Welcome to Guida Accountancy
Simple, Sensible, Intelligent Accounting
Hi, I’m John Lawrence
I know there are hundreds of other things you would rather be doing than your accounts so, whether you have a small business, a start-up or a side-hustle, I will manage all that for you
Along with my trusted companion, Ida, I will support your growth and success by demystifying your numbers, and ensure you stay best friends with the taxman
Download one of my resources to help you start your business, expand your business and stay best friends with the taxman.
What can I do for you and your business?
Meet John & Ida - The Faces of Guida Accountancy
After 30 years of employment working with clients but to a strict ‘time is money’ policy, I wanted to make a change. I wanted to give my clients the time and level of service they deserve, without forsaking my health, happiness and life values – and without them fearing large bills at the end of it.
I set up Guida Accountancy to do just that, to transform the outdated stereotype of the grey man in the grey suit (apart from the grey hair that is).
I was lucky that Ida came into my life, she was the final piece of the jigsaw, the perfect companion for me (though she does sleep on the job a bit too much!) and we were ready to go.
I’m Ida, a 4 year old Labrador/Golden Retriever cross.
My role at Guida Accountancy is as Head of Mindfulness and Wellbeing. I am the calming influence who maintains my dad’s grounding, wellbeing and, at times, sanity.
I came into my dad’s life in May 2019, just before my second birthday.
I started my career as a trainee guide dog. Unfortunately, that didn’t quite work out for me, but my training has not gone to waste.
I am now an integral part of my dad’s business.
Resources to help you and your business at every stage
Whether you are thinking about starting a business, just starting or looking to grow to the next level, I have written a number of blogs and articles to help you. Answering the important questions and providing hints and tips to make your business successful, whilst staying best friends with the taxman.
Resources to help get your business idea off the ground and through that testing first year.
Resources to help your business growth work for you as you take that step on to the next level.
Resources for the self-employed and small property portfolio holders. Helping you stay best friends with the taxman.
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