Limited Company accounting fees with a personal account manager for only £118 per month. We'll do your paperwork while you focus on running your business. We operate fixed fees, agreed in advance, ensuring there are never any nasty surprises.

Knowledge Base

Running and controlling a limited company

16 July, 2008

Whilst Trafalgar is on hand to help and assist you in accountancy matters it is important to recognise that you are responsible for running your own business.

A director’s responsibilities in running a company


  • Contracts / Invoicing
  • Negotiating and signing of contracts
  • Organising with Agency/Client the procedure for signing off project/work
  • Raising invoices to agency/client


  • Collating and recording business expenses
  • Invoicing any ‘client chargeable expenses’ to agency/client
  • Retaining expense receipts

Bank Account/Credit Control

  • Monitoring and reviewing business bank account
  • Chasing agency/client for outstanding payments
  • Collating and recording Bank transactions
  • Making tax payment provisions
  • Remuneration including:
    • Validating IR35 status*
    • Setting salary
    • Setting dividend payments, if appropriate. **

Business Protection

  • Take out appropriate business insurances namely:
    • Employers and Public Liability
    • Professional Indemnity
    • Tax Investigation insurance

Returns and Payments

  • Approving and Submitting all returns and payments to:
    • Companies House
    • HM Revenue and Customs

*For every assignment, it is essential to establish the IR35 status before taking any remuneration.

**You may undertake several assignments in a year and it is possible that some contracts may be deemed caught (inside) and others may not be caught (outside) IR35. Whether the contract is inside or outside IR35 dictates whether your company is eligible to pay dividends.

Limited Company accounting fees for only £148 per month. We do your paperwork, you focus on running your business. Find out more, or contact us today.