Article by Elaine Clark
If setting up a business in your 50s or becoming self employed for the first time, appointing an accountant can be daunting. Elaine Clark, our newest expert on the Fabafterfifty panel, has drawn up a useful list of questions to offer some structure to help you decide who is the right accountant for you.
A question often asked by a new business owner is:
“I have arranged an initial consultation with an accountant – what should I ask?”
These days this consultation can take place face-to-face or virtually, via phone, Skype or other electronic means.
Whatever the method, there are a few essentials that should not be neglected when you have your meeting.
It is best to start off with some very simple fact...