Advisory services

Our advisory service is about listening to your needs and applying our extensive knowledge and experience to your business.

We will help you with day-to-day business issues as well as support you with the longer term development of your business.

Advisory services include:

  • Business acquisitions, mergers and sales
  • Business development and coaching
  • Business valuations
  • Business finance
  • Business start-ups
  • Helping business owners in all areas of business development
  • Company formations and set up

Call us now to discuss how we can support your business’s needs.
Tel: 01243 776938 Email:

Our business is about helping your business succeed

Succession planning and maximising value

We work with many clients to develop a succession plan and put strategies in place to maximise the value of their business.

Business acquisitions, mergers and sales

We have extensive knowledge and experience of helping clients successfully buy and sell businesses. We will work with you and your other advisors to help ensure the process is as smooth as possible and structured in the most tax-efficient and appropriate way.

Business valuations

Valuations are required for many reasons, life assurance, shareholders dispute, divorce, sale, acquisitions. We can assist.

Business finance

We can review the way in which your business is financed and help you organise your finances in the most practical and tax-efficient manner. We work closely with all local banks to help achieve this.

Business start-ups

We can help advise you from the very beginning, the most appropriated business structure, provide bookkeeping training, tax planning and much, much more. We provide a company formation services and can form a new company within 24 hours.

Business development, mentoring and coaching

As a business owner you will go through various stages of your business and all bring their own problems and worries. We can help mentor and coach you in all areas, be it personal development of business development. Together with our other advisory services and financial training we will listen and help give clarity and direction.

Quasi Finance Director

We act as quasi finance director for many of our clients. If you do not require a full time finance director we can act as a flexible alternative. We can attend board meetings or work with you on an individual basis, providing support and advice.

Have we convinced you yet?

Please feel free to get in touch via phone, email or our quick contact form.

We offer initial free consultations – simply contact us to find out more.

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01243 776938
Lavant and Chichester
01273 470123

James Todd & Co, 1/2 The Barn, Oldwick, West Stoke Road, Chichester PO18 9AA
James Todd & Co, 16 Northgate, Chichester PO19 1BJ
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James Todd & Co is the trading name of James Todd & Co Limited. Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors. Registered No: 07350649 in England. VAT No. 322087875. ICAEW Firm Reference No: C002730145 and James Todd & Co (Lewes) Ltd (formerly known as Axtons). Chartered Accountants. Registered No: 11214467 in England. VAT No. 290460506. ICAEW Firm Reference No: C005791297

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