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Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Get ready for changes to the IR35 rules
The IR35 rules will be changing next April. Here are some of the important changes that may impact on you as an engager, agent or worker. Now: If you’re a contractor providing a service through a Personal Service Company (PSC) or similar set-up, it is your responsibility to decide if the IR35 legislation applies to the contract you’re working on. Apart from: Public body clients are an exception; if you’re engaged by a public body, IR35 is their responsibility, not…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Top Five Firm at the Accounting Excellence Awards
We were thrilled to be named as a Top Five Firm in this year’s Accounting Excellence Awards, held at the Brewery in London. The prestigious award ceremony was hosted by one of our favourite comedians, the fantastic Katherine Ryan, along with entertaining radio and television announcer – the ‘Voice of God’, Alan Dedicoat. The Accounting Excellence awards are highly focused on software use within the accounts industry, with categories including cloud applications, data and expense management software, and professional tax…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Nordens receives the “Global Advisory Experts” Award for Business Turnaround Services
We are delighted to announce that we’ve won another prestigious award! It’s a huge honour for us to have been awarded the Global Advisory Experts: Business Turnaround Services Advisory Firm of the Year in England. This fantastic award recognises our high level of success at helping businesses to overcome their challenges and move forward in a smooth and profitable way. What is Business Turnaround? Quite simply, business turnaround is the process of taking a business that’s underperforming and turning it…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
How to smooth a turbulent cashflow
An independent finance firm recently surveyed 1000 small businesses to find out what cash flow obstacles they’ve faced and how easy it’s been for them to overcome those issues. Hopefully you’ll agree that accountants tend to be the most trusted business advisors for SMEs; certainly 72% of business owners told ICAEW that they get added value from maintaining good relationships with their accountants. So what did the research show? Cash flow Managing cash flow is one of the biggest concerns…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Seven steps to plan positively for the next recession
Everyone seems to agree that we are on the verge of a worldwide recession. Whether or not this is the case, the economy is facing difficult times and this will affect many businesses. However, as a business owner, there’s no need to despair; a recession can be an incredible opportunity for your business. This is the time to really think about how world economics will affect you: what are you going to do, twist or bust? Whilst it’s true that…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Can you claim the employment allowance?
What is the employment allowance? The employment allowance is a recruitment incentive aimed at smaller employers. It’s worth up to £3,000 per year to set against your employer’s Class 1 NIC bill, making it a valuable allowance that many employers don’t realise they can claim. This allowance is set to change slightly from April 2020, so this is a good time to review whether you are eligible to claim. Who can claim? As long as you employ staff, you’re eligible to…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Do you qualify for a Research and Development tax claim?
Don’t immediately say no because you’re not a rocket scientist.  Business owners often miss this valuable Research and Development (R&D) tax break when they are actually entitled to it for their business activities, simply because they’re not aware of it or they think they won’t qualify for this specific tax relief. In fact, you may be able to get an enhanced deduction of 130% of your R&D qualifying expenditure. Even loss-making companies can, in certain circumstances, surrender their losses in…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
How Status Determination Statements will impact contractors and “end clients”
Working with many contractors across a wide range of industries, it’s important that we make sure everyone is aware of changes – and the rules for IR35 are changing. Are you a contractor thinking about how these changes will affect you? Or are you the “end client” – the business that’s contracted out the work – and therefore the one who may soon be liable for paying the IR35 tax? The new rules coming into place from 2020/21 mean that…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Sole traders often struggle to achieve success – we can help!
Taking the leap into self-employment is a popular step for many entrepreneurial people, but the realities of running your own business can be hard. The Institute for Fiscal Studies, an economic research organisation specialising in UK taxation, ran a study that has discovered: “most people who try self-employment fail quickly and very few go on to employ others or create significant ventures.” Despite the gloomy statistics, between 2000 and 2015, the number of self-employed sole traders rose by 1.4 million…
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
VAT: reverse charge for construction services
Are you CIS and VAT registered? If so, read on… From 1st October, the government is introducing the “VAT Domestic Reverse Charge” (also known simply as “Reverse Charge”) for businesses involved in building and construction services. What is the Reverse Charge?  The Reverse Charge is a way of passing responsibility for the reporting and paying of a VAT transaction from the seller to the buyer of goods or services. So, instead of the seller paying the VAT, the buyer takes responsibility for it. Why…
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.

Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Get Ready For Changes…
The IR35 rules will be changing next April. Here are some of the important changes that may impact on you as an engager, agent or worker. Now: If you’re a contractor providing a service through a Personal Service Company (PSC...
Nordens Chartered Accountant and Business Advisers | Strategic Business Planning | London | Essex | Award winning accountant
Top Five Firm At…
We were thrilled to be named as a Top Five Firm in this year’s Accounting Excellence Awards, held at the Brewery in London. The prestigious award ceremony was hosted by one of our favourite comedians, the fantastic Katherine...
Nordens TV

We love making videos that break down convoluted accountancy jargon into plain-talking, actionable and accessible facts.

Inheritance Tax Video
What Is Inheritance Tax?
Safeguarding your loved ones against paying too much inheritance tax If your estate is worth more than £325,000 when you die, your heirs will have to pay inheritance tax on everything over that amount - but they will pay nothi...
Preparing Management Accounts Video
Preparing Management Accounts
Hi, I’m Mitch Hahn, Partner at Nordens Chartered Accountants. Today I am going to explain what Management Accounting is and how you can use it to help you become more successful. Welcome to Nordens TV! Management accounting ...
  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!