Business Compliance Services

Business Compliance Services

Managing statutory accounting and compliance records can be overwhelming and time consuming. Our highly experienced team can work as an extension to your business and deliver a proactive and efficient service for these fundamental accounting services.

Bookkeeping & VAT

We provide flexible and cost-effective solutions for clients’ bookkeeping and VAT. This can be done at client premises or internally at one of our offices, according to what best suits your business. We complete VAT returns, assist with one-off client requests and advise on all VAT matters. Our team have an expert knowledge of bookkeeping software where we can also provide training and software transitions.

Cloud Accounting

All VAT-registered businesses must use cloud accounting software, according to the Making Tax Digital rules. Our accountancy experts can help you to source the best software for your business and provide staff training to ensure a smooth transition.

Annual Accounts

Our accounts section includes both business and agricultural departments. We prepare annual accounts for Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships, Trusts, LLPs, Charities and also complete management accounts to suit your business requirements.

Tax Returns

Our team complete tax returns for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Trusts, individuals and companies. We provide up to date taxation advice and look to mitigate your tax liabilities at all times. We also deal with HM Revenue & Customs on your behalf.


Our team can process payroll at any frequency to suit your needs. We also provide an end-to-end auto enrolment compliance service, benefit in kind reporting and CIS processing.

Company Secretarial

Our team can remove this burden by managing all duties of an accounting secretarial matter, including maintaining statutory registers and updating shareholder administration and communication. You can rest assured that documents will be updated in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.

Business Compliance Service Experts

Experts in Business Compliance Services

Jonathan Short

Jonathan Short is an Associate and the Head of Compliance for DH&Co, he has worked with the firm for over 23 years and therefore has a wealth of industry experience.

Jonathan graduated from Heriot Watt University with a HND in Business Studies, had a brief spell with HM Revenue & Customs and started as a tax junior with DH&Co.

He worked his way up to managing the tax compliance team at Douglas Home for 10 years before being promoted to an Associate.

“From everyday accountancy work to specialist projects, the DH&Co team have continued to be enthusiastic, proactive and incredibly helpful over the years.”

– David Seed

RM&JF Seed

Accounting Advice

The effort of everyday accounting can really stack up. Outsourcing your business compliance services will free up your time and ensure things are handled correctly.

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Meeting All Your Accountancy Needs

As well as Compliance Services support, we also offer a range of other Accountancy Services to meet your business needs:

Local support

With offices located across Scotland and North England, we can meet where it is most convenient for you

Industry expertise

Our specialists have knowledge spanning many different sectors including agriculture, property, hospitality and medical businesses

Director led

Our highly experienced directors are involved at all levels of the business, making sure you are getting the best service possible

Forward thinking

We take a modern and fresh approach, helping businesses think outside the box and secure exciting opportunities

Making it personal

We work as an extension to your business, getting to know your unique needs

Helping you grow

We are business development specialists, helping your business to go further

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