We are Business Garage

Expert Financial, HR, and Operational Support for SMEs

Reduce cost and complexity by outsourcing your day to day processes to our highly skilled, approachable team. Financial Management, Bookkeeping, Payroll, HR, Operational Support, and much more…

Financial Management | Cashflow Management | Management Accounts | Financial Reporting | Xero Certified Advisors | Bookkeeping | Payroll | HR Consultancy | People Management | Employment Law | Business Strategy | Operational Support 

Real Expertise. Real Understanding.

We understand your challenges

Business Garage has set up, grown, and supported businesses across a multitude of sectors. Within finance, HR, business strategy and operations, there isn’t much we haven’t seen or done.

We understand the challenges you’re facing. Because (most of the time) we’ve faced them before. Our expert team can help you reduce costs and free up your time, so you can focus on what you do best.

Bespoke consultancy and support

Our flexible packages mean we can tailor the right support package for your business, whether this is on a regular weekly or monthly basis – either remotely or through scheduled on-site visits – or even on an ad hoc project basis.

Giving you the time to focus on your business

We take care of vital but time-consuming tasks so you can focus on what matters most – growing your business. We remove the headaches for you and can be as hands-on as needed, working closely with you or looking after things behind the scenes.

How we can help your Business

our Services

Financial Management

We manage everything a finance department would including costs, cashflow, and financial reporting, whilst streamlining processes to increase profitability.

Bookkeeping and Payroll

We handle your day to day financial processes, including bookkeeping, VAT and payroll, so you can focus on running and growing your business.

Xero Certified Advisors

We are Xero Certified Advisors providing migration and integration, set-up, training, and ongoing support across the Xero software suite. Get in touch to find out more.

HR Consultancy

Our expert HR consultants help busineses with all aspects of people management from recruitment and onboarding, contracts and employment law, through to policies and procedures and more.

Business Strategy

We can help you define and refine your strategy, develop your business plan, optimise your workflows and communications, and improve your business performance.

Operational Support

Our Operational Support packages complement all our other services to give you the full range of back office support: Virtual PA, Marketing & PR, Project Management and more.


Don't take our word for it, this is what our clients say...

Your Business. Our Expertise.

Case Studies

From setting HR policies to integrating software to supporting with international expansion, we’ve delivered a huge range of services to a diverse client portfolio.  

We’re happy to share a range of co-created case studies showing how we’ve helped a range of businesses meet their challenges.

Click below to request more information about the measurable impact our work has on business performance. 

Financial and HR Consultancy

We helped shape and support a creative digital agency’s finance and HR functions, enabling them to streamline operations, improve profitability, and become Investors in People.

Business Strategy Immersion

We became fully ingrained within an international marketing agency, assisting with their business and financial strategy, and becoming trusted partners on their growth journey.

Systems and Software Change Management

We completed a seamless system transition for a legal services client, moving their accounting software from Sage to Xero, reconciling and resolving bookkeeping issues along the way.

Outsourced Finance Department

Since 2014 we’ve been visiting this client regularly for on-site support, bringing management accounts, bookkeeping and payroll expertise into their office, as well as working remotely.

The Blog

Latest news from Business Garage

our people

The Business Garage Team

Mike Rowe - Chairman

Business Strategy, Marketing Consultancy, Mentoring, M&A Support, Restructuring, Investment, Internal Comms

Joanne Bunting - Managing Director

HR Consultancy, Financial Strategy, Business Strategy

Laura Okoli - FInance Manager

Management accounting, financial management, bookkeeping, payroll

Vicky Lane - Business Co-ordinator

HR consultancy, project management, operational support

Rob Jones - FInance Officer

Xero Certified Advisor, management accounts, VAT returns, bookkeeping, payroll

Liz Trotman - Senior Finance Executive

Xero Certified Advisor, management accounts, VAT returns, bookkeeping, payroll

Stephanie Griffiths - Finance Executive

Payroll & bookkeeping

Becki Smith - Finance Executive

Payroll & bookkeeping

Maisie Goodey - Finance Executive

Payroll & bookkeeping

Tom Durn - Junior Finance & Admin Assistant


Laura Porter - Senior Finance Executive

Management accounting, VAT returns, bookkeeping, payroll

Linda Hole - Finance Executive


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