Accounting for Childcare & Nurseries

No-fuss bookkeeping and accounting for childcare services and nurseries.

So many things to do, so little time. Childcare and nursery businesses are some of the busiest, with constant changes to clientele, staff, income and expenses. Don’t worry, we can help.

Why choose Clic?

Squeaky-clean books

We can't all be good at everything. You're great at growing your business, but maybe aren't the best at staying on top of your books. With Clic, your bookkeeping will be kept squeaky clean by our super friendly and experienced team. You'll have fabulously accurate finances each and every month, for a painless tax season, each and every year.

Real-time reporting

When you want to spend a bit of extra money on your business's growth, or reward yourself for your hard work, you need to know exactly what's going on with your finances in real time. As a Clic client, you’ll have access to accurate reports 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you’ll always know where your business stands.

A future-proof system

Every small business that we work with has their finances on the cloud. I mean, it is the 2000s after all. We’re 100% online and 100% paperless, and are proud to be Xero Gold Champion Partners. Plus, we're always on the lookout for the slickest new finance software and apps to help streamline our services to your specific business needs.

Easy on the cashflow

As we hope you've guessed, we're not old-school accountants here at Clic. You'll never get mahoosive, unexpected invoices from us. Our fees are agreed up front and paid by monthly subscription, so you never have to worry about heart palpitation-inducing bills, and can more easily plan your cashflow forecast.

More time for the important stuff

It’s no secret that most business owners hate bookkeeping; you have more important things to do than sort out expenses and match up your transactions. How much of that wasted bookkeeping time could you use to work on expanding your reach and snagging new followers? With Clic, you can leave all the nasty bookkeeping work to us, so you have more time for the important stuff.

Expert support

You'll have a dedicated, qualified accounting manager available to help with your bookkeeping woes, alongside an extended team of bookkeepers and accountants who will get to know you and your business personally. Have questions? We have answers. We're real people working at real desks in the UK, and are here to put your mind at ease.

What we can do for you


Don't you just love paperwork, data entry and filing? No? That's what we like to hear, because that's what Clic was born to do. Your bookkeeper will manage your day-to-day business chaos, from bank reconciliation to mileage claims, and help you stay organised (and sane).


You don't have to dream about someone taking over your payroll for you anymore – consider it done. We'll do the back-end work, liaise with HMRC, create payslips and reports, and make sure everything is automated and as simple as can be. How about another cuppa?

Catch-Up Bookkeeping

Tidy desk, tidy mind – the same goes for your finances. If your bookkeeping has been ignored and the mess is keeping you up at night, we're here to sort it out for you. Whether you need a quick tidy up or years of retrospective bookkeeping, Clic can help.

Year-End Accounts

Your dedicated accountant and bookkeeping team will not only take care of your monthly bookkeeping, they'll carry your business through until your tax returns are done and dusted. We'll also take care of your payroll year-end, staff P60s, Gift Aid claims and more.


We make things so easy for you, it's almost uncanny. You'll have 24-hour access to every report you'll ever need, from monthly profit & loss statements and balance sheets, to end-of-year accounts, payroll reports, directors loan accounts, and any other report of your choice.

Expert Support

Although we're an online company, we're real people working at real desks in the UK, and we're here to help however we can. Your dedicated team is available by phone, email, online or video chat, or we can come meet you for a cuppa and a cookie. Have questions? We have answers.

VAT Returns

What could be better than spending hours prepping VAT returns? Um, pretty much anything, right? That's why we're going to free you from this evil business necessity once and for all. Go on, sit back and relax. We have biscuits, tea and plenty of time – leave your VAT returns to us.


Bank reconciliation is the bane of any business owner's life. Don't worry, leave it to us. Go watch nighttime telly rather than ticking up boring bank stuff. We'll reconcile your invoices, purchases, transfers, PayPal transactions, credit cards – you name it, we'll do it (so you don't have to).

Business Articles & Tips

The Clic Small Business Blog covers everything from logo design to business travel, from entrepreneur interviews to financing your startup. We even cover those taboo topics no one wants to talk about, like when businesses fail, or the dreaded business owner burnout.

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Three easy-peasy steps to less bookkeeping stress

1. Sign Up With Clic

Your dedicated accountant and bookkeeping team will take care of everything, whether you're starting fresh or moving from an existing firm. We're experts using Xero, Quickbooks and many other leading online accounting systems, so you can stick with what you currently use, or we'll move you onto one of our recommended software packages.

2. Say Goodbye to Bookkeeping

Your bookkeeping and accounting team will stay on top of your books, so you don't have to. Use the Receipt Bank app to snap photos of your receipts and invoices, now throw the paper away. Grab a cup of coffee. Watch Netflix. Relax. Your team will do the rest securely on the cloud. We'll even liaise with HMRC on your behalf so it's one less headache for you.

3. Get Tidy Reports & Taxes

Your financials will be kept in top-notch order, so you'll always know your business's health in real time. We also provide you with handy monthly reports, all in one place, and make sure the rest of your financial reports (VAT, payroll, end-of-year) are in one tidy, secure folder, so you'll always know where your business stands.



  • Perfect for smaller businesses (sole trader or limited) with turnover up to £80k/yr
  • Quarterly bookkeeping
  • Quarterly reports
  • Xero subscription
  • 2x Receipt Bank accounts
  • 1x Self Assessment
  • Year-end review
  • Expert support from your accounting team


  • For growing VAT-registered limited companies with turnover between £80k–£400k
  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Monthly reports
  • Xero subscription
  • 3x Receipt Bank accounts
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Monthly payroll for up to 5 employees (including directors’ payroll)
  • Monthly pension scheme management
  • PAYE reports & reminders
  • 2x Self Assessments
  • Year-end review
  • Companies House Confirmation Statement (filing fees apply)
  • Expert support from your accounting team


  • For larger, growing SMEs with more employees, with turnover between £400k–£1mil
  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Monthly reports
  • Xero subscription
  • 4x Receipt Bank accounts
  • Quarterly or monthly VAT returns
  • Monthly payroll for up to 15 employees (including directors’ payroll)
  • Monthly pension scheme management
  • PAYE reports & reminders
  • 2x Self Assessments
  • Multi currency
  • Year-end review
  • Annual in-depth business commentary and insights
  • Companies House Confirmation Statement (filing fees apply)
  • Expert support from your accounting team


  • If you don’t quite fit into one of our standard packages, we’ll ensure you only get the services you need, and not the ones you don’t.
  • Other services:
  • Catch-up bookkeeping
  • Weekly or daily bookkeeping
  • Year-end accounts
  • CIS setup and management
  • PAYE scheme registration
  • VAT scheme registration
  • Cashflow setup and training
  • Extra payroll employees
  • Weekly payroll
  • Bespoke bookkeeping and accounting packages for companies with turnover over £1mil
  • Xero training
  • Employee/supplier payments
  • Wealth management
  • Add-on business services including web development and design, business coaching, business advisory, loans and commercial finance

Ready to get started?

Let us worry about your bookkeeping and accounting from now on.