Adding value

Last week I prepared annual accounts and corporation tax returns for two companies, prepared management accounts and attended a board meeting for another and helped another finalise a company sale.

You could say that these fairly standard accounting services added value but in many cases the role of an accountant is seen as a necessary evil. Accounts and tax returns these have to be submitted and many clients begrudge the fact that they need an accountant to help with this.

So, how do you add value – help a business grow, improve their cash flow, reduce their tax bills? Yes, all of those things help to add a financial value.

The best thing I did last week was to help a client reduce his and his family’s stress levels which had been sky high for the last 18 months. How? By finalising the liquidation of his business. This had been hanging over him like a dark cloud for more than a year and a half and now its all in the past.

What did I do? You could say I held his hand through the whole process, found a specialist to deal with the liquidation, negotiated with creditors, reduced debt levels, planned for the future and helped him do the right thing from start to finish.

That to me is adding value, improving a clients quality of life and helping him be able to look forward to the future.

Mark Telford

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About Mark Telford

I run a small vibrant accountancy practice. We're growing rapidly by offering clients a top class personalised service. There is no one size fits all approach at Telford Associates, we provide services tailored to our clients and develop these based on our understanding of their business and their personal needs and aspirations. We stay in regular contact with our clients all through the year, not just popping up at the year end to complete the accounts and tax returns. If you're fed up with a poor service or high fees from your accountant, who never returns e-mails or phone calls, please get in touch. I'm confident we can provide you with the service you deserve.
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