Professional Services

Lawyers, consultants, architects, surveyors, recruitment consultants. Professional service firms face considerable challenges in terms of the competitive landscape, government/tax regulation, cashflow management and the challenges of managing the tax affairs of both the corporate entity and the personal tax affairs of the partners, directors and employees.

How we can help

We help professional service firms, and individuals, with a full range of accounting, tax and finance services specifically designed to deal with the challenges that your business faces.

Managing Cashflow

  • Working Capital Management - keeping a track on the clients that owe you money and ensuring debts are paid in full and on time;
  • Cashflow Forecasting - payments from clients, business expenses, capital expenditure, tax payments;
  • Funding - we can help with the business and financial plans you will need to raise additional funding to help your business grow; and
  • Online Accounting Software - manage your invoicing, cashflow, financial reports & analysis - online, wherever you are.

Saving Tax

  • IR35 and business structure reviews;
  • Personal Tax - for partners, directors and employees;
  • VAT Scheme Reviews - flat rate schemes can be advantageous for professional service firms but only if your expenses are below a certain level;
  • Payroll - we can manage your businesses payroll for you; and
  • Full corporate and personal tax services as well as a comprehensive annual tax planning service provided as standard.

Growing Profits

  • Business and Financial Planning;
  • Fee Charging Models - Analysis and Review;
  • Cost Reduction Programme Management;
  • Part-Time Finance Director; and
  • Risk Management & Governance.

Ongoing Support

As a firm of Chartered Accountants each of our clients has a dedicated Chartered Accountant to manage all of their accounting, tax and finance and provide ongoing support throughout the year.

Sector in Numbers

1,236K

No. of UK businesses in this sector

23%

% of UK businesses in this sector

71K

No. of new UK businesses in this sector

29%

% of new UK businesses in this sector

22.8%

Average sector profitability

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Why Choose Accquant Chartered Accountants?

  • Chartered Accountants - we are a firm of Chartered Accountants, registered with, and regulated by, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Our qualifications and experience ensure we deliver to the highest professional standards.
  • Online Solutions - we believe that professional services, fully integrated with online software, is the future of the accounting profession. That's why our services are based around our own online accounting software. The software was developed specifically for the small or startup business, to be easy to use and free of the unnecessary functional clutter that complicates many of the currently available solutions.
  • Small Business Specialists - we only provide services to small businesses and as such your Chartered Accountant will be able to advise you on all aspects of the accounting, tax and finance that affect your business. We will not be passing you around the various departments within our business or forcing you to deal with people who are not appropriately qualified to assist you.
  • Complete Range of Services - we provide a complete accounting, tax and finance service to the small business owner. Our services are tailored to your requirements, from basic tax returns to a full Finance Director service to manage all of your accounting, tax and finance for you and your business.
  • Low Cost Fixed Price Packages - the online delivery of our services allows us to keep our prices low for our clients. We provide our services either as part of a standard package or bespoke solution. All our prices are fixed so that there are no unpleasant surprises throughout the year.
  • Easy Set-Up & Free Consultation - we offer a free consultation to all of our clients. This can either be provided as a short telephone consultation, if you are looking for a quick and hassle free start, or you can choose a meeting with a Chartered Accountant. We are happy to meet our London clients at their place of business if this is more convenient.