General Practice

As a firm of general practice chartered accountants, we need to master many core disciplines.

Although we have specifically identified certain services and sectors in which we have gained much experience and expertise, we are also able to assist in many other areas that fall into other, general practice, categories.

 

A summary of our general practice services:

  • Business plan preparation
  • Advice on the most appropriate trading structure
  • Assistance in raising of finance
  • Incorporation, if you decide to trade as a limited company
  • Registration for all of the appropriate taxes
  • Pro-active business and personal tax, finance and structure advice
  • Business support (Book-keeping and payroll)
  • Introduction of appropriate financial controls
  • Both internal Management Accounting and external Statutory Accounting
  • Pre-sale grooming
  • Business sale, succession or dissolution
  • Managing and protecting your wealth

 

Why choose us?

  • Established for over 90 years
  • Transparent fee based service
  • Central accountancy and business advisory service
  • Specialist advice and support
  • Local office locations

Whiting & Partners SME Update Newsletters:

2018: Feb | Jan

2017:  Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun |Feb | Jan

2016:  Dec | Nov | Sep | Aug | Jul | May | Apr | Feb | Jan

2015:  Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | Apr | MarFeb | Jan

2014:  Dec | Nov | Oct | Mar | Feb | Jan

 

Get in touch with your local office and speak to one of our specialist advisers about our General Practice services.



 
Latest Blogs in General Practice
 
Ian Piper
19th November 2018 Draft Brexit Agreement: What’s all the fuss about?

So now that we can finally see what Brexit might mean in reality, with the publication of the Draft Brexit Agreement, everyone is still unhappy. After much talk about what we wanted, which was leaving the EU club, whilst cherry-picking retention of access to the Single Market and a borderless border in Ireland, it has…

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Jaimie King
1st March 2018 Spending your old £10 notes

From 1 March 2018, most businesses and shops will only accept the new plastic £10 notes, which feature Jane Austen. The new polymer notes are more secure and harder for fraudsters to counterfeit. They also have raised bumps and dots in order to help blind and partially-sighted users to identify each banknote. From 1 March…

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Bethan Hassey
18th January 2018 Guide to filing confirmation statements

  A confirmation statement (CS01) must be filed by a company every year to confirm the information held about them at Companies House. Even if the details on the CS01 haven’t changed since last year’s statement, you must still submit one. This is usually within 14 days of the anniversary of incorporation of the company…

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Andrew Band
4th January 2018 EU competition infringements by European truck manufacturers

  The European Commission imposed fines of €3.4 billion in July 2016 and September 2017 following findings that a number of manufacturers were party to a cartel at senior management level from 1997-2001. Breakdowns of the fines for the companies involved were as follows: Daimler/Mercedes – €1 billion Scania – €880 million DAF – €752…

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Vanessa Pearson
10th November 2017 Changes to Large Company Research & Development relief

  The Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) has now replaced the large company R&D scheme. This credit is mandatory for accounting periods ended 31 March 2017, and we are now seeing the implications of claiming the new relief. The credit applies to large companies, and SME’s who claim under the large company scheme, for…

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Ian Piper
27th October 2017 Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely: Business is booming !

  Ely’s largest business park, Lancaster Way, continues to grow from strength to strength. Offering a mix of rental properties and sites for freehold commercial development, more and more start-ups and established businesses are now being attracted to this location. The benefits are obvious:   Based in the vibrant Cambridge ‘shadow’, Situated just outside Ely,…

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Richard Alecock
26th September 2017 Nearly half of eligible couples not claiming marriage tax allowance

  Following last year’s report from HMRC  showing that only a quarter of couples eligible for marriage tax allowance were actually claiming, figures have reduced but still stand at just over a half of couples missing out on the £230 a year they are entitled to. Although the government have tried to simplify the application…

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Ian Piper
26th September 2017 Brexit: Practical SME preparations.

  As we approach the end of the first quarter in the run-up to Brexit D-day, we are now beginning to see what practical steps SME businesses are taking in preparation: Businesses with a significant production source or market presence within the rest of the EU are strengthening their presence there. Creating a subsidiary based…

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Barbara Nicholas
19th September 2017 HMRC advice on phishing emails and bogus contact

  I have blogged on this subject before. Unfortunately, this type of fraud is on the increase.   HMRC have published an up-dated warning with examples of bogus emails, text messages, and social media scams purporting to be from HMRC.  They also mention again bogus callers leaving messages about the need to make immediate tax…

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Mark Burrows
13th July 2017 BREAKING: Changes to Making Tax Digital rollout timetable announced by Government

The Government has now set out a revised timetable for implementation of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) project.   Three million of the smallest businesses and landlords will be able to move to the new digital system for keeping tax records at a pace that is right for them, Ministers announced today as they set…

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