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10 difficult questions to ask your new accountant - and our responses!

In our usual helpful fashion, here are some questions to ask when you're looking for a new accountant.....

Are you qualified accountants?
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Yes, we're Chartered Certified Accountants. Professionals.
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How many partners are there
in the practice?
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We are a 1 partner firm
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How experienced are you in
dealing with a business like
mine, at its particular stage
of growth?
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Our clients range in size from the very
small to medium sized and we've seen
many of them go from start-ups and go through the growth phase.
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In talking to them, assess
whether they understand your business sector.
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Just ask us!
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Ask who will look after your
account on a day to day basis
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When you phone you get to speak
to the partner or as soon as practical thereafter. Find out here who is in charge....
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Ask about their estimated response times
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We don't give estimated times. We give you guaranteed times.
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Will your service be proactive?
Will you remind me when I need to submit accounts and tax returns or send me updates in tax law?
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When we meet, I'll explain more but - as you
will see from the rest of this website, we are positively proactive. A monthly newsletter keeps you in touch with what's happening as well as special editions to help you with the budget etc.
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Do you offer any additional services? ...
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We are much more than beancounters......
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Does your practice offer any specialist services e.g. start-up support? ...
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As it happens we specialise in start-ups, family businesses and property.
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What do your charges cover and can you fix my fees for 12 months in advance?
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Fixed fees so you know in advance what you will pay.
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