Haines & Company

Consultancy & Systems Advice

We offer both management consultancy and IT systems advice in Wallingford, with your professional and personal goals central to our service.

By taking the time to get to know you better, we can offer you the best advice to help your business thrive and grow.

Effective Management Consultancy in Wallingford
By taking advantage of our management consultancy in Wallingford, you can benefit from a full review of your credit control, stock control, budgeting and financial reporting systems. This allows you to take full control of these key areas of your business. We can also help you address specific problem areas in your business such as gross profit, cost control and stock valuation.

With effective management information, you’ll be able to seize opportunities when they arise and identify problems quickly so you can take timely corrective action.

Expert IT Systems Advice in Wallingford
Information technology (IT) is one of the key resources available to every business to achieve its short and long-term objectives.

Our in-house IT team are able to use the knowledge gained from our own systems and those we have designed for other clients to give you high-quality IT systems advice in Wallingford and the surrounding areas. From installation of software to training, we can help you to get the best from your chosen system. Our experts offer a range of services including:

  • Software Selection
  • Hardware Selection
  • Installation & Training
  • Management Reporting Solutions
  • Payroll Systems

If writing up books, typing invoices and chasing debts is taking up your time, we can help you computerise your accounts system and take control. By making the best use of your IT resources to produce accurate and appropriate financial information, you’ll be able to run your business more effectively. The right accounting software can save you hours of hard work, leaving you the time to focus on more important aspects of your business. Our knowledgeable, professional and friendly team are available to help you whether you’re investing in new technology, reviewing existing systems or have outgrown your current IT systems.

To find out more, contact our team who would be happy to help.

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Self assessment

Our tax services make sure that your tax liability is calculated taking into account all allowed exemptions and deductions. We simplify the process by using accountancy software to accurately complete tax returns and calculate any tax liability that may occur, along with any payments that need to be made.

Corporation tax

Corporation tax reliefs and rates change annually, so we ensure that we can provide all the right guidance and advice when looking at exemptions, allowances and deductions that may be available.

We will thoroughly review and prepare corporation tax returns in great detail in order to ensure you are complaint and that you don’t incur any penalties.

Capital gains tax

You may be looking at investments, a second property or another asset and our team can make sure you maximise your exemptions while simplifying the difficult area of capital gains tax.

Personal tax planning

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Latest news from Haines & Company

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Women in Engineering Grant 2023

If you a female leader of an enterprise within UK engineering and are looking for funding to take your organisation to the next level, then check out this grant from manufacturing specialist Get It Made. They have announced a new grant, which aims to support female-led engineering enterprises and help encourage the next generation of women in UK engineering. The manufacturing grant consists of £5,000 (excluding VAT) that can be used when ordering any of Get It Made’s manufacturing services.

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February 22, 2024
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February 22, 2024
NCSC guidance on long-term cyber resilience

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Guidance for small businesses on using facial recognition technology

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The importance of a shareholders agreement

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February 22, 2024
Dealing with inflation

With continuing inflation in the UK, many of us and our businesses have been put “off track” in the short to medium term. The Bank of England recently increased interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 5.25 per cent. The rise was as expected by economists in view of the latest data showing annual inflation at 7.9 per cent in June which is four times higher than the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target.

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Women in Engineering Grant 2023

If you a female leader of an enterprise within UK engineering and are looking for funding to take your organisation to the next level, then check out this grant from manufacturing specialist Get It Made. They have announced a new grant, which aims to support female-led engineering enterprises and help encourage the next generation of women in UK engineering. The manufacturing grant consists of £5,000 (excluding VAT) that can be used when ordering any of Get It Made’s manufacturing services.

Read article
February 22, 2024
£40 million fund launched for 5G across the UK

The UK government has launched a £40 million fund to spark local digital revolutions and unlock 5G benefits across the UK.

Read article
February 22, 2024
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Being resilient by choice is critical for both survival and for strategic advantage in an era where disruption is the norm. The threats businesses face today are complex and becoming more frequent than in previous times. We have seen a pandemic, an ongoing war in Europe with supply chain issues, a cost of living crisis, extreme weather and frequent ongoing cyber-attacks.

Read article
February 22, 2024
NCSC guidance on long-term cyber resilience

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) states that UK organisations should prepare for an extended period of heightened cyber security threat. It has guidance for organisations on the steps to take to improve security.

Read article
August 25, 2023
Guidance for small businesses on using facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology (FRT) identifies or otherwise recognises a person from a digital facial image. Businesses can use FRT in a variety of contexts - for example, in allowing access to devices, taking payments, or allowing entry to secure areas.

Read article