Increasing Competition

With Colchester being one of the fastest-growing towns in the East of England there’s lots of competition between businesses to attract new clients and expand into new areas. Our accountants can give your business a competitive advantage by increasing your profits, reducing your tax liabilities and streamlining your company accounts. We don’t just do the numbers, we’ll come to you with proactive advice on how to improve your business financials.


Business Accounting Services
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Wide Range Of Industries & Sectors

As Colchester continues to grow and businesses establish themselves in the area, you need an accountant that knows your industry like the back of their hand. Here at Steven Burton & Co, our chartered accountants have gained years of experience working with a range of different sectors from their current and previous roles which allows them to make an impact from day one.

We also know the increased growth in and around the Colchester area has presented opportunities for the construction industry. As a specialist in construction accounting with over 20 years of experience, we can help you manage contractors, the multiple projects you work on, irregular contracts and fluctuating overheads.

Accounting for Construction

See How We Can Help

Find out how we can support Colchester based businesses improve their finances and increase profit margins

Working With Business, Big & Small

Colchester is home to businesses in all stages of their growth. We work with startups based in business incubators across the town offering straightforward, practical advice on how to set up your business for success. As a startup, you’re usually running everything yourself from accounting to sales to marketing. We can look after your company accounts, bookkeeping, tax & vat and take that stress off your shoulders so you can focus on what you do best, without worrying about a letter from HMRC. We’re here to support you with putting together clear business plans and budgets to significantly increase your business success both now and in the future.

When it comes to SMEs you’ve set up your business and things are going well but now it’s time to grow to the next stage. This could be expanding the products and services you offer or taking on more staff. With business growth comes a new set of accounting challenges. We can support you with payroll for your new staff, cashflow forecasting, cost-cutting and increasing profitability.
Large, well-established businesses have a different set of challenges when it comes to running and managing accounts. With more staff comes increased payroll requirements, contractors’ tax status now needs to be decided by the employer (IR35) and with the range of changes around COIVD, it can be hard to keep track of the changing regulatory requirements. We keep up to date with all changes in legislation and make sure you’re compliant at all times.

Business Advice & Coaching
Small business payroll

Directions to Steven Burton & Co From Colchester

Steven Burton & Co are based in Earls Colne in North Essex, just a short 20-minute drive from central Colchester. We understand that as business owners you’re short on time and not everything requires a face to face meeting. We are always happy to have a quick catchup online or take a trip to your office.

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