Company set-up

Accountancy advice for business start-ups - practical, friendly, effective support from Clayton & Brewill to help you get your new business onto the best footing.

Most people starting up in business do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through. Sometimes though, the legal and financial aspects of running a business can often appear daunting… and this is where Clayton & Brewill chartered accountants can help!

The friendly accountants at Clayton & Brewill in Nottingham and Long Eaton can help you to:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • Prepare a business plan, cashflow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • Assess the finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance and draw up the necessary proposals
  • Advise on tax planning – both for the business and for you as an individual
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank and any other lenders
  • Complete any registration procedures with Companies House and HMRC
  • Deal with ongoing company secretarial issues
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements
  • Decide on what computer hardware to buy and help with the installation of accountancy software
  • Keep on top of book-keeping, VAT, payroll and other accounting requirements
  • Help with all aspects of business compliance and administration

Clayton & Brewill offers accountancy advice to start-up businesses across the East Midlands, from our offices in Nottingham, Melton Mowbray and Long Eaton.

Clayton & Brewill works with new and established businesses across a wide range of sectors. We have particular expertise in helping family-owned companies and farming businesses with their accountancy and tax planning matters.

Whatever stage you’re at with your new venture, the experienced and friendly accountants at Clayton & Brewill can help you to bring it to life. Get in touch today to find out how we can help.

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If you’ve recently started a business and need professional advice, please call us on 0115 950 3044 or contact a member of the team for a quote.

How can we help?


Whether you are a limited company, a sole trader or partnership, Clayton & Brewill can take care of your accountancy needs, giving you valuable insight and support and leaving you free to concentrate on other areas of your business.

Corporate tax

Clayton & Brewill offers efficient and cost-effective tax advice and support for owner-managed businesses, sole traders and partnerships.

Personal tax

Specialist, personal advice on income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.


Clayton & Brewill can help you comply with your statutory audit requirements as well as working with you to use the annual audit to identify areas for improvement and growth.

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