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Clear and accurate bookkeeping systems are important for every business, and quite often it gets left until the very last minute. That is where C L Shipley Bookkeeping Services can help you. Below are some of the services we offer. If there is something not listed below that you require then please ask, we may be able to assist.

Preparation of Books

We use the most up to date software so that your books can be passed to your accountant or directly to HMRC. We work on Sage 50, Sage Accounting, Xero, Quickbooks and Excel Spreadsheets.

All software is fully MTD compliant.

We prepare accounts to Trial Balance and carry out Bank Reconciliation monthly to check that everything is paid in and out as planned.

Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Not for Profit Organisations

We can prepare your final accounts to include a Trading Profit and Loss Account and a Balance Sheet. These are reports which will show you how well your business has performed over the year.

Draft Final Accounts for Limited Companies

We can prepare draft final accounts for Limited Companies including a Trading Profit and Loss Account and a Balance Sheet.

Cash Flow Forecasts

This is a report which shows how much money is coming in and out of the business and where it comes from and goes to. It gives an indication of the availability of funds on a month to month basis and can be a useful tool when you are budgeting for the following year.

Credit Control and Invoicing

We are able to raise invoices and purchase orders for you, laying them out correctly and accounting for VAT, and send out regular statements of account to your customers. We can chase outstanding payments by email, phone or letter. This can save you valuable time.

Payroll Services

Monthly or weekly payroll for up to 50 employees, including payslips. Full HMRC compliance including RTI (Real Time Information) submission. Confirmation of PAYE/NIC liability and due dates. Administration of starters/leavers. Processing of SSP/SMP/SAP/SPP. CIS (Construction Industry Scheme).

Auto Enrolment

We can help you with setting up and managing your auto-enrolment and are also able to assist with finding you a suitable pension provider

Tax Returns

We are able to prepare and submit tax returns for individuals and sole trader businesses, see our pricing page for details.

VAT Returns

The constant changing regulations can make VAT complex and it is important to ensure that your books are correct so that your VAT calculations are correct. We can help by providing the following:

  • Calculation of VAT
  • Ensuring that VAT returns are accurate
  • VAT returns and submissions
  • Fully MTD compliant Software

Certification in Sage 50 and Sage One Certified Advisor

Certified and licenced to practice by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

Supervised by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007

C L Shipley Bookkeeping Services holds Personal Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance