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The National Insurance Increase & Health and Social Care Levy – All You Need To Know
From 6th April 2022 to 5th April 2023 National Insurance contributions will increase by 1.25%. This was announced by the UK government on the 7th September 2021, in response to the huge amounts of borrowing attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, which need to be recouped. The increase amount is to be directly given to the NHS and social care institutions in the UK. The increase is a temporary measure to both the main and additional rates of…
Client Success – Getting Your Business To Where It Should Be
The word ‘uncertainty’ has felt almost very certain over the past 18 months since the pandemic began. Businesses have suffered a great deal, in both profits and unbeknownst as to what it is going on and what the future holds. The latest Red Flag research that has been produced for the second quarter of 2021, states that over 600,000 businesses within the UK are in financial distress. However, this is 10% lower than what was previously reported in the first…
Are You A Fashion Entrepreneur In The Making?
It's daunting enough when starting up a business in itself, but breaking into the fashion industry with a new business is even harder. The fashion industry is so fast-paced, and you need to be at the cutting edge with everything you do. We are running an open day for budding fashion entrepreneurs, giving you the chance to chat with Maxine Wells, one of the leading designers in developing body contouring collections for lingerie & swimwear brands. Maxine has designed, pattern…
When Is The Best Time To Recruit For Your Business & What To Look Out For?
Recruitment is a necessary process for all businesses. Finding the right people for the right job can be a tricky issue, however if you know exactly what you’re looking for then the experience can be smooth, beneficial, and hugely rewarding. Many recruitment analysts will say the best time to recruit is in the Spring (March/April) and in the Autumn (September/October), however this is just when the most jobs are readily available as well as the widest pool of people looking…
The New VAT Rate For Hospitality Businesses – All You Need To Know
The new VAT rate for registered businesses on supplies related to hospitality will commence on 1st October 2021, moving on from the temporary reduced rate which came into effect from the 15th July 2020. The temporary reduced rate offered registered businesses a reduced rate of 5% VAT payable, in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry. The reduced rate, and new VAT rate from 1st October 2021, affect registered businesses who purchase supplies related to: hospitality hotel…
Why Protecting Your Business Is As Important As Ever
Cutting costs is fundamental process for every business in order to reap the most profits possible. However, often many companies choose to overlook business insurance to save money, leaving them vulnerable should something suspect were to occur. We spoke to one of our financial partners, Elliott Winner of KWM Wealth Ltd., about the relevance of business insurance, the main different types of business insurance and how to go about properly acquiring the right insurance policy for your business.   Why…
The Let Property Campaign – All You Need To Know
The Let Property Campaign (LPC) is scheme set up by HMRC, offering the opportunity for landlords to get up to date with their tax affairs. Whether landlords let out residential property, in the UK or abroad, this simple way to disclose income or any unpaid tax provides the most practical way to avoid any large penalty fees whilst keeping your affairs in working order with HMRC. By registering with the Let Property Campaign, landlords will have 90 days to submit…
Nordens Spotlight – Our New Tax Manager Adam Truluck
One of the most recent additions to our senior management team here at Nordens has been our new Tax Manager, Adam Truluck. Adam has acquired a wealth of experience working in and around tax for over 17 years and brings with him an abundance of knowledge, personality and leadership to serve him well in his new position. We spoke to Adam on his beginnings with Nordens, the main things he has and will be covering as our Tax Manager and…
Virtual Finance Director (VFD) – Why Your Business Should Be Thinking About One
As the pandemic has taken effect on almost every business in the land in some capacity or another, more business owners are realising the possibilities of automating and digitalising roles. Certain jobs which were part and parcel of the workforce, have since been shown to hold companies back due to the increasing demands and failure to bring in sufficient profits. By outsourcing or digitalising these roles, businesses are provided with a quality source of work without the high salary associated.…
The Ending Of Furlough – What The Future Holds For The Workplace
Soon after the UK went into lockdown in March 2020, employers were faced with a brand new concept in the world of employment, ‘furlough’. The brand new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) known as furlough, has supported over 1 million employers since it was introduced and is now due to end on 30 September 2021. As the UK relaxes social distancing measures and there is no suggestion that the scheme will be extended further, we consider what this means for…
 
Beyond Accountancy

At Nordens, we're more than just accountants - we're business experts who can help you achieve your biggest goals.

Nordens Strategic

Our specialist strategic division at Nordens boasts some of the leading entrepreneurial business minds in the country. We cater towards delivering consistent success stories, whilst helping businesses achieve above and beyond their initial goals.

Through highly-tailored guidance, coaching and advice, Nordens Strategic are able to define exactly how your business can reach new levels of success.

Regardless of how you define ‘success’ for your business, our strategic service is guaranteed to bring about real and lasting change. By partnering with some of the UK’s top business coaches, we’ll steer you along the path to a greater future.

