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With Making Tax Digital (MTD) is here, all businesses who are over the VAT threshold will be required to use a digital bookkeeping solution by the 1st April 2019.

It has been reported that as many as 30% of UK businesses who need to comply with MTD by April 2019 are not yet compliant (Jan 2019).

  • Ready For MTD
  • Not Ready For MTD

Many contractors and freelancers under the VAT threshold may also wish to join the digital accounting revolution, simply to improve their processes and work more efficiently. That’s why the Warr & Co team have picked out five leading providers to partner with, bringing our clients the best solutions at discounted rates*.

*rates discounted against providers own tariff and available exclusively to Warr & Co clients. Discounted licences are limited and offered on a first-come first-served basis.


Quickbooks is the World’s leading accountancy software, and it’s on offer to Warr & Co clients exclusively at a discounted rate. The cloud-hosted solution boasts calculation and filing of VAT returns, direct connection to HMRC, invoice creation on-the-go, expense receipt management, a mobile app and much more.

Warr & Co are a Quickbooks Platinum ProAdvisor, that means we’re well equipped to help you get started with your new Quickbooks account. We chose Quickbooks to partner with because we love how user-friendly their digital platform is, you can manage your complete business finances within the cloud-hosted software.

Quickbooks is the perfect tool to link your business and your accountancy services together, letting you spend your time on what you do best!



Kashflow, the award winning accounting software, is also now available to all Warr & Co clients for a small monthly fee.

By adding Kashflow to your service package with Warr & Co you will find that keeping track of your business’ finances becomes simple and manageable. Being cloud-hosted, it’s the most convenient way to keep track of expenses and payments and your account can be accessed from anywhere.

Watch the video below to learn more about what Kashflow can do for your business.

kashflow demo on mobile

Sage Start

Aimed at startups and small businesses, Sage Start is a simplified version of Sage that Warr & Co offer our clients.

Sage Start has all the features you’d expect from an online accounting software, and helps your accountant at Warr & Co to manage and guide your small business financial affairs.

Watch the introductory video below and contact your accountant for more information about Sage Start.


FreeAgent  provides a comprehensive small-business bookkeeping solution together with the ability to forecast UK tax liabilities. It makes the process of accounting simpler, reduces the time required to manage your business allowing you to focus your energies on your customers.

You will use the software to keep your records and bookkeeping up to date leaving us to deal with the complex work & compliance services.


Xero is a highly functional accounting software that greatly reduces the time you have to spend to keep your accounts up to date.

It allows you to stay up to date on your business finances and cashflow, generate real time reports and customise invoices. You can access Xero anywhere, anytime, from any device. The accounting application allows you to import bank transactions, making reconciliation a quick and easy task.

In addition to its range of built-in features, there are also over 200 apps that can integrate directly into your Xero system and providing additional functionality so Xero can also grow with your business.

The Right Solution For Your Business

Each of the digital accounting services we’ve partnered with offer an MTD-compliant solution. If you’re still unsure which is best for your business, your accountant is able to offer you advice and guidance to help you on your way to MTD-compliance.

QuickBooks / KashFlow / Sage Start

£7ex VAT per month*

  • MTD compliant
  • Free & fast support
  • Access on mobile devices
  • UK based secure data storage
  • Limited transactions
  • Perfect for: sole traders / contractors & small businesses

FreeAgent - exclusive 12 month discount

£12*ex VAT per month*

  • MTD compliant
  • Free & fast support
  • Access on mobile devices
  • UK based secure data storage
  • Unlimited transactions
  • Perfect for: medium businesses


£17.50ex VAT per month*

  • MTD compliant
  • Free & fast support
  • Access on mobile devices
  • UK based secure data storage
  • Unlimited transactions
  • Perfect for: medium businesses

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*Please Note: Discounted rates are available on a limited number of software licences. These are offered on a first-come first-served basis. Once discounted licences are taken we may still be able to offer a cost saving against the providers list price. Act fact to secure a discounted rate.

*FreeAgent is offered at £12/month for the first 12 months, £17 per month thereafter.

Upgrade To Encompass

Designed specifically with contractors and freelancers in mind, our Encompass package covers all of your accounting requirements with one simple monthly direct debit payment of £125+VAT.

Features include, but are not limited to: Your choice of Quickbooks / KashFlow / Sage Start, quarterly VAT returns, Dividend documentation, Corporation Tax returns, company secretarial services, Payroll* ,references, 24/7 business legal helpline and tax investigation protection.

So if you’d rather focus on what you do best, and let the Warr & Co team manage the financial aspects of running a business, maybe Encompass is exactly what you’re looking for?

Encompass - monthly pricing for contractors

Cloud Based Bookkeeping Solutions

Peter Edwards accountant in Stockport and London

While we recommend the above solutions, our team are able to work with any MTD-ready solution on the market. So don’t worry if you’re already using a different solution.

“We wanted to find a products that were easy to use for our clients who haven’t had any accountancy training, but still enabled us as their accountants to extract the information we need to provide a quality service. We’ve found exactly that in these three solutions. The fact that we can access data live over the internet means we can be more pro-active in advising our clients.”

Peter Edwards – Director at Warr & Co

Choices choices...

Unsure which solution is right for you? Contact your accountant and we’ll be happy to advise you.


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