Free Guides

Free Guide - Starting a bookkeeping business
We have written a number of free accounting guides and free business guides to help you get on top of your accounts.

They’re all short guides that can be read in just a few minutes, and written to give you and your business a head start in the world of accounting,
tax, cashflow and many other aspects of business life:

Tax Busters!

How to save money on your tax.

Get VAT-Wise

There are lots of ways to pay your VAT – and choosing the right one saves you money.

Company Formations

Limited liability? PLC? Partnership? Sole Trader? A step-by-step guide to setting yourself up in business.

How to save money in business

There are lots of ways in saving money in business, but have you looked at them all our free guides includes different options including overheads, banking and increasing sales.

Starting a Bookkeeping Business

Starting your own bookkeeping business? Read our free guide and avoid all the pitfalls.


Selling on eBay

A guide to selling successfully and profitably on eBay.

Free Guides – Related Accounting Guides

Bookkeeping Basics

Bookkeeping basics is at the centre of all your business accounting reports. Without bookkeeping you will
not be able to keep control of your company finances.

Accounting Basics

Understanding the accounting basics within any company is very important. The reports that are compiled will
help you to make decisions about how you need to change or improve your business.

Starting a Small Business

If you’re starting a new business and you want some advice about where to start, our section on Starting a New Business will
tell you everything you need to know in order to get your business on its feet and running!

Small Business Advice

If you are already running a business and want help with day-to-day issues like accounts, bookkeeping, invoicing,
chasing up late-paying customers, cash flow, insurance, health and safety or even marketing – you’ll find our
running a business section invaluable.

Accounting Software Reviews and Downloads

Reviews on bookkeeping software packages, Microsoft Excel template downloads and free bookkeeping software downloads.

Free Bookkeeping Software

Do you want free accounting software, with no catches? You can download Microsoft Office Accounting Express Edition –
free accounting software – and get started right now.

Free Excel Bookkeeping Templates

If you already use Microsoft Excel and want to use it to help your bookkeeping, there are some free Excel Bookkeeping
Templates available to help you get started.

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