WHY CHOOSE US?
As you might expect, compliance services such as the preparation of accounts, make up the core of our activities. Whilst they might not be the most exciting part of what we do, they are essential in ensuring that you can sleep peacefully at night knowing that you are fully compliant with all regulations.
WE KEEP YOU IN THE KNOW
You should be confident that whatever business or tax related changes the future holds, you will never have to worry about complying with the law or taking advantage of opportunities that arise. You will receive regular newsletters containing all of the latest changes and updates relevant to you, and you will be contacted individually should the need ever arise.
WE DO ACCOUNTING, CLEARLY
That's right! Jargon free, to-the-point, real-time insights that will help you better understand your finances.
WE DELIVER WORK ON TIME, EVERY TIME.
Whatever it is that you need us to do; you will always be given a clear expectation of when the work will be completed, be kept up-to-date and be confident that the agreed deadline will be met.
Self-Assessment Tax Returns
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.
We can handle payrolls for businesses with 2 to 200 employees, as well as ensuring you are compliant with the auto-enrolment scheme.
You will receive a jargon-free annual report showcasing an overview of your businesses finances, helping you to understand day-to-day operational costs, profit, loss, taxes and more.
Specialist Audit Teams
Whether you need a general audit or something more specialist such as SAR (Solicitors Accounts Review), FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), charity, pension or grant audits – you can be rest assured that we will deal with your audit efficiently and within your budget. Our dedicated audit team will make the process as painless and simple as possible and you can be guaranteed to receive proactive constructive feedback about solutions and best practice that will enhance your business’ performance.
Should you fall subject to a tax inquiry, our team of specialists are here to support you. Their knowledge can make a substantial difference to the outcome of an enquiry and they will work with you to agree on the best approach. We also offer a Tax Protection Service in the event of an HMRC tax investigation, prices start from £110 per year.
Bookkeeping and VAT Returns
Whether you need help managing 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.
Management accounts include all of the in’s and out’s of your business and will provide you with a true reflection of where your business is at financially, helping you to plan accordingly for the future.
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.
- Making Tax Digital
- Management Accounts FactsheetManagement accounts are essential for business owners and directors to make timely and effective decisions based on the financial position of their company.
- DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITIESThe responsibilities and penalties for non-compliance of duties are more onerous if you are a director of a public company.
- Statutory Residence Test
- Tax Saving Benefits For Your EmployeesCompetitive salaries, benefits and culture play a key role in retaining exployees.
- Top ten: Accountancy blunders SMEs makeWe've highlighted the most common accountancy blunders SMEs make to ensure you are running your business efficiently and avoid making the same mistakes.
YOUR COMPLIANCE CHAMPIONS
We have a dedicated team of accounts and audit specialists who are waiting for you to pick their brains.
Suda joined Raffingers in August 1999 and became a Partner in 2008.
Prior to working with Raffingers, Suda trained with a large firm in the City of London. Suda manages a busy portfolio of clients, including owner managed businesses and UK subsidiaries providing audit, accountancy and business advisory services.
Suda has a hands-on approach to all his business start-ups, guiding them through their tricky growth phases. He also helps in not just giving accounting and taxation advice, which is essential, but also provides advice on setting up systems and sourcing finance, if required.
Yedidya grew up in South Africa and after completing his schooling, studied in Israel and the UK. He qualified with the ACCA in 2006 and whilst he has a particular focus on the property and charity sectors, he has assisted clients operating in various spheres of business.
We were delighted to announce Yedidya as a partner at the start of 2021, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to eleven.
Yaseen started working at Raffingers in May 2010 and works in the Accounts Department.
Gerard started working at Raffingers in June 1999 and is now one of our longest serving employees. Gerard's expertise is solicitors accounts and his qualifications include BSc (Hons) and ACCA. Outside of work Gerard enjoys watching spurs, golf and running.
Sally started working at Raffingers in September 2014, following the merger with Alexander Ash & Co. Sally's qualifications include a B.Sc (Hons) and FCCA.
Mukesh started working at Raffingers in August 2001. Mukesh's main areas of expertise are Charity accounts and audit. He is also FCCA Qualified.
Visham has been with Raffingers since 2014. Visham's qualifications include: Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA) and Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his young family, travelling, reading and the occasional 5-a-side game of football.
Gowri started working for Raffingers in May 2016. Gowri is ACCA qualified and has been working with charity and not for profit clients for the past few years. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, reading, gardening and baking.
Amratpal has been with Raffingers for over 6 years providing financial services ranging from VAT, statutory & management accounts and Audits. In his spare time, he enjoys watching & playing sports.
Anand joined Raffingers in 2014 and has never looked back since. He is ACCA qualified and has a wealth of knowledge working with SMEs. Anand believes there are no greater joys than helping others achieve greater goals. This motivates him to improve and enhance his knowledge. When he is not crunching numbers, he is busy destroying things via DIY or ticking tasks off the list - given by his wife!
Joe started at Raffingers in 2015 on a work experience placement. After being offered a permanent role at the firm, he has worked his way up from the office junior to being an experienced member of the audit and accounts team. When not in the office, Joe can be found taking chunks out of his local golf course, or in the kitchen cooking up a storm. Joe received a well deserved promoted to a PA at the start of 2021.
Joshua was born and bred in Edgware, NW London, before travelling to NY, LA and Cape Town for his studies. Upon returning to London in November 2014, he secured his first job here at Raffingers. When he's not tapping away at a spreadsheet, he can be found on a football pitch doing his best impression of Moussa Sissoko.
After completing her A-Levels at Epping Forest College in Accounting, English Language and ICT, Kathryn knew she wanted to pursue a career in accountancy. Kathryn joined NWN Blue Squared Limited in 2014 and subsequently Raffingers in January 2018 and is currently working towards her ACCA qualification.
Khilen started working at Raffingers as a graduate accountant in August 2016 straight after achieving a 2:1 in BA Economics degree from the University of Leicester. His A Levels include Economics, Business studies & Photography. One of his biggest achievements to date is starting an online business at the age of 15 which has grown and is currently still trading.
Matt is one of our semi-senior accountants here at Raffingers. He has a particular attention to detail and a drive in getting figures correct to the penny, making him a valuable addition to the team. When he’s not working hard on your accounts, you will find Matt either stuffing his face, at the gym or on a 5-a-side pitch.
Moish was born in North London before traveling across the pond for his studies, eventually graduating in the RCA of New Jersey with a BA equivalency. Upon returning to London in September 2019, he secured his first job here at Raffingers. Moish is well on track to become ACCA qualified having already taken a chunk of the examinations.
Dean has been at Raffingers since 2018, back when Arsenal were half decent. He is now part of the Accounts & Audit team while studying for his ACCA qualification. In his spare time he likes to watch Arsenal attempt to play football and watch Christian McCaffrey juking people out their shoes!
Jay is one of our semi-senior accountants here and has been at Raffingers since 2018 while studying for his ACCA qualification, he has a particular attention to detail making him a valuable addition to the team.
THE RAFFINGERS HUB
We love to talk business and will continue to share with you our business advice and tax planning strategies, helping you to get the most out of your business and your personal finances.
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