Company legislation requires businesses to perform several administration tasks that take up a lot of valuable company time. The last thing you need as a business owner is to be stressed out trying to ensure you comply with the 1993 Companies Act. The potential threat of penalties for failing to keep up with the changing rules is too great a risk to take.
At ICL Chartered Accountants we can relieve you of this burden. Our services include:
General advice on company law
Filing annual returns on your behalf
Preparing all documentation related to minutes and resolutions
Maintaining statutory books
Assistance with changes of directors, shareholders, addresses, and office details
Registered office facility
Please contact us for further information on how we can help you get back to running your business.
As unpleasant as the task is, estate planning is one of the necessities of life. Knowing your hard-earned assets will be dealt with in the manner you choose provides peace of mind.
For business owners, a plan for succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the process of providing for business continuity.
The executor and trustee of a will is required to perform a number of duties. At ICL Chartered Accountants we are experienced in estate planning and can guarantee no deviation from the succession plan for your assets.
The areas of estate administration we can assist with include:
Meeting to discuss objectives for your estate
Confirming assets - Valuations, inventories, and appraisals
Court approval for a grant of administration
Documentation involved in estate planning
Protecting the assets
Paying taxes and debts
We live in a computerised age where technology enables us to enhance a wide variety of business processes. Use software and hardware effectively can provide enormous benefit to your business.
Here at ICL Chartered Accountants we have embraced computerised systems, ensuring our trained, experienced professionals can:
Discuss the best system to further your business
Install and configure software to suit your purposes
Recommend processes to make your computer system more secure
Suggest accounting software applications suitable for your business
Train clients to be self-sufficient users of a range of software applications
Offer advice on electronic banking
Whether you are thinking about obtaining new computer hardware, or looking at completely changing your business systems, our team is willing and able to assist you.
Farm & Horticulture Accounting
Farm accounting involves specific business, financial, and taxation issues, and a specialist understanding of the industry. At ICL Chartered Accountants we keep abreast of the developments in both the farming and accounting industries, ensuring we are uniquely placed to provide up-to-date, accurate advice.
Our services include:
Farm budgeting and cash flows
Farm sales and purchases
Preparation of financial statements
At ICL Chartered Accountants we have the expertise required to assist you in a variety of areas relating to residential and commercial property. The services we offer our include:
Advice on purchasing a property
Reviews of lease agreements
Advice on funding
Guidance on tax minimisation
Advice on ownership structure
Periodic reviews to ensure returns are maximised
The importance of forecasts in making a residential investment cannot be emphasised enough. We can provide you with forecasts for:
Contact us today for more information on how we can assist you in the business of rental properties!
Achieving a comfortable retirement requires forward planning. You need to consider when you will retire, how much income you need for the retirement you desire, how to acquire that income, what role the government will play, and more.
The friendly team at ICL Chartered Accountants can help you answer these questions and plan for the relaxing retirement you've earned.
Buying & Selling a Business
Selling a business can be a difficult, disheartening time, and the tasks involved can seem particularly arduous. At ICL Chartered Accountants we remove the stress from the process.
The services we provide for preparing to sell a business include:
Obtaining comparative results
Establishing a realistic sale price
Taking the business to the market
Negotiating with potential purchasers
Drafting a contract
Our friendly, professional staff can help you obtain a maximum return for your business.
To ensure the long-term success of your business, it is critical to establish a well-designed succession plan. Coordinating the transition of your business to your successors can be an arduous process. However, with our years of experience we can address the complex issues of business continuation, removing the stress from your shoulders.
Contact us for more information on forming a plan that facilitates a hassle-free continuation of your business!
Your most valuable business asset is your staff. In recognition of this, and in line with our aim to help you make the most of your business, we provide an HR consulting service. By providing you with the best HR team, we guide you into getting the best from your team.
We can assist in the following key areas:
Advice on employment agreements, employment legislation, and employee policies and procedures
Health and Safety:
Assistance with implementing systems to ensure compliance with legislation
Training on health and safety
Assistance with ACC audits
Recruitment and Selection:
Assistance with advertising for employees
Shortlisting and interviewing
Support in administering the payroll
Advice on remuneration levels
Guidance with incentive and bonus schemes
Assistance in identifying performance measurement criteria
Training on carrying out performance appraisals
Guidance for managers in dealing with performance problems
Aligning HR strategies with business objectives to ensure the development of a team drives the improvement of business performance
Implementing personality tests to aid resolution of communication problems
Team building workshops
Implementing plans to achieve change in the workplace
Training managers to guide their team throughout the transition phase
Counselling, interview coaching, and other outplacement services