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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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New Year Stress Like Never Before

If you are a small business owner you are no doubt feeling like your head is spinning after the events of the last year, and now they are facing faster spins with changes from Brexit. Surely there are bookkeeping tips for small businesses which will see you through 2021? Like many business owners, you are […]

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Let’s Make It A Financial Year To Be Thankful For

So here we are in December 2020 and you would not be alone in being thankful that this year has finally reached this point.  However, whilst we excitedly await the Christmas festivities and New Year celebrations, one thing hangs over us that we should have taken care of and that is preparing for that end […]

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7 Years Turning Pebbles into a Rock

2020 is a year with not many things to highlight through the world as a success story, but after a year of providing complete bookkeeping services, the team at Pebbles Bookkeeping and HR have weathered through the turmoil to celebrate their 7th year in business as a caring and professional bookkeeping services provider. The Drop […]

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Wake At Night Worries

There are many things that go bump in the night, but if you are a small business owner then the main thing that keeps you awake at night are the financial worries that all directors face which can be face head on with money management tips for small business. Make no mistake, starting up a […]

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New Client – Sarah Rekia of Site Welfare Services Ltd

Among the many qualities Pebbles holds dear is the ability to work with clients over larger periods of neglect and bringing them up to date with the best bookkeeping services in Manchester. Our newest client, Sarah Rekia of Site Welfare Services Ltd, contacted the team at Pebbles on 7th August 2020 to do a full […]

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Return to the Office But Are You Prepared?

Now that things are starting to develop into a new normal (whatever that may be?) after a very trying year, now is the time to get into the office and begin preparing for the new challenges ahead by finding the best bookkeeping practices for small business. But are you as prepared as you think you […]

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Thoughts for the intended self employed

Like many people over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses have found it increasingly hard to survive through an unprecedented period of challenge with job losses being inevitable and many exploring becoming self-employed. Those experiencing the furlough period have had a lot of time to reflect on their aspirations, survival and the requirement of […]

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

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.

Anne-Marie Armstrong, Amberry Marketing

I just wanted to thank you both for the help you’ve given me thus far in setting up my new cloud-based bookkeeping system ‘Clearbooks’.

Having used Microsoft Excel for more years than I care to admit, I had more than a few reservations when considering changing the way I managed my books, yet understood that I had to make the change sooner or later.

After an intense training session with Sean, (where I probably asked 101 questions), my fears quickly dissipated and I can honestly say that although it’s likely to take me a little while to really get to grips with the new interface, I’ve no doubt that this simple system will save me so much time and hassle in future.

And less time spent doing my books, almost certainly means more time with the family and an end to rushing around like a mad woman at quarter-end!

Thanks again and I’m looking forward to working with you again soon.

TecCre8 Ltd

“We began to relinquish our bookkeeping tasks to Pebbles Bookkeeping in September 2020, following our meeting with Diane Huxley to discuss our requirements. We signed up with Diane immediately. We have all built a quick rapport with Diane and it’s good to know that we have her support and expertise at the other end of the phone.

Pebbles Bookkeeping is a perfect fit for our company and liaises seamlessly with our accountant. It is our pleasure to work alongside them.”

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.