Business start-up

'Fortune favours the brave!'

The true entrepreneur has the ideas, courage and commitment, whilst the advisor has the experience to assist the business get off to a great start.

While you remain focused on building the business we can help in a number of ways including, where appropriate:

  • Determining the best structure of your business: sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • Assisting with company formation and company secretarial duties
  • Registering your new business with H M Revenue and Customs
  • Forming relationships with bankers and fellow professionals
  • Investigating grants/tax concessions on capital projects
  • Preparing cash flow projections and assessing finance needs
  • Preparing a comprehensive business plan
  • Advising on/implementing internal recording systems
  • General bookkeeping, VAT and payroll duties
  • Staff training

Chartered Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants

Prestons are members of The Institute of Chartered Accountants

Iris Business Software

Iris Business Software

Gold Membership of the IRIS Plus Partner Programme

Sage Business Software

Sage Business Software

Authorised reseller of Sage products