Christopher Hoare Tree Services

First established as a sole trader in 1998, Christopher Hoare Tree Services has seen rapid progression over the years. Based in Exbury, Hampshire they provide tree contracting and consultancy services to a wide geographic area. With their continued successful development they have achieved a number of approved contractor accreditations, providing their customers with a professional and dependable service.

In 2006 taylorcocks approached owner Christopher Hoare about reviewing their current accountancy arrangements. After reviewing the company’s operational and software procedures and identifying where improvements could be made, it was clear there were areas taylorcocks could add value to the business, particularly in regards to remuneration and tax planning.

Chris was aware that appointing a strong firm of accountants was vital in continuing the growth of the business.

"During our first consultation it was clear to me that taylorcocks shared the same values as us and would be an integral part of our continued and future success. We had no hesitation in appointing taylorcocks, their ability to explain the issues we faced in layman's terms was refreshing."

Christopher Hoare - Managing Director, Christopher Hoare Tree Services

The Issue

During the initial consultation taylorcocks Tax Director, Allison Walker, identified a particular risk with the treatment  of some of the company’s workers which had not been tackled by their previous accountant.

The Solution

After reviewing the structure of the business, taylorcocks was able to advise the client  on a different way to set up the business to overcome these potential issues and  prevent similar risks from applying in the future.

Taylorcocks Client Relationship Manager, Grant Bartholomew, says:

“Christopher Hoare Tree Services are a very forward thinking company, we identified many areas for improvement which enabled us to offer additional value to the business by going that extra mile”.