Accounting standards changes

The form and content of company accounts are going through a period of change, we look at the impact of the new UK GAAP.

Bribery Act 2010

This factsheet gives an overview of the procedures you must put in place in relation to the Bribery Act 2010.

Company secretarial duties

This factsheet considers what company information has to be made available and looks at whether a company secretary needs to be appointed.

Directors’ responsibilities

Becoming a director carries with it potentially onerous duties. Make sure you know what those duties are. This factsheet gives guidance on directors’ responsibilities.


Franchising is becoming increasingly popular. This factsheet considers the advantages and disadvantages of franchising and points to consider when considering operating as a franchise.

Fraud and how to spot it – ten step guide

This factsheet considers how you can increase your awareness of the factors that indicate fraud. It also sets out the defences that you can implement to minimise the risk within your business.


We consider if your business is eligible for a grant.

Micro Entity Accounting

This factsheet considers the options available to micro entities when preparing their accounts. This factsheet considers the options available.

Preparing for your accountant

Whether we are producing your accounts or carrying out tax compliance work, being prepared for us will ensure our work is carried out smoothly and efficiently and with the minimum disruption to yourselves. This factsheet highlights many of the ways in which you can help.

Register of people with significant control

This factsheet summarises the requirements which place additional obligations on companies, their officers and the people with significant control over them.

Securing business success

As many as half of all businesses fail in their first three years of trading, this factsheet summarises the specific reasons for business failure and how to avoid them.

Small Company Accounting

The required format of statutory accounts for small companies has changed. This factsheet considers the reporting requirements and their impact.

Valuing your business

There are many reasons why you may need to calculate the value of your business. This factsheet consider the range of methods available as well as some of the factors to consider during the process.