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What’s the Difference Between a Bookkeeper and an Accountant?

Sorry if you clicked on here hoping to hear a great punchline to tell around the office, but this is not a joke. Many business owners fail to understand the difference, and that is no laughing matter when it comes to your business. So, whats the difference between a bookkeeper and an accountant? When it […]

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How To Meet Business Goals

As a small business owner, planning out your business goals and keeping motivated to meeting business goals is a long road that sees its fair share of flexibility, no matter if your plans are year on year or a five-year plan. Sometimes it relies on baby steps and other times it takes a giant leap […]

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Top Benefits from Outsourced Bookkeeping

In today’s fast-paced business world, business owners are facing greater expectations with their financial transparency and compliance with the government. The benefits of outsourcing bookkeeping can help you to achieve this transparency with no worry. It’s a lot of added pressure on top of the day to day juggling of the business, along with finances, […]

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Record Keeping for the Self-Employed

If you provide a service or sell a product and are not registered as a limited company, you are a sole trader, which means you run your business as a self-employed and have to keep certain accounts records to report your income, expenses and profit to HMRC annually on your tax return. Business record keeping […]

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Can I Do my Own Small Business Payroll?

As a new small business owner, you’ll spend a lot of time trying to find solutions to business practice without the aid of professional services until you feel you can’t do it alone. That’s why Pebbles specialise in providing payroll services for small business. One of the key areas business owners feel compelled to take […]

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Can I do My Own Business Bookkeeping?

The answer to this most common of questions by small business owners is yes, however some may find it too many a hat on top of the sales, management and customer service hats currently sitting on top of their head. The addition of bookkeeper and accountant hats is certainly many to juggle. That said, it […]

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How Do I Use Quickbooks? – A Quick Guide

If you are a small business owner you have no doubt been advised on certain products to use to help you with your accounting, payroll and other bookkeeping services you are not experienced in, especially when it comes to how to use Quickbooks. One of the most common products brought up is Quickbooks – an […]

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Which Businesses Benefit from Outsourced Bookkeeping

In truth, every small or large business can benefit from securing the services of outsourced bookkeeping services in Manchester. Whilst this is the case there are still some businesses that have a greater benefit not just in cutting down their time spent pouring over their complicated books, but also are able to gain from a […]

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Why Do I Need a Qualified Bookkeeper?

To some, this may be an obvious question, but there are still business owners out there who entrust everything financial with their business to an individual who is ‘good with numbers’ and a ‘family friend or relative’. Either way, you may have been thinking about where to find a bookkeeper unrelated to you for some […]

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How External Bookkeeping Helps to Eliminate Stress

The running of a business presents plenty of challenges both seen and unseen, and one of the most common unseen is the amount of stress business let build up with so much to do. Constantly looking over parts of the business, as well as organising and daily tasks is enough for any small business. With […]

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Don't just take our word for it...

Wayne Dinning, Managing Director, SD Waste Paper Limited

Diane has been providing her services to my company for approximately 6 months now and I can honestly say that due to her assistance, my company is running a lot more smoothly than it has at any time over the previous 30 years that it has existed.

I would just like to say that I would recommend her services to any business, whatever the size, as I can only see that her services would be beneficial to any company that may choose to employ her services.

Lisa Heggie, The Gunnery

A massive thank you to Diane at Pebbles Bookkeeping & HR. You took the huge stress away from where do I start, with employee policies etc. You have created us a great, informative employee handbook, covering all necessary policies and risk assessments in a matter of no time and from the other side of the world too. I will definitely be in touch for any future help our company needs.

Sarah Rekia, Site Welfare

“In bringing Pebbles onboard, it has made me wonder why we decided to try and do our own bookkeeping at all. Pebbles came in and sorted 18 months worth of mess we had unwittingly created, and we cannot be more grateful. I wish I had been told about them years ago and I hope every business out there struggling would give them a call to fully see the benefits they are missing out on.”

James Balderstone, Lucid Networks

Pebbles Bookkeeping took over our bookkeeping when a full-time member of staff left the business.  Our accounts are relatively complex for a business our size because of the number of different suppliers and products we deal with, but Pebbles were able to get quickly up to speed.  We have significantly reduced our costs spent on bookkeeping activity as a result. They have also helped us move to a new accounting system (Xero), which we are already seeing the benefit of, and we’re looking forward to working with Pebbles in the future to automate more of our back-office processes.

Sam Phillips, Sam Phillips Builders

“Sean and the team at Pebbles provide bookkeeping services and do everything from processing invoices to payroll and then final accounts to trial balance.  They have put processes and systems in place that have helped the company track our projects and see if they are profitable and to help us generate better profitability and cash flow.  I highly recommend Pebbles Bookkeeping and often pass their details onto my contacts.”