Frequently Asked Questions

What is bookkeeping? 

Bookkeeping is the process of recording the income and expenditure of a business. In bookkeeping, the process of recording the business transaction is regular and in sequential order.

Do I need a bookkeeper? 

Maintaining your books whilst running your business can become a very time consuming task. A good bookkeeper can manage your accounting systems and produce for you vital decision making information. By hiring a bookkeeper, you can rely on their expertise of accounting and expect that accounting policies are adhered to. 

Should I outsource my accounts or hire a bookkeeper?

Most small and medium business owners do not have the knowledge, time or ability to effectively perform their bookkeeping duties. Outsourcing a bookkeeper will provide you with the time required to focus on your business. Hiring a bookkeeper gives you the added responsibility of being an employer, you need to produce payslips every month and need to find cover when the employee is on holiday or on sick leave.

How much do you charge?

The reason we offer a free consultation is so that we can work out exactly what you require. Once this is established, we will send you a quote for our fee. You can then decide if you would like to continue with us

I can do some of the work myself, can I just give you certain parts of the bookkeeping?

Absolutely. Whichever part of the bookkeeping you find time consuming or tricky, we can assist you with.

Do you work onsite or offsite?

We can do either. Provided you based in the North/Central/East London area we can come to your office. Most clients outsource though so we don’t get in the way!