At Effective Accounting we are so much more than number crunchers... our mission is to make the numbers work for you.
Whether you are a freelancer, contractor or small business; whether you are a seasoned professional or a newbie – you need the support of a trusted, qualified, expert accountant. That’s where we come in.
Perhaps you are just starting out in the world of contracting, or setting up a new business or maybe you are a seasoned freelancer - whatever your circumstances, we understand that you are already very busy. You feel under pressure and that you don’t have enough time to get everything done (including your dreaded finances), let alone spend time with the family or take a holiday.
But this is where we come in. We help freelancers, contractors and small business owners to:
Remove the stress and burden of paperwork, accounting and legislation so you can focus on working in your business.
To ensure your business pays the least amount of tax possible.
Grow your businesses and get your freedom back!
We want to make life simpler, and help your business and money to grow. We provide a wide range of services, from compliance and support, to tax and financial planning. All delivered with our personal and friendly service.
Our family grown team offer hands-on expert advice and a personal service that will ensure you feel confident and assured that your finances are always in order. Add to this fixed monthly fees and our bookkeeping service and you have all you need to sit back and relax safe in the knowledge that it is all taken care of.
We are Xero Certified Advisors!
We are in a tech-driven world and we believe that we can best support our clients by making use of technology.
Since the planned introduction by HMRC of “Making Tax Digital”, we worked tirelessly in testing and evaluating all the software options on the market. (Making Tax Digital is HMRC’s plan to encourage businesses to keep their records and submit data to HMRC in a digital format).
Xero, for us is the ULTIMATE bookkeeping platform for anyone in business. Whether freelancer, contractor, start-up or small business, this award-winning software will streamline your bookkeeping, align with your current processes and integrate with over 600 add-ons.
The whole team at Effective Accounting has undergone full training with Xero and are Certified Advisors and a Gold Partner.
We love Xero because it enables us and you to:-
Save time on data entry, with automated Bank Feeds
Create, email and print fantastic professional invoices
Collaborate with us and give us a real-time view of your finances
Our Commitment to You
We will ENGAGE with you to discuss your needs, your dreams and aspirations and ultimately why you are contracting, or what has motivated you to set-up your own business.
By understanding your motivations we can help you reach your goals.
We will EQUIP you with the knowledge you need to understand your obligations as a director or business owner, the tax savings that are available to be made through careful planning and the expenses you can claim to help cashflow and reduce that dreaded tax bill!
And we will EQUIP you with the tools you need to run your business and keep your records in order.
We will EMPOWER you by giving you ultimate control over your money with complete peace of mind in knowing your taxes are in hand. Our Finance Updates will keep you informed throughout the year of your tax bill, allowing you to sleep easy, rather than dreading that end of year surprise!
Nicola, our Founder, writes a weekly blog - below are just the most recent entries.
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- What you need to know about business post-Brexit
- If your company is dissolved, what happens to the assets?
- Business Asset Disposal Relief - how can it benefit you?
- Contracting through an umbrella company: Do I have to pay National Insurance?
- 10 odd VAT rules - with a Christmas twist
- Can life insurance for company directors really be tax deductible?
Interested in our services? Have a question?
We'd love to hear from you! Feel free to dive straight in and book an intro call with Nicola, our Founder using the button below:-
Or fill in the below form, and we will get back to you regarding your query.
I couldn't recommend them highly enough and will continue to use them for Spiral Static and all future ventures!
Matt Badley | Spiral Static
I have found their help in modernising my accounts invaluable and would recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat.
Matthew Finch | Trailer Aid Ltd
The whole team at effective accounting are exceptional.
Jennifer Duthie | Skribbies Ltd
Nicola is one of the most adept and accessible accountants that I have ever had the pleasure of working with.
Carter Stewart | Transworld Consulting Ltd
Choosing Effective Accountants has been one of the best decisions we made when we started our company.
Matthias Geeroms | OTA Insight Ltd
Nicola and the team have proven to be extremely professional, efficient and always on hand to answer any questions I have (and I have a lot!).
Emily Hodges | EM Hodges Ltd
I find the service to be prompt, professional and friendly.
Simon Weightman | Mercury TS Ltd
They are quick to respond and are always ahead of the curve for us. Keep it up and thank you.
Freda McMahon | Lobster Noodle Ltd