Audit & Assurance

Audit & Assurance

Our audit and assurance clients range from owner-managed businesses and sole traders through to smaller quoted companies, charities, partnerships and UK-based divisions of multi-national organizations.

Building long-term business relationships is at the very heart of  our approach, and our assurance services are about so much more than ticking the regulatory boxes once a year. Our approach is practical and highly commercial.

Our professional and qualified staff  have a firm grip on accounting matters. We recognize that business owners want to concentrate on running their businesses, rather than spend valuable time satisfying regulatory requirements and staying on top of the administrative burdens.

We are confident that our accountancy services can genuinely help businesses to organise themselves more profitably and add real commercial value, as opposed to being yet another drain on the bottom line.

So if you are looking for a friendly, professional team with a strong background in supporting growing businesses, we would welcome the opportunity to play a part in your continued future success.

How we can help

Our accountancy and assurance services provide a diverse range of expertise which covers, inter alia:

  • Audit
  • Annual & Management Accounts preparation
  • Company Secretarial
  • Payroll
  • Audit

Undertaking statutory audits for all sizes of companies and ensuring that your business complies with accounting standards and company law. We can also prepare specialist audit reports for regulatory bodies such as the Law Society or the Charities Commission. The audit provides the perfect opportunity to review your systems and suggest improvements if necessary, bringing added benefits to your business. Increasingly, Banks are requesting formal audits for businesses which do not statutorily require audits; we are well placed to provide this service to you.

Annual accounts and management accounts preparation

Our clients recognize the importance of sound financial information in running a profitable business. Versant Group accounts preparation team is adept at preparing both annual statutory and monthly management accounts which meet the required tax and professional standards, as well as providing timely and efficient strategic management information.

Company secretarial

Under the Companies Act, companies are required to file various documents within specified timescales. Not only is this a considerable administrative burden, failure to comply can potentially result in severe penalties for companies and directors. By outsourcing company secretarial services to Versant Group you can be assured of fulfilling all of your company obligations and lifting a major administrative burden from your business.

Corporate Recovery

Versant Associates LLP  has expertise in both Corporate Recover

Our resident Insolvency Practitioners each have in excess of 10 years experience in advising directors and individuals in this sector.

We take a commercial and practical approach to formulating a workable solution.

We recognise that in times of financial crisis, it is not always easy to find money to take proper, professional advice and therefore we provide a FREE consultation service and only if we can help you, will we agree a fee with you.

How we can help

We have expertise in the following areas:

  • Corporate
  • Administration Orders
  • Administrative Receiverships
  • Liquidations – Solvent and Insolvent
  • Compulsory Liquidations
  • Company Voluntary Arrangements (“CVA”)
  • Partnership Voluntary Arrangements (“PVA”)
  • Independent Business Reviews
  • Distressed Acquisitions
  • Restructuring
  • Court Appointed Receivership
  • Optimized Exit Services

Registered Office - The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester, LE3 5DE. T: 0116 242 5100. Companies House No: OC358719.

As a member firm of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales ("ICAEW"), Versant Associates is subject to the ICAEW's Code of Ethics, which can be found at section 3 of the ICAEW Members' Handbook.