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Branch Annual Accounts / Financial Returns

What are Branch Annual Accounts?
  • Is an annual financial template that branches are required to complete and submit to Head Office
  • The template reports on the Branch's Income & Expenditure for the year and provides the year end view of the Balance Sheet
Why are Branch Annual Accounts required?
  • Is used to produce the statutory accounts for The Pony Club
  • Statutory accounts are audited by the company‚Äôs auditors and submitted to Companies House, this is a legal requirement
Process for Branch Annual Accounts?
  • Branch Returns will be populated with your branch opening balances and sent to your email address.
  • Branch Annual Returns will be sent to all branches BEFORE 31st December.
  • Branches are required to complete the template, attain all appropriate authorisation & signatures and send the completed, balanced return to Finance with all required evidence. This should be with Finance no later than 31st January.
  • Should you require an extension to the deadline please seek approval from your DC and the Finance department.
Consequences of not doing a Branch Annual Return?
  • You are not compliant with legal regulations
  • You may be charged a fine by Head Office for non-submission/ late submission of Branch Returns
  • You will be recharged any fines The Pony Club received as a result of not receiving Branch Returns, this includes but is not limited to Companies House, HMRC and any additional Audit charges that are incurred