Accountants in Brighton and Hove
After many successful years in London Accounts and Legal have opened their second branch to service small businesses in Brighton and Hove.
Based in the North Laine area of Brighton, Accounts and Legal specialise in servicing the core businesses making up Brighton and Hove’s thriving community.
Our team of ACA and ACCA qualified accountants provide a comprehensive range of tax and accounting services to suit businesses of all sizes and formats from Sole Traders to Ltd Companies and Partnerships.
Whether you’re a start-up looking for assistance from the beginning or an established business requiring ongoing tax and accounting services Accounts and Legal Brighton and Hove have an accountant for your business.
Services we provide:
With a firm understanding of the local area, Accounts and Legal Brighton and Hove have launched a sustainability policy which helps us connect with the local community. As specialist Sustainable Business Partners we offer packages to suit other business operating sustainable living enterprises.
We also offer specialist packages for:
Contact our Brighton and Hove team:
Accounts and Legal Brighton and Hove
The Skiff, 127 Gloucester Road
Telephone: 01273 80 8000
Keeping your cash in your pocket. How to extract cash from your business.
We take a look at how to extract cash from your business in the most tax efficient manner and examine the income tax rates for the 2017-18 accounting year.
Inheritance Tax: the basics
Inheritance tax is one of the UK’s most controversial taxes, we walk you through the basics of what you need to know when planning for you and your family’s future.
Incentivise your management through an EMI scheme
An EMI scheme could allow you to incentivise your staff in a tax efficient way, locking in key members of staff so you can grow your business quickly and efficiently.
Inheritance Tax: Introducing the Residence Nil Rate Band
We take a look at the changes in inheritance tax and find out how to leave up to £1m in assets to your decedents free from inheritance tax.
Monitoring Business Performance
Understanding how your business performs is essential if an entrepreneur is to really take control of their business. We take a look at how we work with our clients to support them in achieving quality reporting and performance analysis even in small business.
Option to Tax: reclaiming VAT on property developments
We look at the Option to Tax exploring when you should opt to reclaim input VAT on a building or development and how you can do so.
National Insurance for the Self-Employed
Here’s everything you need to know about National Insurance Contributions, the rates, the changes, who they affect and why.
Debtors and Creditors Explained
Who are your debtors and who are your creditors? Though these terms are seemingly straightforward they can often be confused. It is important to understand that the debtor and creditor process can work in different ways, especially for small businesses. This article explains it all...
Understanding Working Capital
In short, Working Capital is defined as, “The capital of a business which is used in its day-to-day trading operations”. It is important for small businesses to understand what their working capital is in order to manage every day operations; it is the capital which you have to work with. Find out more...
Types of Shares and How to Allocate Them
When a business allocates shares it allocates them in different classes to allow for flexibility in types of ownership, present different ways for businesses to encourage investment and to offer as benefits to employees. Different rights are associated with each class and the rights shareholders have must be clearly defined. We explain share classes and how to allocate them.
Understanding Key Financial Terms
Small businesses must fully acknowledge items such as Gross Profit, Net Profit and EBITDA to fully understand how they performed. In this article we explain them to ensure that you understand what is being referred to when reviewing your business year…
Business Resolutions for Creatives
Tips to help creative businesses to focus on the accuracy and timeliness of systems and identification of risks to allow them to make better commercial decisions, identify cost savings, better cash flow management and inevitably succeed.
We've been given a platform
Less than one year on from the beginning of our expansion to Brighton Accounts and Legal have reached dizzy new heights, quite literally.
A Business Leaders Lunch
What do you get if you cross a thriving economic hub with a city built on an expansive pebble beach? The perfect environment for some of the UK’s most creative, innovative and forward thinking minds and on Thursday 10th November Brighton’s Chamber of Commerce gathered these minds at The Grand Hotel in Brighton for a Business Leaders Lunch.
MeetUp and Market
On Wednesday the 9th October 2016 we hosted our first Marketing for Small Businesses presentation! The evening had everything from quiche to a special four legged guest to make it unique and while we can’t promise that those will be regular features, one thing is for sure, this marketing course is here to stay.
