Tel: 07506 299309

About Us

Here at CEM Bookkeeping Services, we are dedicated to you and all your different bookkeeping needs.

We can offer a confidential, reliable and efficient book keeping and payroll service to sole traders and small-medium sized businesses throughout the Essex area and can offer remote working facilities for companies further afield.

• A bookkeeping practice that contains over 20 years experience
• A free one hour no-obligation discussion about your business requirements
• Fixed bookkeepings fees agreed in advance and not dependent on income level
• A practice that prides itself on offering a professional but ‘jargon free’ service
• We aim to have a good working relationship with all of our clients, whether we are in contact once a year or on a daily basis.
• Working for yourself is never a 9-5 job so, as we work from home, our office hours are different from most bookkeepers.  Our telephone is generally answered, evenings and weekends are no exception.


We are certified with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers so you can have peace of mind that we are backed by one of the country’s leading bookkeeping institutions.

I am a MICB PM.Dip Associate of the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers).

Membership of the Institute to Certified Bookkeepers offers the following to clients:

  • Bookkeeper is a member of the world’s   leading bookkeeping organisation has a professional qualification, training and  membership
  • Has Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Is supervised under the Money Laundering Regulations
  • Uses an Institute that monitors standards and provides best practice guidelines
  • Is governed by a set of Professional Conduct Regulations
  • Has skills & knowledge that are kept up to date through Continuing Professional Development

CEM Bookkeeping Services
South Woodham Ferrers,


Telephone: 07506 299309

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How did the budget fair for you today?

VAT threshold stays set at £85,000

The point at which small businesses pay VAT will be kept at £85,000, the chancellor says.

There had been speculation Mr Hammond might lower the threshold to bring it in line with other European countries.

Hammond says: "I will consult on whether its design could better incentivise growth and in the meantime we will maintain it at its current level of £85,000 for the next two years."
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I was recommended to Karen from my pervious bookkeeper due to her cutting down her clients, I have been so pleased and it’s all worked out for the better as Karen is fantastic she responded quickly to all emails and happily give any advice when needed and very organised. Couldn’t recommend Karen highly enough. Thank you for all your hard work.
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Really brightens my day when I get positivie feedback from a client, I received this review today!

Being a small business, it is important for us to use a company that shares our requirement for meticulous accuracy and am pleased to say that we found that organisation in CEM Bookkeeping. Karen offers an efficient and friendly service, one which does not cut corners but concentrates on accuracy-a vital requirement for any bookkeeper. Would heartily recommend her services
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