Online Accountancy Software

Cloud based accounting technology from FreeAgent and Xero has already altered the way that hundreds of thousands of contractors, freelancers and small businesses manage their accounts.


Market leading accountancy software Xero and FreeAgent make managing accounts quick and easy. You can access the software anywhere you have an internet connection. And if you have an issue or something you want to double check, then your dedicated accountant can quickly log in and take a look.

Check your accounts on the go, photograph receipts and upload them to the system instantly and get a snapshot of your outgoings wherever you are – it couldn’t be simpler with Xero and FreeAgent.

You can also send out invoices from within the software and set automatic payment reminders when it’s time for your clients to pay. This is a key weapon in battling late payments and improving your cash flow, which is crucial for a sustainable limited company.  

Umbrella Accountants is a Xero Platinum Partner and a FreeAgent Platinum Partner so you can be sure to get the highest levels of support from your dedicated accountant. 

  • Upload receipts and manage expenses on the go
  • Get a snapshot of your accounts wherever you are
  • Automated bank feeds update your bank transactions daily
  • Reconcile and categorise transactions to stay on top of business finances
  • Send personalised invoices from within the software and send out automatic payment reminders when it’s time for clients to pay.
  • Fast support from an Umbrella accountant

Cloud based accounting software is designed with usability at its core and it doesn’t take long to get to grips with the software’s advanced range of features. Your dedicated accountant will provide you with all the help you need to get up and running quickly and confidently.

Your dedicated accountant will review your finances quarterly and make sure you are getting on ok, and they will always be contactable if you have an issue that needs addressing urgently.

Worried about the safety of your data?

Cyber security is a real and growing concern for many business owners. As more business activities move online, the security of your data should be a top concern. If your data is lost or stolen it can seriously interrupt company processes and tax filing.

Xero and FreeAgent securely back up all of your data in the cloud away from your computer. Even if your machine is stolen, corrupted or destroyed, your precious financial data will still be secure and you will still be able to access it.

Xero and FreeAgent use bank level encryption to communicate data so there is no need to worry about transmission. 

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  • After this company was recommended to me I was contacted by Robert Charlton. Robert emailed me all the necessary documents to setup a limited company and gave good advice over the phone. Excellent first impression which led me to sign up. Martin February 2022

  • Nicola Worthington was amazing BBC reported today that "More than three million people have yet to file their self-assessment tax return just days before [the] deadline of 31 January". Despite the pressure, Nicola Worthington completed my self-assessment tax return quickly and professionally. She was very responsive and promptly answered all of my questions. Fantastic work.Marcus January 2022

  • Professional and reliable company in the 5 years of using their service. Thanks to Nicola Worthington for all your support in submitting my self assessments in a timely and accurate fashion.S Moore December 2021

  • Umbrella have been dealing with my account/tax matters for the last 10 years with an extremely profession approach. I have always received accurate information and helpful advice from Nicola Worthington. I would have no hesitation in recommending Umbrella for all accountancy matters.D Sewell November 2021

  • Nicola has been fantastic - kept me informed and very professional.D Norman November 2021

  • Nicola has been fantastic - kept me informed and very professional.Dale Norman October 2021

  • Very helpfull and prompt. Always came back as promised and provided the necessay information and guidanceM manir October 2021

  • Nicola Worthington has been a credit to Umbrella Accountants. She has always offered considerable professional advise to myself on my accounting and my tax affairs as and when required over the past few years. I would recommend both Nicola and Umbrella Accountancy Services.AC September 2021

  • I started my company in 2016 when I was offerred 6 months contract work. Now sadly I'm closing my company as I've moved back to PAYE work. Nicola Worthington and team have been very helpful with my accounting and tax affairs and has made it as easy as possible for me to understand what I needed to do. All the best AndyAndy September 2021

  • I have been with Umbrella for around 2 years now since they set up my limited company for contracting purposes. I have found their service to be very reliable and really enjoy the ease of using the freeagent service. A special mention also to my accountant Nicola Worthington, whose knowledge and expertise have been so valuable. Along with that, her availability to answer questions at critical times have been really vital for me and my business - thank you.Stephen Roberts September 2021