At Sowerby we understand the pressure business owners face in the day-to-day running of their company. We can take away unnecessary demands on your time by completing your accounting and payroll functions.

Our partners can take care of all your book-keeping accounting needs, saving you time to work on your business. The services we offer are bespoke to each client and our approach is to tailored to match your exact needs.


The service we provide can be flexible based on your preference. We can provide a traditional ‘leave it to us, we’ll do everything in-house’ service, an on-site bookkeeping service where we’ll come to you, or even a cloud-based service giving you real-time access to your own records.

We can offer a full compliance service to relieve you of the day to day burden of VAT compliance.


With the impending deadline for Making Tax Digital, the day to day burden could increase.

Our payroll bureau service can operate on a weekly, fortnightly, four-weekly or monthly basis depending on your individual needs.


The service we offer is bespoke to each client and can include any, or indeed all of the following:


  • Input all payroll data, amendments and tax code changes to the payroll system including the calculation of any back pay and adjustments.
  • Process Attachment of Earnings Orders i.e. CSA, Council Tax deductions
  • Check information for accuracy and verify accordingly.
  • Print payslips and reports for your information including journals for your accounting records. Online, email and security payslips can be processed if required.
  • Process BACS transfer payments.
  • Process payroll information in accordance with the Real Time Information rules.
  • Deal with the workplace pensions auto-enrolment regime.


In addition to the above general on-going services, Sowerby will also deal with the following on your behalf.


  • Liaise with HMRC regarding any payroll queries.
  • Prepare P45’s, P60’s.
  • Complete forms relating to payroll enquiries.
  • HR advice and assistance with employee issues.

Security and confidentiality are of paramount importance when dealing with payroll. Our experienced payroll staff will only contact those at your business who are authorised to discuss financial matters.


At Sowerby we are always conscious to offer our clients the payroll service they want and our work will always be tailored to each individual’s requirements.

For further information contact one of our specialists:

Lisa Horner


Jamie Silvester


Margaret Smith


Angela Figgett


Julie Pease


Tracy Joyce


Joanne Clark




If you would like help from the Sowerby team, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch.