Consultants and Locums

At FBD we require to keep ourselves abreast of accounting and taxation developments in each of the niche areas we serve.

Consultants and locums service many different industries and as with all other specialisms the expertise you develop is specific to the industry or area of that industry you serve. As professionals in your field you require to continually update your knowledge and expertise to keep you at the cutting edge of your profession.

At FBD we require to keep ourselves abreast of accounting and taxation developments in each of the niche areas we serve. In this way we ensure that the specialist services offered to consultants and locums are consistent with our core values to:

  • Give you greater peace of mind
  • Add value to you and your business
  • Grow your business, improve your profitability and increase your cashflow

Efficient, Friendly and Stress Free

As consultants and locums we know you are very busy and need to stay focused on providing high quality specialist services to your customers and patients at all times. So having appropriate specialist accounting and tax services that are comprehensive, efficient, easily understandable and friendly means you can keep your stress levels to a minimum when it comes to administrative and financial business matters.

We support the following consultants / locums:

GPs, Pharmacists , Vets, Commercial Consultants, Audio-visual and Cabling Specialists, Banking and Finance Consultants, I.T. Specialists, Systems Developers, Health & Safety, HR Compliance and HR Development, Dentists and Orthodontists, Medical Specialists, Health Care, Business Growth Specialists, Property Developers, Property Agents, Accountants & Bookkeepers, Business Coaches and Advisors, Clinical Researchers, Project Management, Environmental Engineers, Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Oil and Gas Specialists, Sports and Fitness, NLP Practitioners, Telecoms, Sales and Marketing Consultants, Airline Pilots

Specialised accounting and tax services

Whether you require advice as to:

  • Which business structure best suits your needs (sole trader, partnership, limited company, social enterprise, Umbrella Company etc.)
  • What expenses (including medical, professional and specialist), allowances and rates you can legitimately claim against your profits for tax purposes
  • Specialised contracts (IR35, NHS, 100-Hour), or
  • Superannuation and Pension schemes

FBD has the expertise to meet your needs. Proud of our uniquely proactive approach,FBD has fully qualified chartered accountants on hand, experienced in working with consultants and locums to ensure that complex accounting and taxation issues can be identified and explained in simple language as or before they arise.

Please call us now for a free consultation in regard to the services you require on 01236 739280 or email us at

Fixed Price & Value Pricing Agreements

Under our Fixed Price & Value Pricing Agreements system, you will have access to unlimited “jargon free” advice from the entire FBD Team on ad-hoc matters, and as part of these agreements we will deal with HMRC correspondence (except HMRC enquiries and investigations*) on your behalf. Our expertise and expertise in this area can save you enormous amounts of time and stress.

*Cover available under separate Professional Fee Protection Insurance

For an annual fixed fee we will:

  • Provide free bookkeeping software
  • Prepare your year end business, locum and private practice accounts (statutory financial statements for limited companies)
  • Prepare abbreviated financial statements for submission to Companies House (if you choose to form a limited company)
  • Deal with correspondence from Companies House
  • Complete and submit your company’s Annual Return to Companies House
  • Complete all dividend administration and maintain your Company Register
  • Deal with all business tax matters, including preparing income or corporation tax computations and preparing and submitting your Consultancy or Locum Income Tax Self-Assessment return or Corporation Tax Self-Assessment return
  • Deal with correspondence from HM Revenue & Customs
  • Act as your personal payroll bureau
  • Complete and submit your quarterly VAT returns
  • Deal with all your personal tax matters on your behalf
  • Provide IR35 compliance advice and solutions
  • Provide a unique proactive and ad hoc advice service

Additional Specialist Advisory Services

We also offer advice on a wide range of issues, such as:

  • Review and implementation of accounting records
  • Budgeting and cashflow
  • Tax planning
  • VAT matters
  • Private practice accountancy and taxation issues
  • Effective management of multiple employed and self-employed income
  • Services specifically for Care Homes
  • Property developments and business funding
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Business growth
  • Capitalising on investments

If you have any questions about consulting or locum work, or would like any further advice please contact us now on 01236 739280 or email us at

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Directors: Brian K. Wright C.A., A.C.M.A., C.G.M.A. Anne N. Wright C.P.F.A. Co. Registration No: SC309527.
Registered Office: Sgarbach House, Binniehill Road, Balloch, Cumbernauld, G68 9AJ. VAT Registration No. 836 5445 10.

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