Our Services

Annual Accounts

Our services include:

  • The preparation of annual accounts for all types of businesses:
    • Limited companies
    • Partnerships
    • Sole traders
    • Charities
    • Clubs and Associations

Management Accounts

Regular management information is vital to the continued success of any business.

We work closely with our clients to:

  • Ensure we have a thorough understanding of your business
  • Prepare monthly or quarterly management accounts to ensure that you have information on which to base your business decisions
  • Meet regularly with our clients to review the management accounts and make suggestions to help develop your business

Book-keeping and VAT

We all have statutory responsibilities to maintain appropriate books and records. Clark Andrews can assist you with this.

Our services include:

  • Writing up of books and records
  • Helping you and your staff write up your own books and records
  • Assisting with the completion of VAT returns
  • Submission of VAT returns to HM Revenue & Customs

Payroll

The running of a payroll can be time consuming and complex. We can provide an out sourced payroll service which includes:

  • The processing of weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Providing our clients with payroll summaries
  • Making all necessary returns to HMRC
  • Assisting with auto enrolment and workplace pensions
  • Completing and submitting P11Ds

Business Start up Advice

This includes:

  • Deciding on the most suitable structure for your business
  • Assisting with your business plan, cash flow projections, budgets and forecasts
  • Assisting with the registration procedures with HMRC and the Registrar of Companies
  • Assisting in setting up book keeping systems whether manual or computerised

Preparation of Cash Flow Projections and Business Plans

Whether you are a new business or an established business it is important that any organisation has an appropriate business plan.

We can help in this area:

  • From discussions with you we can understand how your business works and the cash flow requirements which it has
  • We can build these figures into appropriate cash flow projections and business plans
  • We can work with you and your bank to ensure the appropriate financing of your business
  • We can provide advice on alternative sources of funds

Advice and Assistance with computerised Financial Systems

It is important that any business has appropriate financial systems in place.

We can help you by:

  • Reviewing your existing systems either at your premises or our office to assess your needs
  • We can devise and implement financial systems and controls that you or we can operate in line with your requirements

Company Secretarial

We can provide a full company secretarial service for your company; this includes:

  • Attendance at board meetings
  • Minute taking
  • Submitting annual returns
  • Completion and submission of all Companies House forms for example for appointment of directors and the issue of shares
  • Acting as registered office for your company

Preparation of Income Tax Returns

We provide a full compliance service including:

  • Preparation of annual tax returns
  • Forecasting future tax liabilities and payments
  • Dealing with the Inland Revenue on your behalf
  • Providing a pre year end planning review

Preparation of Corporation Tax Returns

Our corporation tax work includes:

  • Completing your company’s annual corporation tax return
  • Submitting this to HMRC and advising you of any necessary payment
  • Identifying any tax planning opportunities available to your company

Tax Planning/Advice

In addition to tax compliance we provide extensive tax consultancy services which include:

  • Planning exercises for companies and unincorporated businesses to maximise tax opportunities; for example:
    • Timing, level and nature of remuneration packages
    • The most advantageous capital allowance claims
    • Suitable business and group structures
  • Income tax, inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning designed specifically to meet your needs
  • Retirement planning for individuals and companies
  • VAT planning
  • Assisting in all matters relating to Inland Revenue investigations

Compliance Services

  • Audits – we can provide external and internal audit services to many different types and sizes of businesses.
  • Due to our wide range of clients we can understand and audit organisations in many sectors including charities, manufacturing and service companies and many more areas
  • Whilst external audits are not legally required by every company we can provide a range of special reviews of the control environment in which your business operates.

Charity Independent Examinations

We work closely with many charities providing the following services:

  • Provision of Independent Examinations
  • Assistance with completion of annual returns for the Office of The Scottish Charity Regulator
  • Providing training and assistance to Charity Trustees
  • Maintaining the financial records for charities and attending trustee meetings