Accounting & Bookkeeping

Experts in their field, our business partners can help you with a range
of extra services to help grow and manage your firm.

The Cashroom

The Cashroom

alex.holt@thecashroom.co.uk | 0330 332 2520 | www.thecashroom.co.uk

The Cashroom provides services to a Law Firm, cashier services, management accounting and payroll. Your firm may only want to use one of these services or all three. The Cashroom provides all the legal cashier services typically provided to a firm of solicitors; the difference is that “your” cashiers are employed by us and work remotely from our offices. Amongst many other things, we maintain all books and records, pay suppliers, reconcile the bank accounts on a daily basis, perform day and month end routines, submit your VAT return, and ensure full compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules.

Management Accounts and Management Information provide the information you need to run your business. Budgets, cash flow projections and monthly management accounts are crucial to knowing where you are, and predicting where you’re going. The Cashroom will take care of all aspects of running your payroll, including all statutory payments, student loans, pensions, attachments and any other payments and deductions. Our dedicated Payroll specialists will also administer your ‘auto-enrolment’ / workplace Pension in accordance with the regulations.

Lever Associates

Lever Associates

info@leverassociates.co.uk | 0800 774 7084 | www.leverassociates.co.uk

Lever Associates provides a quality Legal Cashiering and Bookkeeping service to new and existing clients. We work remotely by connecting into your system securely. Our aim is to make sure your accounts are completed on time every month in accordance with the SRA accounts rules. We promote a culture of compliance.

Solicitor’s accounts are very specialised and you need someone who understands the rules and all the difference aspects of Legal accounts. It is essential that any small business keeps the accounts up to date and we offer a service tailored to your own requirements. We can deal with all aspects of your accounts with our full practice cover or just specific parts for example the client account and reconciliation’s.

Ross Boyd Limited

Ross Boyd Limited

info@rossboyd.co.uk | 0289 532 0155 | www.rossboyd.co.uk

Ross Boyd Limited are a fast-growing advisory accounting practice based in London and Belfast, serving clients across the UK and Ireland.

RBL work with a diverse client base across a range of areas, including: pensions advisory services; business rescue; assisting with corporate transactions; and, strategic & financial planning for start-ups.

RBL aim to deliver pragmatic and progressive advice in a professional and cost effective manner.

Audit Compliance

Audit Compliance Limited

paul.wilkinson@auditcompliance.co.uk | 0203 290 5745 | www.auditcompliance.co.uk

Audit Compliance Limited’s MD, Paul Wilkinson has over 20 years experience assisting Legal practices to manage their business and to maintain quality standards and compliance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Code of Conduct and the SRA Accounts Rules.

We have helped firms prepare for Quality Compliance Audits for the Law Society’s Lexcel Accreditation (Lexcel), Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) and Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) and the Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) Specialist Quality Mark (SQM).

We provide specialist training in Solicitors Accounts including Xero accounts as a Silver Partner and compliance training for both start-up and existing law firms for both the Compliance Officer Legal Practice (COLP) and Compliance Officer Finance Administration (COFA) and also for the Middlesex Law Society.

Trainers and Lecturers in Anti Money Laundering, Complaints Handling, Compliance, Costs, Practice Management, Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs and provider of ‘in house’ training for Continuing Competence.

Ark Aurora

Ark Aurora

leap@arkaurora.co.uk | 0121 429 4054 | www.arkaurora.co.uk

Ark Aurora are a firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers based in the City of Birmingham. Being a Xero certified firm, means we are able to serve clients across the UK.

Whether you’re just starting out in practice or whether you’re already established, Ark Aurora provide a pro-active ongoing support service that includes help with day to day accounting, preparation and submission of VAT returns, client account reconciliations, preparation of year-end accounts, tax returns, a full payroll function and ongoing ad-hoc tax advice – all included within our fixed fee service.

We have considerable experience working in the legal sector and, as a firm of Registered Auditors, we are well placed to help with your SRA reporting obligations.

All new clients receive an initial business health-check that includes a 360⁰ tax review with our Head of Tax. The initial health-check also includes a review of accounting systems, processes and core business drivers. Understanding your business is key to providing a value added service and our initial findings are backed up with a summary of recommendations.

Choosing the right accountant is as important as choosing the right lawyer. So call us today, ask for Bally Ark, and see how we differ.

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Gross Klein Wood

Gross Klein Wood

martin@grosskleinwood.co.uk | 01733 311896 | www.grosskleinwood.co.uk

Gross Klein Wood provide high-value, cost effective, accountancy, taxation and business services to new and existing clients. Based in Peterborough, with good road and rail connections, and with modern day technologies, we have the capability to serve solicitor clients across the UK.

With the imminent introduction of the governments Making Tax Digital, our aim is to ensure that your accounts are submitted on time in line with this new legislation. Add this to our SRA accounts rules experience, we aim to provide a complete service covering all of your financial and business needs.

Our affordable accountancy packages can be tailored to meet your specific needs whether that be an Accountant’s report or a full bookkeeping, accounting and taxation solution, we have something for everyone. As a Xero partner we include Xero access and training as part of your package and can assist with the integration that LEAP provides.

Gross Klein Wood have been established in Peterborough since 2001, with a large number of solicitor clients we have gained a high level of experience in client account rules. We act for solicitor clients in and around the Cambridgeshire area and several solicitors based in London. With modern day technology such as Skype and Xero location is no longer an issue.

Sagars

Sagars

j.beevers@sagars.co.uk | 0113 297 6789 | www.sagars.co.uk

We're proud to have won six national awards but what really matters to us is building the long-term relationships our clients are looking for and giving them the very best advice. Our independence and 90-strong team mean we're well placed to deliver on our promises and we believe it says a lot that the majority of our clients are referred to us by existing clients and professional contacts.

The Sagars legal sector team was established more than a decade ago and now supports over 40 law firms with solicitors’ accounts rules audits, COFA responsibilities, financial benchmarking, cashflow management, interim financial management and VAT advice. We’re particularly experienced in guiding our clients through succession planning, re-structuring, mergers & acquisitions and business sale activity.

We are a leader in cloud accounting – a QuickBooks Platinum partner, the highest ranked Xero Platinum Partner in Leeds, Sage One and Receipt Bank Gold Partners and 1Tap launch partners.

Our experienced and qualified team is led by partner, John Beevers. A chartered accountant and chartered taxation adviser, he is a member of the ICAEW Solicitors Special Interest Group and chair of the HCWA solicitors’ forum – get in touch with him today and find out how we can help you and your firm.

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