We can take care of all your routine business tasks including bookkeeping and payroll, management accounts and tax returns. In doing so we free up your time, give you peace of mind it has been done accurately and help make the year-end accounts process as seamless as possible.

Our range of essential business services includes:

Accounts and Tax Returns

  • preparing annual accounts, ensuring they are done accurately and filed on time
  • calculating corporation tax, sole trader and partnership tax returns
  • calculating and submitting VAT returns including those which have to be submitted under HMRC’s Making Tax Digital plan
  • carrying out company formation and company secretarial services
  • preparing grant claims

Management accounts and information

Obtaining regular reliable management information is vital to the continued success of any business. Let us work closely with you to get to know your business so we can make suggestions to help improve profits or to develop and grow your business. We can prepare your monthly or quarterly management accounts to ensure you always have reliable and accurate information on which to base your business decisions. As part of our Finance Director service we can also work closely with you to scrutinise the management accounts to help you make informed decisions on what the business should be doing.


Running a payroll can be time consuming and complicated and divert resources from the core activities of your business. With the implementation of Real Time Information and Auto Enrolment, HMRC require information generally on or before the date of payment to the employee. We can manage the payroll function for you, taking care of all the necessary deductions for SSP, SMP, SPP and so on. We are also experienced in handling CIS payroll and can process your payroll on a weekly or monthly basis, or however frequently you require it. Outsourcing this activity also helps relieve the pressure and we can offer cost-effective solutions. We are able to provide the complete service, whatever the size or complexity of your business, or simply provide support when needed.


We can help you with all your general bookkeeping requirements, either at your business premises or at our office. Maybe you need help writing up the books or just want us to add the finishing touches to the information in order to create your own management information. If you do not employ a bookkeeper then we can take up the role or help you recruit the right person for your business.

Business planning and forecasts

Every business should plan ahead to ensure success but daily business pressures often conspire to delay the strategic planning process. Financial forecasts are a crucial part of any business plan and we will ensure these are both meaningful and robust.

Liaising with banks and institutions

We offer support when liaising with banks and other financial institutions. Drawing on our wealth of experience we can support our clients through this often daunting experience.

Systems advice

Information technology

IT, and in particular cloud accounting, now underpins how every business operates. DWilkinson&Company are Xero Silver Partners, but we are also happy to work with other cloud based accounting packages.

Using the knowledge gained from our own systems and those designed for other clients, our in-house IT team are able to advise on IT related matters with first-hand experience. However, increasingly we are helping clients to choose the accounting software which is right for their business. We can implement a new cloud based accounting system for you, including transferring data from your old software and we make this process as seamless as possible for you. Our expertise enables a complete range of services to be offered, including:

  • software selection
  • hardware selection
  • installation and training
  • management reporting solutions and
  • payroll systems

We can help you to make the best use of IT resource to produce financial information that is accurate and appropriate for running your business effectively. With the correct accounting software you will save hours of hard work leaving you more time to deal with the more important areas of the business.

In short, whether you are investing in new technology, reviewing existing systems or have simply outgrown your current resource, we can help.

Require more information?

If you would like more information or would like to speak to us direct then call us on 0113 320 0001. Or if you would prefer, ask us a question online.