FreeAgent (30 days free trial then 10% discount for life)
Simplified accounting/bookkeeping software designed with Freelancers, Consultants, Speakers, Contractors and Micro and Small businesses in mind.
For those small business owners who are: Just starting out and want to be on top of the accounts from the start Not ready to outsource Happy to maintain their accounts but want a cloud solution Want a way of creating sales invoices while their bookkeeper or accountant takes care of the rest. Click this link to get a free trial and a special 10% discount for each month forever if you decide to continue.
I have possibly used every version of QuickBooks there is, or was. And when they moved online, I followed. They have been a force in the accounting and bookkeeping world for so long, it is easy to overlook how much they have innovated and become even more user friendly. Find out more here
Oh and we have QuickBooks Advanced Certified ProAdvisor Status if you want help really getting to grips with the software.
The beautiful software as it is called. Xero has turned the world of traditional accounting and bookkeeping on it's head. For businesses that need the flexibility of online software with the comprehensive features of the traditional desktop applications. Their mission is to provide client accounting for small business available anywhere at any time and on mobile devices. And it's single ledger format means all members of the financial team are looking at the same up to date information at the same time. Click to find out more.
GoCardless (Get paid faster)
As a small business owner; In the past if you wanted to offer direct debit payments to customers; you had to sell your first born child for a bank to even consider giving you the facility. Your easiest alternative was PayPal. Until GoCardless. It enables businesses to control their payments, not be controlled by them. A simple service for collecting Direct Debit payments online. It integrates seamlessly with some popular accounts programmes, like QuickBooks Online, Xero, FreeAgent and Sage. It has completely simplified my payment processes. There are no sign up fees or hidden extras, you merely pay per transaction to a maximum of £2. If you are lucky you may even get £50 credit against your processing fees. Find out more.