Switching Accountants

Upgrade Your Accounting Experience with Bright Ideas Accountancy

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Experience a better level of service – changing accountants is easy with Bright Ideas Accountancy

Need an accountant who works harder, explains all terminology in a straightforward manner, and digitises your financial responsibilities? That’s us.

And how to switch accountants? That’s simple. We’ll lead the transition from your current service, seamlessly migrating over all your data.

We adapt to the way you work. It’s why countless freelancers, contractors and SMEs have already made the move to us.

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How do I change accountants?

In three simple steps, you’ll be on your way to switching accountants. Here’s how to change your accountant:

1. Speak to a member of our team

We’ll suggest a few service features you’ll benefit from and explain the next stages.

2. Tell your accountant that you want to move

We’ll take care of any communication afterwards to bring your records on board – and we’ll also notify HMRC and Companies House.

3. We’ll introduce you to your Account Manager

They’ll provide updates on the switchover and get you up and running with us.

Support as you grow

From the Self Assessment and VAT collection to quarterly bookkeeping reviews, we can help with whatever you need, wherever you are in your business life cycle. Just tell us what you’re hoping to achieve from changing accountants, and we’ll share tips for upgrading.

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Take your accounting online

You need an accountant with the skills to act fluidly and quickly online, especially when it comes to complying with Making Tax Digital. With us, you’ll gain access to award-winning software FreeAgent and QuickBooks – the trusted platforms included in all our packages.

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Take a look at our sole trader and limited company packages.

Zero hidden fees

We believe it’s best to be upfront. That’s why we never include hidden charges – what you see is what you get. In this way, we hope that you can be extra confident when switching accountants to us.

Unlimited assistance

We know your earnings may grow and you’ll have diverse revenue streams. When that happens, we’ll adjust to meet your requirements. We can advise you on becoming a limited company, pursuing tax-saving plans, or fulfilling your evolving obligations.

Contact – your way

Let’s arrange a meeting, book a call, or chat on screen – whatever you prefer. Tell us how you like to communicate, and we’ll stick to a schedule so that you’re always kept in the loop when it comes to your finances.

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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!

Meet the Bright Ideas team

Want to learn more about us before you make the switch? Each member of the Bright Ideas team has the skills, accreditations, and foresight to help you maximise your finances.

Michael McCullion

Michael McCullion

Head of Contracting Services

Thomas Napier

Thomas Napier

Head of General Accounting Services

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