One of the most valued aspects of our practice is our business development . Clients obtain real benefit from our hands on approach, helping them improve and grow their business. In today’s tough trading environment businesses need accountants that can provide more than the traditional compliance services.

 The team at Dawn McLaughlin & Co Chartered Accountants work with owners and managers, bringing big-picture perspective. A diagnostic review can be undertaken and a report produced to identify key options for strengthening the business going forward.



As part of our service to our clients we offer a business development kit to those interested. All you have to do is get in touch and let us know!


We offer the perfect environment in which to engage, collaborate and do business. Be it an interview, one – one session, board meeting or a seminar, Dawn McLaughlin & Co provide the ideal facility with our fully equipped meeting room and onsite car parking.


We provide bespoke training sessions and workshops geared to your particular business needs. We can facilitate groups of 25 at our premises in Springtown or if preferred we can deliver on site or at a venue of your choice.


We have extensive experience to help you determine the best business structure for your specific circumstances whether it be a limited company, partnership or sole trader.
We help simplify business formation and incorporation procedures, can check if the name of your choice is available and assist you with your new company setup. We can take care of your ongoing compliance requirements with our company secretarial services.
Our relationships with multiple banking institutions enables our clients to efficiently open bank accounts and be ready to start trading on a timely basis.
Remember it is one thing to form the correct company, it’s entirely another to harness and manage the tax benefits to your advantage. Our ongoing services will ensure that you accomplish this by having the lowest possible tax exposure while also guiding you on how to best take distributions from your company.
The rules for payroll and value added tax (VAT) are daunting. We will guide you on how to properly set up payroll, register for VAT and meet all your payroll and vat related compliance matters for HM Revenue & Customs.
We can advise on the most appropriate bookkeeping system to suit your current requirements. As a small business owner, you may want to keep this simple with a manual bookkeeping system, utilise spreadsheets or computerise your records. Whichever method you prefer we have the expertise to assist.
Leanne Daly our senior client executive has extensive knowledge of Sage and other computerised accounting packages. Leanne can assist with the setup, optimisation and training of your accounting package as well as providing ongoing assistance for you and your team.
For guidance on selecting the correct entity give us a call on 02871370886 to arrange an appointment with Dawn McLaughlin. Our Free first meeting will provide you with peace of mind knowing that you have considered all the relevant issues for you new venture.