Business Consulting

For any ambitious entrepreneur, having an advisor with thorough industry knowledge and experience of executing successful business growth strategies can be extremely valuable.

An integral advisor to new and growing businesses

We advise an extensive portfolio of entrepreneurial clients on all aspects of their accounting and business finances, from start-ups, established companies and family trusts to sole traders and partnerships with overseas interests, and private companies gearing up for sale.

Having supported many successful enterprises over the past 35 years’, we have a wealth of commercial experience on the financial issues relevant to high-growth businesses and invest time to comprehensively understand each client. This allows us to think more widely about the advice we give, shaping our advice to the issues unique to them and their industry.

Whether it’s acting as a sounding board for ideas, checking something for peace of mind, or advice on navigating the intricacies of a complex property deal, we’re always focussed on helping our clients anticipate potential issues, solve problems and explore new opportunities to ensure they’re in the best position possible.

  • 53%

    SMEs account for 53% of turnover (and 61% of employment) (business population estimates for the UK and regions 2022: statistical release, 6 October 2023)
  • +18%

    The increase in the number of small employing businesses since 2010 (business population estimates for the UK and regions 2022: statistical release, 6 October 2023)
  • +26%

    The increase in the number of medium-sized employers since 2010 (business population estimates for the UK and regions 2022: statistical release, 6 October 2023)

Areas we cover:

  • High growth business strategies
  • Company set ups
  • Business structuring
  • Profit extraction
  • Company valuations
  • Finance/refinancing
  • Share schemes
  • Business Tax and VAT
  • International consultancy
  • Corporate Finance

Supporting business clients from the ground up

Always keeping an eye on the bigger picture issues

We offer a wide range of integrated compliance and advisory services for small to medium-sized companies, covering bookkeeping, payroll, tax and VAT, management accounts, cash flow forecasting, corporate finance and international consultancy. Our work is incredibly varied, allowing us to consider all accounting aspects from the ground up, including the personal tax and financial affairs of business owners and staff.

Regardless of size, we focus on advising clients from the outset, whilst providing them with a mix of compliance and support services to suit their businesses as they develop; from start-up, through managed growth and acquisition, to maturity and eventual planned exit.

We have vast experience of the key financial, operational and industry-wide issues for new and growing businesses. From high growth start-up strategies, finance, property and business structuring to profit extraction, succession planning, company share schemes and overseas expansion, our informed advice helps to add value to our clients’ businesses over the long-term.

We work closely with clients’ teams, providing full back office support and, if required, acting in the role of financial controller to oversee all accounting matters in collaboration with internal finance departments and helping to recruit in-house accountants, when needed.

Whatever a client’s particular priorities are, we support them in every way we can. We genuinely care about their businesses and are always considering the individual challenges they may be facing or the potential opportunities ahead. Whether it’s managing a specific issue on their behalf, overseeing core compliance work, or improving financial performance, the pragmatism, commercial knowledge and technical excellence we bring inspires confidence, freeing up our clients’ time to focus on other areas.

The businesses we advise have trust in our guidance and, although they’re making the ultimate decisions, we’re always available to support them with any financial issue, no matter how big or small. We have many long-standing clients, who’ve grown substantially; some have acquired new businesses or set up international subsidiaries, whilst others have reached the size where they need audits. It is incredibly rewarding for us to see and share in their success.

International Consultancy

Our business clients can access high quality, independent advice on multi-jurisdictional issues through our worldwide corporate advisory network, Premier International.

Handpicking associates with the same ethos of excellence and senior-level expertise, today we have 23 trusted and proven partner firms. From Sydney, Los Angeles and New York, to Paris, Cape Town and Singapore, we collaborate, sharing knowledge and resources worldwide to ensure our clients have access to the premium expertise they need.

Related Services

Our work is diverse, multi-disciplined and multi-jurisdictional. We provide a very effective accountancy service for our creative, entrepreneurial and owner managed business clients, along with specialist support and advice on a range of complex cross border tax and VAT issues.

Get in touch

If you’d like more information about this service specialism or have a particular financial issue to discuss, please do get in touch.