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Stress of financial paperwork

Is the stress of financial paperwork making you ill? A recent report for the business innovation charity Nesta  suggests that Small businesses’ growth could be stifled because of the burden of financial administration and also warns that a lack of transparency in the market for financial products can hamper small firms. It found that 42% […]


Rosemary is a winner at the bfa awards

A  former IT specialist, who now runs a bookkeeping business in Newbury, was named  Olderpreneur Franchisee Of The Year, at the British  Franchise Association’s 2016 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards ceremony, held at Town Hall Birmingham last night (September 29th). Steve Brown said: “I am proud, delighted and a little shocked – it’s […]

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Qualified Accountant is won over…

Neeta Patel attended a bfa sponsored franchise exhibition and was curious when the name Rosemary Bookkeeping kept being mentioned.  Being a qualified Management Accountant she was initially researching Accountancy franchises but her curiosity won and she looked the Rosemary Franchise website and booked in for a Discovery Event. Having worked in industry for all of […]


A Business Model with proven success

Since joining Rosemary Bookkeeping in January 2013, Mike Wallace has been building a successful and growing business. Achieving his goals year-on-year, Mike claims that his success is all down to simply following the Rosemary Bookkeeping business model! Although the hard work and dedication he has put into the business may have also contributed. Having operated […]


Age is no barrier

Steve Brown of Rosemary Bookkeeping Newbury is a finalist in the Olderpreneur of the Year category of the BFA’s Franchisee of the Year Awards. Steve started his bookkeeping business in 2010 with his daughter, TJ Sutherland, who operates the Basingstoke territory. He says: “I was working long hours in IT as a global business support […]


Announcing a New Franchise Partner in Bournemouth

From Poland to Germany to South Africa to the UK – support and guidance wins over Goska Goska Dabrowski, as a child, moved around the world with her family – from Poland to Germany and finally settling in South Africa where she married and had her children. In 2014 the family decided to relocate to […]


Dedication, passion and determination

With the NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards 2016 behind us, we’re congratulating our winners by shining the spotlight on each of them in turn. We had more entries than ever this year and Kellie Blake from Rosemary Bookkeeping stood out in the Franchise Employee of the Year Award category sponsored by What Franchise. […]


Tips in a digital bookkeeping world

How do Rosemary Bookkeeping support franchisees during times of technological change? Just like any business in any sector, Rosemary Bookkeeping have to keep innovating and changing the way they work in order to keep up with changes in technology. While HMRC aim for a fully digital system by 2020 so it is essential that bookkeepers […]


The best time of year to start…

When you speak to the experts on this topic the replies are varied. Some say in January, some say after the school summer holidays. The truth is, it really depends on the industry, the potential clients and with the biggest differentiator being the new business owner themselves. It’s been a successful Q1 for Rosemary Bookkeeping […]


A Lifestyle checklist for 2016

Whats Holding you back? We’re looking for more Franchise Partners to join our growing network. Why not take the Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise Partner quiz to see if you’ve got what it takes. Do you want to choose the hours you work? Are you ambitious? Do you want to be your own boss? Do you have […]