Let us guide you in choosing the software that's best for you.
We’ve tried and tested many business accounting software packages and we’re here to help you decide which will work best for you.
How do you know which accounting system to buy, when there’s such a bewildering choice of business accountancy software available? We don’t believe that ‘one size fits all’ is a phrase that can be associated with accounting software. The choice for you business will depend on its size and structure, and also your personal preferences.
We feel that, as accountants, we are best placed to provide a software solution which will make your accounting function as simple as possible, leaving you more time to focus on running and developing your business.
If you’re choosing an accounting system for the first time or upgrading, we offer a variety of products that will make account keeping as straightforward as possible. We’re a Sage Accredited Business Partner and we can suggest products from the entire Sage 50 range which covers Sage Instant Accounts up to Sage 50 Professional.
We also work with the cloud based Xero accounting software as one of their official partners.
Whether you’re new to keeping business accounts or just wondering whether you’re getting it right, a free business accounting systems ‘health check’ from Bishop Fleming has to be a good idea.
Our qualified staff will thoroughly go through all your systems with you, to make sure you’re doing things in the most effective way. This can save you time and money in the longer term. Our clients also tells us it makes the task seem less daunting, because they’ve been reassured by experts.
The health check will look at such things as your day-to-day accounts and record keeping, as well as making sure that your business is submitting VAT returns correctly and complying with legal requirements. We’ll even check how you manage your payroll and as we go through each area we’ll make recommendations based on previous experience, which we think will help you run your business more efficiently.
Xero is a system of web based accounting software. Bishop Fleming is a platinum partner of Xero, the online accounting software for businesses.
Once you’ve tried Xero, you’re likely to be impressed. You can log in at any time, wherever you are. You can do things like invoicing and billing, accounts payable, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping and monitoring your cash-flow securely online. For us, it’s the fact that it’s always up to date that makes it such a useful tool.
This makes it ideal for small and medium sized businesses, and more importantly to their owners, because you can instantly see how much money you have and where it’s going. It also allows us, as your accountants to share the same information. We can log in and review your live accounts data and make any amendments that may be required, for example at the end of your VAT quarter.
To find out more please visit xero.com.
SAGE is one of the most popular accounting software packages and there’s a good reason for this. It comes with many benefits and there is likely to a product within one of their ranges to suit most businesses and organisations.
Bishop Fleming is a leading Sage Accredited Business Partner, which means our staff are fully trained on the software and are kept up to date with the latest developments. This is good news for you because it means you’ll always be given the best, most accurate advice by the adviser you’re working with.
You can judge how highly we rate Sage packages if we tell you that we’ve implemented more than any other reseller in the region, for a broad section of clients ranging from charities with a turnover of £50K to large corporate clients with incomes of over £100 million a year.
Sage has recognised our expertise by inviting us into their ‘Circle of Excellence’, which rewards the excellence of outstanding levels of customer service, for the past three years – the only accountancy firm in the country to be selected.
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