Fraser Wood

Cost-effective compliance

Accounting and bookkeeping

We prepare accounts for all types of businesses: for limited companies, self-employed people, new business start-ups, charities and clubs. We can provide you with the tools to help you to work efficiently so you have more time to concentrate on your business. We give peace of mind that your accounts and returns are in order! Our accounting and compliance services include:

  • Bookkeeping services to meet the new requirements of Digital Tax
  • HMRC compliance and investigations
  • Maintaining PAYE and VAT records and associated returns
  • PAYE and National Insurance compliance
  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts

Company secretarial

The Companies Act places strict obligations on companies to submit legally required documents to agreed deadlines. We can provide the services to support the formation and running of your company, including:

  • Company formation
  • Company searches
  • Preparation and filing of statutory returns
  • Preparation of minutes and resolutions

Corporate finance services

We can help you to secure the finance for your business. We can help with:

  • Accessing government grants
  • Management buy-ins and buy-outs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Raising finance from investors
  • Securing loans
  • Valuing your business

Company tax planning

We deal with the day-to-day matters of business tax, PAYE, National Insurance and VAT. Our services will help to manage your corporate tax and assist you in the administration of your business. These tax-planning services include:

  • Achieving the optimum capital or revenue tax treatment
  • Acting on your behalf in discussions with the tax authorities
  • Making the most of tax opportunities specific to your situation
  • Meeting the rigorous demands of compliance including corporation tax for self-assessment
  • Reducing tax on disposals and maximising relief on acquisitions
  • Shaping the most tax-effective structure for your business
  • Taking full advantage of tax relief

Efficient corporate tax planning is essential to help you to manage the corporate tax burden.

Digital solutions, IT and accounting software

At Fraser Wood we will guide and help you to find the right IT systems for you and provide training on how to use these systems efficiently. We provide support, including remote access help, when you encounter issues or technical hiccups. Some of the many digital solutions we work with are:

  • KashFlow
  • QuickBooks
  • SAGE

Personal taxation

We have a number of clients whom we assist in fulfilling their personal tax requirements. Our friendly and dedicated team can provide assistance with your self-assessment tax return or advice on inheritance tax planning.

We provide advice on managing all personal taxes including:

  • Trusts and estates
  • What payments are due and when
  • Capital gains tax
  • Completion and filing of relevant returns
  • Income tax
  • Inheritance tax
  • Non-domiciliary taxes


We love working with charities. They have unique governance demands and can have complex accounting and reporting requirements. We are experts in working with charities, co-operatives, not-for-profit organisations and clubs. Our advisers can guide you and help your organisation to save valuable time and resources. We can help you with:

  • Accounting and taxation services
  • Business planning
  • Cash flow management and budget planning
  • Charity Commission and SORP compliance
  • Financial planning and management strategies
  • Fundraising
  • Outsourcing
  • Payroll Giving
  • Risk management
  • VAT

Please contact us by phone 01248 351 586 or by filling in this FORM and we can have a chat over a cup of coffee to see how we can help you.

COVID-19 Statement

For our clients

The office is in operation but in line with current guidance on social distancing we are unfortunately not accepting visitors into our premises.

If you wish to drop off your records at the office, please would you either telephone us in advance or alternatively please knock and wait for the door to be answered by a member of staff.

If you would like to pick up records please contact us in advance so that we can ensure your records are ready for you.

We are conducting our services via phone, email and virtual meetings wherever possible.

We can provide short face to face meetings, but as you can appreciate we are trying to keep this service to a minimum.

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. Please rest assured our customers will continue to receive a timely, safe and friendly service delivered with expertise.