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
 
Steve Smith
27th Sep 2016 Soft Funding

Cambs LEP: Current loans and grants on offer. The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership is the Government’s flagship vehicle to stimulate economic growth in our area. Grants and loans currently on offer include: Signpost 2 Loans: Loans of between £50k and £1m to SME’s for start-up and growth (Inc: CapEx, infrastructure, training and…

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Mark Haydon
8th Sep 2016 Update: Sep-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Sep-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: September 2016

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Mark Haydon
19th Aug 2016 More Red Tape Legislation

Modern Slavery Act 2015: New disclosure requirements for large businesses. From accounting periods ending after 31 March 2016, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, commercial businesses with a turnover of at least £36m which are either incorporated in the UK or carry on a business in the UK are required to publish a statement, on…

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Ian Piper
22nd Jul 2016 Post BREXIT Trade

SME Growth: Will BREXIT spoil the party? SME’s are generally focused on growing the sales side of their business, to improve bottom line profitability. Having bounced back from the double-dip recession, then flat-lining for a couple of years, it looked like proper growth had once again returned to our local businesses: (Source Data) And then came…

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Jason Jones
20th Jul 2016 Modern Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships: Latest Developments. With apprenticeships increasing in popularity and offering a vocational alternative to full-time education the government has announced its latest developments to its scheme to ensure that employers are more involved in the whole process from recruitment, funding, training and appraisal of the apprentice, the aim to ensure that industry receives the candidates…

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Mark Haydon
14th Jul 2016 Update: Jul-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Jul-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: July 2016

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Steve Smith
13th Jul 2016 Business Grants

Business Grants: For East Anglian SME’s. Growing Business Fund– grants of up to £500,000 for companies that are expanding and creating jobs. BEE Anglia (Business Energy Efficiency) – provides grants of up to £20,000 at an average of 28% intervention rate to implement next-phase technology to reduce carbon emissions or save costs. The Employer Training Incentive…

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Ian Piper
13th Jul 2016 Public Record Disclosures

Abbreviated Accounts RIP: So what next ? For accounting periods commencing on or after 1-Jan-16 SME companies will no longer be able to file abbreviated accounts on the public record at Companies House. Instead, they will have to choose from: Full accounts, Filleted accounts (full accounts minus the Directors Report and Profit & Loss Account…

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Steve Smith
13th Apr 2016 Business Credit Rating

Business Credit Rating: Poor rating hurting your business? If there is one positive that has come out of the UK’s double-dip recession, then it is reminding businesses of how important their credit rating is. In many sectors, both suppliers and customers have now re-engineered their processes to routinely look at a company’s credit ratings. Within the UK,…

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Stephen Malkin
13th Apr 2016 Sage Cloud

Sage Launch Cloud Product: 4th time lucky? Despite dominating the SME on-premises accounting software market for over 25 years, Sage have struggled to find traction in the brave new world of cloud hosting. Initial attempts at licensing its best selling Sage50 software through the specialist hoster, Online<>50, gained little traction. The subsequent launch of the same product…

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