Guide to Using the Free Bookkeeping Spreadsheet

Thank you for signing up for the free Go-Self Employed bookkeeping spreadsheet. Getting Started I’ve designed this free bookkeeping spreadsheet for self-employed individuals to help you: Stay on top of your finances; Be clear on your weekly, monthly and annual bookkeeping & tax responsibilities; Make you aware of your tax bill and when you need (more…)

Overview of Quickbooks Self-Employed UK

When you go self-employed it is your responsibility to do your own bookkeeping and manage your taxes.  For some, this can be a steep learning curve and for others a task that gets pushed to one side. QuickBooks Self-Employed is an automated bookkeeping system that helps take the pain out of financial administration and tax (more…)

Quickbooks v FreeAgent

With so many bookkeeping systems on the market, it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. If you are self employed there are two really well established options on the market that offer some great features to make your life a lot easier. These are Quickbooks and FreeAgent. If you’re struggling (more…)

Freeagent UK Review 2018

The Simplest bookkeeping system designed just for freelancers and the self employed. Bank feeds, automation, snap receipts, time tracking, invoicing and much more. Find out more about Freeagent and how I use it in my business to automate my bookkeeping and tracking.

Bookkeeping Tips for the Self Employed

Bookkeeping is an essential part of being self employed. It’s a legal requirement and help you track the most important numbers like profit and tax. Here are four bookkeeping tips to help get anyone who is newly self employed or needs to get their admin back on track. Bookkeeping Tip #1: Open a separate business (more…)

Tips to Help you Keep Your Accounting Records Organised

Let’s be honest keeping your accounting records in order is boring! And trust us, you are not alone if you only get your accounting records organised when your accountant asks for them. To help, I’ve compiled a list of tips to make the mundane task that little bit easier and remain HMRC compliant. After all, (more…)

WAIT! Here’s 4 Reasons Not To Hire a Bookkeeper

One of the toughest parts of running a your own business is resourcing and understanding exactly which type of person you need for the role you have to fill, especially if you are new in business or a start up.  In my early years I did a lot of bookkeeping work and there were some (more…)

Accounting Basics for Entrepreneurs

When you start a new business you face a steep learning curve and it can feeling overwhelming. Accounting may be one of the topics that is causing you confusion, so here are the Accounting Basics every Entrepreneur should know to stay organised, reduce accounting fees and keep track of how your business is performing. Get (more…)