A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a budding entrepreneur in Reading and surrounding areas looking to set up their own bookkeeping business. Rosemary Bookkeeping Reading has been established for nearly 10 years and provides bookkeeping and VAT returns to clients, from many sectors in and around the local area.

It is now on the market for someone who is ready to build on what is a great existing business opportunity.

For an ambitious owner the opportunity is there to use the stable base of 50 clients currently served and implement a marketing programme to increase sales and build a substantial bookkeeping business.

Investing in this area also means you have the potential to serve over 16,000 businesses and acquisition of the existing client list, which is included in the price of the sale.

Business Information

Year Established 2012
Clients 50
Employees 3 current employees, all work part time from home and would be eligible for transfer
Software Yes
Website www.rosemarybooks.co.uk/reading
Stock/Equipment provided Yes – further details on request
Vehicles No
Premises No – this is a home-based operation, which can easily be relocated to the new owner’s premises




A comprehensive training academy provided by ServiceMaster UK is included within the franchise fee.


Unlimited support is provided throughout the length of the franchise agreement. Support includes assistance with operational matters, marketing, sales, IT, health & safety and more.


Up to 70% of the total franchise fee can be financed through most major banks and franchise finance providers, subject to status. You may also be eligible to borrow up to £25,000 through the Government Start Up Loans Scheme.


Particulars of the Sale

Turnover: £76,630

Asking price: £65,000


If you would like to find more about this exciting opportunity to own an already established bookkeeping business in the Reading area, call 0116 275 9005 or email franchisesales@servicemaster.co.uk for a full business prospectus