Balance Sheet example

The balance sheet tells us the financial position of a business as at the date it was drawn up. Below is the balance sheet example that complies with the FRS102 format.

Successful Business Limited

Balance Sheet as at 31 December 2021Note
2021 (£)2020 (£)
Fixed assets
Tangible assets116,89019,050
intangible assets789895
Current assets
Cash at bank and in hand1,871,7651,836,009
Less: Creditors(76,923)(23,888)
Net current assets6,396,0233,376,238
Total assets less current liabilities6,413,7023,396,183
Long term loan(10,000)(10,000)
Net assets6,403,7023,386,183
Capital and reserves
Call up share capital1,0001,000
Retained Profit6,402,7023,385,183

Overview Successful Business Balance Sheet position

Successful Business Limited balance sheet example tells us, the company is healthy and strong. Its cash at the bank and in hand can cover its short term creditors in both accounting years.

Compulsory filings with the UK authorities

You must deliver your company accounts, confirmation statement to Companies House when they are due. In addition, you must also deliver your company accounts which include your balance sheet together with your corporation tax return to HM Revenue and Customs.

You will receive a late filing penalty if your company accounts are filed late.

If you require help with your company accounts and confirmation statement preparation and filing, feel free to contact our accountants they would be more than happy to assist you.

Statement of cash flows DIRECT method template

Generally, medium-sized and large companies are required to include a statement of Cash Flows in their company accounts unless entitled to an exemption by law. There are two methods you can use the prepare your statement of cash flows according to the International Accounting Standard (IAS) 7. The direct method and the indirect method. Below is the statement of cash flows direct method template.

Success Duo Company Limited

Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended 31 December 20XX

Cash flows from operating activities
Cash receipts from customersX
Cash paid to suppliers and employees(X)
Cash generated from operationsX
Interest paid(X)
Income taxes paid(X)
Net cash from operating activitiesXX
Cash flows from investing activities
Acquisition of subsidiary X, net of cash acquired(X)
Purchase of property, plant and equipment(X)
Proceeds from sale of equipmentX
Interest receivedX
Dividends receivedX
Net cash used in investing activities(XX)
Cash flows from financing activities
Proceeds from issue of share capitalX
Proceeds from long-term borrowingsX
Payment of lease liabilities(X)
Dividends paid(X)
Net cash used in financing activities(XX)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalentsXX
Cash and cash equivalents as at 01 January 20XX (Note 1)XX
Cash and cash equivalents as at 31 December 20XX (Note 1)XX

X = incoming cash (X) = outgoing cash

Note 1: The figure shall agree to the cash and cash equivalents (cash in hands and at the bank) reported in your balance for the same accounting period.

If you have any questions about the statement of cash flows direct method template, please write to our accountants.

INDIRECT method cash flows statement template

Click here for the statement of cash flows indirect method template.

Confirmation statement

Besides, submitting your company accounts with a cash flows statement to Companies House, you must also submit your confirmation statement at least once every 12 months.

If you require assistance with preparing and filing your UK company’s accounts and confirmation statement, feel free to contact our accountants. They will be more than happy to assist you.

Reminders from Companies House

No more paper reminders from Companies House. No more paper reminders from Companies House. You will receive a notice about this at your company’s or LLP’s registered office address.

Email reminders from Companies House

However, if you would still like to receive a reminder about when your confirmation statement and your company account are due, you may sign up to Companies House’s email reminder service.

Companies House provides this service for free. You can choose up to 4 people to receive a reminder about your limited company and limited liability partnership. The 4 people limit includes your accountant. Whoever signed up for the email reminder can also file your company account and your confirmation statement immediately from a link within the email.

Who is responsible to file documents with Companies House

The company law read it is the director’s responsibilities to submit company information on time to Companies House. As a director you could get a criminal record, a fine and disqualification if you do not deliver your company accounts and confirmation statement on time.

For this reason, we strongly recommend you sign up for Companies House email reminder service as soon as possible. You have nothing to lose. Furthermore, it is free.

If you have an accountant, you do not usually have to worry about Companies House filings because they will take care of it for you.

Companies House online filing services

You would require your company’s authentication code to file online. The authentication code is the electronic equivalent of your company’s director(s) signatures. Hence, you must keep it safe.

If you require help with your company’s confirmation statement and company accounts, contact Our accountants. They will be more than happy to assist you.

Companies House has created an interim paperless filing service to accept documents which would normally require a live signature during COVID-19 pandemic. You can easily upload your documents to the Companies House website.

If you no longer want to keep your company or LLP then you must formally apply to Companies House to have it removed from the register. If you require help to close down your company, our accountant can help you.

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