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Business Services

Bookkeeping, Accounting and Management Services 

The last thing you want in your business is to have valuable time and resources tied up with routine bookkeeping and accounting.

That's something we can do for you, either at your office or at ours. We can provide you with the peace of mind of having your financial accounts prepared in an accurate, efficient and timely manner, to help you gain real control of your business activities.

We begin by discussing your specific requirements with you and then we set up appropriate accounting procedures and controls and ensure your accounts are kept fully up-to-date and in compliance with statutory regulations. But we don't stop there. We can also provide you with regular management accounts to keep you informed on essential areas such as:
  • Cashflow
  • Profitability
  • Performance ratios
  • Customer activity
  • Credit control
Budget comparisons
In addition we can also relieve your staff of the burden of preparing:
  • Payroll administration
  • VAT returns
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Annual accounts
Contact us today to discuss how we can help you keep your books in good order.

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End of Year Accounts 

If we are involved in your bookkeeping process then we will prepare the data to flow through to statutory financial statements and file HMRC and Companies House compliant reports.

End of year accounting services include:
  • Preparation of year-end balance sheet and profit & loss account.
  • Examination of balance sheet balances to ensure reasonableness and reconcile to external information.
  • Examine profit & loss balances by analyzing trends and comparatives.
  • Review results from a tax point of view to ensure the most efficient tax outcome.
  • Preparation of tax returns.

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VAT can be the bane of everyone affected by it.

The complex regime of regulations imposes a tremendous administrative burden on businesses, and with the rigid system of penalties and interest charges for mistakes and the late submission of returns - mistakes in calculating VAT can be very expensive.

Our cost-effective VAT compliance and planning services can relieve you of this burden and ensure that all your VAT returns are compiled both accurately and in a timely manner.

Our team of VAT professionals will help to keep your VAT affairs in order, make sure you are collecting the right amounts for each transaction, and ensure that you make payments and file returns correctly and on time. In addition to providing a comprehensive bookkeeping and VAT accounting service, we can also advise on and help with:
  • The pros and cons of voluntary registration
  • The timing of compulsory registration
  • Extracting maximum benefit from the rules on de-registration
  • Partial exemption
  • Timing and delaying VAT payments
  • Flat rate VAT schemes
  • VAT on imports and exports
  • VAT control visits by Customs and Excise
Contact us today for a VAT health check and to see how we can relieve you of the burden.

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Completing your own self assessment tax return or filling in your self assessment online can be frustrating, time-consuming and stressful.

GURDEV & CO. can relieve you of these problems by helping to complete your tax return using the most advanced tax software approved by the HMRC.

Let GURDEV & CO do all the difficult work for you:
  • We help you to gather together the required information, liaising with you directly – often, simply over the phone,
  • We complete your tax return,
  • We calculate your expected tax liability, and
  • Submit your completed return securely to the HMRC.
  • All in an efficient and timely fashion.

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Part Time Financial Controller/Director 

We can provide you with your very own part-time financial director or part-time financial controller, who will get to know you and your business and review your internal systems and procedures and provide guidance on financial policy and future direction.

This provision can be on an hourly, daily or contract rate.

If you have a need for someone who understands the numbers, to guide you through difficult times and to help you make informed decisions, we have a flexible and cost effective solution.

Your part-time financial controller/director will make the most of the technology we offer to ensure you get all the information you need, that it is accurate, current and meaningful. They will help you make new software choices, streamline your processes and establish robust reporting methods.

They can help develop and monitor budgets, forecasts, plan your cash flow needs and analyze your income and expenditure to maximize profitability.

Finally, they can also assist in sourcing and managing external finance needs, the preparation of business plans and the running of financial relationships with external bodies.

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Business Planning 

A successful business needs to plan ahead, but all too often the pressures of keeping the business going on a daily basis mean that strategic planning is not given the attention it needs.

The result is often rushed judgments, over or under-capacity, or missed opportunities.

Every business owner needs a planning adviser who has the time and space to take the long view and advise on appropriate courses of action on a timely basis.

GURDEV & CO. have a wealth of experience in this vital area which you can utilize to provide a meaningful and realistic plan for the future development of your business.

Contact us today for a planning review.

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Business Start-up 

If you are an entrepreneur with a great idea and the vision to realize it, we're here to help you do just that.

We’ll help you to focus on what you do best - building your business - while we provide all the necessary back-up support and advice that you will need.

Here are just a few of the ways we can help you get started:
  • Preparing a comprehensive business plan
  • Determining the best structure of your business: sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership, or limited company
  • Where appropriate, assisting with company formation and company secretarial duties
  • Registering your new business with the HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Establishing relationships with banks, insurers, etc
  • Preparing cashflow projections and assessing finance needs
  • Preparing and submitting finance applications
  • General bookkeeping, VAT, and payroll duties
  • Tax planning
  • Management accounts
  • Annual accounts
Contact us today to discuss how we can help you get your business up and running.

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Company Secretarial 

The last thing you need as a busy business owner is to use up valuable time and resources making sure you are complying with the Companies Act.

Moreover, with company legislation changing at the rate it does, you need to be sure you are fully aware of how the changes in legislation affect you and your business.

We can give you complete peace of mind in this area by carrying out your company secretarial duties for you. Our services include:
  • Company formations
  • Preparation and filing of statutory returns
  • Preparation of all documentation related to minutes and resolutions
  • Maintenance of statutory books
  • General advice on company law

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Administering your payroll can be time consuming and burdensome, diverting energy and resources from the core activities of your business. And the task is made all the more difficult by the growing complexity of taxation and employment legislation and the accompanying regime of penalties for non-compliance.

We have dedicated staff who can relieve you of this burden by providing a comprehensive and confidential payroll service, including:
  • Customised payslips
  • Administration of PAYE, national insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, etc
  • Completion of statutory forms, including year end returns, to issue to your employees and submit to HM Revenue & Customs
  • Summaries and analyses of staff costs
  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, and ex-gratia and termination payments
  • Administration of pension schemes
Even if you have only a handful of employees, you are likely to make savings by engaging us to administer your payroll.

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