Who we are
Adder Bookkeeping was established in December 2006. Our core purpose is to relieve small business owners of the pain and stress of accounting and support clients to make better business decisions based on accuracy and visibility.
We are passionate about bookkeeping as a professional, valuable service - we aim to delight our customers by being approachable, trustworthy and supportive.
We will provide the following BENEFITS:
adding TIME to spend on running your business
adding VALUE knowing all possible tax savings are met
adding PEACE OF MIND that the business is fully compliant with HMRC regulations
adding the CERTAINTY of fixed monthly fees, no surprise bills!
adding the CHOICE to tailor the services we offer to your specific needs
adding the ACCURACY of reliable figures to help keep you on track and make informed business decisions
We are accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
See what our existing clients say about us in the 'Testimonials' tab.
Current business types working with include: Manufacturers, importers (multi currency), wholesalers, retail shops, cafes, event management, car body shop repairers, tradesmen, property landlords, holiday lets, care homes, cleaners, graphic designers, health & safety consultants, inventors.
Adding Time & Value
Helen Bower - BA Dual Hons, MICB Pm.Dip,
Owner of Adder Bookkeeping
Over 10 years of experience running a bookkeeping practice, working with many types and sizes of customers. Qualified with the ICB to Level 4 in manual and computerised bookkeeping, self-assessment tax returns and payroll. Previously worked in export sales and shipping as a linguist. Passionate about providing superb customer service.
Lisa Shough - Af ICB PM.Dip
20 years of experience in accounts and administration. Includes working in the following sectors: Retail, catering, insurance, financial investment, event management and manufacturing. Lisa has now achieved Level 2 ICB with a 99% distinction with honours!
Penny Hall - MICB
Having qualified with the ICB in 2008, Penny joined the Adder team in July 2019 after running her own small business. With over 30 years’ experience in customer service roles, including hotel reception and estate agency, she is now enjoying the world of cloud accounting as part of our friendly team.
Rachel Mc Diarmid - AICB
Qualified with the ICB in September 2017 to level 3 in Manual and computerised bookkeeping. Before joining the Adder team in February 2019. Having worked in strong customer service style roles throughout my career in sectors such as Recruitment, New homes sales and Airlines as cabin crew.
Ray Bower - CQP. FCQI. I.Eng
Ray joined the Practice November 2018 as Company Director. He is the only team member who is not a bookkeeper.
Ray’s role is Purchasing, HR, Health & Safety, Software applications training, Social Media, Cyber security and back office admin support. His background spans 20 years in Quality Assurance at Corporate level working in China, Japan, North/Central America and Europe. For the past 20 years Ray ran his own Business Management Consultancy firm from offices in Birmingham and Pershore.