All of Stephenson Coates services are provided at a fixed fee rate which is agreed with clients efore work commences. The fee is agreed for the duration of the forthcoming contract (normally twelve months), is not subject to change, and incorporates free business and financial advice as required by clients in addition to a selection of the following services:-
- New Business Start-ups
- Business plans & forecasts
- Management accounts
- Annual accounts
- Audit and assurance
- VAT returns
- Bookkeeping service
- Bureau payroll service
- Personal tax
- Corporate tax
- Company secretarial services
- Grant applications
- Charity accounts
- Administration of trusts & estates
- Personal finance
- General investment & pensions advice
- Litigation support
- Computer accounting systems
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A well structured Business plan with clear forecasts of profitability and cashflow is an essential tool in the development of a business.
Stephenson Coates utilise state of the art forecasting software to provide comprehensive business plans and forecasts which are accepted by all Banks and which provide a basis on which to develop a business.
All successful businesses use management accounts to ensure that the business is operating soundly by monthly or quarterly basis.
Management accounts are an invaluable tool in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a business, and for comparing actual performance against budgeted targets, and at Stephenson Coates we regularly review the contents of management accounts with our clients having either prepared them ourselves or advised on their preparation by our clients.
The annual accounts form the principal financial statement of any business, and are probably the most widely read financial documents that a business will produce.
We offer a prompt service in the completion of annual accounts for all clients, and ensure that all statutory compliance requirements are met by the accounts which we prepare for clients, thereby ensuring that the directors of limited companies are fulfilling their statutory obligations.
Compliance with statutory requirements is an essential part of any business, and at Stephenson Coates we have the experience and expertise to ensure that our clients financial statements and records comply with all statutory requirements.
In addition to audits of limited companies, as required, we also undertake many other aspects of compliance work including certifications of the accounts of solicitors, chartered surveyors, insurance brokers and other<