You don’t need a secret formula
To build a business
around your life

You need real accounting backup that doesn’t break the bank

"Accounting and Bookkeeping in Edinburgh"

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UK-Wide Network
Software Certified
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Highly Experienced
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Cutting Edge Software’s
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Welcome to JGBC

The small business & Start up accountants.

You want your business to facilitate your lifestyle. But you’re so busy doing the work and worrying about the finances, you don’t know how to make it happen.

You’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. It’s too costly to pay for a full finance function that runs without you, but it’s too time-costly to do it all yourself.

Don’t Panic, We are here to help

This isn't a 9-5 GIG

So neither is our support

You started a business because you wanted to be in control of your own destiny. You’re not working a 9-5 schedule right now, so we don’t restrict you to 9-5 support. We provide phone, email and social media cover 7am-10pm seven days a week.

Get Started Today

Book a call back to speak to someone today or another date and time that suits you.
1. Hatch an idea, See if it’s viable “Pre - revenue”

The starting line. The foundation. The start of the entrepreneurial journey where ideas are hatched and materialized. We help you do the work to figure out if your idea is financially viable as a business – and we’ll do this for free.

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The Risk
Without a clear vision, your business could be a no-go from the get-go. Start strong and get ahead of any problems.

The Opportunity
Get free expert advice on how to start the business you want the right way.

2. Get your bearings, Learn your finances
“£0 - £85K Annual Turnover”

You’re having lots of new experiences now, and not all of them are enjoyable. Understanding and controlling costs at this stage is vital. Without proper training, doing the finances yourself can steal your time (business and personal) and become stressful.

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The Risk
You can quickly get overwhelmed with all your responsibilities and Bob down the pub’s advice isn’t helping.

The Opportunity
Good software and hand-holding support will save you time and empower you to make decisions. 

– You’ll feel like a real business owner, not a manager or employee.

3. Bigger money, Bigger decisions
“£85K - £500K Annual Turnover”

Boom! VAT threshold crossed. The books are getting more complex, while the business needs your time on the front line, You’re starting to think seriously about your work/life balance and how your own time can be best spent, Taking on your first employee becomes a top priority.

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The Risk
You see more cash coming in and you can get excited and overspend. You need someone to keep you accountable to your goals.

The Opportunity
One big decision might be to outsource all or some of the finance work, so you can 

– spend your time on what really matters to you.

4. Grow your team, Grow as a leader
“£500K - £1M Annual Turnover”

Your team, like your business, is growing, You want your culture to grow with you, but you need extra support to ensure the company doesn’t take on a life of its own, You can easily become out of touch out of touch with the culture and the finances as you start to focus on other aspects of the business.

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The Risk
You become an accidental manager. Either dipping in and out of daily operations when problems arise causing staff to feel unsupported, or micro-managing staff who feel distrusted.

The Opportunity
With complex payroll handled and a good

– mentor by your side, you can find the perfect balance of supporting your staff without micromanaging and frustrating them.

5. Get a part time FD, Become the caretaker of culture
“£1M - £5M Annual Turnover”

You’re in big money now. You have teams of people at different levels, and it becomes your responsibility to manage the managers and preserve the culture. You’re in a position now where you can take a step back and look at the business more holistically, and consider getting support from a part time finance director.

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The Risk
Culture can become watered down due to middle management.

The Opportunity
Partner with an outsourced Financial Director, and use their expertise and experience of industries to support you in your growth. Get only the information you need.

6. Stay connected, Stay Unbiased
“£5M+ Annual Turnover”

When you’re at this level, it’s easy to become disconnected from the ‘ground floor’ and lose focus, As the caretaker of culture, you need to be seen by the troops and maintain leadership. Let your FD help you keep a laser-focused eye on the finances and set budgets with your input.

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The Risk
You’ve taken such a step back you become too disconnected, and can’t get out ahead of financial problems.

The Opportunity
You can steer the company with the leadership skills you’ve learned, and drive culture. Show up, show face, and spend time with an unbiased FD to help you

–  continue making sound financial decisions.

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JGBC Testimonials
Supporting the latest generation of Entrepreneurs

Our services are designed to support you and your business by removing the fear and pain that comes from the lack of understanding financial process and systems.

JGBC offers tailored support and cost-effective accounting, bookkeeping, tax returns, VAT solutions.

JGBC offers supportive, simple and stress-free payroll, CIS and time-tracking software to businesses of all sizes.

R&D Tax relief is a potential source of cash flow allowing you to invest more into your business.

Providing a more hands on but affordable level of support for your bookkeeping, accounts and software questions

Company directors in small businesses already have a long list of tasks and time-consuming commitments without having to worry..

Helping you take your business to the next level and supporting you with creating software solutions to increase efficiency.

Speak to Us Today

We really mean it. We try our best to respond to 100% of enquiries the same day. We value your time, and want to help you fast

Start by telling us what stage your business is in right now, and the biggest challenge you’re facing. We’ve got your back.