Welcome to Guardians Accountants

Welcome to Guardians Accountants! We are a group of experienced and certified accountants dedicated to offering both individuals and corporations with top-notch accounting services. We can assist you with any aspect of accounting, including tax planning and compliance. Our team is dedicated to giving you the best possible service, utilising the most up-to-date equipment and technology to deliver quick and practical answers

OUR SERVICES

Working closely with our clients and establishing solid connections based on communication and trust is how we operate. We take the time to learn about your company and your objectives so that we can provide the best guidance and support to enable you to succeed.

Our company was founded on the principle that every company should have access to professional accounting services. We are committed to offering reasonable, transparent pricing so you can get the assistance you require without going over budget.

FEATURED SERVICES

Our company understands that dealing with taxes can be a stressful experience, which is why we provide highly-rated services that make the process simple and straightforward. We have a team of accredited accountants who are available online/offline to help you sort out your taxes quickly, efficiently, and with a fixed price guarantee.

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CRYPTOCURRENCY TAX 

The term "crypto currency tax" refers to the taxes levied on the purchase, sale, trading, and holding of cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency taxation is a complex and rapidly evolving area, as governments around the world grapple with how to regulate this emerging asset class.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

As we provide cryptocurrency tax services to our customers, we will explain how we work to help them navigate the complex and rapidly changing world of cryptocurrency taxation.

  • Tax planning / Minimising Tax Liability  
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Preparation
  • Audit Support/Defence

DATA SECURITY

Data security services in the United Kingdom refer to a range of services designed to protect an organisation's data from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, destruction, or alteration. In today's digital age, data security is of critical importance, as businesses rely heavily on data to operate and serve their customers.

Data security services offered by Guardians include the following:

Risk Assessment Services: 

This service involves  identifying potential threats to your company's data security and assessing each threat's likelihood and potential consequences.

Vulnerability scanning: 

This involves scanning your organisation's networks and systems for vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers or other cybercriminals.

Penetration testing: 

Testing your businesses networks and systems for weaknesses and vulnerabilities that hackers or other cybercriminals might exploit is known as penetration testing, which is being offered to you under Data Security Services.

Monthly Cybersecurity training: 

This involves providing training to employees on best practices for data security, such as how to create strong passwords and avoid phishing scams.

Data encryption: 

This protects data from unauthorised access or disclosure through the use of encryption technology, preventing hacking of your entire business infrastructure and cash flow.

Firewall and Antivirus Management: 

Management of firewalls and antivirus software is necessary to keep them up to date and secure against online threats.

 By using these services  businesses can reduce the risk of data breaches and other cyber threats by implementing data security measures and collaborating with knowledgeable data security services.

DEBT RECOVERY SERVICES

A variety of expert services known as "debt recovery services" are meant to assist businesses and people in recouping money that is owed to them by customers or clients who have not made their payments on time. In order to convince debtors to settle their unpaid debts, debt recovery services typically involve a variety of actions, such as sending reminders, making phone calls, and sending formal demand letters.

Debt recovery services are primarily used to assist businesses and individuals in reclaiming money owed to them. This may involve both early and late-stage collections as well as legal action to compel payment.

Reducing the risk of bad debt- Businesses and individuals can lower the risk of bad debt, which can have a significant impact on their financial health, by using debt recovery services.

Recovering unpaid debts can aid in improving cash flow, which is crucial for businesses to function and expand.

reducing administrative burden- By handling the administrative aspects of collecting debts, debt recovery services allow businesses and individuals to concentrate their time and resources on other aspects of their operations.

Debt collection entails getting in touch with the debtor and making attempts to collect the unpaid balance via phone calls, emails, and letters.

When a debtor has moved or is no longer at their previous address, skip tracing is used to find them.

Credit Reporting- This involves informing credit reporting companies of the debtor's past-due account, which may have a detrimental effect on their credit score.

DEXT ( FORMERLY CALLED RECEIPT BANK)

Dext (formerly known as Receipt Bank) is a cloud-based bookkeeping and accounting software platform that helps businesses automate their financial management processes. Dext allows businesses to capture, store, and analyse financial data from multiple sources, including receipts, invoices, and bank statements.

