Please find a comprehensive list of our services below, should you have any questions regarding any of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us.



We offer a full and comprehensive bookkeeping service that keeps your records up to date throughout the year. This service is available to Sole Traders, Partnerships, UK Limited Companies and Not-For-Profit Organisations.

All our bookkeeping packages include –

All sales and purchase invoices recorded
Sales ledger reconciled
Purchase ledger reconciled
All bank statements recorded and reconciled
Petty cash recorded and reconciled
Wage journals and any other relevant journals posted

Bookkeeping software

We are proficient in the following software –

Sage, Quickbooks, Kashflow, Xero, Freeagent, Microsoft Office Accounting.
MR Books offers a bespoke bookkeeping service that is affordable to everyone. We pride ourselves in not charging extortionate fees for our work and if there is something you can do yourself to bring your bill down we will always tell you.

Self Assessment

Self Assessment returns submitted if applicable. 

We can help you with registering and deregistering for VAT. We will also submit your VAT return for you, sending you a copy and a breakdown of the return each quarter. If you are below the VAT registration threshold at present we will monitor it for you and let you know if you need to register for VAT.


MR Books is a fully RTI compliant practice. We offer payroll services weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly. Payroll details can be telephoned or emailed through, and we return payslips, payroll summaries, and PAYE payable details ASAP. Additionally, we provide and maintain holiday calculations for all employees.

We have extensive payroll experience and we are also auto enrolment trained.

We do not charge per payslip or employee, we charge an agreed fixed price each month so you never get an unexpected bill.

Office Administration

Is your office a complete mess? We can help you with that! Our office administration package can be as comprehensive as you need it to be. From simply filing your back log of paperwork neatly away to taking over your invoicing and credit control system, our affordable Office Admin support packages are the way forward so you can devote more time to your business.

New Business Start Ups

Ensuring all of your processes are set up when you first start your business ensures it carries on running smoothly.

We can help you set up the following –
Register as a sole trader
Register as a Ltd Company
VAT Registration
PAYE for employers registration

Starting up with your chosen bookkeeping software and how to maintain it effectively.

Accountancy Services

We are professionally connected to a variety of accountancy firms. Should you wish to find an accountant or if you are not happy with your current one, we can highly recommend a number of different firms. Please contact us for more details.


If you already have your own bookkeeping software but feel you aren’t making the best use of it, feel free to contact us for some training – we can attend your premises and spend a few hours with you explaining exactly how to make your software work for you!

Bookkeeping ~ Payroll ~ VAT ~ PAYE 


We also offer free collection of your records from Chelmsford, Southend or Basildon & surrounding areas.

Let us get your books up to date so you can crack on with running your lovely businesses!

We can’t wait to meet you…