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Articles and case studies for Rosemary Bookkeeping

  • Published on: December 15, 2015

    Lisa Curteis, Director at Rosemary Bookkeeping, was recently interviewed by Share Radio. As a British Franchise Association (bfa) board member and with a newly acquired Qualified Franchise Professional (QFP) accreditation, Lisa stands as a voice of authority on the franchising sector. Lisa recently shared her expertise on franchising with Share Radio and is a prominent voice within the...

  • Published on: November 6, 2015

    With Christmas fast approaching, the key challenge faced by many small businesses is late payments from their clients. Late payments is an extremely common problem with 85% of SMEs being affected. Many small businesses are turning to outsourced bookkeepers to help them keep their books in order and minimise the effect of these late payments on their businesses. Figures published by Bacs Payment...

  • Published on: October 22, 2015

    You may be reading this having experienced this problem. If so, you’ll know the main reason why. Recent research has revealed that 40% of small firms have been refused credit from a bank. The biggest reason: lack of clear bookkeeping! Lack of access to finance is SO EASY to fix! Get your books in good order and know your numbers! You may not be appearing on Dragon’s Den just yet, but...

  • Published on: September 28, 2015

    Stuck in a rut? Need extra support in growing your business? Rosemary Bookkeeping are often contacted by independent bookkeepers because they need help with their businesses and have realised that in order to grow they need to change the way that they operate. Without support or the tools to do this it often proves too difficult. The magic formula to business growth is using systems, tapping...

  • Published on: July 31, 2015

    Did you know that 60% of SMEs feel uncomfortable with managing their own accounts? The UK tax system is so complicated that many SMEs seek help from other businesses such as Rosemary Bookkeeping to assist them in tackling the system. Rosemary Bookkeeping is well equipped to offer support by undertaking the bookkeeping for those businesses struggling to keep up. This allows directors to focus on...

  • Published on: July 17, 2015

    Rosemary Bookkeeping has introduced three ground-breaking new entry levels to open up access to those looking for a bookkeeping business. With different levels of support and territory, this new system allows those looking for a career change to enter the network at varying levels to suit their experience and support required. This has never done before in any other bookkeeping franchise! The...

  • Published on: April 30, 2015

    This month, Rosemary Bookkeeping and their network have been going from strength to strength. Not only were they shortlisted for the Best Franchisee Marketing Support Award at this year’s Franchise Marketing Awards (FMAs), they have also been shortlisted for two EWIF awards. Kellie Blake, Office Manager, is a finalist for Franchise Employee of the Year and Caroline O’Brien, a Rosemary...

  • Published on: March 30, 2015

    TJ Sutherland and Steve Brown, a father and daughter team, have achieved massive growth in their business over the last few months. For four consecutive months the pair have achieved a massive 15% growth, month on month, for their business. TJ and Steve have been running their Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise for over four years now and to be achieving growth as they are is a testament to the hard...

  • Published on: February 9, 2015

    We all know that franchising is about being part of a supportive, learned team but now, the Rosemary Bookkeeping franchisees are taking things to the next level by extending their services to fellow franchise owners. As franchisees themselves, Rosemary bookkeepers understand that other franchisees often need a little extra help so that they can focus on growing their businesses. No matter what...

  • Published on: October 20, 2014

    Rosemary Bookkeeping have two more franchisees in the starting blocks this month. Alexis Draper and Carol Bridgman have just joined the team and are set to build successful businesses over the next few months. Carol found that in her previous career as a management accountant, her work/life balance wasn’t flexible enough for her needs and so she began researching options for working at...

  • Published on: May 16, 2014

    With the financial year coming to an end recently, many businesses will now be facing large fines for not having their tax returns in on time. This year, HMRC estimated that 710,000 returns still hadn’t been completed and, so, many people will be facing fines which, although they start at just £100, can often build up to several hundreds of pounds if forms are not submitted promptly...

  • Published on: April 30, 2014

    Rosemary Bookkeeping are thrilled to announce that Lisa Curteis, Franchise Development Director, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Franchisor of the Year award at this year’s prestigious Encouraging Women Into Franchising (EWIF) awards. The awards recognise the achievements and contributions of women in the UK franchise industry. “I am extremely pleased to have been...

