Phone: 0116 246 4152

  Fax: 0116 276 8452


We at Watergates understand that starting a business is not an easy decision. We have the experience to hold your hand through the process and would be glad to discuss this with you. Typical examples of what we can help you with include the following:

  • Determining the best structure for the business: sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • Where appropriate, assisting with company formation and company secretarial duties
  • Registering the new business with the HM Revenue and Customs
  • Establishing relationships with banks, insurers etc.
  • Preparing business plans and assessing finance needs
  • Preparing and submitting finance applications
  • General bookkeeping, VAT registration and compliance, payroll duties
  • Tax planning
  • Management accounts
  • Annual accounts
  • Tax compliance
  • Annual Audits (if necessary)