Forbes Low, CEO Kingston Chamber of Commerce
“We have worked with Clare for 4 years. She has a unique ability to identify and solve problems and has been instrumental in streamlining our accounts and bookkeeping departments.
CEM always place the welfare of the companies they work with above all else. The responsiveness of the team in supporting our needs is second to none and CEM has evolved with us giving us more and more assistance as our business has grown.
CEM are always available for advice and assistance and their patience – not to mention their great customer relations skills – make them an ideal partner company to work with.”
“We’ve found CEM’s service fantastic. Clare and the team proactively make suggestions for how our financial systems can work better. The monthly management accounts are an invaluable source of data to allow us to plan and manage cash flow. Overall the service saves us time and money and we’d recommend CEM to anybody.”
“We have been working with Clare for over a year and she has simply transformed the way we work. She takes time to explain everything to clients like myself who have no idea about accounts and tax.
Clare is always helpful and gives fantastic advice. She is highly organised, efficient and methodical, which makes working with her a pleasure.
I have recommended Clare and her team to several companies who now use CEM”
“CEM has provided excellent support to three of my businesses over the past five years. I’m not sure how, but Clare seems to quickly understand the workings of each business and gets on with her job allowing me to do mine. The service is efficient, responsive, personal and cost-effective – just what I need.”
“We are so pleased that CEM do our books. Clare provides quarterly management accounts that enable us to monitor income and expenses and assess our strengths and weaknesses, as well as doing our various returns for Companies House and HMRC. It’s invaluable and frees up more time for us to focus on our business creating non-fiction books.”
“We feel extremely fortunate to have met Clare. She has such a good understanding of our business, the direction we are heading and the twists, turns and bumps we encounter along the way.
Clare is very much part of our team and has our back when it comes to the business finances. She is very much on our side.
We have total confidence and trust in Clare, and it is reassuring to know that when it comes to HMRC compliance, VAT, PAYE, bookkeeping, payroll, management accounts and end of year we are in very safe hands.
It allows us to focus on what we do best which is manage and grow our business.
It’s great teamwork and thank you Clare.”
“Clare has been a tower of strength looking after the financial health of our businesses and helping us to build value. It is important to have someone on the inside with a focus on finance and accounting. It’s not about accountancy as a service, it’s about having an in-house finance director.”
We as a business have been working with CEM for almost 2 years. In this time CEM have helped us shape
our business and given support and advice which excelled our expectations.
With regards to our finance department and the CEM business it feels like one harmonious business they
feel like they are integrated with ours and we never have any questions to ask as they would have done
and thought of it before we get the chance. I cannot express how great full I am to Clare and her amazing
Special thanks to Marcelina who is our direct contact. Marcelina goes above and beyond to ensure we are
on track and our books are in check.
This year we were recommend to move over to Xero by a customer. So, when we asked CEM Clare and
the team whipped into action and had the changeover done super-fast and hassle free. Not just that,
they gave us the help and support to navigate and us the software showing us the reason we use CEM.
Customer is truly king ethos!!
We give 10/10 for CEM – Service levels are exceeded in my opinion; value & service is on point.
Kingston Chamber of Commerce have worked with CEM Bookkeeping for two years now
and it has proven to be one of the best decisions taken.
They took over the handling of the Chamber accounts at a considerable speed and made
the process seamless and smooth which was a huge relief. They provide a consistent
professionalism, reliability, and calmness with any requests. They are approachable, lovely
people to work, which builds a much stronger partnership.
Most importantly, they find solutions to financial issues with an honesty and firmness (and
humour) which has gained respect from many who work with the Clare and her team.
It is with the utmost gratitude and appreciation that I submit a testimonial for CEM Booking and Consultancy Limited. I have doing business with them for one year and have been impressed by their knowledge, professionalism, and exceptional customer service!
Over the course of the last 8 years running my business, Genesis Global Consulting Limited, I have worked with three different accounting firms. While each had their unique approaches and specialisms, I have found CEM to be the most well-rounded, enjoyable and professional experience! From the start with onboarding me as a client and liaising with my former accounting firm to transfer my company’s information, they provided a high level of expert guidance, patience and a supremely collegial approach both to me directly, as well as my former accountant. The transition was smooth and seamless, which meant business operations were completely unaffected and my clients were unaware of any changes.
As Company Director, the trust and confidence I have in working with CEM has allowed me to spend less time and
energy on worrying about, double checking or even correcting accounting reports so I can dedicate more focus on areas where I can grow the business. This has been a significant relief for me, as it’s the first time in 8 years that I have felt I have the right balance with my accounting team and can properly focus on other areas of my business, having complete faith and confidence that the accounting side of the business is in very capable, safe hands. And the fact that they’re an absolute pleasure to work with is a huge bonus! I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.