Our accountant partners benefit from wide-ranging experience of working with UK and international companies to plan and establish new business operations. These accountants bring specialist knowledge of the UK regulatory and tax environment and are focused on developing long-lasting business partnerships.

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RSM logo RSM

RSM is a large, independent UK firm of chartered accountants and business advisers. RSM advises on a full range of business matters from statutory audit, VAT, corporate and personal tax planning and compliance and corporate finance advice through to risk management and regulatory advice. In the UK, RSM are led by more than 350 partners and have a total of over 3,800 people.

RSM is also the 5th largest audit, tax and advisory network in the world. RSM is headquartered in London, and has over 43,000 employees in more than 140 countries worldwide.

RSM have a unique proposition for multinationals: as well as offering the full complement of accounting and tax services, RSM is also a tightly integrated business which views its clients in the round and offers joined-up expertise and advice. RSM can provide partner-level attention anywhere in the world you want to do business.

Whether your business is headquartered in the UK or you are looking to expand here, RSM sets the standard for international value.

Their professionals understand today’s global business environment and seek to understand your international business needs. The Chelmsford office of RSM is the local office with national and international strength and the first-choice adviser to Essex based businesses.

RSM’s international services include:

RSM have sector specialists, advising on and understanding every aspect of your business, in the following industries:

  • Charities
  • Consumer markets
  • Education
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Government and public sector
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Pensions
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Recruitment
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Rural Services
  • Social housing
  • Media and technology
  • Transport and logistics

View RSM’s global client testimonials to hear what clients say about their global capabilities and resources.

Visit RSM’s website here: www.rsmuk.com

Grant Thornton logo Grant Thornton UK LLP

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of one of the world’s leading organisations of independent advisory, tax and audit firms. We help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice.

In the UK, we are led by more than 185 partners and employ 4,500 of the profession’s brightest minds.

Our underlying purpose is to build a vibrant economy, based on trust and integrity in markets, dynamic businesses, and communities where businesses and people thrive. We work with banks, regulators and government to rebuild trust through corporate renewal reviews, advice on corporate governance, and remediation in financial services. We work with dynamic organisations to help them grow. And we work with the public sector to build a business environment that supports growth, including national and local public services.

Our central and eastern practice includes more than 400 people, supported by over 20 partners and directors with offices across the region including Chelmsford. We know dynamic organisations need a broad range of services to support their growth ambitions. We draw on the expertise of multi-disciplinary teams to provide specialist, tailored advice.

Our services: 

We are part of a network of over 50,000 people in over 130 countries.  This means we have connections across the globe.

In the UK, we provide assurance, tax and specialist advisory services to over 20,000 privately held businesses, public interest entities and individuals nationwide.

We have industry specialists who work at the heart of their chosen sectors including:

  • Automotive
  • Business Support Services
  • Consumer Markets
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Not for Profit
  • Public Sector
  • Real Estate
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Helping businesses expand: 

Collaboration is at the heart of achieving our purpose – whether that’s working with banks, regulators and government to rebuild trust or working; working with the public sector to build a business environment that supports sustainable and inclusive growth.  We believe that today’s world is all about connecting across businesses and industries, between public and private. And we have a track record of making that happen.

This includes supporting businesses looking to establish a presence in the UK or expand their current operations.

Companies we work with: 

From our Chelmsford office we work with many local dynamic businesses – a number of which are detailed in our annual Essex Limited Report – further details can be found here: https://www.grantthornton.co.uk/office-locations/chelmsford/essex-limited/

Visit Grant Thornton’s website here: www.grantthornton.co.uk

Haslers Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers

Haslers are a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, Business Advisers, Tax, VAT, Corporate Finance and Insolvency specialists based in Loughton, operating for a variety of clients in various sectors throughout Essex and North East London.

As a complete financial service centre comprising of 10 partners, their work is uniquely integrated covering the full spectrum of a business lifecycle – for almost 70 years they have been committed to providing high quality, personal bespoke services.

Their partner led team can offer you a fresh approach in fulfilling your financial requirements offering honest and practical advice you can depend on.

