Expanding a business is an exciting time: your initial business plan has paid off, and you’re ready to grow. But it can also be risky, involving expenditure and a lot of planning.
We’re here for you
Our practical, experienced team of experts can help to guide you through the expansion process. We can review your business to ensure that it is prepared to expand, conduct operational reviews, assist with all elements of financing, monitor and measure your KPIs, assist with mergers and acquisitions and provide valuable advice to support an international expansion. We will work closely with you to ensure that, if you’re ready for expansion, everything goes as planned – and we’ll provide valuable advice and insights along the way.
Growing a Business
Taking the leap from employee to employer is one of the most exciting experiences of your working life, but it can also be the most daunting. Most entrepreneurs start a business because they’ve got a fantastic idea, not necessarily because they’re business experts, but the good news is, you don’t have to be to succeed. DUA can take care of the legal, fiscal and financial aspects of running your business so that you can focus on its development.
Our highly skilled team of experts can provide a realistic, constructive assessment of your business ideas. We can also help structure your business, prepare a business plan and cash flow projections, draw up a budget or provide trading forecasts. We can take care of registering with Companies House, Inland Revenue or Customs & Excise, assess your financial requirements, assist with proposals and take all bookkeeping and records-keeping off your hands. In short, we can take the place of a full-time Financial Director – saving you money to channel back into your business.
Every single working of your business translates into profit or loss – and while some of these factors are beyond your control, by taking charge of the factors you can manage, you’re giving your business the very best chance of success.
DUA works with you to improve the performance and increase the profitability of your business – from financial budgeting, KPI and trend analysis, operational planning and profitability analysis to strategy development and streamlining your business; DUA’s years of expertise help arm your business with the information it needs to succeed.
Buying & Selling
Buying and selling a business are two of the most challenging experiences of your working life – whether it’s your first business or part of an expansion plan. Acquiring a business opens up new opportunities, while selling your business needs to be carefully managed.
With complex issues, timing, number of advisors, and provision of relevant, reliable, and well-presented information – you want to ensure you’re surrounded by the right team. DUA’s dedicated team of chartered accountants and business experts can help you at every stage and work with you to ensure a smooth transaction.
It’s a tough time for entrepreneurs and business owners, but you don’t have to battle with your business strategy alone. DUA’s team of expert accountants and business advisors have a wealth of experience in helping businesses of all sizes to grow and develop – from start-ups to mature businesses, we are adept at helping you improve your bottom line. We can work with you to make practical, realistic and sustainable financial plans that help you achieve your business goals, and we strive to understand the workings of your business from the inside so that we can provide you with tailored insights.
Our extensive suite of business services includes all the accounting features you would expect, including acquisitions, mergers and disposals, corporate finance, tax planning, bookkeeping, VAT and international accounting – but we can also help you with strategic forecasts, business development & succession planning. Our hands-on, practical experts are here to help you.
Here’s what some of our customers have to say…
"This is my third tax year working with the Dua & Co team and I couldn’t be happier. They’re a great group of accountants who take away the stress of completing one’s taxes. As a freelance contractor, I was always anxious about doing my returns as I found the whole process incredibly stressful and wasn’t always clear on the processes, rules and regulations set by HMRC. However, since working with Dua & Co. I feel calmer and more in the know about the tax system, their client team is always on hand to explain things and offer me the best approach for my business. Equally, their prices are very fair, especially given the level of service received. I would definitely recommend Dua & Co. to any new business or someone looking for help with their personal taxes."
- Petra Hunt
"In my role as Director of Horstix, we have retained the services of Dua & Co since 2010. Our company has remained a satisfied, long-term client due to their efficient and reasonably priced services. We have always found them very approachable and their professional knowledge and attention to detail has been an invaluable resource. We look forward to continuing to work with Dua & Co and would not hesitate to recommend their services."
- Thomas Knust, Property Development
"I was introduced to Dua & Co by a friend after a very bad previous supplier. I haven’t looked back since. I was introduced to Barry Gordon and have continued to work with him and the Dua & Co team ever since. I no longer worry about my accounting despite my complicated multiple business set up. Through good times and bad times I have received the support and advice I needed and have been well chased to make sure I get everything done in time. I can then concentrate on what I do and getting my business working. I can’t recommend them highly enough."
- RP, Information Technology Consultant