Business Start Up

Inspiring business success

Most people starting up in business do so because they have a good business idea or want to benefit from the full financial reward of their efforts.

However, many are not experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a business and such matters can appear daunting. Fortunately, you do not need to be an expert in these fields to succeed in business, but you do need the support of a team of trained experts.

We can help. Just bring us your business ideas and we will help you to make them a reality!

See our free 'Starting up in Business – Step by Step Guide'

Starting a business is exciting and one of my first tasks was to try and find an outstanding accountant. Thank goodness for Peplows and Paul Guest! He was calm, friendly, professional and extremely well-prepared. Paul talked us through every aspect of financing, employment, tax and planning responsibilities so I now feel that I have a solid foundation on which to build the business. I certainly feel that I can ask any questions and would recommend both Paul and Peplows wholeheartedly.

Jane Fincham, Harbour Bookshop

We will help you to:

  • decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • prepare a business plan, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • assess the finance requirements and advise on the best sources of finance
  • establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC
  • deal with company secretarial issues
  • set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements
  • help with accountancy software installation and training, cloud or desktop
  • keep on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements and
  • help with all aspects of business compliance and administration

See our Starting Up in Business factsheets for more useful information. Our business tax and accounts sections provide further details on these areas.

Please contact us to arrange a free, no obligation meeting today to see how we can help with the successful launch of your business and get you doing what you love.