The Order of Chartered Accountants launches Business story, a national support system for the creation, takeover and development of companies. At the key, 3 appointments offered to project promoters to benefit from advice from accountants.
Access to expertise: the cornerstone of entrepreneurial success
Since February 2016, creators or company buyers, as well as business managers with a project to develop their business, can benefit from three appointments offered with an accountant through the National Business Story if it does not already have, of course, an accountant).
Analysis and viability of the project, search for financing, assistance with the choice of legal, tax or social status, organization and management of the company, etc. as many services can be realized according to the expectations and the progress of the project.
Business story, unique in France, is carried out by the Higher Council of the Association of Accountants and relayed by the 23 Regional Councils of the institution.
Philippe Arraou, Chairman of the Board of Auditors, explains: “At François Hollande’s announcement of the creation of Agence France Entrepreneur, we were committed to mobilizing the profession to meet the challenge of the creation of a business. The Business story mechanism responds to this national challenge. Our profession is the privileged point of contact for entrepreneurs and our support, through the advisory dimension we provide, is essential for the development and growth of companies “.
A web platform for networking at the local level
To benefit from the 3 appointments offered, nothing is simpler: the project holder simply has to connect to the platform www.business-story.biz. He finds the list of the accountants of his department participating in the operation and can contact them by means of a form of request of connection.
The chosen accountant then carries out his mission in the traditional ways of an accounting firm.
At the end of the first appointment, the accountant submits a letter of entry to the device to the person responsible for the project. The latter signs with the accountant a letter of mission recalling the content and the gratuity of the 3 appointments offered.