As a commercially minded owner managed business, we understand the challenges businesses face. Our team of advisers are experienced in helping businesses with their financial reporting, outsourcing needs, use of information and implementing processes to help their businesses succeed.
We prepare company, limited liability partnership and unincorporated business statutory accounts; ensuring all filing obligations are met as well as advising clients on technical matters and business results.
We prepare and help clients analyse management accounts and key performance indicators to understand performance and assist in future decision making. We can provide detailed management information and reports tailored to business requirements.
We offer clients a VAT compliance service, ensuring that VAT Returns are completed correctly, the appropriate VAT is collected and paid, any technical matters are covered and any HMRC investigations are dealt with.
We provide a complete company secretarial service to businesses, ensuring filings are fully up to date and compliant with company law.
We offer clients a complete payroll service, including: preparation of e-payslips, handling all RTI and HMRC reporting requirements and advice on auto-enrolment and the administration and reporting in respect of company pension schemes.
We assist clients with the preparation of business plans and financial models that provide a clear understanding of future plans, the current financial position, what finance is required and what other factors will be relevant in order to achieve growth.
We can provide a virtual finance director service to meet individual business requirements, giving as much input as required on a cost effective basis.
We work with clients to review and if necessary implement appropriate systems for their business and provide support and training to maximise their use and benefits.
Will has extensive experience in both buy-side and sell-side advice regarding MBOs, MBIs, BIMBOs, VIAMBOs, mergers, acquisition, disposals and fund raising.
Away from the office, Will has two young boys to keep entertained, which he just about keeps separate from other hobbies of fishing, shooting, horse racing and skiing.
Away from the office, Vicki has two boys and she enjoys watching them play football in the rain and freezing temperatures on a Sunday morning......and whenever possible at the weekend she enjoys getting out on her bike.
Luke joined Clear & Lane as a Trainee Accountant in 1995, and after progression through the firm’s training he qualified in April 2000 with the ACCA. He gained promotion to Assistant Manager in June 2004 and Manager in December 2006 as well as achieving ACCA Fellowship status. He progressed to Partner in May 2012 at the same time as becoming a member of the ICAEW.
Outside of work Luke enjoys spending time with his family, restoring classic cars and “extreme” DIY. On Sundays he enthusiastically coaches his teenage sons from the sidelines at their football matches, as dads do!
Paul joined Clear & Lane as a Trainee Accountant in 1994, qualifying as an ACCA in April 2000. He was appointed Assistant Manager in June 2004 and Manager in December 2006. He progressed to Partner in May 2012, whilst also attaining his ACA qualification.
Outside of work, he can usually be found on matchdays at the King Power stadium watching Leicester City or will alternatively have his head in a book or be watching a TV boxset.
During his career Graeme has also had first hand experience of life outside practice as he spent several years as the financial controller for a leading motor retailing group. This gave him a valuable insight into the issues and challenges faced by owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs in their daily lives.
Most recently Graeme was also a partner in a leading mid sized accounting practice in Milton Keynes. He prides himself in offering clients a friendly pro active service.
Graeme has a large number of professional contacts and takes every opportunity to add value to the Magma service by linking clients with clients and advisors to build and strengthen professional relationships.
Outside work Graeme is the father of two teenage daughters, he also enjoys playing golf and badminton, and supporting Luton Town FC through that various ups, but mainly downs!
Away from the office, Ismail enjoys keeping fit and spending time with his wife and three daughters who keep him very busy.
Away from the office Lee dedicates his free time to his wonderful family including his two sons. Growing up in Manchester he joins the majority, and supports Manchester United!
Matt prides himself in offering a friendly, pro-active service.
Outside of work Zoe enjoys playing pool in the local league and socialising with friends.
Outside of work I enjoy socialising with family and friends, going to music concerts and travelling.