Our Construction & Real Estate experts understand the challenges and opportunities within the sector, which remains an important part of the UK economy.

Construction & Real Estate

Our Construction & Real Estate team can guide your business from start-up through growth strategies to exit planning.

Through a gateway of sector experience and local, national and international knowledge, we are able to provide leading advice to the sector.

Our service is partner-led and we aim to build a strong working relationship with you to understand your business and goals.

The Construction & Real Estate sector has many specific accountancy and taxation rules and our extensive involvement in this sector means that we know how best to advise you.

Real Estate

Real Estate

We have a wealth of experience in providing professional advice to a diverse range of clients within the property arena, including commercial and residential investment, facilities management, developers, and property-related service providers.

Our clients look to us for help which ranges from providing advice, to securing a stable income derived from property, to advising on complex transactions to ensure profit and long term prospects are maximised.

Our specialist services to the real estate sector include:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting: assistance with bookkeeping, preparation of management accounts and statutory reporting, including advice and support with the conversion to new UK GAAP, including advising on changes affecting the property sector.
  • External Audit: audits specifically tailored to provide various levels of assurance with work targeted to mitigate risks affecting the property sector.
  • Internal Audit, Control Reviews and Finance Function Effectiveness Reviews: cost effective assurance assignments tailored for the property sector, together with advice on how to optimise the effectiveness of the finance function.
  • Fund raising for property transactions.
  • Advice on complicated property transactions and suitable structures, including joint ventures and special purpose vehicles.
  • VAT advice on property transactions, including election to tax.
  • Advice on high value residential property, including Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings.
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and, in Scotland, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
  • Structures to minimise taxation on development and investment profits.
  • Enhanced capital allowances claims.

Construction

Construction

Our experts understand the issues that face the construction industry and have an enviable reputation for providing advice and support to clients across the sector including civil engineering, house building and developing, as well as the various construction trades and support services.

Our strategic advice provides a platform to facilitate growth and prosperity, but we also provide guidance to help our clients steer away from the inherent pitfalls of the sector.

Our specialist services to the construction industry include:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting: assistance with bookkeeping, preparation of management accounts and statutory reporting, including advice and support with the conversion to new UK GAAP, including changes affecting the construction sector.
  • We have a strong understanding of the accounting for contract work in progress and the other numerous accounting peculiarities of the sector.
  • External Audit: audits specifically tailored to provide various levels of assurance required for the sector.
  • Internal Audit, Control Reviews and Finance Function Effectiveness Reviews: cost effective assurance assignments tailored for the construction sector together with advice on how to optimise the effectiveness of the finance function.
  • Fund raising for construction transactions.
  • VAT consultancy, including negotiations with HMRC.
  • Engagement of workers and employment tax issues including operating within working rule agreements.
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and, in Scotland, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
  • Structures to minimise taxation development and trading profits.
  • Advice in respect of the Construction Industry Scheme and the Construction Industry Training Board.

 

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