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" !e quality of a dec"ion depends upon # quality of information "


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+ adding value Introduction

The opening Japanese proverb underlies our working ethos. This highlights our vision of providing information so that your decisions prove to be both 'successful' and 'profitable'. We thus offer a wide range of services allowing you to do the important task of either making money or saving money in the business.

Doing business is never easy especially in such a fast moving and competitive economy. We understand that business success demands 'cost effective' yet 'reliable' services. In view of this we offer our clients fixed reasonable fees so that you can rest assure, that there wont be any hidden charges.

We are based in London the heart of the UK economy, where opportunities exist but time is of the essence. Our services will prove timely for your business or new investment as we offer our clients guarantees on completion, ensuring that your work is done on time, every time.

We aim to provide services as if we were your partners; always 'caring' and 'available'. We are not accountants you rarely see and you will feel the difference. To show that we care, we offer free value added services that will prove useful to you or your business.

If you believe we can add value, then call us for a free no obligation consultation and tell us what you need and expect.

+ adding value About Us

Mr. Asif Rafiq, B.Sc, ICPA, Director Mr. Rafiq has had an extensive and experienced international career working in London, Dubai and Singapore. He has worked in various roles as an accountant, auditor, assistant finance controller, and as resident partner in an international firm of accountants. As director of the firm he now deals with all the clients accountancy a n d tax affairs. He has during this time, recently written various business booklets / guides for his clients such as How to increase profit and How to decrease tax. He is currently also writing on How to do business in the UK. To date, Mr. Rafiq has worked in small and medium sized concerns covering various aspects of accounting, auditing, VAT, PAYE, personal and corporate tax affairs. He has also worked in senior consultancy roles encompassing accountancy systems & software set-ups, company incorporations, business plans and feasibility reports, bank financing and ISO consultancy. His sphere of work in London covered s e l f - employed persons and businesses in the trading, retail and services industries. He then moved to Dubai where he worked with clients in other industries such as manufacturing, mining, m e d i a and technology. In Singapore h i s e x p e r i e n c e c o v e r e d shipping & freight, groups and subsidiaries accounting. In 1996, he was the Sharjah Resident Partner for a top ten international accountancy practice based in Dubai, U.A.E. There he initiated various value added services including inhouse newsletters and complementary annual management reports, which was replicated by the full branch network. His has written various finance articles in the newsletters and made presentations on financial topics to staff & clients. He also co-wrote "Going Offshore" and authored "Doing Business In The U.A.E" guides. To his credit Mr. Rafiq also acted as the official client consultant to the Sharjah Airport Free Zones exhibitions held in Delhi, Mumbai and Baku Azerbaijan. In Sharjah, Mr. Rafiq worked with various well- k n o w n clients such as a business owned by a member of the Qatari Royal family. Other important clients included Fujairah Chromite mines, Tajik Air, and Zee TV amongst others. Mr. Peter Petrou, B.Sc, ACA, Associate Tax Consultant Mr. Petrou has also had a varied and experienced career. He obtained an economics degree at University College London and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers, where he worked until 1995. He was then recruited by a retail bank to head their business development and set up their mortgage and gold card divisions. In 1998, Peter left to start his practice in Central London. As well as his accountancy & audit expertise, Peter provides clients with a diverse range of services covering tax planning; tax consultancy and investigation work in VAT, Income, Corporation tax.

+ adding value Adding Value / Value Added Services

Fixed Fees Once we have quoted our fees, for the agreed work that you want us to do, you will not be charged any additional fees. We want you to rest assure that there will be no hidden charges or costs for the agreed work that we do. Guaranteed Completion We guarantee that you will have your work executed / completed in the time written in our offer letter / quotation. Additionally we will have your annual accounts finalized within our guaranteed 30 working days (subject to the receipt of all required documentation & queries).

Business Consultation & Mentoring We offer free business consultations to our clients so that, if unforeseen situations arise or when you need business support and guidance you know you have access to critical business advice when you need it the most. Business Guides We offer our clients free business guides such as !Increasing profit!, !Decreasing tax and !Doing business in the UK!. These guides have proven useful to all our clients and have resulted in sales increases and profits, tax savings and or better management and knowledge. Boardroom Newsletter On a regular basis we circulate our free newsletter, which briefly covers any new and interesting business news and information that we believe maybe useful in managing your business. Annual Accounts Analysis With your final annual accounts we will provide a brief complementary analysis of your businesses performance over the last 2 years. This will highlight any areas of your business that we believe need to be reviewed.

+ adding value Testimonials

Testimonial 1 We are impressed by the level of services we have received and have recommended a number of clients because of this. Mr. Ken Reilly, Hartington Estates, London, UK Testimonial 2 We are happy with the professional and caring attitude and that our success is important to their firm. Ms. Dace Gaile. Anglo Baltic News, Northampton, UK. Testimonial 3 We are very happy with the financial expertise and professionalism shown. In addition their complementary value added services are always interesting and of use. Mr. Nehad Jeblawei London, UK Testimonial 4 Being in the hotel business means you have to cut costs where you can but not sacrifice quality. The firm met both of our goals. Mr. Deepak Puri Landbrokes, London, UK Testimonial 5 The variety of services offered by the firm, meant that we could just call to discuss certain issues and we would get a valuable reply much sooner than we had experienced. Mr. M. Fakhri. Marble Arch Autos, Shepards Bush, London, UK.

+ adding value Our Services

Accountancy Regular accounting / bookkeeping services. PAYE / Payroll services, P60, P35, P14, P11Ds. VAT preparation & returns. Accounts consultancy & training. Annual accounts & filing. Personal & Corporate Tax returns & filing. Audits (Associate Tax Consultant Mr. Peter Petrou) Internal management audits. Audited accounts. Tax Consultancy (Associate Tax Consultant Mr. Peter Petrou) PAYE, VAT, Personal Income & Corporation Tax, Employee & Benefit in Kind, Property & Investments, Tax planning & investigations. Company Formations & Restorations UK partnerships / company incorporations, Company Secretarial work, Annual returns, AGMS, Agreements, MOUs. Offshore companies incorporation. U.A.E free zone companies and local companies incorporation.

Financial Consultancy Negotiating & obtaining commercial finance. Financial proposals. Business plans & projected accounts. Project feasibility reports & analysis. Budget preparation & variance analysis. Business valuations. Management Consultancy M.I.S consultancy. Management & Directors reports. Organization structures set up & reviews. ISO 9000 consultancy. IT Consultancy Accounts software deployment e.g. Sage, QuickBooks, IRIS, VT plus, Xero Freeagent.

+ adding value Contact Us

If you would like to see how we can make a difference then please call us for a meeting (free, no obligation) and we will show how we can add value to your business. Please call or email us your details at the contact numbers, emails provided and we will aim to contact you within a working day.

The 1000 building is located on the main A4 road near the Gillette corner, between Heathrow airport and the Chiswick roundabout. It is adjacent to the Glaxo Smith Kline Beecham building and in front of the West Thames University building. It is also 5 minutes walking distance from Boston Manor tube station (Piccadilly line).

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