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I need help setting a new business up



Liberating, optimistic and exciting. Daunting, challenging and risky. New business start-ups can be all of these things. Which is why we love working with you - helping you to get the right finances in place from the start.
Start Ups
Is this for you?
Starting up a business can be exciting, daunting, liberating and challenging, all at the same time. If you need a guiding hand to help you on your journey, we're your team.

How we help:
Whether you're a sole trader, partnership or want to become a limited company straight away, we help you set up the best structure for your business from the start, including our easy-to-use online accounting system.

Price:
£50-£400 per month.

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What you need to know

When you are looking to set up a new business there are lots of financial factors we can help you consider:

1. Business structure - will you be a sole trader, are you going into partnership with someone or do you want to set up as a limited company straight away?

2. Investment - Consider the initial outlay of setting up the business and whether you will need to raise finance, such as business premises and rates, hardware and infrastructure, product development, manufacturing, storage, staff costs. 

3. Resourcing - will you need to employ freelancers, contractors or recruit permanent employees on PAYE?

4. Potential sales and income - will you need to register for VAT? What about tax and National Insurance thresholds, cashflow and salaries?

All our starts ups use Xero, our online accounting software that makes the tracking and management of your finances a breeze. Find Out More
"Azure are switched on and proactive - not your usual stuffy accountants! We've used other accountants in the past but Azure are a definite breath of fresh air. They've held our hand through some major changes in our business - going above and beyond in doing so."

Ben, Stanbrook and Nicholson
"Azure look after my business accounts extremely efficiently so that I can focus on my business and clients. They are always on hand to provide insight and advice if I need it - I can't recommend them highly enough."

Kay Phelps, The PR Department
"Azure manage everything for me, so I can focus on growing my business. They give suggestions on ways to improve efficiency and are always there for guidance and advice. They're an integral part of my business and I couldn't grow without them."

Hannah Carter, LiB Consultants
As a new business, our financial affairs seemed like a bit of a minefield. Azure encouraged us to use technology such as Xero and Receipt Bank, making it incredibly easy to keep on top of ongoing accounting and reporting on performance.

Edd Lewington, Katah Events
I'm extremely happy with the continuous communication from John at Azure. My last accountant never provided this level of care and insight into my business. 


Huw Davies, Caddington Blue