Stocktaking & Auditing Services

Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs Stocktaker and Auditor


The high turnover of valuable stock in public houses, bars and nightclubs is an area of potential financial leakage, wastage and theft.

The best way to protect your stock and your therefore your profit is a regular independent audit and stocktaking programme.

Maximise profit, minimise stock loss

As a fully qualified stocktaker and a member of the Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors Jonathan Marshall will work with you to maximise your profit and minimise any stock loss.

With years of experience in stock control at pubs, bars and night clubs premises you can be assured that Jonathan's expertise will pay off in your favour.

Your pub, bar or nightclub audit

I conduct hundreds of independent audits each year and these are tailored to each businesses needs and requirements.

A typical pub, bar and night club stocktaking and audit visit includes:

  • • Full, accurate stock count carried out and an inventory prepared
  • • Out of date or short dated stock identified
  • • Paperwork sorted and collated onto a dedicated stock control system.
  • • Bar price and invoice cost update
  • • All promotions and allowances taken into account EPOS tills can be read to pinpoint stock variances
  • • Extended itemized report finalized and printed
  • • Meeting with client or manager
  • • Written report provided if required
  • • Other routines: Cash count and safe check Meter readings

All of my auditing takes place on site so that none of your important business documents are taken off site.

Discounting and promotional activity

As an experienced independent auditor in this sector I am able to produce detailed reporting that also reflects your discounting and promotional activity.

Food and catering audits

Most pubs and bars offer food, from bar snacks to gastro meals, and I am able to provide stocktaking services for your catering facilities covering everything from tracking your gross profit to menu costing and kitchen control.

Find out more about my catering audits»

New owner or selling up?

If you are in the process of buying or selling a public house, bar or night club then an independent valuation of the stock in hand is essential. I will provide new owner, previous owner or both a report and year-end valuation certificates that your accountant will normally require.

Find out more about Transfer of Ownership and Valuation stocktake and audits»

Independent pub, bar and nightclub audits in Sussex, Kent and South East England

Independent Stocktaker, Jonathan Marshall, conducts audits and stocktaking for pubs, bars and night clubs across Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Based in Shoreham-by-Sea, licensed premises in West Sussex, East Sussex and along the south coast are all with in easy reach including Eastbourne, Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Littlehampton and Chichester.

Good transport links mean I also conduct independent pub and club audits across the south east of England, particularly in Kent and Surrey towns at towns such as Maidstone, Rochester, Hastings, Guildford, Dorking and Woking.

Contact independent stocktaker Jonathan Marshall today

Contact Jonathan via e-mail to discuss your pub, bar or nightclub stocktake or audit needs.