About

Friendly, approachable digital accountants offering a complete tax and accountancy service built around you and your business

Vertis Accounting is a small Chartered Accountancy practice based in Worcester city centre in a beautiful office in College Green, adjacent to Worcester Cathedral. We provide accounting and tax services to small businesses in Worcestershire, surrounding counties and indeed across the UK. We’re proud to be a digital accounting practice that embraces everything cloud accounting has to offer because we see how it transforms small businesses for the better. As accounting professionals we also bring a wealth of accounting experience and we’re by your side to help you take your business to where you want it to be.

We like to say we’re 21st century accountants in an 18th century building. We’re based in a beautiful Grade II* listed Queen Anne building next to Worcester Cathedral in the centre of Worcester. There are certainly worse places to meet your accountant!

Qualifications

Meet Our Team

FCA, MBA
Managing Director
Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991. He gained an MBA from the University of Birmingham Business School in 2000 and is a Fellow of the ICAEW.
Practice Manager
Maria has a strong business operations and IT career background and is an accredited Xero Adviser. She helps clients implement Xero and takes care of our admin.

Why Vertis

Digital Accounting

Cloud accounting software has transformed the world of accountancy and we’re passionate about the benefits it brings to small businesses.

Small Business-Focused

We’re a small business that loves to work with small businesses because we know we can make a positive difference.

Fixed Fees

Managing cashflow is vital. It’s why we charge a fixed monthly fee that covers everything, with no hidden extras.

Our Services

We are a Chartered Accountancy practice that works with small businesses of all types – sole traders, contractors, new businesses, established businesses, growth businesses, Partnerships and Limited Companies. We offer a complete range of tax and accountancy services, but we also know that not every business needs all of these services. We’ll tailor a tax and accountancy package just for you that provides all the accounting services your business needs – and none of the ones you don’t.

Budgeting

We provide a structured and insightful view of the future shape of your business. It’s vital when you are seeking funding and a valuable resource for driving progress and change.

Business Accounts

We prepare your limited company, sole trader or partnership accounts and ensure that you understand and gain real business value from them.

Business Advice

We will share our knowledge and experience as a trusted and supportive advisor to help you to grow your business and achieve your ambitions as a business owner.

Business Tax Returns

Whether it is Corporation Tax or a Partnership Tax return we ensure that your returns are completed accurately and on time taking full account of all available allowances.

Cash Flow Forecasting

Cash is the lifeblood of any business. We help you stay in control of this essential resource with insightful and detailed cash forecasts.

Company Formation

We manage the entire legal process to form your company, appoint directors, issue shares and provide a bound copy of the requisite statutory books and registers.

Company Secretarial

Running a company involves numerous legal formalities at different points in the year. We focus on these and allow you to concentrate on what you do best.

Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

We set up and support software and systems for businesses in the construction industry to ensure you comply with the rules and can be in control of your business and cashflows.

Digital Accounting Software

Simplify your accounting and access your numbers whenever and wherever you want with a bespoke software set up for your business, plus user training and ongoing support.

IR35 Review

Advice and guidance to contractors on the changing tax landscape under IR35. This is a complex area and the subject of particular focus from HMRC. It is essential that you are taxed correctly to avoid harsh and expensive penalties.

Making Tax Digital (MTD)

HMRC are seeking to deliver “one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world”. We will guide you through this period of significant change to make it as straightforward and painless as possible.

Management Accounts

We provide timely and accurate monthly financial reporting so you have a regular update on business progress and can make informed decisions in fast moving situations.

Payroll

A high quality and flexible HMRC-approved payroll service to ensure your employees are paid on time and HMRC monthly and annual reporting is fully completed.

Registered Office Hosting

You may prefer to use our office as your registered address rather than your home address. We will receive official post from HMRC and Companies House and will act upon it immediately.

Self-Assessment Income Tax

We advise you on the tax efficient ways to structure your financial affairs, prepare your annual tax returns and ensure that you are paying the correct amount of personal tax by claiming the allowances due to you.

VAT

We help you to stay in control and comply with this seemingly simple but deceptively complex tax.

We Make It Easy

Whether you’re appointing your first accountant or moving your accounts to us, we’ll make it easy and transparent from start to finish.

Proud to be Local

We’re a small Worcestershire chartered accountancy practice and we’re proud to support Worcestershire and West Midlands small businesses of all shapes and sizes.

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Get in Touch

If you’d like to have a conversation about how Vertis Accounting and digital accountancy could work for your business, Get in Touch. We’ll look forward to hearing from you!