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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  • Having recently closed my limited company, Umbrella helped throughout the process and provided clear advice. Special mention to Nicola Worthington for answering my questions and sorting out my final returns in a professional and friendly manner.RB 7 October 2020

  • I had great service from Umbrella - particularly Nicola Worthington who calculated and submitted my self-assessment. She was easy to work with, kept me informed and submitted my assessment way before it was due.Dale N 22 Sep 2020

  • Having started my own journey into the interim market, I chose umbrella accountants to take care of the financial matters, not only are they excellent, swift, professional and precise. Nicola goes above and beyond to assist help advise resolve and guide, she has been outstanding! excellent business and team...! Highly rated.Jason 17 Sep 2020

  • I have been with Umbrella for the last 3 years. I had a great experience working with Nicola​ Worthington. She is knowledgeable, professional and very helpful with all round personal and company tax queries, I would highly recommend Umbrella.Simon 15 Sep 2020

  • Over the past 4 years. Umbrella, have acted on my behalf. During these years. I am pleased to report that I never had any issues with the service provided. The staff members are knowledgeable, helpful and polite. If, in the future I required an accountancy service. I would re-engage with Umbrella.D Timperley June 2020

  • recommended. I have been with Umbrella for three years using both their umbrella payroll and their Ltd company accountancy services. I can recommend them to anyone. Excellent, helpful and always friendly.Sean R March 2020

  • Overall experience of dealing with was absolutely fantastic. This was my first time going into contracting and they were there every step of the way. When I had question or queries - they were answered without any delays and someone was always there to assist. The whole online portal they use is very good too. Overall experience was excellent - highly recommended.JS February 2020

  • Efficient, professional and reliable. I have used Umbrella accounting services for over five years both as a PAYE contractor and as a contractor through my limited company. In both instances, I have found Umbrella employees to be helpful, knowledgeable, and professional. They are very reliable especially with payments and paperwork. I totally recommend their services.FC December 2019

  • Very Good level of Service. Always paid on time and any issues/questions were dealt with swiftly.Would recommend Ison September 2019

  • Great efficiency and great turnaround speed of service in doing my accountancy self assessment tax returns that made it quite stress free. Very happy with Micaela's work I would highly recommend Thanks.Teresa January 2019