Dext is designed to help businesses of all sizes in automating financial management processes, reducing errors, and saving time. By partnering with a bookkeeping or accounting service provider that uses Dext, businesses can leverage the full benefits of this powerful financial management platform and focus on growing their business.

BENEFITS OF USING DEXT


Receipt capture: 

Dext will allow your business to capture receipts and invoices using a mobile app, email, or scanner. This data is then extracted and organised automatically into digital records.

Bank statement reconciliation:

Dext can automatically match transactions from bank statements with receipts and invoices, reducing the time and effort required for manual data entry.

Expense management: 

Dext offers tools for businesses to track expenses, categorise spending, and monitor budgets.

Integration with accounting software: 

Dext integrates with popular accounting software platforms such as Xero and QuickBooks, allowing businesses to seamlessly transfer financial data between systems.

Analytics and reporting: 

Dext provides real-time analytics and reporting to businesses, allowing them to monitor their financial performance and make informed decisions.

By using Dext, you will get all of your financial information gathered in one place with ease. It also integrates with Xero and Quickbooks to provide a complete view of your financial chart, so book our services now to get the best accountancy services.

DIRECT DEBIT

Direct debit is a payment method that allows individuals and businesses to make regular payments from their bank account to pay bills or make recurring purchases.

SERVICES

As a simple and effective method of getting paid for their services, accounting firms may offer direct debit services to their clients. The following are just a few of the direct debit services that UK accounting firms might offer-

  • Setting up Automated Payment Collection methods.
  • Payment Tracking Services
  • Payment processing
  • Flexible payment options

WHY YOU SHOULD OPT DIRECT DEBIT SERVICES

Convenience: 

We will be providing you direct debit easy cash flow services which makes smooth and hassle free-way functioning of the entire business setup.

Easy budgeting: 

You can spread out the cost of accounting services with direct debit services, which makes it simpler to effectively manage your cash flow and budget.

Avoid late payment fees:

The risk of late payment fees or penalties is decreased due to direct debit services, which help ensure that payments are made on time.

Reduce administration: 

As payments are processed and tracked automatically by direct debit services, managing payments becomes less of an administrative burden.

Improve cash flow management: 

Guardians Training's direct debit services can help accounting firms better manage their cash flow and ensure that they have a consistent flow of income to fund their operations.

Payment protection: 

The Direct Debit Assurance, which offers protection to customers in the event of any errors or disagreements with payments, applies to direct debit services.

EMPLOYMENT LAW SERVICES

Guardians Accountants is available to assist you with employee law services in the UK, which refers to a variety of legal services that assist employers and employees in understanding and complying with UK employment laws and regulations.

Contracts of Employment: 

This service includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating employment contracts as well as providing guidance on the rights and obligations of the parties to the agreement.

Discrimination: 

This includes guidance on the laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace based on protected characteristics such as age, sex, race, disability, and others.

Termination of employment: 

This  will include legal counsel regarding dismissal, redundancy, and settlement agreements, as well as other employment-related laws.

Employment tribunals: 

This includes representation at tribunal hearings and on appeals, as well as legal counsel on matters pertaining to employment tribunals.

Employee benefits: 

This includes legal counsel on policies governing pensions, insurance, and other perks.

Health and safety: 

This includes guidance on the laws governing risk assessments, workplace policies, and adherence to regulations as they relate to health and safety in the workplace.

Immigration: 

This includes guidance on the rules governing work permits and immigration, as well as sponsorship and visa applications.

Guardians Accountants is prepared to offer these services to assist your company's employers and employees in navigating the intricate web of employment law in the UK and making sure they are in compliance with all applicable laws.

ENVIRONMENTAL TAX

A tax imposed on actions that harm the environment is known as an environment tax in the UK. It is intended to motivate people and organisations to lessen their negative environmental effects and support more sustainable business practices.

SEVERAL TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTAL TAX IN UK

Climate Change Levy (CCL):

This tax is levied on non-domestic energy use and aims to encourage energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

Landfill Tax:

This tax is levied on waste sent to landfill and is designed to encourage recycling and the reduction of waste.

Air Passenger Duty (APD):

Tax levied on air travel and is designed to reduce carbon emissions from aviation.

