Accountants for SME
Small to Medium Enterprise

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A bespoke package, made for you

Your SME is unique, and so are its accounting needs. That’s why we allow you to pick and choose which services you need from us.

We can deal with all aspects of accounting on your behalf – from payroll to pensions – but as every business is different, we offer a bespoke package rather than a fixed fee. This is based on various factors, including turnover, number of staff, and required services.

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What you’ll get out of your package

Ultimately, this will depend on what you opt for. Through us, you can request the following and more as part of your quote.

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We’ll take care of your financial records, with prices depending on the number of transactions.
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We’ll be there for you and your staff, whether you’re scaling up or down.

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With your payroll information, we can also support pension administration.
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If you’re VAT registered, we’ll help you collect, record, and report in line with Making Tax Digital.
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Financial and tax planning

We’ll enable you to see where you can boost profits and be more tax efficient.
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Year-end accounts

We’ll perform all the required tasks for the end of the financial year.
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Corporation Tax

If you’re operating via a limited company structure, we’ll take care of your tax responsibilities.
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Self Assessment tax return

The dreaded tax return will no longer be an issue – we’ll make sure it’s filed on time.

Our team can take on as many (or as few) of your financial responsibilities as you need us to. As a local accountant, we’ll ensure you meet your business goals – dealing with documentation, performance checks, and more.

Looking to switch?

If you’re considering switching your accountant, we’ll ensure you’re taken care of – managing all the required communications to make it as seamless as possible for you.

With cloud-based accounting through Bright Ideas Accountancy, you’ll be able to streamline your accounts, have full visibility of your finances, and meet compliance requirements for Making Tax Digital. We also offer a same-day response to email and telephone queries received before 4pm on weekdays.

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FreeAgent at no additional cost

All Bright Ideas clients get automatic access to FreeAgent – the UK’s #1 small business accounting software. Used by more than 60,000 freelancers, contractors, and small businesses, it helps to improve efficiency and ensure compliance with Making Tax Digital.

FreeAgent is HMRC-compatible, incredibly user-friendly, and can be used from any device at any time. It provides a full overview of your business performance, income, and profitability, as well as many other features.

  • Cash-flow monitoring dashboard
  • Estimate and invoice tracking and creation
  • Direct tax return submission to HMRC
  • Automatic generation of VAT returns
  • On-the-go expense recording and management
  • Direct connection to bank accounts
  • Smart timesheets
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Who we help

Small businesses are far from a one-size-fits-all. That’s why we help small businesses of all shapes and forms – from sole traders (like plumbers, electricians, and hairdressers) to those with a turnover up to £5 million. Our bespoke package means we can support you whether you need simple bookkeeping requests or a much broader range of services.

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Get your customised quote

Tell us your turnover, team size, tax obligations, and a few other details. With all the right information, we can provide an accounting package that’s made just for you. Each service will be clearly listed on a line with its price, so if you don’t want to go ahead with a particular aspect, let us know and we’ll remove it from the quote. It’s that easy!

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    Our clients have a lot to say about us

    Paul Leonelli
    Paul Leonelli
    Jack smith from bright ideas has always been helpful and efficient with my accounting needs. Highly recommended!
    J McDonald
    J McDonald
    Bright Ideas has been my accounting firm for several years, and their support has been consistently outstanding. They have efficiently addressed every question or concern I've had regarding my tax matters. Throughout the years, Alexandra, Sophie, and Zac have provided me with invaluable assistance, and I can't express enough appreciation for their outstanding support.
    Nhamo Gordon Nyakambangwe
    Nhamo Gordon Nyakambangwe
    Highly recommend Syed and team at Bright Ideas Accountancy for their diligence and professionalism. Always available to guide you and explaining the implications and consequences of the different accounting treatments and allowing you to make informed decisions. Always reachable when you need them.
    Tilesh P
    Tilesh P
    I spent over 4 years with the team at Bright Ideas. Syed was my main con tact and it was the best contracting agency I have worked with.. Syed made my life very simple and everything was completed and resolved in a very efficient manner. He was always available on the phone and I really appreciated this kind of service. I highly recommend these guys - you cant go wrong.
    Hannah Birkett
    Hannah Birkett
    Syed was our accountant for a year and provided great service! My business partner and I had just started our own company and knew very little about the accountancy/financial side of things. It's been so helpful to have someone to ask for guidance and assistance with financial/tax/hmrc/furlough questions! Definitely recommend Syed if you're looking for an accountant :-)
    Simon Edmundson
    Simon Edmundson
    Zac and team at BI Accountancy have provided fantastic service to me. Always professional, knowledgeable and very responsive in discussing the best course of action. Would recommend to anyone looking for a quality accountant that provides professional and brilliant customer service.
    Christine Cavanagh
    Christine Cavanagh
    Michael was my accountant for several years. He is always extremely calm and helpful and an absolute delight to work with. He replies extremely quickly and is always positive. I highly recommend him.
    Raj Gorsia
    Raj Gorsia
    Thomas has been an excellent accountant. I knew hardly anything about starting my own company and setting up my accounts. And i was hand held along the journey. Getting to a point where i know some basics , but nevertheless Thomas has replied to my emails within a day usually, and if he doesn't then its only because hes on a well deserved break off work! As i said already, the best part of this is that there is no rudeness or any judgement against me when i am asking to be walked through every single step, they run a good business which values their clients. He has also given me some useful advice about managing any personal finances, so its more than just the standard accountancy, they go an extra mile
    David Griffiths
    David Griffiths
    Michael has been my accountant for the past three years and I highly recommend him. Always helpful and prompt and this year has got my self-assessment submitted on Saturday 30 January despite me only contacting him about it on the 28th (I was reminded in plenty of time too!)
    Jon Cox
    Jon Cox
    Michael at BI Accountancy has been my accountant for about 4 years now and I can’t recommend them enough. He always replies extremely quickly to emails, and thoroughly answers all my many accounting questions. Everything has been very easy and he’s always gone the extra mile, extremely happy with the service, thanks guys!

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