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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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Top Benefits from Outsourced Bookkeeping

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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How Would My Accountant and a Bookkeeper Work Together?

It is a simple question that is usually born out of confusion if you need both for your business, and is it an added expense that can be avoided if they do the same thing? Knowing how to choose a bookkeeper to work alongside your accountant can be easy if you have the right guidance. […]

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TecCre8 Backs Their Bookkeeper

As with every type of industry we assist at Pebbles when it comes to bookkeeping services and HR, we like to fully examine where they are currently and the various predicaments that they often find themselves in and encourage business owners learning how to do bookkeeping. It’s safe to say that a majority of clients […]

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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.

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.

Steve Tanswell, Manchester Facades

I changed book-keepers around a year ago because of a disagreement.  I employed Diane of Pebbles and having been with the same firm for 10 years, I was amazed by how easy working with Diane was.  Not only did the change save me money but also saved me time.  Utilising new technologies (to me) have massively improved the amount of money I can claim back in VAT and has made the whole process speedier and well as easier.  Even when Diane is chasing me for information she does in a friendly professional manner.  I’m thrilled to be working with her and would recommend her to anyone.

Nick Aldrich, Only The Brave

Only The Brave have used Pebbles Bookkeeping for a few years now and we treat them instinctively like an integral department of our business.

I have worked with Sean for over two decades in my previous businesses and when Sean and Diane went on their own it was a no brainer to get them involved with our day to day accounting.

Pebbles manage our bookkeeping, expenses, credit control and PAYE and have a keen eye for detail and help us spot important financial matters before they become issues.

Their integrity and honesty are unquestionable and as a result, Pebbles are an asset to our business and will continue to work with us for many years to come.

Steve Price, BWP Inspire

“We have now been working alongside you with various clients. In some cases, we have introduced you to our clients and in other cases you have worked as part of our team. Every time we have brought you in you have done a great job. We now see you as an extended part of our team. You have proved to be professional, flexible and above all competent in getting the work done. We would not have any hesitation in recommending you again, and we look forward to working with you more in the future.”