Thinking Of Switching Accountant?

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August 19, 2016

The woes of accounting are enough to keep any self-employed professional up at night, wondering if their accountant is doing enough to help. When you leave something so important in another person’s hands, it can be hard to question their suitability to your business after that initial deal has been struck. They’re qualified ‘experts’ who know what they’re doing, right?

However, for anyone who is having some doubts about their accountancy service, we want to assure you that the changeover is ultimately painless if you have a great provider in mind. Jump on board the Bright Ideas boat, and we’ll make sure you don’t sink with undue stress. Here’s why:

Talking you through it

We’re a supremely friendly bunch of people – our client relationships define the approach we take to accounting, which is to focus on the human aspect of everything we do. Our accountants are always on hand for any questions or issues you may have, and we’re more than happy to talk you through what to expect from your accountant.

Help is always just a few clicks away: as soon as you drop by our website, one of our advisors will pop up on our live chat box. They’ll guide you through the switching process, and address any concerns you may have about jumping ship. Alternatively, you can contact us via email or phone, crystallising your decision beyond the spur of the moment.

Easy as 1-2-3

It’s no secret that we love numbers, but contractors and freelancers often just want to set them aside for an accounts team to pour over. As such, accountancy services have to make every part of their job as painless as possible; after all, you hire someone like us to take a great wedge of tension out of your life, and make sense of those figures.

Once you’ve informed your current accountant, and let us know that you’d like to go ahead, we’ll make contact with your previous firm to hoover up any files, folders and receipts that are necessary for helping us understand your cash flow.

Once we’re up to speed, you can start to reap the rewards of our pre-packaged accountancy services. These vary in terms of how extensive they are, so you’ll get a firm idea of the benefits you need and can afford way in advance of a final decision. We also promise to deliver a draft accounts report within a month, outlining our complete work with your records.

Reach out today

Summoning the courage to change your accountant is probably the most difficult part of the whole process. Getting to that point, and following through with a new service you can trust, should never be too complicated. For the level of dedication you should expect, have a read through our guide on how your accountant could improve – if yours is falling short of these yardsticks, don’t be afraid to have a chat with us instead.


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Whether you’re a contractor, freelancer, or small business, Bright Ideas can help remove the burden of time-consuming and complex finances. We’ll draw on our years of knowledge and experience earned helping sole traders just like you.

When you choose us, you’ll be assigned a dedicated Account Manager who’ll provide one-on-one support that’s customised to your business. Communication is key, so we’ll always answer your questions or requests as soon as we can. In fact, we offer a same-day response guarantee for emails and calls received before 3pm.

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