Bookkeeping & VAT

At AGP we understand that when running a business priorities are often focused on the operational side of your business, bookkeeping & administration can often be put off until it becomes quite a major task. By taking advantage of AGP's bookkeeping service, we can take this problem away so you can get on with running your business while we manage your accounting books.

How will our bookkeeping service benefit your business?

Outsourcing bookkeeping provides the following key benefits:

  •     Your records are always up to date
  •     Prompt completion of financial accounts
  •     Makes the completion of VAT returns easier         

Who can benefit from our bookkeeping service?

  •     Clients who have a reasonable number of customers and suppliers.
  •     Clients who provide or receive credit facilities.
  •     Clients that have a fairly large number of accounts entries
  •     Clients whose businesses need up to date accounts in order to be managed properly.
  •     Clients that don't have an internal accountant, but don't really want to do the books themselves either!
  •     Compliance with self-assessment legislation
  •     Compliance with Companies Act 1985 requirements

Is book keeping cost effective? Time is money, and your time is one of the most valuable commodities your business possesses. If the time you spend doing your books could be spent in a more profitable way, then outsourcing your bookkeeping could prove to be very cost effective indeed.

AGP offers this local bookkeeping service at very competitive rates and because AGP are specialists in the provision of this service, we can ensure the management of your books is a straightforward and simple process, freeing up your valuable time to get on with what is most important to you - running your business.


VAT Service


By outsourcing your VAT Return preparation to AGP you can rest assured that you will be using the most cost effective VAT scheme for your business to keep your VAT payments as low as possible.

We regularly review our methods of preparing your Return to ensure full advantage is taken of schemes such as Cash Acounting, Annual Accounting and the Flat Rate Scheme where this is appropriate to your circumstances.

We can also offer advice on the eligibility of input VAT claims and provide guidance on matters such as Retail schemes and EC transactions.

Using our knowledge and experience of VAT saves you both time and money and takes away the pain of preparing your own Return.

Call us now to obtain a free no obligation quote.

Our other services...

Financial Accounts Financial Accounts

We can help with the preparation of accounts for all types of business. Whether you are a Sole Trader, Partnership, Limited Company, Limited Liability Partnership or a Charity, AGP has the expertise to deal with you. We help you fulfil all your obligations with HMRC, Companies House and any other regulatory body that you are required to report to.

Audit Audit

An audit provides a high level of independent assurance of the financial position and results of an organisation. This gives shareholders confidence that the reported performance of the business is accurate as well as providing external users with certainty that the accounts show a true and fair view. An audit lends credence to the company accounts in a number of ways.

Charities and Not-for- Profit Organisations Charities and Not-for- Profit Organisations

AGP’s Charities and Not-for-Profit team provides advice and services to clients ranging from small local organisations to large national networks. In addition to Audits and Independent Examinations, we also offer statutory accounts preparation, bookkeeping, payroll, VAT return preparation and support for your Trustees and volunteers.

Tax Planning Tax Planning

It is important to ensure your tax planning reflects any changes to your circumstances which is why we work very closely with all our personal clients. AGP are trusted to manage tax efficiently. Sometimes just a simple review of your personal tax circumstances can reveal significant tax saving opportunities which can be realised quickly and at minimal cost.

Payroll Services Payroll Services

AGP can become your own part-time Payroll Manager. An expert who knows the complexity of the relevant legislation inside out and for a fraction of the cost of an internal manager. Why not outsource this obligation and spend the time saved doing what you do best, running your business?

Corporate Taxation Corporate Taxation

Corporation tax can be a huge outgoing for your company if it is not managed correctly and planned appropriately. You can trust AGP to employ a holistic approach to your tax planning whether you are a medium sized SME, an international organisation or a small owner-operator.

Management Accounts Management Accounts

Management accounts allow business owners to exert a far greater degree of control over their business, recognising and addressing problems and identifying opportunities soon after they arise.

Bookkeeping & VAT Bookkeeping & VAT

When running a business, priorities are often focused on the operational side of your business. Bookkeeping & administration can often be put off until it becomes quite a major task. By taking advantage of our bookkeeping service, we can take this problem away so you can get on with running your business while we manage your accounting books.

Company Formation Company Formation

We take away the hassle. Whether starting a new business or restructuring an existing one, our extensive knowledge of company formation means we can advise you on the merits and possible pitfalls of incorporation.

Contractor Accounts Contractor Accounts

We have a wealth of experience in the contractor market and as a result there are not many firms of Chartered Accountants that can claim they know the contractor industry as well as AGP. This leads to a number of benefits.

Auto Enrolment Auto Enrolment


AGP fully appreciates that auto enrolment can represent a significant challenge for employers.

There are numerous responsibilites and duties that employers must comply with and AGP are here to help.