• Portland Road, Rushden, Northants, UK
  • 01933 213223


Support Provider

Are you starting a business?

We help businesses like yours to set up their

accounts without it costing the earth.

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No time to work

on your business?

We can do your bookkeeping.

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How's your payroll?

We help meet all payroll deadlines.

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Cashflow issues?

We help companies like yours
prepare for the unexpected.

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Self-Assessment stress?

We help people like you avoid January meltdown.

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What are your
sales telling you?

We'll disentangle it.

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VAT returns

Made simple.

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How healthy is your business?

Let us provide you a company health check.

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Need a Xero specialist?

We can help you get set up with Xero.

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Forest Bookkeeping are here to help you keep on top of every financial service you need to operate your business. We’re friendly, efficient and approachable, and we understand what businesses need to thrive. Whether you’re a sole trader or have a team of employees, stop drowning in paperwork: we’re here to help. We work with SMEs and start-up businesses across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Click to find out about our packages


Your time is valuable. With us looking after your finances, from payroll to VAT returns, we can free you up to do what you do best. We have over 30 years’ experience. We’re fully up-to-date with what you need for digital tax, and are registered with the HMRC for anti money-laundering.

Forest Bookkeeping was established by Sean Buckley in 2014, after Sean decided the time was right to offer his services to a wider field. From exporting agricultural machinery to selling wool cloth to Savile Row, Sean has over 30 years’ experience of bookkeeping and accountancy in companies requiring complex financial documentation.

“I can personally recommend Sean Buckley most highly due to his diligence, competence and the manner in which he always approached the job in hand. He has an easy and relaxed attitude which belies the undoubted ability that he possesses.”

David Graham, director, Smith & Co, Woollens Ltd.

Call us on 01933 213 223 for an informal chat and find out how we can help your business

Guidelines for Effective Self-Assessment UK

Help with Self assessment forms for tax by Forest bookkeeping

If you earn income or capital gains, it is mandatory to pay income tax. For those who are self-employed or receive additional income not automatically taxed through employment, reporting and paying directly to HMRC are obligatory via a self-assessment tax return.

Effective Cash Flow Management

Whether you’ve recently launched a business or are navigating its early stages, mastering cash flow management is essential. Getting this aspect right from the start can determine the line between success and failure. Here, we offer valuable insights to help you optimise your cash flow

At what point should you become VAT Registered

Registering for VAT Forest Bookkeeping Rushden

Becoming VAT registered represents a significant and thoughtful transition for businesses. Certain businesses are required to register for VAT upon reaching a specific turnover threshold, while others have the option to decide whether or not to register.