We are able to offer advice on the most suitable structure for your business be that sole trader, partnership or Limited Company. We can talk you through the options available and the differing benefits such as tax advantages, ease of set up, financial implications and of course the level of accountancy fees.

Business Plans

We can prepare business plans and cash flow forecasts, and assist with any financing requirements you may have. We will work closely with you and your bank manager to achieve the right financial package for your business.

Compliance issues

We will complete all registration requirements with HMR&C for example self assessment, VAT, PAYE etc and deal with company formations where required.

Bookkeeping and internal recording

We will also advise on your internal bookkeeping systems to help ensure your records not only provide you with the information you require to effectively control your budgeting and cash flow but comply with any legal requirements, for instance VAT legislation, and are also are sufficiently complete to ensure accountancy charges are kept to a minimum.

Ongoing support

Throughout the early stages of your business and indeed when you have become an established firm we can help you get on with the job of taking your business forward by offering support services such as Payroll management, Vat return preparation, Management accounts and many more.

If you would like to see what we can do for your business please see our Contact Us page or telephone 01462 429770 for a FREE no obligation meeting

We want to help your business thrive and grow and having started our own business  are well aware of the many areas, other than financial, that people starting their own business need to address and will be happy to share our experiences with you.