Cloud Accounting

Xero Cloud Accounting

Work more efficiently with Xero

If you want your business to work more efficiently, cloud accounting software is a wise investment. Working in the cloud will give you a better overview and control of your finances, and improve collaboration with your team.

What is the Cloud?

The cloud is where you put all your data, all your files and even your software so you can access it all from any computer or device, anywhere, at any time.

How does Cloud Accounting benefit your business…

At Whittingham Riddell we are Xero Gold partner, which is a system of web-based accounting software. We believe that Xero can really benefit your business in numerous ways:

  • Empower you with greater control of your business at your fingertips
  • Create real-time financial reports
  • Access your accounts on your desktop, smartphone or tablet
  • Share your finances securely with us online
  • Give multiple users access to the software at no extra cost
  • Bank level security – ensuring your information is safe and secure
  • Paperless system -  easily access documents stored in Xero, such as invoices against the relevant transaction

Key features


Instant, up to date reporting with quick links to all the original transactions.

Bank Reconciliation

Highly efficient bank reconciliation process, Xero learns from your previous statements for a ‘one click process’ to create and reconcile regular bank transactions.

Sales Invoicing

Create and send professional invoices and email them to your clients.

Credit Control

Email statements, log credit control activity and promised payment dates. Customers can securely log-in to Xero to access copy invoices themselves and pay their invoices online.

Free Online Support

Unlimited, 24-7 email support and a detailed online help centre with video tutorials for most tasks.

Once you’ve tried Xero, you’re likely to be impressed. You can log in at any time, wherever you are. For us, one of its real benefits is the fact that it’s always up to date making it an ideal tool for small and medium-sized businesses, and more importantly to their owners.  It also allows us, as your accountants to share the same information. We can log in and review your live accounts data and make any amendments that may be required, for example at the end of your VAT quarter.

To find out how Xero can help you streamline your business, visit Xero or contact Colin Jones, Andrew Richardson or Sarah Tilt to book a free consultation.

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Latest Cloud Accounting News

  • 18/10/17

    HMRC’s Making Tax Digital project is about to make inroads into the PAYE system...

  • 11/10/17

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  • 09/08/17

    The government has announced a revised timetable for the introduction of Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB).

  • 25/07/17

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  • 05/07/17

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  • 01/07/17

    Whittingham Riddell Chartered Accountants is one of the very first accountancy firms in Shropshire/ Hereford/Mid-Wales to launch a free mobile Tax App.

  • Cloud accounting sage quickbooks

    Also known as online accounting, cloud accounting offers the same functions as locally based accounting packages but additionally allowing the same ledgers and reports to be accessed in different locations at the same time. 

  • HMRC response to Making Tax Digital Consultation

    HMRC have today published their response documents to the six consultations on Making Tax Digital (MTD). This has been a particularly well-responded consultation with well over 4,000 people involved in written responses, online webinars, face to face meetings and an online questionnaire. Read our summary of some of the key issues published in the response.

  • 13/01/17

    Learn about the benefits of Cloud Accounting from our Xero experts at a free Xero session on the 8th February at our Ludlow office and 9th February at our Shrewsbury office.

  • 12/01/17

    The digital revolution is not just something that’s affecting our personal lives – it’s also having a profound effect on the business world. HMRC have announced plans for “Making Tax Digital” and Accountancy Software providers have taken their data packages online.