Our knowledgeable team of advisers can put your figures into perspective.

Bishop Fleming’s Corporate and Business Services team has the knowledge and expertise to help you plan for success. We work with companies of all sizes, specialising in family and owner-managed businesses. In fact, many of our advisers have practical experience of managing small companies, prior to working with us at Bishop Fleming.

We believe the key to successful partnerships with our clients is building good relationships, which enables us to fully understand your plans and goals.

Many of our clients find that they are just too busy running their business to focus on the finances. Our priority is therefore putting your figures into perspective to help you get the best out of your business.  We provide you with the knowledge and assistance you need to fulfill your legal requirements in preparing and filing your annual accounts and tax returns with the relevant authorities. In addition, our experienced team can provide focused business and tax planning advice and management accounts to help you plan and manage your business for success.

Whether you are looking for an accountant to simply do your accounts, file your tax return or to provide bespoke advice to help you grow your business, you can be sure that we can provide a service that adds value.

In delivering our services, we understand the importance of getting the job done and explaining it simply.  We:

  • Talk in your language
  • Dedicate time that you don’t have to help manage your business
  • Remind you when your tax payments are due
  • Proactively advise on how you need to act should any legislation change.
 
 

Our specialist Corporate and Business Services Team

 
 
We moved to Bishop Fleming from one of the major international firms some years ago and have never looked back. We are a family with a variety of interests to look after: manufacturing, farming, a commercial and residential property portfolio, a pension fund and a variety of trusts so we really need a firm with the breadth and resources to look after us properly. Bishop Fleming have the breadth and also the depth of professionalism to cater for all our needs. We also require inventive thinking and a holistic, conceptual approach to keep us abreast of all the opportunities open to us and to make life - well – interesting. We like the culture of the business: accessible and friendly but focused, informed and business like as well. Finally, as business people, we want value for money. Cheap advice is no advice but we want and we get value for money. Robert Robinson, Robinsons Cider
 
 

Accounts Preparation

With the ever changing regulatory framework and new financial reporting standards being introduced, keeping up with the reporting requirements for your accounts can be time consuming and taxing.

Whether your business requires its financial statements to be prepared under UK GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or for charities and academies, the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP), we have experienced advisers who can assist you in preparing your accounts in line with the latest disclosure requirements.

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Outsourced Services

Having everything under one roof can save time and money which is why Bishop Fleming offer a comprehensive range of outsourced services to support you with the accounting, financial and operational needs of your business.

We know that time is precious and running your business is your top priority. That is why outsourcing some of your financial and operational tasks to us gives you more time to do what you do best.

By becoming part of your finance team we can provide a flexible resource that provides tailored services to match your exact business needs.

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Accounting Software & Support

We’ve tried and tested many business accounting systems packages and we’re here to help you decide which will work best for you.

If you’re choosing an accounting system for the first time or upgrading, we offer a variety of products that will make account keeping as straightforward as possible. We’re a Sage Accredited Business Partner and we can suggest products from the entire Sage 50 range which covers Sage Instant Accounts up to Sage 50 Professional.

We also work with the cloud based Xero accounting software as one of their official partners.

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Corporate and Business Services News

 

New R&D tax claims – all expenses paid

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R&D tax claims are potentially even more attractive following a relaxation of the rules by the tax office on employee expense claims. David Kirk explains. A company can claim enhanced deductions against its taxable profits for expenditure […]

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End of surcharges is on the cards

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From January 2018, businesses will no longer be able to add any surcharges where a customer pays by credit or debit card, following an EU directive banning surcharges on Visa and Mastercard payments. However the government has gone […]

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