LDP Luckmans is a members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Business Advice Service, (BAS). This allows us to offer prospective clients free specialist advice aimed at maximising their potential.

As a new or prospective business owner there are many issues that have to be dealt with. Our knowledge and ability enables us to provide a fully pro-active advice service, helping to alleviate your worries and leaving you free to grow your business.


We are here to help you solve the following issues:

  • Choosing the correct trading vehicle – Limited company, LLP, partnership, sole trader.
    This typically involves an assessment of:
    • comparison of corporation tax against income tax
    • using of trading losses
    • acquisition of goodwill and other intellectual property
    • use R&D tax credits and other government reliefs
    • advice on income extraction including the mix of salary and dividends
  • Advice on bank funding, cash flow and profit forecasts etc
  • Available grant funding and advice on presentation to relevant bodies
  • Advice on best software packages, bookkeeping issues etc
  • Arranging and advising on PAYE and payroll
  • Arranging and advising on VAT, including cash accounting and flat rate schemes
  • Banking arrangements