Sectors

Making your vision work financially, as well as creatively, is hard work. Our team is passionate about culture, entertainment and media and we understand how they operate. It does not matter whether we are working with individual actors, musicians or sports stars, privately-owned production or media companies or managed companies or large PLC’s.

Members of our team have spent time working in-house or on secondments to entertainment businesses. Their first-hand understanding contributes to our practical and solutions-focused approach. We understand the challenges facing the industry and our services are tailored to help you reach your goals.

The Financial Services Sector group is one of the fastest-growing and dynamic departments within AOBS. At the heart of that success is a team with niche expertise and knowledge, gained from working closely with leading financial businesses and key people within the industry.

Our clients are varied, and include asset and investment managers and advisers, brokers, hedge fund managers, private equity firms, corporate finance firms, trading platforms, banks and funds. We assist both national and international clients across a range of business structures, including corporate entities, limited liability partnerships, unit trusts and limited partnerships.

Companies operating in the energy, mining and natural resources industry, are continuously threatened by depleting natural resources; increasing prices; intensifying competition and the world economy. How these problems are tackled will ultimately determine future success or failure. AOBS offers a full range of services to oil, gas, mining, utilities and renewable alternative energy businesses.

We understand the complex issues this sector faces; the key industry drivers; technical operating processes; and regulatory considerations that apply to this market. Together with the experience of working with similar businesses; and distinct insight of the industry, enables us to provide the advice and support needed in optimising performance and helping you meet your objectives.

Healthcare is a diverse and fast-changing sector. Healthcare providers face both regulatory and operational challenges, presenting both risks and opportunities to providers.

AOBS works with a long and varied list of clients, ranging from medical practitioners to care providers. Our team is made up of experienced professionals who have a thorough understanding of the healthcare sector. Our aim is to listen to our clients and deliver innovative and bespoke solutions.

The manufacturing and engineering sectors globally have been subject to a great deal of change over recent years. With rapid shifts in demand, developments in technology and an increasingly competitive and globalised marketplace, businesses need to be more responsive to change than ever before.

Our manufacturing and engineering experts understand the challenges that are faced in dealing with the day-to-day running of a business, while trying to build for the future. As experienced advisers to the sectors, we help our clients to run their businesses efficiently, take advantage of opportunities and stay one step ahead in a demanding and dynamic environment.

Every charity and not-for-profit organisation is unique. We understand that every cent is crucial and that the best value is an overriding factor in decision-making. The charity and not-for-profit sector is highly specialised.

The charity sector faces a wide range of pressures from raising funds and managing finances, through to meeting stakeholder demands and keeping up-to-date with the ever-changing regulatory and legal frameworks.

Our specialist team draws together expertise from various disciplines throughout the firm, to provide strategic and operational advice to this technically complicated and highly regulated sector.

We help charities of all sizes, ranging from major organisations with international operations, to small local charities. Our expertise encompasses all organisations whether you operate in research, health, social welfare, education, conservation, citizenship or religious and overseas aid activities.

We understand that you are faced with numerous pressures, including raising funds, managing your finances, meeting stakeholder demands and keeping on top of regulatory and legal frameworks. For this, you need tailored, personal support. This is our speciality. Our objective is to help you prosper in a highly demanding environment, whether you operate in social welfare, education, conservation, research, health or religious and overseas aid activities. Not only do we service your needs in the most effective and cost-efficient way, but we also assist in your development and future success.

A number of our partners and managers are trustees and members of subcommittees for charities in their own time, giving them greater perspective and insight into current trends and issues within the sector. We also have strong links with charity professionals such as lawyers and investment advisers, so that we are best placed to offer guidance on all issues affecting your organisation.

We advise clients including shipowners, charterers, brokers, ship managers, P&I Clubs, ports and port agents, logistics and freight forwarders, fleet managers and companies in the passenger travel industry (air, rail, bus & coach, taxi & chauffeur).

We understand the issues facing the sector and pride ourselves on providing insightful, practical and integrated advice from accountancy and tax advisory, through to corporate finance and governance

Our public sector heritage is rooted in working with major international institutions and central government departments. This gives us a truly global perspective, allowing us to take best practices, both embedded and emerging, from across the world, to inform our work. Clients value the 'big picture' perspective we offer and the intrinsic added value our background allows us to bring to the table.

We aim to grow organically to become a leading provider of audit and advisory services to all areas of the public sector, locally and internationally. The breadth of knowledge and expertise we bring is invaluable to clients seeking to deliver best use of resources in an increasingly challenging and competitive public sector environment.

Telecommunications providers are liable to rapid market and technological changes. Industry is characterised by volatility of technological trends, emergence of new business models and increased importance of new mobile communications markets.

Due to our profound expertise, we offer our clients support in the investment and restructuring processes as well as help them fully exploit market opportunities. We propose innovative business solutions, advise on mergers & acquisitions and we facilitate making long term decisions.

A technology revolution is sweeping the globe, and the pace of change in the technology sector means that the need to adapt quickly is vital. Our specialists understand that this evolving operating environment requires knowledge and experience of the key issues facing tech companies. From valuing intellectual property to complex compliance issues, data security to business process modelling, our professionals offer effective, strategic and operational solutions, specifically tailored to the needs of every organisation.

Changing consumer behaviour. Cyber risk. Emerging digital technologies. Cost cutting. The face of retail and wholesale is rapidly changing, and businesses need the right advice.

At AOBS we ensure that our partner-led teams are always available to meet with our clients, providing timely guidance. Our personalised approach ensures our retail and wholesale clients can make the most of the opportunities available in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

We have a wealth of experience supporting the sector, offering strategic advice; from the biggest high street names to start up organisations.

Our focus on excellence in a number of key business sectors enables us to deliver practical, commercial solutions to your own unique problems. Good accounting and consulting benefits all businesses, so our clients come from a wide variety of backgrounds. But, if one feature characterises them all, it’s the dynamic and complex nature of their financial interests that span national boundaries and different business sectors. That’s why we provide a depth as well as a breadth of expertise, which is at the core of our strategy to be the best in our chosen markets.

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