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HOW WE CAN HELP:

Running an eCommerce business can be complicated.


With over 50% of consumers shopping online since the Covid-19 outbreak, it's essential that your business gets the support it needs. We support sellers on Amazon, Shopify, Ebay, Etsy & more on how to better optimise sales and operational performance. Whether you are looking to streamline complex financials, better manage cashflow, reduce tax risks or scale your business to the next level, we have the services to support you on your journey. 


  • Setting Up A Limited Company

    We can set-up your company and provide all the statutory documents necessary and register for VAT and obtain a PAYE scheme.
  • Raising Finance

    Expanding your customer base is the cornerstone to increasing revenues, but this can only be made possible through investment with additional staff, equipment, marketing, and stock all necessary to fuel growth. We have access to over 100 lending providers and a dedicated team here to help you quickly source a partner that’s right for you.
  • Business Planning

    There are more opportunities to make money online than ever before, and for your eCommerce business, now is the ideal time to expand, refresh, and make updates in order to fulfill customer needs and expectations. An effective business planning process gets to the heart and soul of your company’s objectives, financial performance, and strategy, providing you with a clear roadmap for the future. Following a complimentary Deep Dive session, we will work with you to produce a business plan that you can use to guide you on your journey, and as an aid to help you sell the opportunity to invest in your company to potential funders.
  • Pitch Deck Design

    Our in-house marketing agency, Raffingers Marketing, will use your business plan to design a beautifully branded pitch deck for you to use during meetings with potential investors, customers, partners, and co-founders.
  • Financial Forecasts

    We will create a cashflow forecast for you so that you can gain a deeper understanding of your finances and treat the underlying causes of poor cashflow.
  • Marketing & Brand Strategy

    With 70% of commerce journeys beginning with an online search, it's no surprise that marketing for eCommerce is everything. Our in-house marketing agency, Raffingers Marketing, have over 10 years' experience building e-commerce businesses from the ground up. From early-stage start-ups through to leading global brands, our marketing specialists have worked with businesses like yours on everything from establishing brand identity, through to new product launches, PPC advertising, and influencer partnership strategies.
  • Accounting & Tax Advice

    We are a full-service accountancy and advisory firm, meaning we handle everything that is required for HMRC and Companies House, including a jargon-free annual report highlighting an overview of your businesses finances, helping you to understand day-to-day operational costs, profit, loss, taxes and more.
  • Bookkeeping & VAT

    Whether you need help preparing and submitting your VAT returns, annual accounts or are looking for software- such as Xero, Sage or QuickBooks- we will help you find the best solutions for your business.
  • Payroll

    We can handle payrolls for businesses with 2 to 200 employees, as well as ensuring you are compliant with the auto-enrolment scheme. We will also advise on optimal salary dividends mixes and show you how to pay yourself in Xero.
  • Personal Tax & Self-Assessment

    One of our qualified, experienced experts will work with you to complete and submit your tax return (no matter how complex) to HMRC on time. Our team will ensure you do not incur late filing penalties and will let you know how much tax you owe.
  • International VAT

    Our partnership with Simply VAT enables us to help you register for VAT in the EU, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Their international expertise ensures you stay compliant as you venture into new markets.
  • Digital Solutions

    Did you know that by 2024, digital and mobile wallets will account for over 50% of transactions? With such explosive growth, e-commerce businesses must offer the right mix of local digital and mobile wallets at the checkout to avoid high cart abandonment rates and remain competitive. Our Digital Solutions team will work with you to analyse your systems, processes, and strategies how best to streamline your complex structure into one principal place. Our digital solutions sync with the software you use like Shopify, PayPal, Square and Stripe, meaning you can get a clear picture of your financials and business operations under one roof.
  • Cloud Accounting

    As Xero Platinum Partners, we help you to use Xero as your core accounting system, giving you more flexibility over your accounts, a deeper understanding of your data, and a huge opportunity to automate your finances. Our Cloud service also ensures you are fully compliant with Making Tax Digital (MTD).

ECOMMERCE HELPSHEETS

YOUR ECOMMERCE TEAM

We have vast experience in the world of eCommerce, and our team will be at your disposal.

WHAT THEY SAID:

We talk the talk and walk the walk.

WHAT THEY SAID:
  • I finally feel I have a clear understanding of our tax obligations thanks to the brilliant guidance of the team at Raffingers. Raffingers has been instrumental in helping us become more financially conscious and efficient, which has had a massively positive impact on the way we do business. Working with Raffingers has been a 100% positive experience.

    Joe Pitcher, Co-Founder of Textileartist.org
  • We moved over to Raffingers in 2018 after my business partner and I undertook an MBO at our company.  Raffingers are the perfect fit for us in terms of friendly and professional advice.  We ask a question – we get a straightforward answer immediately, it’s refreshing and how accountancy should be.  They allow us to get on with running our business, and have helped us through the growth we have experienced since we then.  The team are brilliant, they have the expertise in areas we lack and his accessible advice allows us to play to our strengths and maximise our business opportunities.  Trina who works with our accounts department on payroll is always friendly and efficient, and will go out of her way to help us out. In short, Raffingers are exactly what we need them to be for us.  An experienced, friendly and efficient accountancy firm, with the personal touch – forward thinking, they practise what they preach and constantly give us resources to help us achieve our goals.  Raffingers are also behind a charitable foundation which makes a real difference.  All in all, we are very proud to be associated with Raffingers and feel that they are the perfect partner for our business going forward.    

    Jamie Dannell, Director of Dannells

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Digital Solutions: The Tech That Drives Your Business

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In this mini-series, we showcase the very best software for your business needs that make your dreaded tasks easy and stress-free!

The software featured will show you how to streamline business processes, stay on top of your finances and better manage your cash flow.

Our team of digital solutions advisors can come up with a bespoke solution for you to ensure that your business runs the way it should. 

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    Monday 18 October 2021
    Integrating Re-Leased with Xero accounting software is a breeze. Their seamless integration with Xero lets you reconcile your rental receipts and expenses instantly.
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    Your invoices paid on time, in less time, sounds good right? Watch this Chaser demo to find out how to make accounting easier and less time consuming for your business!
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