Property management services

We offer a wide range of services tailored to meet the needs of landlords, tenants and managing agents, and below are just a few of the areas where we could assist you.

Service charge reviews
We review statements of service charge expenditure and recognise the importance of a flexible, realistic and common sense approach. We agree timings and fees with you up-front, so that you are in control. Our experience and flexibility ensures that, whatever your needs, we will provide the right solution. And by using staff with specific expertise of property management, we are able to respond quickly to your needs and provide you with a fast turnaround of work.

We are fully conversant with the RICS Code of Practice for Service Charges in Commercial Property (current edition), as well as the Technical Release Accountants' Reports on Commercial Property Service Charge Accounts, on which we can advise accordingly.

VAT
We review property management VAT accounting procedures and advise on elections by landlords to waive exemptions, the use of application for payment and sub-lettings by tenants.

Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
The CIS is often an issue for property developers and related companies, both in determining when the scheme needs to be operated and compliance issues from the operation of the scheme. Our team has a wealth of experience and can advise on issues such as:

  • definitions of mainline and deemed contractors;
  • does the work fall within HMRC’s definition of construction operations;
  • registration for overseas companies;
  • appeals against loss of gross payment status;
  • online filing of CIS returns.

Accounting and staff secondments
Our specialist team provide assistance with client statements'reconciliations, client funding reconciliations and the preparation and auditing of financial statements of estate management companies and chartered surveyors. Additionally, if you find you have a short-term staffing problem, we can provide staff on secondment to solve workload or complex accounting problems.

Information systems
We can assist you in choosing the most suitable software for your needs and help with the implementation.

RICS compliance reviews and ISAE 3402 reviews
Our comprehensive knowledge of property management accounting systems means the that RICS compliance reviews and ISAE 3402 reviews, which provide assurance to your clients, can be untaken by a team who understands your business.

Non resident-landlord administration
We assist with the preparation of income and expenditure schedules for inclusion in the income tax returns of overseas clients, and provide advice on specific tax property matters.

Training
Our team can assist in keeping you up-to-date with service charge issues, accounting changes, VAT and CIS issues through seminars and workshops. We can also provide workshops covering the interpretation of company accounts, the Bribery Act and anti-money laundering procedures.

Prospective tenant financial appraisals
We carry out financial feasibility reviews of prospective tenants and report on their credit worthiness.

Turnover rent reviews
We carry out car park income reviews, mall income reviews and head rent reconciliations on behalf of landlords.