Accountancy services for businesses of all sizes

Meticulous

At Mulberry Froud, our practice is built on a foundation of high level of accuracy, total professionalism and attention to detail.

Friendly

We’re not the usual stuffy accountancy firm, our clients are real people with real lives, not just numbers on a spreadsheet.

Affordable

We understand modern pressures and deadlines & offer a transparent and affordable service.

Annual Accounts

Your annual accounts are not only a legal requirement, they are an essential management tool for any business. We have worked with many different types of business and have a broad understanding of the modern complexities that can be encountered.

Whether you are a sole-trader, a partnership, a family business, an individual, a limited company or an investor-led business we’re able to work with you in a timely and efficient manner to get your accounts and Tax Returns ready. We work with many different accounting systems from Sage through to the “shoe box” and our small team is versatile and experienced enough to undertake any challenge.

Annual Accounts

Your annual accounts are not only a legal requirement, they are an essential management tool for any business. We have worked with many different types of business and have a broad understanding of the modern complexities that can be encountered.

Whether you are a sole-trader, a partnership, a family business, an individual, a limited company or an investor-led business we’re able to work with you in a timely and efficient manner to get your accounts and Tax Returns ready. We work with many different accounting systems from Sage through to the “shoe box” and our small team is versatile and experienced enough to undertake any challenge.

Business Start-Ups

We have worked with many start-ups over the years and are able to provide advice on business plans, funding, launch strategies or just feedback on an idea.

Start-ups can be the most exhilarating and exciting time in an entrepreneur’s life. It can also be scary and sometimes lonely. We’re on hand to help you to take your idea and launch it. Some of our clients have launched from a spare room and built their businesses into multi-million turnover enterprises. We’ve seen what great businesses can do and are always keen to work with bright, energetic people with a plan.

Tax

Tax can be a minefield for individuals and businesses alike and managing your own tax affairs can be time-consuming and stressful.  We handle all areas of taxation from Corporation Tax, Self-assessment, PAYE, inheritance tax and VAT.

We are also experienced in assisting with tax investigations and other issues that may arise when dealing with HMRC and have a good working relationship with HMRC.

Tax

Tax can be a minefield for individuals and businesses alike and managing your own tax affairs can be time-consuming and stressful.  We handle all areas of taxation from Corporation Tax, Self-assessment, PAYE, inheritance tax and VAT.

We are also experienced in assisting with tax investigations and other issues that may arise when dealing with HMRC and have a good working relationship with HMRC.

Book Keeping

Book-keeping and credit control are the daily ebb and flow of any business and it’s too easy to let it slip. From a practical perspective, it is advantageous to keep on top of your expenditure and invoicing as it not only makes quarterly and annual accounting more straightforward but helps manage cash flow.

We work with or clients to give them up-to-date figures to enable them to assess on-going business performance. We offer various levels of service depending on how hands on our clients wish to be. We also offer help to our clients in setting up their own systems.

Payroll

Payroll has become a time consuming and constantly changing part of business life. Regulations and systems are constantly changing and it’s difficult for small businesses to keep track of what is required with potentially complex calculations, changing legislation and the risk of penalties if not done right or on time.

More and more clients are outsourcing their payrolls to us as for a modest quarterly fee we are able to take away this headache and let the business owner get on with what they do best.

We also assist with the administration of auto-enrolment and the statutory requirements involved thus removing potential pit-falls.

Payroll

Payroll has become a time consuming and constantly changing part of business life. Regulations and systems are constantly changing and it’s difficult for small businesses to keep track of what is required with potentially complex calculations, changing legislation and the risk of penalties if not done right or on time.

More and more clients are outsourcing their payrolls to us as for a modest quarterly fee we are able to take away this headache and let the business owner get on with what they do best.

We also assist with the administration of auto-enrolment and the statutory requirements involved thus removing potential pit-falls.

General Advice

Some of our clients want advice on business strategy, acquisitions, disposal, funding, partnerships, expansion or just a general chat from an interested third party who is outside of the business looking in. Over the years we’ve worked with a broad range of companies and are able to provide a sounding board to our clients who may be looking to make changes.

At Mulberry Froud, we’re more than just an accountancy practice, we take an interest in our client’s businesses and their future plans and success and our doors are always open for a cup of tea and a chat.

Clients

A little bit about us

Mulberry Froud Associates is headed up by Emma Froud, an experienced chartered taxation adviser and accountant of 30 years. Emma started her career at Grant Thornton before moving to KPMG where she qualified as a chartered taxation adviser. Once qualified, she then moved to a smaller, local practice where she became a partner before she set up her own practice in 1999. The practice has grown steadily and Emma now has a client portfolio ranging from farmers, publishers. Internet marketers, doctors and technology companies as well as individuals whose circumstances mean there is a requirement for them to file a Tax Return.

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Testimonials

Emma & her team literally changed our business. Not only have they tightened up all our financial processes but they are a valuable source of advice. I would recommend them highly.

BHM MediaPrivate Healthcare Company

Mulberry Froud have quite literally been a life saver over the years, expertly guiding us through the maze of complexity that is the UK Tax Code and have supported us with unerring skill and expertise. Thank you sincerely for your kindness and unfailing diligence.

Dr. Hugo Kitchen
Stratford Dermatherapy Clinic

Stratford Dermatherapy

I would like to thank Emma and Andrew for their very professional service and support they give me in my Business.

I have been with the accountants now for a number of years and I always found them very efficient  and friendly . Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them

Lisa Maxted

The Barn At Popfosters

Mulberry Froud not only do our end of year accounts but also manage our monthly payroll and auto enrolment pension requirements. They have been with us every step of the way over the last 10 years, through good years and bad. They have always provided an excellent service; reliable, precise and timely.

They have always given excellent advice as to how we can better manage the complex cash flow and accounting issues a small and growing business has. We would have no hesitation in recommending them. Their flexibility and comprehensive range of services make them an ideal choice for small businesses from start up into maturity.

The Cotswold Fudge Company

Fantastic, reliable, fast, and friendly service with any queries answered and dealt with in a friendly way. Highly recommended.

Kerr McMillan, The Aizle Active

Get in Touch

If you would like to review your accounting arrangements, drop us a line and we’ll arrange a time to discuss your requirements over the phone.