Marketing for Small Businesses
We have put together a marketing techniques overview course for small business owners touching on everything from SEO to networking and our first audience thoroughly enjoyed it.
Do I need to charge VAT as a Christmas market Trader?
It is the season to be jolly, in this article we explore VAT and Christmas markets. Who has to charge VAT and how much? If your thinking about trading at a Christmas market this year read on to find out what you need to know.
Eat Curry and Grow Your Business
Brighton Business Curry Club is a business networking staple for entrepreneurs in Brighton and this November Accounts and Legal were lead sponsors of the event.
A High Rise Debate
On Thursday the 20th October we attended a very special debate which reached great heights in all respects.
Hosted by the Brighton Chamber of Commerce in connection with Barclay’s bank this debate dealt with high growth businesses and how to manage them.
Branding and design: Gross income increases and operating profit margins improve.
We look at one of digital marketing’s most consistent sectors – Branding & Design – to find out what is driving this consistency and what are the benchmarks to analyse as the sector consolidates.
VAT the Gingerbread man and his well dressed partner
We take a look at the quirks and complexities of VAT. This month we took a trip to our local bakers to find out why our local baker was making more money on Gingerbread men than women.
Changes to Flat Rate VAT for Contractors and Freelancers
Not only did the 2016 Autumn Statement rock the Estate Agent industry, it also announced changes to the flat rate VAT scheme which will affect some contractors and freelancers.
How the Autumn Statement affects Estate Agents
In this short highlight we look at one announcement from the Autumn Statement which will affect Estate Agents.
Healthcare Recruitment's most profitable sector.
We take a look inside recruitment's smallest but most profitable sector. Could healthcare be recruitment's next rising star?
Move over Tattoo Fixers, step aside Body Fixers, there’s a new breed in town and, of course we might not have our own TV show yet but, we’re just as exciting.
Southern Rail | A+L visit Brighton
On our last trip to Brighton we suffered delays and over crowded trains thanks to Southern Rail. We look at what were the real costs for these delays.
Can you open a UK business bank account as an non UK resident?
We are regularly asked: as a non-UK resident how can I open a business bank account in the UK? We looked in to this and here's what we found.
Accounts and Legal and the Chamber of Breakfasts
Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast consists of networking, a scrumptious breakfast and talks from inspiring local businesses always has a certain buzz.
Brighton Business Club
Brighton Business Club has been created by Accounts and Legal to bring the local business community together with the hope of informing and inspiring them. Last night we hosted our first Brighton Business Club session and it was a very enjoyable evening for all involved.
Accounts and Legal Supports Sustainable Businesses
On Saturday the 17th September we attended Discerning Events' first Sustainable Business Fair
6 Steps to Business Bliss
It would be impossible to fit everything you need to know about making your business successful into one article but we covered a lot of ground in one morning last week with Gavin Bellamy of Action Coach.
We started fresh on Friday 16th September as we attended the buzzing Juice FM Business Breakfast Club.
Some Like It Hot
As temperatures in the UK soared yesterday the majority of the population opted to cool down with cold drinks and ice cream but entrepreneurs in Brighton had different ideas.
Accounts and Legal launch sustainability policy
What do Corporation Tax and Conifers have in common? Accounts and Legal care about them both. Read about out new Sustainability Policy.
Accounts and Legal do Brighton SEO
Brighton SEO have just held their second conference of 2016 and boy was it a big one! But why did accountants have to actually go to the digital marketing convention we hear you cry? Well the answer is quite interesting…
Not all roads lead to Rome…one or two lead to Brighton
More exciting news! Read all about what has happened in our team over the last few weeks, a lot has been going on. Can you keep up?
What do seagulls, sunshine and self-assessments have in common?
Great news this week! Accounts and Legal are expanding, we are now offering our services in Brighton in addition to London. Come by and say hello!
Careers: Apprentice Accountant
We have a number of sponsored trainee accounting vacancies. Find out more.