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 of experience in the area of business start ups and have helped numerous clients see their ideas come to life. We can advise on many issue 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 levels 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 you 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 your 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 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.
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.