Accounting 2 You

Every business, no matter how big or small, needs to make the right decisions, and how to best manage your accounts can put huge question marks over your business. Accounting2You is here to take that pressure off and provide you with all the answers you need.

Our bookkeeping branch offers a fully inclusive, comprehensive service that you can trust. Since 2005, our specialist bookkeepers have been successfully managing the accounting of both individuals and small businesses.

With experts in payroll analysis, credit control and financial recording, Accounting2You will lead your business efficiently, and with real purpose, towards a prosperous future.

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Chris Dyer

Director - Metro Bank

Nordens are always very easy to deal with and extremely professional and efficient. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to my clients for their accountancy needs, no matter how complex they may be.

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Jamie Brown

Co-Founder - Chicmi Limited

Very good to work with - the team go above and beyond to make the accounts easy and efficient. They're all super friendly and a joy to work with.

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Simon Rose

Director - Rose Opticians

I have been using Nordens Chartered Accountants for 5 years and very happy with the service provided. All members of the team are very knowledgeable and have a wealth of experience which has proved very beneficial to my organisation

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Rebecca Bossick

Founder & Director - Physio LDN

Very easy to contact and put me in touch with the right person whenever I need to ask any questions. Extremely knowledgeable and can help me manage my various businesses whenever I need.

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James Aconley

Principal - Pauline Quirke Academy

Great accountants, always available to offer advice. The team have transformed my business.

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Christopher Wilce

Founder - Dataphone

Having worked with Nordens over the last 5 years, not only to look after my annual accounts but they have also provided outstanding professional advice. They have guided me through a Company share buyback with clear and objective advice. We have also been using Nordens strategic services for a couple of years, which has helped bring about significant improvements that exceeded my expectations. With experience of working with several local accountants over my 29 years in business, I’m very pleased with the service I have received from Nordens.

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Dave Hodges

Director - Linekers

Trusted our business with Nordens for over 10 years now and watched the company grow into the successful innovative business it has become today. Deservedly so. Every aspect of financial advice we need is always given promptly and with a smile. We have total confidence in all aspects of advice Nordens give. If you are looking for accountants, its a no brainer!

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Tony Charles

Founder - Foundation Sports Limited

A fantastic, modern, vibrant firm that care about the clients and their staff in abundance. It is rare to find an Accountancy firm with such vibrance and focus and relationships. It is no wonder they win award after award in their field.

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Peter Horlock

Managing Director - Prime Time Boilers

I have been with Nordens for many years now and they are a great accountants.

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Simon Cushing

Founder - Vivid Finishes

We have used Nordens for the last 5 years and have had a great service throughout. The guys are very passionate about what they do and have played a part in the growth of our company, highly recommended.

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Andrew Martin

Managing Director - AMD Interior Architecture

Great Service at Nordens from a friendly very approachable team Particularly Kirsty Willis and Joe Sword who have been helping us since we started the business in 2016.

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James Robinson

Director - Forma London

Nordens provide a first class service. We moved to Nordens last year and have been impressed with the level of service provided. Keep up the good work!

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Latest News

We've always got our ears to the ground when it comes to interesting, useful and topical information relating to business and accountancy.

5 Areas Of The…
The construction industry is one of the most well-established and growing sectors on earth, with employment rising 2.6% per year on average between 2015 and 2020. With the pandemic forcing the public indoors, millions of people...
The Construction Industry Scheme…
The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a scheme set up by HMRC which considers how much tax a subcontractor, not an employee, should pay. Due to the vast amounts of contracted work within the construction sector, the scheme ...
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Live Webinar – Autumn…
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, carried out his briefcase and laid out his Autumn Budget plans on Wednesday 27th October 2021. The Autumn Budget doesn’t usually attract massive attention, however, due to the econo...
Live Webinar – Time…
Watch our latest LIVE webinar titled ‘Time To Revive' that was held on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 4pm GMT hosted by our CEO Mitch Hahn. Last year was tough for all of us. Now is the time to see what 2021 brings and how we c...
  Why I Founded Nordens
Accounting 2 You

In November 2002, having sold our other business interests off earlier in the year, I decided to set up Nordens Chartered Accountants. The easy part was knowing how to do it, as I had established and built a smaller practice a few years earlier. The difficult part, for me, was not following the traditional accountancy path. Having run businesses, both successfully and unsuccessfully, I wanted to help business owners resolve their short term problems and work with them to achieve their longer term goals. Business has always been my interest and I love that I can help business owners achieve what seems like the impossible every single working day.

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We're Professionally Certified

Our limited company accountants have a range of qualifications from The Institute Of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). We worry about the bye-laws, regulations and ethical guidelines of the ACCA so you don’t have to! That makes us an ACCA-accredited employer as well as a Professional Passport-accredited one!