Bookkeeping and VAT services in Derby and across the UK


Bookkeeping is the act of keeping a record of your business’s financial transactions, providing a clear picture of where your business is at. This includes a record of all sales, purchases, receipts, and payments. With these records, bookkeeping provides the information from which accounts are prepared, enabling you to strategically decide the next data-driven move for your company.

When income and expenses are organised properly, information is easier to track, helping you to make key operating, investing, and financing decisions to ensure your business runs as smoothly as possible.

Accurate bookkeeping is also important for all businesses irrespective of size in order to comply with the legal obligations set by HMRC. If a business fails to keep adequate records, they can face a hefty fine.

If you are self-employed, you are required to send a yearly self-assessment to HMRC. Having efficiently organised accounts will help to make this process easier and take away some of the stress that can be involved.


RLTP’s bookkeeping & VAT services set solid financial and legal foundations for your business, so that you can focus on what you do best. Our services can be tailored around your company’s specific requirements, ensuring that your financial records are always well-kept and efficiently laid out.

RLTP are a Derby-based team of bookkeeping and VAT experts, who can help you to produce and use clear, accurate management information in your books.

Our bookkeeping and VAT services include, but are not limited to:

  • Completion of company books
  • Training on a variety of software
  • Monthly/Quarterly review
  • Management Accounts
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Completion of VAT returns
  • Advice on VAT schemes (Flat rate, Cash accounting, Standard etc.)
  • Technical advice on VAT


Our management accounts service can help you make important day-to-day business decisions by providing you with key financial and statistical information from your records. There is no legal requirement to have management accounts, however businesses tend to use them to build a clear picture of their financial position and how they are performing. A monthly set of accounts will give you an accurate picture of your business’s financial status, allowing you to pinpoint problem areas and plan for future goals.

Management accounts can be set up for monthly or quarterly updates, depending on the size of the business.

The service includes:

  • Advice on performance indicators and tax implications
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Monitoring your progress towards meeting your goals
  • Reports tailored to your business needs
  • Support for your business as it grows
  • Advice on the right decisions for your business


We can enter accounts journals as part of our bookkeeping service. Journal entries can be used to record transactions using debits and credits into a general journal or ledger, to move money from one (income or expense) account to another, or for entering transactions to complete year-end activities.

RLTP provides a range of financial services that can help prepare your business for legal compliance and informed decision-making, from company formation through to regular bookkeeping and tax returns. Whether you’re setting up a brand new company or improving a long-established corporation, get in touch to discuss how together we can make your business thrive.