I believe that some of the most passionate individuals start a business to bring about change, whether it be through bring new concepts and products to market, or through promoting social change (and in some cases both). I want to support those businesses, and outline my core values that underpin this vision –
People is everything – accounts by nick offers a personal service, prioritising the people aspect of accounting through face-to-face meetings and understanding the passions that have taken individuals to step into business.
The importance of quality – accounts by nick aims to deliver to each and every individual excellence, providing what is promised and adding value to each business.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy. According to the November 2014 statistical release from the Department for Business Innovation & Skills, at the start of 2014, there were 5.2m private sector businesses, 330,000 more than the previous year, of which 197,000 were thought to be sole traders. 99% of the 5.2m private sector businesses were small and micro businesses, they employ 25.2m people (48% of UK private Sector employment), and have a combined turnover of 1600bn (33% of the private sector). In short, small businesses matter.