Business start-up

Most people starting up in business in the Reading area have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through. However, they may not be experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a business. Such matters can often appear daunting.

Fortunately, you do not need to be an expert in these fields to succeed in business. That’s where our Vale & West team of experienced professionals comes to your aid.

Just bring us your business dream and we’ll help you to make it a reality!

We will help you:

  • decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • assess the finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance and draw up proposals
  • establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC
  • deal with company secretarial issues
  • decide on what computer hardware to buy and help with the installation of accountancy software
  • keep on top of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements
    help with all aspects of business compliance and administration