Michael Page Accounting and Business Start-Up and Planned Growth.

Sometimes its as basic as bouncing around a business idea with some-one  - before you are ready to commit – Don’t forget – The initial meeting with Mike is without charge -  And you may end up saving more than just an hours fees!

If you are progressing to Business Start Up you will probably require assistance in some or all of the following areas :

The Initial Business Plan : This is essential even if you are not planning to borrow from the Bank.  We also help with the implementation of the plan and can help train and mentor the budding entrepreneur.

Do you need help or a sounding board on your Business Strategy? We can help you with your Marketing Plan and give you sound advice on how to target and reach your Customers; Help calculate your Break-even point and Working Capital Requirements.

What about Cash flow?  Determining how much initial finance you require and help in obtaining borrowing facilities.

Deciding on whether to do it as a Self-Employed/Partnership or as a Limited Company

How do you record all of this?  What do you need to meet your Statutory obligations and make the Annual Accounts simple to prepare?  More importantly - Are you able to track your business progress and compare it to your Plans and Budgets. 

Setting up the basic book-keeping system; What Accounts Software? Will a basic spread sheet be better? Software selection, Sage Training, Etc......

And, of course, the compliance work :

Initial Registration for Income Tax, PAYE, Corporation Tax and VAT etc.


If you are in the Bristol area and looking for an Accountant and Business Advisor to support and mentor you and your colleagues then contact Michael Page Accounting