Tel: 07506 299309

CEM Bookkeeping Limited

Please find below a list of our main services:
Bookkeeping Services

We can offer bookkeeping services on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly basis.  Processing all your day to day bookkeeping including sales and purchase invoices, receipts and payments.  We can balance and reconcile your books, we can produce accounts to trial balance, ready for your accountant at year end.

We can carry out your bookkeeping for you on our computerised systems and we currently use leading software including Freeagent, Kashflow, Solar and Moneysoft.

Management Accounts

Monthly or quarterly we can provide you with a set of Management Accounts containing a Profit & Loss report and Balance Sheet and we can also add any additional information that you would like to monitor in more detail.

Preparation of Final Accounts for Sole Traders
We can prepare final accounts for sole traders, ready for self assessment tax returns so that you don’t have to worry about the preparation.


We can take on  your weekly, fortnightly or monthly payroll for you.  We have our own software and can email or post payslips for you whilst providing you with timely reports on your full payroll costs and providing you with the relevant information to help you comply with RTI deadlines.

VAT Returns

If you are VAT registered, we can file your VAT return quarterly on your behalf calculating any VAT due and ensuring you meet the submission deadline.

Forecasting and Cash Flow

Forecasting for the future is an important part of your business running effectively, variance analysis on your profit and loss can also be a handy tool to review spending etc.  Producing a cash flow forecast can be useful for some businesses to keep an eye on their bank balance and to be able to ensure suppliers are paid on time.

Construction Industry Scheme

If your business falls within the Construction Industry Scheme, we can validate your sub contractors for you and ensure your returns are submitted to the HMRC so that you can fulfill your obligations under the scheme.  We can also issue your payment certificates / deduction statements and email these for you if required and supply you with a summary each period showing your total expenditure under the scheme.

Independent Examiner

We can carry out an independent assessment of your records for your peace of mind.


We are quite happy to take on bespoke administration projects, please contact us to discuss any possible requirements you may have.

Initially our work is based on an agreed hourly rate and within 3-6 months we look to moving on to a fixed fee which we find suits most of our clients.

CEM Bookkeeping Limited
South Woodham Ferrers,


Telephone: 07506 299309

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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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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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