Issues to consider when running your own business.

Issues to consider when running your own business. Click on the links below to access the relevant information.

Bribery Act 2010

This leaflet outlines the measures you must implement in order to comply with the Bribery Act 2010.

Company secretarial duties

This brief examines what information about the company must be made public and whether a company secretary is required.

Criminal Finances Act 2017

Companies and partnerships are held criminally accountable under the Criminal Finances Act for failing to prevent tax evasion.

Directors’ responsibilities

Becoming a director comes with a lot of responsibilities. Make certain you are aware of your responsibilities.


The popularity of franchising is growing. This brief examines the benefits and drawbacks of franchising, as well as considerations to keep in mind when considering becoming a franchisee.

Fraud and how to spot it - ten step guide

This brief looks at how you may raise your awareness of the indicators of fraud. It also lays out the defences you can put in place to reduce risk in your company.


We consider if your business is eligible for a grant.

Micro Entity Accounting

This brief looks at the alternatives accessible to smaller businesses when it comes to accounting. The possibilities are discussed in this factsheet.

Preparing for your accountant

Being prepared for us will ensure that our work is completed smoothly, efficiently, and with the least amount of inconvenience to you, whether we are creating your accounts or performing tax compliance work.

Register of people with significant control

This factsheet summarises the rules that impose additional responsibilities on businesses, their executives, and those who have substantial authority over them

Securing business success

As many as half of all businesses fail in their first three years of trading, this factsheet summarises the specific reasons for business failure and how to avoid them.

Small Company Accounting

The required format of statutory accounts for small businesses is discussed. The impact of the reporting requirements is examined in this factsheet.