As a firm of Chartered Management Accountants based in Draycott, West Midlands, (Formerly in Dudley) Alpha Business Services has over twenty years experience working in large, medium and small companies in senior management and financial positions.

We serve clients locally in Dudley and throughout the West Midlands, Shropshire and Worcestershire as well as supporting many clients remotely throughout the U.K. We provide a full financial support service for businesses. You can use as many or as few services as you need to so that you can focus on running your business profitably.

Alpha Business Services has experience of working with companies from every sector, such as media,  internet services, design and manufacturing industries.

Our ability to work across any sector also includes new and emerging industries, for example; cloud based (or software as a service as it is sometimes called) technology companies are, in relative terms, a new operator in the business world and we were able to not only help a cloud based business that came to us, but add wider value to their service as well.

The fact we have a broad base of senior management experience also means we can do much more than just give financial advice and assistance. We can work with you to identify business efficiencies, carry out a health check to ensure everything is on the right track and even work with you to identify where procedures and policies need to be put in place to ensure the smooth running of the business and protect the interests of your company.

Alongside all of the above we are a friendly, diverse and approachable team that strives to deliver value to every business that we work with.

Our Staff

Alan Moore

Alan originally worked in industry holding a number of senior finance positions in listed companies such as Shell, Glynwed, Williams Holdings and Alumasc as well as a Richard Burbage, a private group.

He has a vast experience in implementing financial, manufacturing and commercial systems including SAP and JDE Edwards as well as standalone systems such as Sage and cloud accounting ssystems such as Sage One and Kashflow.

Alan started Alpha Business Services in 2002 serving the needs of small and medium sized growing businesses.

Alan’s interests outside the business include being a season ticket holder at West Bromwich Albion and is also currently chairman of Gornal Colts and Gornal Ladies, a community run football club.

Sharon Haywood

Sharon’s background was originally in banking, working for HSBC. She has also run a succesful small business manufacturing and supplying curtains and blinds before setting up her book keeping and payroll business.  THe business amalgamated with Alpha Business Services in 2008 providing a full set of services including a fully outsourced finanace department.

Sharon oversees all book keeping, payroll and vat returns.

Donna Coxsell

Donna worked for numerous small and medium sized companies before joining Alpha Business Services.

She is responsible for maintaing book keeping and payroll for numerous clients using receipt bank for cloud accounting clients and paperless for those who use our internal Sage 50 service.

Russell Pyatt

Russel is a member of the ICAEW. He has remained in practice all through his career which began working for Price Waterhouse (now pwc). He has also worked at a number of smaller practices.

Main duties include producing accounts and tax computations for Limited companies, LLP’s and Partnerships as well as producing self assessment returns for client base.

Russel is an avid Birmingham City supporter.

Linda Turnbull

Linda has also worked for numerous small and medium sized businesses before joining Alpha Business Services. She is responsible for maintaining book keeping records and also payroll for a number of our clients.

Return Of Telephone Calls

All telephone calls are taken wherever possible without interrogation. However, if we are not available for any reason we will let you know when we expect to get back to you by.

Avoid Penalties

We will ‘nag’ you to ensure that you get your accounts and tax returns completed and filed on time to avoid filing penalties and interest.

Changing  Your Accountant

We will do all the work to help make the changeover as painless as possible all that you will need to do is provide signatures.

Plain English

We promise to speak in your language that you understand.

30 Day Service Promise For Annual Accounts

Whenever you provide us with your books & records (at our premises or yours), we guarantee that you will have your final accounts sent to you for signature within 30 working days of us receiving them. This is simply on the basis you provide us with all your records and answer any queries we have when we ask them. The clock stops if the ball is in your court waiting for information! We always try to do things quickly, so whatever you want done, however large or small, tell us the time scale and we will give you a guaranteed date of completion.

Phone Support

For all clients working on a fixed fee basis, there are no clocks ticking in this practice for you to worry about the bill you every time you call. You can call us as much as you want without charge, whenever you want and we will not charge you a penny for our time on the phone. We want to talk to our clients and don’t want them to worry about the cost of calling us.

Fixed Fees

Assuming you opt to be charged on a fixed fee basis for whatever work you require we will give you a fixed quote up front. That is then the bill you get. There will be no surprises from us as we want your work every year. If you require us to undertake additional work beyond the scope of what we agreed, we will always give you a fixed price for this up front. If we don’t tell you up front what the cost is, you don’t need to pay a penny for the work. The fee we quote for the normal annual accountancy services also includes all routine minor work that crops up during the year. If you prefer to pay on a time spent basis we also offer this facility.