Simple solutions for UK SMEs

Whatever your business sector, you need accurate and reliable management of accounts.

Whatever your business sector, you need accurate and reliable management of accounts.

It gives you peace of mind and allows you to focus on what you do best – running and growing your company.

We work with a diverse range of clients. Some are technology-driven others offer a specific service or product. The HURR Collective rents out women’s designer clothes, ENVOPAP makes sustainable packaging and paper and SXOLLIE sells gluten-free South African cider.

Core Accounting for SMEs

As founders, we know what it’s like to grow and run a business. That’s why our Core Accounting service is popular with SMEs.

Based on your needs, you pay a simple, monthly fee that covers:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Annual Accounts
  • Corporation Tax Return
  • Expense Management Software (Xero)

Any extras are part of our understanding of what you need and what is appropriate.

Try our Accounting Package Calculator and see what is the possible monthly fee.

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The UK Economy needs you!

Your business is an important part of the UK economy. As one of over 5.5 million SMEs in the UK you belong to a sector that accounts for three-fifths of employment and around half of UK turnover. That’s an excellent reason for making sure you have an accounts team who understands your business and you get on with.

Our value-add network

Whilst our priority is the financial aspects of your business, we like to help our clients find the right support for their non-financial needs. We’ll introduce you to our network of companies and advisors with a track-record of helping businesses to grow. It covers research, branding, marketing, pitching and PR as well as business mentors and coaches.

We’ll also keep you informed and inspired. We regularly publish news, insights, reports and webinars as well as I Am a Founder, our fortnightly newsletter. It’s part of what we do to encourage SMEs to grow.

Contact Us

Contact us for an informal chat about your business and the kind of financial help you need. Complete the online form or send an email to and one of us will be in touch.

Your SME has an important role to play in the future of our economy and we’d welcome the opportunity to help you grow.

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