Xero was established in New Zealand in 2006.  The vision was to build a new suite of accounting software that was not influenced by anything already in existence. Accounting software, designed with the user in mind, which would help small business owners to save time and money.

The software was to be stored and delivered over the internet instead of being installed on a computer.  At this point the term “cloud computing” was even not part of common business vocabulary.

Fast forward to 2018 and Xero is used by over 1.58 million subscribers in over 180 different countries, including over 253,000 in the UK. Xero is the market leader in accounting software in New Zealand, Australia and the UK and has won numerous awards.

Xero has built a reputation for being user friendly. The software is easy to use, even for people who have no prior accounting knowledge, but offers enterprise level functionality.

Over the past 12 years Xero has demonstrated that it is one of the most reliable and secure cloud software platforms on the market, boasting an uptime of 99.7%. 

Xero is the ideal accounting software for all types of small and medium sized businesses and is recognised by HMRC as being Making Tax Digital (MTD) VAT ready.

Haverhill Accountants & Software
Xero gold partner accountant

Why choose Xero for business?

– Perfect for sole traders, freelancers and cash based businesses.

  • Simple to set up and get started without any prior accounting knowledge
  • Keep on top of everything with a fully customisable dashboard that provides a snapshot of your business financials including bank account and credit card balances and outstanding invoices
  • Save time and reduce error by connecting your bank with Xero and automatically importing your transactions to make bank reconciliations completely painless!
  • Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to run your business whenever and where ever you are by installing the Xero mobile accounting app
  • Improve cash flow by invoicing direct from your mobile, utilising a Pay Now button and setting up automatic payment reminders
  • Save time on your invoicing with easily customisable invoice templates, utilise the functionality to set up repeating invoices, bulk invoices or to replicate your last invoice
  • Reduce the admin time involved in paying bills by scheduling payments and batch paying suppliers
  • Gain a greater insight into your cash flow by being able to see at a glance what bills are due for payment
  • Make the move towards a paperless office by receiving and storing your bills, safely and securely, online
  • Improve your estimate conversion ratio by creating professional quotes and estimates with a customisable template that can sent within minutes and converting quotes to invoices automatically.
  • Keep track of your stock levels and value in real time and identify your best sellers and most profitable product lines
  • Ensure you are MTD ready by publishing your VAT returns and submitting them directly to HMRC
  • Protect your financial information with automatic, secure backups that encrypt your data and then store it in the cloud
  • Experience a greater opportunity to collaborate and share financial information with other members of your team and your accountant without being penalised for wanting to give additional users access to your accounts
  • Unlimited, free 24/7 support from the team at Xero
  • Free customer-driven updates, based on feedback received, designed to improve functionality
  • If you operate in the construction sector utilise the CIS module to save time on data entry, complicated CIS calculations and stay compliant by automatically filing your CIS returns direct from Xero to HMRC
  • The ability to save time and streamline many different processes within your business by integrating Xero with a third party application. Xero integrates with over 700 apps, from stock control to e-commerce
  • Capability to “bolt on” additional features if required, including Xero payroll.


£ 24 / monthly

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