I am a member of the Instutute of Certified Bookkeepers. The ICB ensures that all of its' members are knowledgeable and up to date with the latest legislation, mindful of their ethical obligations, and best-placed to provide a trusted and exemplary service to business. ICB members in public practice must hold an ICB Practice Licence.
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world. It promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession through the establishment of relevant qualifications and the award of grades of membership that recognise academic attainment, working experience and competence ICB awards the protected title, Certified Bookkeeper, to members who have completed advanced qualifications. The designation offers a reliable benchmark for businesses, government and the public..
Offering a bookkeeping service to clients as a public practice has been regulated since 2007. ICB members in public practice are governed by ICB's Practice Licence scheme, hold Professional Indemnity Insurance and are supervised under the Money Laundering Regulations. As a bookkeeper running your own business and providing a service to clients, we are legally required to have a supervisor in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR). As we are well organised and methodical, we have good attention to detail and enjoy seeing a set of figures add up properly.
I can use Sage or Xero, as a Xero Certified Adviser can also supply the online system to you and help with the migration, giving you complete control of your finances, customers, suppliers and VAT, leaving you with more time to run your business effectively, and enabling you to fully understand your cash position by keeping your bank records up to date with reports at your fingertips to help you analyse and understand
your business, you'll be able to make better business decisions.