Accounts & Auditing

Whether the immediate priorities are mandatory compliance, ambitious business growth or careful consolidation, our multi-disciplinary Corporate Services teams and partners work closely with clients to offer meaningful support.

Audit and Assurance

Burton Sweet is registered to carry out audit work and prepare other assurance reports for companies and organisations with a statutory or voluntary audit requirement.


We have experienced, business-focused teams that will assist you in compiling, understanding and presenting your numbers – whether for tax purposes, business development or fund raising

Our Service

  • Audit and assurance reports
  • Financial and management reports around key
  • performance indicators
  • Business planning including health checks,
  • valuations and forecasts
  • Company and personal tax planning
  • Raising finance and credit
  • Interim financial management
  • Recruitment of key financial and
  • management personnel
  • Forensic investigation
  • Restructuring
  • Preparation of sales, acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs
  • Disposal
  • Exit strategy
  • Company secretarial duties
  • Outsourcing
  • Accounts and compliance
  • VAT registration and returns

Audit and Assurance

We are registered to be able to carry out audit work with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. For those companies and organisations with either a statutory or voluntary requirement, we provide an efficient and effective service using the latest technology.

Helping to add value means providing you with valuable feedback and advice in accordance with the latest professional and legislative requirements. As well as full audits, we provide a whole range of assurance reports as required.


Annual accounts are a fundamental requirement but they should do more than simply meet statutory obligations. In preparing accounts we help you to understand where you are and how to get where you want to be. While the number crunching, form filling and bean-counting are all performed diligently, we also help you by reviewing, interrogating and interpreting the figures.

With partners and managers dedicated to providing corporate support services, each and every client is assured of specific expert advice and support, whether that means being asked to act to support management, helping to get all the ducks in a row for sales, mergers and acquisitions, or collating and reporting on the implications of the latest legislation.

Business Development

All businesses are fluid and all go through a lifecycle. We’re here to help at every stage, from start-up to growth, acquisition through to consolidation and finally towards your preferred exit.

Experience shows that the more involved we are, the better positioned you are to cope with the challenges of being in business. Our help with budgeting, costings and tax planning brings positive value.

Management Accounting

Accurate and timely data is key to the success of all businesses, whatever their size. We work with business owners to help them get the information they need to be able to plan and control their resources and communicate with stakeholders as well as to project future tax liabilities and cash flows.

Regular management accounts, review meetings and support as needed are central to our service.

Values that add up

As a company and as individuals, the guiding principles that we champion and uphold above all others are Expertise, Commitment and Value. Reflected in our behaviour as much as our promises, they are far more than random wholesale labels. Holding ourselves accountable to them is as important in measuring success.

To find out more get in touch with our experts Neil Kingston at or call him on 0117 973 8441, or Nigel Harris on or call him on 01749 342255.

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