Epic8

We offer 8 epic services. We always start by looking at your numbers, but between us we’ll work out which of our 8 services your business really needs - and we’ll adapt this plan as your business grows.

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GROWTH

We’re experts in growing and scaling businesses. Whether you’re looking to secure investment or funding, or want to scale your business rapidly, our GROWTH services will get you there, fast.

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PROFITS

As a team of Chartered Accountants, our top priority is to increase your profits. Our accounting packages all include regular and detailed reporting, forecasting, and budgeting, to give you ultimate financial clarity and make sure you’re always profitable.

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CASH

Cash is king in any growing business. Our CASH services cover everything from real-time cash flow planning, securing finance and loans, managing equity, and mortgage broking.

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TAX

Is tax giving you a headache? We offer support and advice on all types of personal and business tax planning.

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PROTECT

Protecting your business is vital at all stages of the growth journey. Now is the time to make sure your business is protected.

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WEALTH

Our WEALTH services help you understand what you need to save or invest to ensure financial freedom when you step back from the business.

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ESTATE

Make sure your business, wealth and inheritance goes to the right people. We'll help you put a clear action plan together.

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EXIT

Whether you’re looking to exit your business now or in the future, or just want to make sure the option to exit is available, we’ll work with you to maximise the value of your business on exit.

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Why GrowFactor?

We’re on a mission to help our clients build great businesses, so that they can have great lives. Modern accountancy is about so much more than just bookkeeping, tax returns and putting your receipts in a spreadsheet. Our tried and tested approach starts with finding your GrowFactor, and then mapping out a bespoke growth plan for your business. Think of us as the accountants your business needs.

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How Accurate Business Records Can Increase the Value of Your Business

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