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED):

This tax is levied on vehicles and is designed to encourage the use of low-emission vehicles and reduce air pollution.

Plastic Packaging Tax:

Introduced in April 2022, this tax is levied on plastic packaging that does not include at least 30% recycled material. 

Reducing plastic waste and promoting the use of recycled materials in packaging are the goals.

WHY ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES ARE ESSENTIAL IN UK

Environmental taxes are regarded as a useful tool for minimising the damaging environmental effects brought on by particular activities. Environmental taxes encourage people and businesses to adopt more sustainable practices and technologies by raising the cost of environmentally harmful activities.

The government can use the money that environmental taxes bring in to support environmental programmes and the shift to a more sustainable economy. Additionally, this income can be used to pay for other government programmes, like healthcare and education.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU IN REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL TAX

Compliance:

Complying with environmental taxes can be difficult and time-consuming.We will help businesses to fulfil their compliance requirements, such as preparing and submitting environmental tax returns.

Auditing:

To find any areas of risk or non-compliance with environmental tax regulations, we will audit a client's environmental impact and processes.

Advisory:  

Guardians Accountants offer guidance on how to apply environmental tax laws and regulations, including advice on how to interpret the law and precedent.

Training:

An accounting firm can instruct clients on how to manage environmental taxes, including how to put systems and procedures in place to ensure compliance.

Technology solutions:

An accounting firm can assist clients in putting into practise technological solutions that lessen their environmental impact.

By providing these services, we will help clients to reduce their environmental tax liability and promote more sustainable business practices. This can also help to enhance their reputation as a socially responsible organisation and attract customers who are increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of the businesses they interact with.

ESTATE AND LIFE PLANNING

The services provided by estate and life planning assist people and families in making future plans, protecting their assets, and ensuring that their final wishes are carried out. Will writing, trusts, inheritance tax planning, durable powers of attorney, and probate and estate administration are among the services offered.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

To be able to effectively work with independent business owners and their families, Guardians  Accountants collaborate with partners who are experts in legal, estate, and life planning. Their estate planners will offer guidance on a variety of issues, from straightforward Wills to elaborate funeral arrangements and inheritance tax planning.

Will Writing:

Writing a will is the process of  legally drafting a contract that specifies how a person's property will be distributed after death.

Trusts: 

A trust is a formal arrangement in which a trustee is given control of a person's assets so that the beneficiaries may benefit. Trusts can be used for a number of things, including safeguarding assets from creditors, lowering inheritance tax obligations, and supporting weaker beneficiaries.

Inheritance Tax:

Inheritance tax is a tax on the value of an individual's estate after they pass away. By creating trusts, gifting assets during one's lifetime, and using tax-efficient investments, estate planning services can assist individuals and families in lowering their inheritance tax obligations.

Lasting Power of Attorney: 

A person may designate someone to act on their behalf if they are unable to do so themselves through the use of a legal document known as a lasting power of attorney.

Probate and estate administration: 

An individual's estate must be distributed to their beneficiaries after death. In order to ensure that the deceased person's wishes are correctly carried out, estate planning services can help with the probate and estate administration processes.

Overall, estate and life planning services in the UK are designed to help individuals and families plan for the future, protect their assets, and ensure that their loved ones are taken care of after they pass away, and Guardians Accountants is there with you in order to assist you at every point. These services can provide peace of mind and financial security for people of all ages and backgrounds.

OUR UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITION

Why not let Guardians Accountants  handle your tax, accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll needs since running your own business can be challenging? Perhaps it’s time to switch if your accountant is not providing the level of service you expect.

Personalised Support

We prioritise building strong and personalised relationships with our clients to understand their unique needs and goals, ensuring they receive tailored professional guidance and support. This approach maximises their chances of success.

Reliability

We place a high priority on offering trustworthy and accurate accounting services. You can rely on this to mean that your financial needs will be met accurately and with a lot of attention to detail.

Compliance

Guardians Accountants is committed to making sure that all applicable tax laws and regulations are followed. This lessens the possibility of any monetary or legal issues arising, giving you peace of mind and assisting you in avoiding potential pitfalls.