ACCA guide to... choosing and using accountants and lawyers

Good advisers can make a huge difference to a business. From the start, they can ensure that a new business is set up the right way, with effective financial systems, the right contracts and an understanding of the key legal issues. You should choose advisers who understand your kind of business and will value you as a client. To get the most out of them you should take an active approach, identifying the issues you need them to address and managing the relationship.