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SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

A FAMILY BUSINESS SUPPORTING
FAMILY BUSINESSES

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SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

TRADITIONAL VALUES WITH
A MODERN APPROACH

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SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

HELPING YOU TO FOCUS ON
IMPORTANT BUSINESS DECISIONS

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SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON BEING FLEXIBLE
AND AIM TO GIVE YOU A GREAT SERVICES

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SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

OFFERING SUPPORT ON A REGULAR
BASIS, TAILORING IT TO YOUR NEEDS

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About Us

Small Business Services is a small family Accountancy Service operated by Martin Woodward and his daughter Sarah. We specialise in providing a flexible and friendly service. We are based in North Essex within easy travelling distance of Colchester, Clacton, Harwich and Ipswich.

Martin started Small Business Services in the late seventies on a part time basis whilst employed full time with an international company where he worked his way up from Assistant Cashier through Sales and purchase ledger Supervisor to Financial Accountant before becoming a Systems Development Accountant.

Following being made redundant in 1994 Martin decided to utilise his many skills and took Small Business Services full time.

During this time the business expanded into running formal IT training courses and IT consultancy. Along side the accounting services.

We have a selection of regular clients, some of whom we see more than once a week with others that we see only once a year and many others on a monthly or quarterly basis.

The ethos of Small Business Services has always been flexibility and it always will be.

As the business has grown Sarah joined us in 2010 to specialise in managing our Book Keeping services and running our Payroll Bureau.

As a small business ourselves, we understand the pressure, demands and also the rewards of running a small business.


MEET THE TEAM

Gary Woodward


Recently qualified with the ACCA, Gary is the newest member of our team here at SBS.  When not enjoying his role as the Managing Director of our firm Gary has a big interest in football (watching not playing), we won't tell you who he supports though!

If it's not football or reading the works of Sir Terry Pratchett he enjoys relaxing by listening to his extensive music collection, nothing after 1999 though as he considers the 90s the greatest period for music, second only to the Sixties!


Sarah Cone

Sarah started working with the firm back in 2010 after previously working as an Estate Agent, she is our Accounts Manager and Payroll Expert.  Sarah is the youngest member of our team, although at 30 years of age describing her as young seems a bit generous!

In her spare time Sarah enjoys long leisurely walks with her noisy Beagle, she relaxes by colouring in adult colouring books, we're pretty sure she started the trend way before Kirsty Allsop did!


Martin Woodward


Martin is the founding member of our business having started it in 1972, initially working on it part time until going full time in the mid Nineties and building the company into what we have today.  Martin is currently getting used to his new role at SBS of Finance Director.

In his spare time Martin enjoys spending time with old things, specifically steam trains and old fashioned buses, he likes to spend many an away day with other like minded enthusiasts.  A huge fan of tennis, don't try contacting Martin during the two weeks of Wimbledon!



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