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TAX AND ACCOUNTANCY

 

Our team consists of highly experienced professionals, with backgrounds ranging from ‘small practice’ to ‘Big 4’. It includes members of all major accounting bodies. Having such a broad and experienced knowledge base allows us to offer our clients a complete financial solution.

The team is led by Nabil Afzal, who is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He has over 10 years’ experience in the accountancy and tax field having commenced his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Nabil’s exposure includes advising on both accountancy and tax matters for individuals and companies.

 

TAX

There are many reasons for thinking of starting a new business. It could be because you are currently not working or it could be as a more flexible alternative to regular employment. Whatever the reason for thinking about starting a business, there are a number of issues to consider before you finally make a decision about whether it is the right choice for you.

Tax is only one of the aspects, but it is important to understand the tax consequences of a new business. Ignoring tax can mean significant and unexpected tax bills which could put the future of your business at risk.

GHC are able to assist you with your business and tax affairs and make sure you comply with current tax laws and HM Revenue & Customs. We have specialist chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers to ensure you receive the best advice and service.

BUSINESS SUPPORT

For most new businesses they will be bumps along the road and as an entrepreneur you are bound to have many strengths but also inevitably some gaps in your knowledge which is why finding a mentor can be invaluable to your business’ success.

GHC can provide business mentoring and support to help strengthen both your business and yourown entrepreneurial skills. This can be invaluable in getting a new business off the ground. Some of the services we provide are:

  1. Business Mentoring :
    We help you overcome challenges in your business through coaching, guidance and advice.
  2. Business Reviews :
    A review of key areas of your business to identify what needs improving and suggestions as to how it can be done.
  3. Business Training :
    First class training in all aspects of business to help you and your people maximise their potential.
  4. Strategic Planning :
    Support in deciding where you want to take your business and how to get there.

CHARITIES AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

For most new businesses they will be bumps along the road and as an entrepreneur you are bound to have many strengths but also inevitably some gaps in your knowledge which is why finding a mentor can be invaluable to your business’ success.

GHC can provide business mentoring and support to help strengthen both your business and yourown entrepreneurial skills. This can be invaluable in getting a new business off the ground. Some of the services we provide are:

  1. Business Mentoring : We help you overcome challenges in your business through coaching, guidance and advice.
  2. Business Reviews: A review of key areas of your business to identify what needs improving and suggestions as to how it can be done.
  3. Business Training: First class training in all aspects of business to help you and your people maximise their potential.
  4. Strategic Planning: Support in deciding where you want to take your business and how to get there.

Charities

  • Our specialist services to charities include:
  • Assurance services – audit and independent examination;
  • Management accounts and financial reporting;
  • Strategic reviews and planning;
  • Advice on viability and restructuring;
  • Internal control procedures, and risk management
  • Reserves policy and accounting for separate funds;
  • Setting-up a new organisation: regulatory, taxation, and governance issues;
  • Charity taxation generally, including VAT, maximising income through gift aid, “charitable trading”;
    Employment issues, taxation, the engagement of workers and working with volunteers.

Social enterprises

  • Our specialist services to social enterprises include:
  • Sourcing funding from Government, voluntary and private sources;
  • Reinvesting profits;
  • Organisational planning – Community Interest Companies, Spin Outs;
  • Company structure;
  • Staying competitive;
  • Moving from public sector to social enterprise;
  • Engagement of workers and employment tax issues;
  • Generation of new income streams.

Our team is passionate about this crucial and vibrant area of the not for profit sector with the main aim elping social enterprises to succeed.