Audit and accountancy services
Whether you are a sole trader, partnership or limited company and whether your business is large or small, we offer a full range of audit and accountancy services.
At Rickard Luckin we have the technical expertise to provide a robust audit and the resources to complete it to a set timetable. We are highly respected in the regional community and have excellent connections to other professional firms and banks. But, more than that, we care about each of our clients, and as such we take the trouble to get to know them and their ultimate goals. Our audit services focus on your business, consider the risks associated with your industry sector and review the underlying processes and controls that drive your financial reporting.
Our approach and services:
- A risk based approach
- Constructive feedback on your systems and controls, and suggested improvements appropriate to your company
- A robust process for peace of mind and statutory compliance
Preparation of annual accounts and calculation of business tax liabilities can be time consuming. Whether you are a sole trader, partnership or limited company and whether your business is large or small, we would be delighted to help you fulfil your objectives.
In addition to the timely preparation of annual accounts and calculation of business tax liabilities we can also help you with:
- Preparation of periodic management accounts
- Cash flow forecasting and comparing cash flow to profits
- Preparation of business plans and monitoring your business performance
- Buy or lease decisions and obtaining finance
- Computerising your business
- Bookkeeping and set up of accounting systems
- Training of your team to take over various aspects of the accounts process
If we have a problem with anything, they are willing to lend a hand, whether it is a partnership problem or if we need advice on other matters.
I can always contact them, and always get through to the person I want to speak to.
Our first encounter with Rickard Luckin was when they judged us for the Essex Business Awards Customer Care and Service category in 2002. We subsequently won our category and Overall Business of the Year.
Rickard Luckin have taken care of all our accounting needs, from the basic compliance issues such as tax returns and P11D’s, to more complex areas such as developing our Sage package and providing the support we needed to keep it running smoothly.
They have also been most helpful on proactive issues such as business planning; as we developed, their Business Solutions team were able to work closely with us on matters such as pricing strategy and the range of services we provide.
It is important for us to know that we will always be able to contact the right people to give us the right advice and support.
Rickard Luckin are a reliable firm with a good reputation. Every time we have a question, they provide an answer. No question is left unanswered.
They advise on how to run the business better and other related issues, and always provide help when we need it.
Rickard Luckin provides good advice, and ensures that we receive correct information about the condition of our accounts, which direction to take the business in and any changes that may be needed.
As a result, I have recommended Rickard Luckin to other firms of solicitors and friends with retail businesses. It is a business relationship and everything related to the business is good.
Anthony King Solicitors was formed in 1980 and we have been with Rickard Luckin from the start. As we have always received excellent service, there has been no reason to change. We are perfectly satisfied with the service provided.
They let us know of anything that could financially benefit us personally or as a company, such as advice on pensions and tax advantages.
I know we are always going to receive the most appropriate and up to date advice for the company as a whole, especially on how to make financial savings and increase profitability.
As a result of the benefits and level of service we receive, I have already recommended Rickard Luckin to other firms of solicitors.
I send them my management accounts and they compile the annual accounts.
They are friendly, and I feel comfortable talking to anyone there. In fact, they are good listeners and are always happy to help.
Rickard Luckin is extremely professional when dealing with the school’s affairs.
We have always used them, and, as they are professional, I’ve never had grounds for complaint, so there is no genuine reason not to recommend them.
I can honestly say that Rickard Luckin have been there for me through good times and bad, and have always provided that same professional service.
Everything they said was truthful, so we decided to carry on with them. They came across as being extremely professional.
They really stuck with me when times got rough, and it’s not often you can say that. In fact, the banking company I was previously with just walked away. That can be expected to some extent with banks, as they are happy to stick around during the good times. Noel introduced me to Barclays at that time, who I have been with since and have been fantastic. He helped me get everything in order, including setting up the appropriate payments. I can honestly say that Rickard Luckin have been there for me through good times and bad, and have always provided that same professional service.
We get expert support as and when we need it, and all without the costs of recruiting additional in-house resources.
The other practice already worked with Rickard Luckin and gave us favourable feedback on the firm.
They have also advised the partners about mortgages, mergers, superannuation and retirement. Rickard Luckin worked closely with us when our senior partner retired in 2006, advising on capital accounts and ensuring a smooth transfer of partnership shares.
Rickard Luckin advised us on how to try and come together. They recommended streamlining the format of our accounts systems, provided figures regarding the overall costs to the group and highlighted other services they could offer, such as payroll.
The team at Rickard Luckin is very professional and approachable. As they are based in our neck of the woods, it’s much easier to contact them.
The people at Rickard Luckin are very good and I have never had any complaints. I would recommend Rickard Luckin in the blink of an eye as I can pick up the phone and speak to someone on first name terms. The team provides useful, friendly advice and Rickard Luckin is a nice company to deal with.
We have been with Rickard Luckin for so many years that we can’t remember when we first began using their services.
This is really because we’ve never had reason to change our accountants. We are absolutely delighted with the service they provide us.
We know that we can always go to the firm with any query we have.
They always provide sound advice which we know we can rely on.
Although I’ve never been asked, I would definitely recommend Rickard Luckin to people looking for good, quality advice and accountancy services.
With Rickard Luckin you know you will get excellent service every time.
They are efficient and provide a one-stop accountancy service. They cater for my needs and deal with any requests I may have. I particularly like the fact I have been able to build up a relationship with one person, and there is a dedicated member of staff for my account.
It is most important that our auditors do a good and consistent job and that is exactly what we get from Rickard Luckin. Our audits get done thoroughly and they give us constructive feedback which helps us move forward.
It has been good to have Rickard Luckin on board during a period when we have grown so appreciably, knowing that we can rely upon the figures they produce for us. Moreover, because they handle a number of other law firms, their audit certificate seems to carry weight with our bankers and the other institutions with whom we deal.
The fact that the same audit team seems to turn up each year suggests to me that they are good at retaining their staff, an added benefit to us is that we don’t need to keep explaining the same old things.
I would recommend Rickard Luckin to anyone looking for a safe pair of hands to look after all their accounting needs.
They are extremely efficient and represent good value for money, with the helpful and friendly nature of the people we work closely with being echoed throughout the whole firm.
They were very friendly people and were very helpful in answering our questions.
They helped with everything. They took care of all of the accounts, policies and information that we needed to complete the process.
Rickard Luckin provides a very high quality service.