CHARTERED Accountants, Horsfield & Smith, have achieved Gold Partner status with Xero, the award winning Cloud Accounting software provider.

The firm has gained an excellent reputation for its expertise and knowledge of Xero and has clients in the North West, as well as other parts of the UK, who are experiencing the huge benefits of using the cloud-based software.

Since becoming an accredited partner in 2016, Horsfield & Smith has used Xero as part of its Business Services offering. The software forms the backbone of a series of cloud-based Apps which offer businesses time savings and access to real time financial information, helping business owners stay in control of their finances.

Lee Sugden, director at Horsfield & Smith, said: “We have received lots of positive feedback from clients emphasising the time saved as well as access to real time financial information.”

Maxine Brown, tax director at Horsfield & Smith said: “With the deadline for Making Tax Digital looming, we are seeing a lot more SMEs seeking cloud accountancy software to suit their business. Xero is easy to use making it simple for businesses to submit their VAT returns online to HMRC”.

Jane Hawarden, marketing manager at Horsfield & Smith said: “Achieving Gold Partner status is a fantastic milestone.”