Tailored accountancy services
for small businesses

Based in Horley, Surrey. Baird Consulting provides finance and accountancy services to small businesses and start ups.

Baird Consulting, bespoke services for small businesses

We are a small independent company, offering a range of services to small businesses and start ups, including bookkeeping & accounts, outsourced services and business advice.

Whether you're just starting a business and are unsure of your needs, or an established business looking at your options, we provide a service tailored to your specific needs, and one which can grow as your business needs grow. This means that you'll never find yourself paying for services you don’t need, but you’ll also always have the advice and support you need available.

Bespoke Finance & Accountancy Services

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Tailored Bookkeeping and Accounts

Our range of bookkeeping, accounts preparation and VAT & corporation tax services will help you free up more time to get on with running your business, while the service being tailored to your exact needs means that you won’t be paying for features you don’t need.

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Outsourced Services

Tailored Outsourced Services

Our outsourced services give you the option to take even more of the headache out of your business finances. Perhaps you’re looking to outsource the whole finance function of your business, or perhaps you have a bookkeeper but want some more advice. Either way, we’re here to help!

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Business Advice

Tailored Business Advice & Support

If you’re a start up, seeking advice on the best way to get off the ground, be that fundraising, or generally running a business, we can help and support you with bespoke advice. If you’re a more established business, we offer a strategic business review, and can still offer bespoke advice.

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“Baird Consulting is not about selling you a pre-built package of services. We tailor a range of services around your specific needs. Whether you're just looking for advice on starting a business, or you're an established business looking at your options, please feel free to get in touch. We'd be very happy to discuss your accounting needs”

James Baird (Founder & Managing Director)

Latest Updates from our blog

MTD for VAT is coming!

What is “Making Tax Digital”? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a government initiative to modernise HMRC’s tax system, with the aim of making the whole process of administering tax simpler and more efficient.   How does MTD for VAT work? Tax returns will have to be submitted digitally via MTD-compliant software and all business-related transactions…

There’s Something About Start-ups

The FT reported in October 2017 that the number of UK start-ups had risen to a new record level. Forbes went on to say in a article in April 2018 that the number of UK tech start-ups increased 60% 2016 vs 2017. In hard figures, there were some 197,000 more businesses registered with Companies House…

Why Every Small Business Should Have an FD

A Finance Director (FD) or a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will play a central role in shaping, implementing and executing the company’s strategy, that’s why no large company wouldn’t be without one. In a FTSE 100 company they will be the MD/CEO’s right hand man, combining financial and accounting skills with commercial and business acumen.…

Is an FD Worth the Cost?

Where your business has been, where it’s going and the best direction to get there are all important parts of running a business. A bit like buying a second hand car, in a business we want reliability and safety, a clean history and it to be in good condition.   Extras are nice, but we…

10 Things to Consider when Starting a Business

However you’ve reached your decision to take the plunge and start your own business, you need to go in with your eyes open –  there are certain things you need to do to make sure you stand the best chance of success.   1 – What’s your big idea? Research – check out the competition…

Getting Started with QuickBooks

Baird Consulting are QuickBooks partners, this means that we’re specialists with QuickBooks. If you’re a new client, we will most likely have set you up with a QuickBooks account. QuickBooks provide a series of “getting started” videos (listed below), which can be accessed here, but if you have any other queries, please contact us.  …