Accountants for Small Businesses

Small Business Success Starts with Bright Ideas Accounting

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Let Bright Ideas Accountancy simplify your finances

Leader? Operations manager? HR? Head of sales and marketing? You take on many roles as a small business owner, but the one that most tend to dread is the role of the accountant.

You want to focus on achieving what you set out to do when you started your business – enjoy the rewards, flexibility, and opportunities associated with running your own empire – not getting caught up in the day-to-day financial management of it. And that’s where Bright Ideas Accountancy comes in.

Rather than get weighed down by the numbers, we take them off your hands – this includes registering as a sole trader or limited company, providing tax advice, and taking care of key financial activities such as VAT returns and annual accounts.

We specialise in business accounting for small businesses, so we’re best placed to help you. With us, you can focus on onboarding new customers, growing your operations, and maximising its success – all at an affordable small business accountant cost.

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Small business accounting services

By choosing Bright Ideas for your accounting needs, you’ll get an expert partner at your fingertips. We’ll manage your finances, simplify the jargon, and even advise on aspects such as profit and loss. It’s more than accounting – you get to draw on our extensive experience in helping small businesses across the UK.

We’re 100% cloud-based too, digitising your affairs and giving you 24/7 access to your accounts no matter where you are. Whether through FreeAgent or QuickBooks, you’ll always have a clear picture of your finances.

The support our business accountants offer goes beyond the products we use. With dedicated Account Managers, we provide a one-to-one service so that you’ll receive tailored guidance. This also enables us to be incredibly responsive, with a guaranteed same-day response to calls and emails received before 3pm.

We have a variety of accounting packages – all with transparent pricing. But whichever you choose, you’ll receive unlimited face-to-face meetings and periodic bookkeeping health checks. Because your success is our success.

Accounting packages

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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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With years of experience working with SMEs, our experts can provide tailored guidance that will help you to achieve your business goals. Plus, as cloud-based small business tax accountants, you’ll be able to access all your financial information on the go.

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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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