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If, like many of our start up clients, you have a great business idea but are daunted by the financial and accounting aspects of getting started, you’ve come to the right place.

There are lots of decisions to make and formalities to follow but the team at Cooke & Co. can help you every step of the way easing your worries and freeing you up to concentrate on other aspects of your new business.

We can help you:

  • decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership or limited company

  • prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and forecasts

  • Advise on finance sources and assist with proposals

  • Set up business bank accounts

  • Register with Companies House and HMRC and where appropriate for

    • VAT

    • Corporation Tax

  • Set-up and training of accountancy software

Our start-up services also include:

  • Advice on the pros and cons of incorporation in your own situation

  • Appointment of directors

  • Appointment of company secretary

  • Issue of subscriber shares

  • Registered office services

  • Completion of all necessary minutes and resolutions

  • Tax review with regard to company formation - forming the company yourself and getting this wrong can be very costly

  • Set up of Company PAYE scheme

  • Book-keeping and payroll

Share your ideas and dreams with us and we’ll help make them a reality. We’d be happy to get you on your way and work with you as your company develops year on year.

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