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First Booked specialise in accurate bookkeeping services for small businesses and medium businesses, covering all aspects of sales and purchase ledgers including bank reconciliations, management reports, cash flow, online payments, VAT returns and payroll services. First Booked has over thirty years of experience in bookkeeping. Due to low overheads, bookkeeping services and credit control solutions for businesses and charities are offered at a very competitively priced hourly rate. A flexible service is offered as often as necessary to suit your requirements.

Sales & Purchase Ledgers

Input of all sales, purchases, receipts and payments

Banking & Supplier Payments

Banking customer receipts and processing supplier payments

Bank Reconciliations

Reconciling bank and credit card statements

Cashflow Reports

Cash flow reports to reflect business activity/viability

VAT Returns

Processing VAT Returns and submitting to HMRC

Credit Control

Promptly contacting debtors to ensure bad debts are minimal

Management Reports

Various reports to reflect business activity/viability


Processing payroll using Sage Payroll and paying wages


Sales Ledger

A selection of reports can be produced to help you analyse and understand your business. View and stay in control of cash flow by viewing which customers owe you money. Profit and loss reports let you know how profitable different areas of your business are. A variety of reports will identify and record sales patterns and forecasts. A full service offered of inputting sales invoices, producing customer statements, inputting of customer receipts and producing debtor reports.

Purchase Ledger

Producing a variety of reports will show valued purchase patterns and forecasts and enable outstanding creditors to easily be identified. It’s easy to view and stay in control of cash flow by viewing which suppliers you owe money to. A full service offered of inputting purchase invoices and payments made, processing and input of expense sheets and credit cards. Creditors can be paid by cheques or by BACS using internet banking as and when required.


VAT Returns

It is essential to assess how much VAT has been charged to customers and how much you owe to HMRC on purchases made, to find out the amount you are entitled to pay or get repaid. A full check before producing VAT returns will be done before an online submission to HMRC.

Credit Control

Credit control solutions are offered using various reports to identify which customers pay promptly or need chasing for payment, enabling cash flow projections to be forecasted. Debtors can be contacted by phone, email or letter to suit. Using effective credit control services and management reports on a regular basis helps you stay in control of your business plans.


Full payroll services are offered by calculating tax, national insurance, deductions and statutory payments, printing payslips or emailing payslips and online submission to HMRC. Payroll can be done as required on a weekly or monthly basis and payments can be made by cheque or online banking.

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  • Street: 165 Water Lane
  • Town: Totton
  • City: Southampton
  • Postcode: SO40 3GU