At FUSE, our aim is to work closely with business owners to help you build a more profitable and sustainable business, and with this in mind we offer a commercial approach to dealing with your accountancy matters. We believe that, while the accountancy process is fundamental for fulfilling compliance, it should also provide a source of useful information to help you grow your business and achieve your financial goals.
Our highly experienced and professional team are here to save you time and money by delivering a helpful and commercially well managed service. We are performance focused, which means that, as well as providing suitable accounting solutions, we also work closely with you to find out how your business can be managed more efficiently ...
An audit is a regulatory requirement for some businesses due to size or specific regulations. The traditional purpose of an audit is to report to shareholders and investors on the truth and fairness of the financial statements.
In addition, an audit can add value to a business by giving comfort to potential and existing stakeholders, lenders, suppliers and clients, making it easier to attract investment and new business.
FUSE Accountants are Registered Audit Practitioners and can provide a full professional and independent audit service. We liaise with clients and manage our audits to ensure minimum disruption to the business. We also try to use the information obtained from doing an audit to provide commercial advice useful to the business. In particular, we have vast experience in ...
We believe that the core of a successful business lies in getting the right people to do the right jobs, saving you time, which can be better spent doing what you do best, running your business and maximising your profits.
Together with our experienced team of professional associates, we can help you with the day to day financial compliance and business administration duties, such as;
Having the fundamental financial infrastructure in place will enable you to take the business further, and the right advice will make this possible. With a vast array of experience and knowledge, we can provide fresh ideas ...
At FUSE, we encourage our clients to identify their objectives and follow up with targeted strategic business planning. We can help in drawing up relevant business plans, raising finance and looking at the most effective structure in which the business should operate to help fund growth and expansion, to maximise shareholder value.
The partners of FUSE have experience in advising clients on the acquisition of businesses, and dealing with the appropriate due diligence, with the aim of getting the most positive result for our client during the deal process that will continue after completion.
At FUSE we believe that tax compliance is one of the most important parts of our work and is fundamental to both businesses and individuals. Tax compliance leads the way for us to deliver planning opportunities to put in place tax effective strategies to help save tax and improve wealth.
We offer a proactive and efficient tax compliance and tax return service. Our emphasis is on meeting deadlines in good time to prevent penalties and prepare you for any tax you need to pay to enable you to plan accordingly. With increasing efforts of HMRC to collect as much tax as possible, it is important to ensure that you are being compliant to not only reduce the risk of enquiry but to also take advantage ...
Allison Broady is our VAT expert. Following 12 years with HMRC, Allison joined PWC and in 1999 she joined a private VAT practice in Hampshire. For the last 16 years she has offered practical VAT advice and solutions to professionals and businesses from PLC’s to one man bands.
Her specialisms include advising on land and property, international transactions and charities. She has lectured on VAT to ACCA branches and trade bodies, as well as having written specialist VAT chapters in publications such as The Law Society’s Conveyancing Handbook, Farming and Land Diversification and Equine Tax Planning.
Kat Jocic joined us in June 2014 as our office manager and is an essential part of the team. Kat keeps us working efficiently and keeps us on our toes.
Kat is an animal lover and is a devoted mother to her Jack Russell.
Faye Watts is one of the founding partners at FUSE and specialises in tax planning and consultancy for businesses and individuals, along with her extensive property knowledge. Though she has experience working across a broad spectrum of industries she particularly enjoys working with clients in the creative arts and collaborates with an interesting mix of actors, musicians, media junkies and fashionistas.
Faye focuses on practical solutions and planning so that each client feels fully supported in their daily financial challenges – both business and personal.
Faye is passionate about making tax and accountancy more transparent and easy to understand and combines a professional and commercial, yet down to earth approach with vast knowledge and expertise to ensure her clients get the best service possible.
Steve Watts is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has been working with a wide range of interesting clients for more than 20 years. After qualifying in 1995, he joined an independent family firm where he worked his way to the position of Partner. He then went on to become a Partner at top London firm SRLV before joining Faye to establish FUSE in 2010.
Though Steve manages a varied portfolio of clients, he specialises in providing professional services for both owner-managed businesses and larger private-equity backed companies. As well as having a strong tax knowledge, he has particular knowledge in advising on property matters, and has also helped a number of businesses negotiate tricky sales and purchases.
A hallmark of Steve’s is that he will take the time to thoroughly understand each client’s requirements to ensure his advice is always as useful and relevant as possible.
In his spare time, Steve is a keen cyclist and enjoys raising money for charities by competing in events like the Etape du Tour and other cycling sportifs. Steve loves a challenge, whether it’s physical and professional, and gives nothing less than 100% to everything he does.
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Julie Smith joined FUSE in 2012 as our accounts assistant and is an essential part of the team. She is working towards her AAT accounting exams whilst juggling a career in acting. She is a professional actress and so understands this industry inside out, and works with our creative clients.
Julie has a new cat called Dougie who we may have to make part of the team too soon.
KJ Singh joined the team at FUSE in April 2014 as our second trainee accountant and tax assistant, and he is part way through his ACCA qualifications. KJ is a key member of the tax team.
KJ is a fitness junkie and holds a few belts in Brazilian Jui Jitsu, and he’s always up for a challenge.
Sophia Dickens joined FUSE as a part-time member of the team in 2012 and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having trained at KPMG. She specialises in year-end accounting and audit and is a great addition to FUSE.
Sophia enjoys being a mum to two small children and manages to successfully juggle her professional and parenting role.
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