Useful business links

Association of Charted Certified Accountants – our regulators.

The H M Revenue & Customs is responsible, under the overall direction of Treasury Ministers, for the efficient administration of income tax, tax credits, corporation tax, capital gains tax, petroleum revenue tax, inheritance tax, national insurance contributions and stamp duties. The Department’s job is to provide an effective and fair tax service to the country and Government. The site provides a good deal of information and resources, including tax forms and leaflets, many of which can be downloaded in pdf format.

Companies House - the Registrar of Companies where details of all UK registered Companies are filed – Accounts, Annual Returns, details of Directors and Shareholders, etc. We subscribe to an enquiry service which allows us to obtain on-line information from Companies House, including company and director searches and copies of most documents filed. Please contact us to use this facility which is available at a small cost.

The Sage Group plc is the largest supplier of mainstream PC accounting software in the world, with a comprehensive range of products for small and medium-sized businesses. Have a look on their web-site, but please contact us directly for all your Sage software needs – we can get the right product for you and save you money.

The Chartered Institue of Tax the professional body for Chartered Tax Advisors.

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is the leading UK organisation representing individual company directors. In the UK, the IoD has 47,000 members, including directors on the boards of three-quarters of the Times Top 1,000 companies, as well as 65 per cent of members who are directors of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Department of Trade and Industry (formerly the Department of Trade and Industry) - web site providing information and links to business support resources.

Central Office of Information web site providing press and publicity services to government bodies in the United Kingdom.

Daily editions of The Times on the World Wide Web.

British Chambers of Commerce - Information web-site providing press and publicity services to local businesses in the United Kingdom.

The Federation of Small Businesses offering a wealth of useful advice.

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has been fighting for a fair deal for private businesses since 1977. Based in Knutsford, it saves its members’ businesses money and provides support with all aspects of running a smaller business.