How often should I do my bookkeeping?

A question we regularly get asked is: how often should I do my bookkeeping? The answer, however, is dependent upon what you want to use your bookkeeping for. Typically, business owners who do their bookkeeping once a quarter or once … Continue Reading

Xerocon 2016 Vs Xerocon 2017: Community over Competition

2016 was a big year and looking back, became a turning point for Fresh Financials. Being crowned Bookkeeping Partner of the Year at the 2016 Xerocon, signalled that our transformation from a QuickBooks desktop business to a full-fledged Xero only … Continue Reading

When should I outsource my bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping is one of those jobs that most people attempt themselves when their business is in the start-up phase. This generally makes sense as a few transactions plus an excel spreadsheet can make it both an achievable and an affordable … Continue Reading

VAT Inspection made easy thanks to Xero and Receipt Bank

No one likes a VAT Inspection. Even if you know that every i has been dotted and every t crossed, there is still that underlying dread that your work is about to be checked by a HMRC Inspector. Whilst a … Continue Reading

Turn your Xero account into something you are proud of.

They say that a poor workman, blames his tools. With software fast becoming an integral part of the bookkeeping profession, it is becoming increasingly important that you are able to use your chosen accounting software to the highest level. Doing … Continue Reading

How Receipt Bank helps us give your business the gift of time

At Fresh Financials, we’re always looking for new ways to help our clients do more. And one of the greatest gifts you can give any business owner is time – time to talk to more prospects, time to work on … Continue Reading

I’m off to Xerocon London!

Xerocon is less than a week away, and one thing is for sure: I cannot contain my excitement for what I know will be a game-changing event for fellow accountants and bookkeepers. Having attended before, I’ve definitely seen the difference … Continue Reading

Throw away the spreadsheets. This is reporting, reinvented.

Reviewing your business’ forecasts, budgets and cash flows doesn’t mean you should be shown a wall of numbers on Excel. We’ve all seen those Excel spreadsheets. The ones with around 15 different tabs. Where you need to keep continually scrolling … Continue Reading

So, I’m off to Xerocon SOUTH and this is why…

Reinventing bookkeeping is a never-ending process. When I initially set up Fresh Financials, the challenge of ditching the spreadsheets and the desktop software that was holding not only ourselves but also our clients back, I knew it would be the … Continue Reading