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A successful business needs the continuous support and advice from professionals. That’s what we are here for. Our years of commitment to our business clients has given us the skill and expertise to help you improve your performance and profitability.

Our services include:

Business Start-up and Planning

We understand the excitement and worry, the highs, the lows that come with starting your business. We’ve been there for countless business start-up clients. Helping them to get started and watching their business ideas fledge and take flight.

There is so much that we can do for you. Allowing you to focus on getting your business up and running.

Let us help you with:

  • Business plan preparation
  • Structuring your business
  • Assisting with company formation and company secretarial duties
  • Establishing relationships with banks, insurers etc.
  • Registering of your business with HRMC
  • Preparing of cashflow projections
  • Tax planning
  • Annual accounts and audit


We 'get' small businesses. We understand the trials and tribulations of running a business. We are here to support you and give you time; from cupcake supplier to international exporter. We can help. We keep your long-term planning on track whilst you are dealing with the day-to-day pressures of running your business. So that you don’t have to miss opportunities or make rushed decisions.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

Accounting and Audit

Businesses can find accounting time consuming. Wagstaffs offers you both flexibility and support. We can relieve you of the burdens of: payroll, VAT returns, bank reconciliations and annual accounts, at a place that suits you. Your office or ours, it’s up to you.

We can provide you with regular management accounts to keep you informed on cash flow, profitability, performance ratios, credit control, etc.

Our services are tailor-made. We will discuss your specific requirements and set-up appropriate procedures and controls to ensure your accounts are kept up-to-date and compliant.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.


Adding value and making a difference to a client’s business is the heart of our audit philosophy.

We are expert in the application of audit techniques that help to bring the right mix of compliance and added value.

We apply our knowledge and understanding of each of our clients’ businesses and their particular business sector to ensure our approach is tailored to their needs.

The audit process is more than just looking at the numbers, we get behind them and consider their meaning for the business as a whole and how we can help shape plans for the future.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.


We have staff dedicated to relieving you of the onerous and complex task of payroll administration. We can provide a comprehensive and confidential service.


  • Payslips
  • Administration of PAYE, NI and all statutory payments
  • Completion of all year end forms and submission to staff and HMRC
  • Administration of all bonus, incentive and termination payments
  • Pension scheme administration.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

Management Accounting and VAT

Making life simple for you. Our in house experts ensure your management accounting and VAT are always spot-on, on time, every time.

Management accounting

Our management accounting services are tailor made to suit you, whether it is data input or providing training and set up to use intuitive cloud based technology, our experts are on hand to assist.

Our bespoke management reports ensure that our clients receive essential information to drive their business efficiently and effectively.

We are expert in various management accounting software applications and are Xero and Sage partners.


Getting the VAT right means no interest charges or penalties for late submissions just a smooth, simple system.

Making sure that you collect the correct amount, make your payments correctly and file your returns correctly within the deadlines. We can even give your business a VAT health check.

Smart. Concise. Intouch. Expert

Contact our management accounting and VAT team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

Company Secretarial

We can take care of all of the time consuming, but very necessary, compliance documentation for you. So you have peace of mind. You can achieve compliance without tedium!

A few ways we can help you:

  • Filling in statutory returns
  • Maintenance of statutory books
  • Minutes and resolution documentation
  • General advice on company law

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We understand all things 'business'. We effectively manage mergers and acquisitions with knowledge, understanding and energy.

We design solutions to fit your requirements strategically planning your acquisition criteria, conducting feasibility studies and identifying suitable candidate companies.

We deliver you true, expert advice. Bringing accuracy and precision to your negotiation strategy. Preparing financial projections for you and even assist, after the merger, with the post-merger integration. Minimising your tax exposure throughout the process.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

International Services

Taking your business to the global stage? We are experts in cross-border operations. We can advise on appropriate UK structure and through our international association consider the overseas aspect.

We are members of INAA, an association of similar sized and like minded international accountancy practices who share our commitment to client care

Our experience covers; multiple currency accounting, import and export, international tax and asset protection.

We know our stuff.

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.

Tax and Tax Mitigation

Minimise your exposure, maximise your compliance and hand over the administrative burden to us. Let us take care of your corporate tax planning leaving you to get on with running your business. Why pay more tax than you should? Let us check that you are paying the right amount of tax and potentially improve your bottom line.

A few ways we can help you:

  • Identifying the most tax efficient structure for your business
  • Taking full advantage of tax breaks
  • Helping with self-assessment and compliance regulations
  • Acting on your behalf in dealings with the tax authorities
  • Cross border matters
  • Transfer pricing
  • Double taxation relief claims

Contact our accountancy advice team on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help you.


The academies sector continues to grow, bringing with it dynamism, progression and creativity. Such new opportunities also bring with them risks, responsibilities and a new framework in which to operate. For newly established academies, this can be overwhelming and they may need guidance and support from external professional advisors.

The process of selecting professional advisor to provide accounting and audit services must be based on the advisor having expertise in the sector, who is local, responsive and who can add value.

We have a wealth of expertise in the sector and believe that adding value really does make a difference to our clients.

Our services include external audit and assurance, advice on VAT and taxation and proactive consultancy advice. Our services are tailor made to suit the needs of each academy or multi academy trust. Our range of clients include single and multi academy trusts.

We apply our knowledge and understanding within the sector and apply that to the needs of our clients, ensuring we work with them to deliver their future goals.

Contact our academies experts on 01438 740074 to discuss how we can help and support you.


Our aim is to establish a one-to-one personal relationship with each of our clients. As such, we are able to advise on financial matters outside of purely business-related finances.

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We have developed expertise in several industry specialisms, enabling us to provide highly focused services in these sectors.

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Wagstaffs Richmond House, Walkern Road, Stevenage, Herts SG1 3QP

© Wagstaffs. Wagstaffs is the trading name of Wags LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales number OC317369. Registered office as above. A list of members is open to inspection at our office. Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. A member of the INAA Group, a worldwide association of independent accounting firms.

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