Do you have the right business structure?

Where do you begin when deciding on the right business structure for you? Should you be limited company, partnership, limited partnership or as a sole trader?  One of our experts can guide you through the process and help you decide which vehicle best suits you.

Wanting more balance between family and business-related activities?owner-managed-business

Separating your work life and your home life is particularly hard when it’s a family business. We believe that you should be working on the business, not in the business. If you haven’t got a strategic plan in place, now is the time for a full review.

Having a professional who can provide an objective overview of where you are, where you want to be, and how you can achieve that can be invaluable. Call us to find out how to set one up.

PKB Accountants can assist you with the following considerations for your business:

Accountancy Services

Staying on top of your accounts is an important part of running a business but with so many other things to do, it can be difficult. Whether you simply need help submitting your tax return, want to ensure that you’re remaining compliant or require long-term payroll support, within PKB’s Accountancy Services, we can manage as much or as little of your accounts as you need.

Company Secretarial Services

We provide flexible and reliable company secretarial services for limited companies and LLPs. These can range from basic statutory compliance, right through to advising on company law and corporate governance.  Refer to our Company Secretarial Services page for more information.

Management Accounting Services

There’s a lot more to accounting than simply calculating profit and loss and submitting tax returns. When managed properly, your accounts can help you to make more informed decisions throughout the year. This can help you to run your business more efficiently as well as increase profits.

At PKB Accountants we can prepare monthly or quarterly management accounts for your business. This will provide an in-depth analysis of your profit and loss, balance sheets, aged debtors and creditors, budget comparisons and reviews of variances and ratios. Refer to our Management Accounting Services page for more information.

12-month cash flow and profit forecast

Planning for the future is a crucial part of running a successful business and we can help you do exactly this with a 12-month cash flow and profit forecast. You can use this when planning future strategies or negotiating bank or loan facilities. Refer to our Management Accounting Services page for more information.


Bookkeeping can be a daunting and time-consuming task at the best of times, let alone when you’re also trying to run a business.

If you find yourself constantly battling to work out how much profit you’re making, who owes you money, how much VAT you have to pay or can’t figure out what your management reports mean, PKB Accountants can help. Refer to our Bookkeeping Services page for more information.


Payroll is a crucial part of running a business and it’s important to get it done accurately and on time otherwise you’re left with a lot of unhappy employees. Unfortunately however, it can be very time-consuming and what do you do if your payroll manager is sick or on holiday?

If you’re managing your payroll yourself, outsourcing this function takes the pressure off you and allows you to focus your time on other important tasks such as developing your business.

Refer to our Payroll Services page for more information.


VAT is a complex tax and whatever the size of your business, issues can arise.

Whether you’re starting a business from new or up until now haven’t been charging VAT, it’s especially important that you have the procedures in place to ensure that you avoid any potential pitfalls.

Unpaid VAT and penalties for errors can have a significant impact on your business so it’s vital that all risks are eliminated or dealt with promptly. Refer to our VAT Services page for more information.

Xero Online Accounting

Xero online accounting is a cloud based bookkeeping and accounting software. Financial data and documents are stored in the cloud, where they can be viewed by your accountant, rather than transferring large data files.


If you’re looking for chartered certified accountants in Berkshire or would like to talk to PKB Accountants about your business, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to help.


Case Study – see how we can help you

Challenge: The shareholders and directors of an internet company wanted to sell their business for the best possible price.

Our Solution: We put the company through our “Fit for Sale” program which includes carrying out checks to ensure that it would pass the buyers financial due diligence.

Outcome: The final sale price was £1.8 million higher than the initial offer.

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