Supporting you throughout your entire business journey

Many businesses suffer from a lack of continuity by being passed from firm to firm for different stages of their journey. With us, you receive a continuous service from start to finish, managed by one dedicated team.

We are by your side to support and advise you at every step in the journey - for as long as your business needs it.

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COMPANY FORMATION

Our diverse team has decades of experience and we work with a huge range of clients from all over the world. We can offer you a broad range of services delivered with personal care and attention.

International planning and structuring:

An initial review of your proposal to determine the most appropriate jurisdictions in which your business should be based.
  • Structuring designed to enhance and optimise your requirements whilst ensuring excellent corporate governance and tax compliance.
  • Formation of corporate entities in all major jurisdictions.
  • Establishment and maintenance of bank accounts.
  • Liaison with local government and regulators and coordination of external provisions such as local legal services.
  • Support with staff relocation and immigration.
  • Personal structuring and succession planning for key shareholders and staff.

Accounting, VAT and tax compliance advisory:

  • Bespoke accounting arrangements depending on what your business needs.
  • Expertise in many major bookkeeping packages.
  • Specialised consultancy on the setup of your structure for VAT and tax optimisation and compliance.
  • Tax and VAT registration and on-going assistance.
ONGOING CORPORATE MANAGEMENT

Your business success depends on growth. Let us take care of back-office functions, leaving you free to focus on developing your business.

Corporate governance:

  • Provision of qualified directors, where appropriate, to ensure high professional standards of corporate governance are maintained.
  • Provision of authorised persons who are regulator-approved to hold key positions within your organisation, such as MLRO, DMLRO, DPO, company secretary and bank signatories, where appropriate.
  • We will act as the point of contact to liaise with regulators and suppliers, such as local legal firms, as appropriate.

Corporate administration and company secretarial services:

  • Coordinating with banks and financial institutions on transactions including, transfers, forex and investments.
  • Reviews of contracts and agreements with third parties, including due diligence collection and provision.
  • Preparation, organisation and minuting of executive board meetings.
  • Filing and retention of statutory documents, agreements and due diligence.
  • Maintenance of company registers.
  • Registered office facilities.
  • Day to day administration of corporate entities.

Accounting, tax and VAT support:

  • Annual returns and VAT submissions.
  • Preparation of management accounts and financial information such as forecasts, business plans and annual accounts.
  • VAT consultancy and compliance.
  • Broader accounting consultancy, consolidations and live bookkeeping.
DIVERSIFICATION AND EXIT PLANNING

Our services are designed to support you throughout your entire business cycle. We are there for you when times are good and when the unexpected happens. Additional services can be bought in as needed, giving you outstanding peace of mind, wherever your business takes you.

Business growth and diversification:

  • For new offices or relocations, we provide a wide range of services for staff including immigration advice, obtaining relevant visas, commercial and residential property purchase or rental and support services to help your staff settle into their new environment.
  • When preparing to enter a new market, diversify with a new product or undergo a substantial change to your business model, all of the structuring and consultancy services outlined in 'company formation' are available to you.
  • For IP development, we offer valuation and appropriate structuring to ensure it is recognised as a valuable asset and fully protected.

Planning your exit strategy:

  • For businesses considering a public offering, we provide wide-ranging assistance in preparing the business for listing.
  • For management buyouts, we offer structuring advice and tax and accounting support.
  • For owners or key staff going through liquidity events, we can provide corporate succession planning and private wealth structuring to optimise your enjoyment and/or reinvestment of new wealth.
  • For end of life businesses, we offer full assistance in voluntary dissolution and liquidations.

  

Michael Charmer

HEAD OF CORPORATE SERVICES


To learn how we can enhance your business, contact Michael:

T: +44 1624 683245
E: michael.charmer@suntera.com

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