  • Published on: March 7, 2014

    Steve Brown and TJ Sutherland, a father and daughter team, have just reached a whopping milestone. Reaching a tremendous £100,000 in sales, there’s no looking back for Steve and TJ as they continue to be one of Rosemary’s most successful franchise partnerships. “We’ve loved the challenge of running our own business and reaching £100,000 in sales is just the...

  • Published on: January 29, 2014

    Rosemary Bookkeeping’s new ‘client guarantee’ is revolutionising the franchise offering by ensuring new franchise partners have income from day one. The new scheme breaks the mould by providing all new franchisees with an initial client guarantee on completion of their 12-week training programme. Dedicated to passing on the benefits of the scheme to new franchise partners as...

  • Published on: December 19, 2013

    Congratulations to Lisa Curteis – Rosemary Bookkeeping Recruitment Director – who was appointed to the bfa board representing Associate members. Lisa says “this is an exciting time and a great achievement for myself and Rosemary Bookkeeping. Prior to launching Rosemary in 2009, I spent a year researching franchising and in particular the bfa because I wanted to ensure our...

  • Published on: December 19, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping™ franchise partners gathered in High Wycombe last week for their prestigious annual forum and awards dinner. Up for grabs at the ceremony were four awards; Best Newcomer, Most Committed, Best Supporting and the coveted Franchise Partner of the Year award. Both Best Newcomer and Best Supporting awards were presented to two franchise partners (FPs) who, despite only...

  • Published on: December 9, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping™ franchise partners gathered in High Wycombe last week for their prestigious annual forum and awards dinner. Up for grabs at the ceremony were four awards; Best Newcomer, Most Committed, Best Supporting and the coveted Franchise Partner of the Year award. Both Best Newcomer and Best Supporting awards were presented to two franchise partners (FPs) who, despite only...

  • Published on: October 2, 2013

    Richard was a financial journalist for almost 20 years working in both Hong Kong and London. He then changed roles to become an editor and supervisor of research reports at leading investment banks in London giving him a thorough knowledge of the business world.  In 1997 he took an MBA degree at London’s City University Business School. He has a keen interest in politics and for 12...

  • Published on: October 2, 2013

    Mark has always been in the IT business with over 20 years’ experience of computing, coding/developing, specifying, testing, managing teams, configuration of software and customisation; all skills that are transferable into a franchise such as Rosemary. Having worked for a progressive company he and his wife were able to work part time when they started a family. When his wife went back to...

  • Published on: October 2, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping welcomes the latest talented addition to its franchise network; Richard Swansea.  While Richard has worked as a financial journalist in Hong Kong and London, as an editor and supervisor of research reports at leading investment banks  and speaks French and Chinese, it was Rosemary’s strong management team that gave him the confidence to invest in this...

  • Published on: October 2, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping welcomes the latest addition to its franchise network Mark Webster. Mark specialised in IT for over 20 years and unusually has been a house husband taking care of his 3 children.  Now that his children have reached the teenage years, Mark decided to rejoin the workforce.  Desiring a flexible work/life balance Mark explored various franchises and Rosemary fitted his...

  • Published on: July 29, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping welcomes the latest addition to its franchise network, Chartered Accountant, Caroline O’Brien. Caroline also has a degree in modern languages and has lived, studied and worked in many European countries over the last 30 years but now she is looking to become fluent in the language of bookkeeping. “I went to the Franchise Exhibition at the NEC in October 2012. I...

  • Published on: May 30, 2013

    The demand for Rosemary Bookkeeping services and the Rosemary franchise opportunity are increasing with record numbers.  A recent report from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills revealed that 2012 saw the highest number of private sector businesses in the UK since 2000, with 4.8 million. The report further revealed that SMEs accounted for 99.9 per cent of all private sector...

  • Published on: May 15, 2013

    Rosemary Booking franchisee Christina Gray has been nominated as a finalist at the 2013 Encouraging Woman into Franchising (EWIF) Awards. Christina’s hard work since starting her franchise in July 2011 led to her being shortlisted in the prestigious New Woman Franchisee of the Year 2013 award category. The 2013 EWIF awards recognise the most successful woman within the UK franchise...

  • Published on: April 17, 2013

    Rosemary Bookkeeping’s franchise network continues to add strength in numbers as three more Franchise Partners complete their training. Chereen McCarthy, Fiona O’Mahony and Jon Lewis all launched their franchises in March and, having come from very different backgrounds, found their pre-launch training extremely useful.Jon, Franchise Partner in Sutton Coldfield, after being out of...