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Hospitality, Retail & E-Commerce Accountants

A fast-paced environment with stocks and sales changing by the minute, retail and hospitality thrives on its ever-changing nature where numbers need specialist attention.

Consumer buying trends can change overnight and keeping on top of the curve is essential to ensure you’re ahead of the competition.


The complete plug-in accounts department for your retail and e-commerce business

You can rely on Virgate to take away the stress of staying up-to-date with your finances, and free up your time to focus on your business goals for the future. Your dedicated retail and hospitality representative will collaborate with you and provide all the support and advice you need, whilst managing matters behind the scenes. From wholesalers to online retailers and high street shops, our experienced team can tailor a package to your requirements.

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Don't just take our word for it..

The multi-site London based pub group, Barworks, approached Virgate looking for a way to streamline their financial processes and make the most of modern accounting technology. Find out what Barworks Finance Director, Scott Chillery, has to say about his experience working with us.


Our service include:

Management Accounts

  • Live dashboards for GMs
  • Monthly Management Accounts Pack
  • Weekly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Performance forecasting
  • Annual budget setting


  • Processing Sales data
  • Processing Purchase Invoices
  • Processing Staff Expenses
  • Dealing with all supplier correspondence
  • Daily reconciliation of bank accounts and credit cards
  • Ensuring all invoices are approved by the relevant people
  • Monthly Payment runs


  • Deputy set up
  • Routine payroll processing & submission to HMRC
  • Process starters & leavers
  • Payslips created and emailed to staff
  • Pension management
  • PAYE payment to HMRC each month
  • Preparation & filing of P11D returns


  • VAT returns produced, filed and paid to HMRC
  • Annual accounts prepared & filed with Companies House
  • Corporation Tax returns prepared, filed & paid to HMRC
  • Companies House Confirmation Statement filed each year
  • Changes in shareholdings submitted to Companies House

Here is a snapshot of the service we provide

With around the clock calculations, we are proactive in every sense, going that extra mile for maximum monetary results. It is not a one-size fits all solution that we adapt, our determined team present a bespoke package that will benefit your business.

Free software goodies included:


Invoice processing
Liaising with your suppliers
Reconciling bank accounts
Handling POs and invoice approvals


Payments to suppliers
Cash and card income reconciliations
Balance sheet reconciliations


Payments to suppliers
Staff expenses reimbursement
Management accounts pack
Payroll and pension processing, payslip creation and payments


Cashflow forecasting
VAT returns produced and filed with HMRC
High-level business review (including detailed cost review)


Budget setting
Annual statuary accounts
Filing of Confirmation Statement with Companies House
Corporation Tax returns
Audit pack for year-end accounts

How it works:

Accept Proposal


Data Handover


Meet your team


Plug in complete!



Case Studies

Get in touch with Virgate Accounts. Email or call 01452 226111 with your questions and queries.

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