Haslers offer accountancy and business services to a wide range of specialist sectors including:

  • Business start-ups
  • Charities and not for profit
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • International
  • Professional practices
  • Property and construction

Their extensive services include accounting, audit & assurance, bookkeeping and management account, business planning, business services, cloud accounting, corporate finance, HR consultancy, payroll services, insolvency and recovery, tax and VAT.

Haslers provide a comprehensive range of company secretarial services to businesses at all stages of their life cycle the include company formations, registered office, maintenance of statutory registers and annual filings. For businesses looking to expand they can assist with acquisitions, raising finance, due diligence and company valuations.

The team at Haslers work with entrepreneurs, small businesses & SMEs and subsidiaries of large privately owned or listed foreign companies(Japan, US).

The Haslers Group is unique in having such a wide range of expertise under one roof. They are a one stop shop of expertise parallel to the “Big 4” accountancy firms – there is no matter that a colleague at Haslers cannot handle.

Their 10 partners are all specialists in their chosen fields of expertise, providing partner led advice with broad skills and experience.

LB Group

When you’re considering setting up operations in the UK from abroad, you want to work with people who know what you need and can make things happen, efficiently and expertly.

LB Group are a top 100 firm of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisors and Business Advisors in the UK. They understand the issues and fears facing inward investing companies of all sizes, from start-ups to international groups.

LB Group work with companies setting up in the UK from abroad and offer professional advice to those considering entering the UK offering a combined suite of services, created to cater for the needs of inward investors.

Services provided include:

  • Business plans
  • Taxation advice, including cross border trading and transfer pricing implications
  • Advice relating to employee benefits
  • Tax planning and compliance relating to individuals seconded to the UK
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements and audit
  • Corporate tax compliance
  • Corporate and personal tax advice
  • Business consultancy and due diligence work

If you are considering entering the UK market for the first time, it is essential that you obtain sound professional advice. Please contacts us for a free consultation.

Find out more at www.lbgroupltd.com

Rickard Luckin

Rickard Luckin’s fundamental purpose is to spend time with clients in order to fully understand their needs. Every business client has different requirements, unique issues and individual goals. That’s why services from Rickard Luckin are flexible and designed to provide whatever you require, offering specialist advice and support.

What makes Rickard Luckin stand out is the way they work with you – they have built a team of genuine business advisers that not only help you with the “usual” accountancy services but can also help you to grow your business and provide you with the support you would expect from a trusted adviser. They provide the level of personalised service you might expect from a smaller firm whilst being able to draw on a huge pool of experienced qualified professionals that you would expect from a larger firm.

Rickard Luckin take the time to truly understand how best to support you – anything from advice about growing your business or optimising your personal finances to routine bookkeeping, accounting and auditing. They work as your partner to gain the best results for your business as well as offering the support of their specialist in-house teams such as their Small Business Unit and Business Services.

Rickard Luckin is a member of MGI Worldwide, a Top 20 international accounting network of independent audit, tax and accounting firms, which brings together the expertise of some 6,000 professionals in over 300 locations around the world. Membership enables Rickard Luckin to keep abreast of important new developments, while providing a seamless international service to their clients looking for support worldwide.

Click here to read Rickard Luckin’s guide to doing business in the UK.

Find out more information on www.rickardluckin.co.uk

Haines Watts

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants and business advisors who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. They work with businesses of every size across all sectors and at varying stages of growth. The firm focuses on supporting the long-term strategic ambitions of business owners and has a depth of expertise in advising local businesses.

The partners of Haines Watts are business owners in their own right. They take great pride in having built successful growing businesses. They have experienced first-hand the challenges that come with growing a business and the personal impact this has on owners. They use this insight and experience to help clients build profitable businesses and realise their ambitions.

Haines Watts are a UK firm with a global reach and work for many local clients who have overseas operations and customers located around the world. The firm is part of Geneva Group International (GGI), a top ten international network of accounting, law and consulting firms. They use their global relationships to champion the overseas interests of their clients.

Haines Watts are firmly embedded in the local business communities they serve. They are passionate about doing business in Essex and committed to harnessing the opportunities available for any ambitious business owner looking to do business in Essex.

From support with routine accounting and tax compliance to more specialist services such as research and development tax relief, raising funds or increasing the value of your business – Haines Watts have a team you can rely upon.

For more on their services and latest thinking, visit www.hwca.com or get in touch with the local Essex office on +44(0)1708 475 220.