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Villars Hayward LLP
Boston House, Boston Road
Henley-on-Thames RG9 1DY

Tel: 01491 411077   Fax: 01491 410199

Our Services

We provide a full range of services to cover our clients' needs, from basic compliance work such as the completion of financial statements and tax returns to more specialist advice tailored to our clients' particular circumstances.

Clink on the links below to find out more about what we are able to do for you.

Company Formations and Secretarial
Wealth Management
Business Support


We are able to offer a full range of accounting services including:

  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts
  • General book-keeping services
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Maintaining PAYE records and associated returns
  • Preparation of Cash Flow forecasts
  • General business advice

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Both our partners have widespread experience in all aspects of personal and business taxation, and as well as helping you to cope with self-assessment, and fulfil all your statutory obligations, we are able to advise on the more complex issues that are encountered on a less regular basis. Our services in this area include:

  • Completion of annual tax returns and advising on all aspects of self-assessment
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Trust and Estate Returns
  • Capital Gains Tax advice
  • All aspects of business taxation and advice
  • Corporation Tax
  • VAT compliance and planning
  • PAYE and National Insurance Compliance
  • Tax planning generally for both individuals and businesses

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We will carry out your audits on a timely basis with a minimum of fuss. Our audit work will assure you that your financial statements are fully compliant with statutory requirements, and it can also be a useful way of highlighting any strengths or weaknesses in your business.

Our core auditing services include:

  • Statutory company audits
  • Specialist audits, including Charities, Clubs and other Associations

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Company Formations and Secretarial

We are able to advise on all aspects of company formations, from the initial consultation where the need for a limited company is identified through arranging for the company formation and advising on the structure of this.

When the company is up and running the Companies Acts place strict obligations on Directors to keep satisfactory records and to submit the required documents according to the relevant deadlines. We are able to help ensure that these obligations are met through our company secretarial services which are as follows:

  • Maintaining Statutory records
  • Preparation of Annual Returns
  • Preparation of Minutes, Resolutions and Companies House forms

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For those of our clients who do not wish for whatever reason to maintain their own accounting records, we are able to administer the full accounting function, either by regular attendance at their offices or from our own office in Henley.

Modern communications enable us to be constantly in touch with the clients and our staff, who have experience of all the most popular accounting software programmes, are able to access and maintain their accounting records on a regular basis. Thus they ensure that these clients have all the information they need, when they need it, to successfully manage their businesses.

The outsourcing function can include not only the maintenance of the accounting records, but also the preparation of management accounts, VAT returns, cash flow forecasts, and maintaining the payroll records.

Outsourcing is becoming more popular with our clients due to the many advantages it can offer them, particularly in terms of flexibility.

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Wealth Management

Our work extends beyond the traditional compliance work often associated with accountancy firms and by using all our skills, we can help to ensure that your personal wealth is managed as efficiently as possible. The following areas can all have a major impact on your wealth, and we are happy to advise on:

  • Personal Tax Planning
  • Estate and Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Gifting Strategies
  • Extracting profit from your business
  • Planning for a comfortable retirement
  • Remuneration strategies
  • Tax efficient savings and investments

We have access to specialist advisers in all fields of investment and specialist areas of tax planning, or can work in conjunction with existing advisers if preferred.

Contact us for more information and advice.

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Business Support

We are able to provide you with a wide range of advice and services for your business which extend beyond the basic compliance work. These will help you to focus on the important issues affecting your business and to overcome any problems which may be preventing you from reaching your full potential.

We want to help you succeed, not just tell you, some months after the year end, how well you did last year!

Areas where we can assist you are as follows:

  • Business start-up planning and advice
  • Financial management
  • Raising business finance
  • Computer systems advice
  • Cashflow forecasting and management
  • Efficient billing and cash collection
  • Long term plans for your business and your exit.

…to name but a few areas!

We like to think of ourselves as pro-active rather than the traditional view of accountants as reactive. We hope that we can help you – please contact us for more information and advice.

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