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Advisory - Shenward
how can we help you?

Contact us at the office or submit a business inquiry online.


Shenward helps a diverse range of clients with a diverse range of needs. This is especially true of our Advisory Practice, which provides corporate finance and transaction services, business restructuring, risk, and management consulting services to clients navigating an exceptional range of challenges, changes, and opportunities. We are proud to be a member of the Business Finance Advice Scheme specialising in preparation and review of business plans, helping business start-ups, small-scale equity issues and applying for bank loans and overdrafts.

As a business owner, a robust business plan is beneficial to your business and can help it achieve the business objectives that you have set. We find that many business owners don’t have the time to write a business plan, or, simply do not know where to start. That’s where we come in. As your accountants, we can help you when it comes to business planning.

As your professional advisers, we are strongly positioned to assess your business, its structure and your plans for the future. The key areas where we can help are:

– Restructure of your current business structure to help take advantage of efficient tax strategies and operational structures

– Growth, succession planning, and business continuity

– Due diligence when buying or selling a business

– Raising finance and cash flow forecasting

– Implementation of accounting systems

– Assessment of your corporate governance and risk management

– Implementation of tax efficient employee remuneration packages through share incentive packages


The decision to incorporate a business is usually based around advice on minimising tax. We have a great deal of experience in incorporating businesses and in some cases, it has saved our clients large amounts in tax.

The amount of tax you would save is dependent on your individual situation. If you would like to talk to someone about your circumstances and the benefits of becoming incorporated, then contact us for a free initial chat about how we can help.

We understand that it can often be a daunting process and that for you, it’s important that your own personal reasons for buying or selling your business are realised.

You might be looking to grow your business organically or through the purchase of another. If this is the case, our strong reputation and high experience in finding the right business to buy based on your needs will be invaluable. You may be thinking about selling your business, with a view to retiring or starting out on a new business venture. We are experienced in selling businesses and achieving the desired outcomes for the owner.

We have strong relationships with banks and equity providers which we use to raise funds for development purposes, equity release and financial restructuring. We carefully consider the tax implications to ensure that every transaction we make is as tax efficient as possible, helping you as the buyer or seller of a business to get the most out of the deal.

We also offer the services of an experienced finance director to help your growing business. This can be extremely beneficial as you do not need to incur the cost of employing an individual. We understand the financial constraints that affect many small and medium businesses so you can use our time as necessary.

As your business grows and develops you may need the services of a non-executive director, especially if you want to list on the Stock Exchange. Our managing partner, Rajeev, has extensive experience working with businesses in this capacity. If you require such services, please get in touch for an initial consultation.

As a leading formation agent, we have a variety of incorporation packages that can be tailored to suit your requirements. Typically, our clients benefit from the following services:

1. Incorporation of UK private limited company including the appointment of company directors of your choice

2. Digital Certificate of incorporation

3. Shenward tailored memorandum & articles of association and share certificates

4. Application to HMRC for various taxes as required

5. Provision of a registered office in the UK

6. Forwarding of mail received to you via email

7. Arrangement and assistance with opening a UK bank account

Outsource your company secretarial to us and we can ensure that all statutory requirements are being met. This can include appointment/termination of directors, change of addresses or share transfers.

As the world embraces a rapid digital shift, it’s never been more important to be visible. We’ve witnessed first-hand the power of a well-thought PR and Marketing strategy here at Shenward, and so we’ve invested in the ability to bring the same power to our clients.

Through our new PR and Marketing service we offer a variety of public relations and marketing support to enable you to show the world who you are, what you value and why YOU are the brand of choice.

How you communicate with your target audience can take many forms, but by developing a clear and powerful strategy, you can ensure your message is consistent and always resonates.

Whether it be bespoke support, training, strategy development or full outsourced marketing and PR, we’ve got the skilled team to be able to deliver and prove the return on investment.

Services include:

Press release crafting and distribution

Content writing

Marketing strategy development and implementation

Specific campaign development and implementation

Media relations

Social media training

Social media strategy and management

Full-service PR and Marketing support


Why not take a look at our online press pack and contact us at gemma@shenward.com to discuss your needs.

The way in which your business operates has changed drastically during 2020. Flexibility and agility have become vital, as has reducing overheads. But. it’s never been more important to maintain a professional image and a strong brand to give confidence to prospective new clients.

We’ve recognised business owners like you are no longer looking to pay for expensive corporate spaces to achieve this, and so we’re extending our Company Secretarial service. This means we are offering businesses like you the opportunity to reduce business costs permanently through a professional virtual office service.

Our virtual office service will comprise of a smart and professional UK office address, a local telephone number and a personal receptionist to handle calls and take messages and mail handling. Local telephone numbers with any UK area code and even international can be arranged.

And, if you’re an overseas business looking for further support to remain compliant, you can also choose to benefit from a full finance function, including a dedicated bookkeeper to take care of the management accounts and VAT returns, and a virtual company secretary to ensure the legal requirements of the Companies Act are met.

To take advantage of an affordable and cost-effective way to build your company’s brand and credibility, without worrying about overheads or long office contracts, contact our team.

Highly qualified and experienced professionals providing support to businesses.