2nd July – Commercial Cleaning Contractor, Kent, £650k turnover

Said he’s been thinking about looking at alternative providers as he feels he’s being charged an exorbitant rate (£771 per month inc vat, plus an additional sum at the end of the year which he said was a further £6k last year). He said all he gets for that is his annual accounts and tax computation, and they’ve recently started doing his VAT returns as well. They don’t even do his payroll – that’s outsourced to another company. Furthermore, he’s hoping to retire in 5 years or so and would like to chat through his options around selling the company.