Business Services


For many, producing a set of accounts is an onerous task – not helped by many changes in the financial reporting framework over the years.

Whatever your company structure, we can help relieve this burden by producing your annual accounts, corporation tax and confirmation statements efficiently and on time.  We can also appoint your persons of significant control. Crucially, we always ensure adequate time is taken to explain your accounts to you, so you can be certain of the financial positioning of your business and therefore be well-equipped to plan for the future.

Knowing exactly how your business is performing is crucial to its long-term success. Access to timely and accurate management information is therefore vital and the basis on which fully-informed decisions can be made. We assist clients with their management accounting requirements – providing forecasts, performing analyses, reviewing and monitoring costs and comparing budgets with actual spend – whether monthly or quarterly.

As reporting accountants, we are able to give our clients complete peace of mind by ensuring that their accounts comply with all relevant accounting standards.

Thompson Taraz Rand is registered as a licensed practice for ATOL reporting purposes, and Andrew Rand as a licensed practitioner.


Our audit approach focuses on taking the time to understand your business, concentrating on the key business and financial risks facing it as understanding and controlling risk is fundamentally important for the survival and commercial success of any business.

In doing so, we are able to make meaningful recommendations that contribute to the efficiency and profitability of your business. Our aim is to add value through the audit process.

In our role as registered auditors*, we have specialist experience covering charities, pension funds, financial services and European grants.

* We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details of our audit registration can be viewed at under reference number C00 8407290.


Our payroll service is tailored to each client in order to deal with varying requirements, from frequency to specialist advice on new employees joining from overseas. Confidentiality and accuracy are guaranteed.

We offer a tailored auto-enrolment package, ranging from a payroll only through to a fully inclusive service.


As well as providing a high level of technical competence, we focus on bringing added value to your business, seeing it as our responsibility to help you achieve your business goals.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer expert guidance at all stages of the business life cycle, from cradle to sale. Strategic corporate planning, leading to a reduction in costs and an increase in profitability, is a key element of our service.

From securing start-up funds to structuring your business to developing management information systems, we have the expertise to offer advice tailored to your specific business needs.


Whatever your business’ legal structure – be it sole trader, partnership, limited company or plc – we offer proactive and innovative tax advice at all stages of the business life cycle.

As your business passes through the various stages of its life cycle, we recognise that this necessitates a change of focus and approach in order to be successful. We are experienced in guiding businesses through each and every stage, from seed to sale.