Ever dreamed of owning your own E-Commerce business? With commuting times and cost on the increase, combined with wage stagnation and in some industries, deflation, running your own E-Commerce business could be the exit you have been searching for.
An E-commerce business has low start-up cost and few barriers to entry. You get instant access to a global market place, and with the right advice, both technical and professional, you can not only have a very profitable business but also be working towards building an appreciating asset which will provide a tax efficient windfall on exit or retirement.
The United Kingdom has the largest e-commerce market in Europe which accounts for roughly 32% percent of all European e-commerce sales.
The most recent UK governmental figures placed the value of UK e-commerce sales at 492 billion pounds, providing in excess of 18% of total business turnover and in 2014 approximately 80% of internet users made online purchases, the highest rate in Europe and with mobile e-commerce is only adding to this astonishing growth with retail sales on mobile devices increasing by 138% in 2013 alone.
We are able to provide real practical advice to directors wishing to set up an E-Commerce business. We work closely with developers and payment gateway providers to ensure compliance with new VAT rules, VAT MOSS, concerned with EU selling, we also ensure you are technically prepared and structured in a way that could potentially give access to generous tax reliefs for research and development.
We offer fixed fee packages for new start up E-Commerce businesses from just £150pm, covering tax, accounting and compliance aspects, including tailored advice for your specific business model and market place.
Through our partnership with Myriad Media we are also able to offer a fully comprehensive technical package which when combined with the package above provides the technical aspect required to get you up and trading online.
Packages start at £3,749 and include:
- Professional website design
- Integrated Magento WordPress Content Management System (packed full of features)
- Easily manageable pages and posts
- Addition of Unlimited Products using the CMS
- Easily manage product descriptions, prices & images
- Responsive design (The essential Mobile friendly build, viewable on all devices)
- Payment gateway integration
- Simple shipping set-up
- Online Blog
- Social Media Links
- Live Chat function
- Initial On-site SEO
*prices quoted exclusive of VAT
If you would like to discuss E-Commerce in more details, contact us today to arrange a free no obligation consultation.