Dos and Dont’s for Start Ups


  • Be passionate
  • Hire the best people
  • Know what your USP is
  • Share your knowledge
  • Ask for opinions
  • Publish feedback
  • Promote yourself visually
  • Stay calm


  • Go over the top with your spending
  • Do the same as everyone else
  • Grow too quickly if you’re an SME
  • Ignore feedback
  • Be in it only for the money
  • Go into an area you know nothing about
  • Be too laid back about about research
  • Forget to network

What others say about us…

Steedman and Company are a family run business who have been looking after my mothers, fathers, brothers and now my accounts for decades!

Robbie PhillipsElite Professional Climber

The taxman would like us to believe that ‘tax doesn’t have to be taxing’. Steedman and Co help ensure that aspiration is a reality.

Sir John CurticePolitical Scientist

It’s been a very difficult time. My head has been all over the place. Still got so much to sort out but having tax returns off my mind meant I could sleep monday night.”

Lynne SchroderSculptor

Just moved to Steedman and Company for all of my tax affairs. First class service and great advice. A great big thank you to the entire Steedman staff.

Malcolm KinnearDigital Installer