Tom Baker has launched his new business on Teesside with confidence, securing himself a swanky new office at Commerce House.
Commerce House is a Grade II listed building in the heart of TS1 that has just had life breathed back into following a £1.2m investment and renovation.
The building is proving to be a big draw for businesses that want to stay on Teesside but require Five Star office space within an enviable business community.
Tom’s business, now named Certax Accountancy, is part of Tom’s growth strategy.
Having had his own accountancy business for a number of years, Tom has invested in the Certax franchise for Teesside to expand his offering to current clients and to attract new ones.
And the new office is perfectly fitting with the brand and with Tom’s client base.
Tom said: “I like being my own boss and with Certax I get the best of all worlds.
“I get the added supported of their chartered accountants whilst I pass my own ACCA exams. It means I am also part of a respected brand, whilst also having autonomy to make my own decisions.
“An office in Commerce House was of those decisions and I am delighted with it. Christine, the facilities manager, couldn’t do enough to facilitate my decision.
“I started off as a virtual tenant for three months whilst I sorted out the business details and then moved into my office this month, with her help.”
Tom delivers accountancy services across all industry’s focusing on the SME market.
“Since moving into Commerce House, I have been growing on a daily basis, landing new clients and also expanding my service to existing clients,” he added.
Office space is going quickly but is still available at Commerce House. To see the size of offices, which can take from two to 14 desks, please visit www.commerce-house.co.uk