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Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise

Rosemary Bookkeeping offers a bookkeeping service; no experience necessary. Can be a home-based sole operator OR develop into a management business and manage a team of bookkeepers. Scalable opportunity.

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At a Glance

Established: 2002

UK Presence: 17+ franchise locations

Average start up cost: £18,370

Min personal contribution: £5,511

Development type: Single-unit franchises; multi-unit franchises

Franchise Membership: bfa Expanding

Franchise Info

rosemary bookkeeping franchisees

Looking to expand your portfolio and need an established brand, proven business model and scalable opportunity?

Look no further. Rosemary Bookkeeping, is known to its clients as an ‘intelligent bookkeeping service’. But to its franchise owning investors, it’s a ‘sound investment’ boasting high gross profit margins and recurring income.

Established for over 20 years, an expanding member of the BFA since 2010, with software partners including Xero and Quickbooks, Rosemary Bookkeeping provides a preferred money-making opportunity to those who are suitably risk adverse.

Sound like you? Read on.

The Market

There are over 4 million businesses in need of a bookkeeping service. All businesses in the UK are required to keep records of their financial transactions, Rosemary Bookkeeping franchisees respond to this increasing need for an affordable, professional bookkeeping service that supports both the client and the accountant.

Rosemary clients are owner-managed, typically with fewer than 10 employees and across all industry types. The businesses are generally too small to justify employing their own bookkeeper but generate too many financial transactions to manage themselves. That’s where Rosemary Bookkeeping enter the market.

Taking the Opportunity

With over 60 years of franchising and business experience, partnering with Rosemary Bookkeeping equips you with the brand, proven model, knowledge, and support that gives you a head start in business.

You’ll also get:

  • Training Academy - Sessions delivered over 2-weeks, curated and tailored against our core learning objectives and your pre-existing skills and experience
  • Starter Pack - including much of what you’ll need to get started in your new venture; including software, uniforms, stationery and literature
  • Business Launch - including local PR, Google Ads and a direct mail campaign, targeted directly at your key client base, to promote your professional services, fulfilling their bookkeeping requirements
  • Software –Xero and Quickbooks package included for 12 months with ongoing account management
  • Unrestricted Access - to all things Rosemary Bookkeeping, including our knowledge banks, training academies and corporate events

Not to mention our enhanced leadership programmes and coaching sessions which are delivered by the team and/or established franchise partners at Head Office who have experience with businesses of all sizes and aim to take you to the next level and above!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I need bookkeeping/account experience or qualifications?

A. Whilst you don’t need any prior experience or qualifications in accounting or bookkeeping, you do need to be business-minded, aspirational, and committed to following a proven business model.

Q. Do you give me clients? Where do I find them?

A. We’re a firm believer in teaching you how to fish, rather than putting fish on your plate. Our six-strong marketing team, work alongside you to promote your business in your local area to attract new clients. PLUS, your initial investment includes a carefully curated marketing launch worth almost £9,000.

Q. How many customers do I need for a turnover of £100,000?

A. Based on our average annual client value of £2,100, you’d need 48 clients.

What do our franchise owning investors say?

“The collaborative community within the Rosemary network enhances our growth and knowledge-sharing opportunities, reinforcing our position as a trusted leader in the accounting industry.”Waqas Chugtai – Rosemary Bookkeeping Reading

“When I met people at Rosemary, I felt that I could be a part of the Rosemary family and I will never feel left out, and I feel proud to be a part of Rosemary Franchise.” Nirmal Thakkar – Rosemary Bookkeeping Garden City

“The comprehensive training and resources offered by Rosemary Bookkeeping were instrumental in my decision, ensuring I have the tools and knowledge to excel in this venture.” Dean Kokshun – Rosemary Bookkeeping Croydon


We’re looking for serious investors who wish to utilise our model and expertise to build a scalable, and profitable business in the financial services sector. 

Request your Investors Information Pack today.


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Success Stories

Success Story
Meet the owner: Waqas Chughtai from Rosemary Bookkeeping Reading

Already the founder of his practice, WAC and Co Accountants and E-Accountants Limited, Waqas’ decision to take over Rosemary Bookkeeping Reading in 2022 was “driven by a passion for accuracy and a commitment to client satisfaction.”  Waqas’ journey with the Rosemary Bookkeeping has been marked by significant milestones and achievements. He has experienced steady growth, expanding their client base and service offerings and achieving a notable increase in client satisfaction scores by pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved by offering end-to-end solutions for all their client’s needs.

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Success Story
Meet the new owners of Rosemary Bookkeeping Wembley

Introducing Hanaa Raydan and Ahmad Aboul-Hosn, the new owners of Rosemary Bookkeeping Wembley.  Rosemary Bookkeeping is bringing its expert bookkeeping services to Wembley and the surrounding areas for the first time under the expert supervision of Hanaa Raydan and the support of her business partner Ahmad Aboul-Hosn.

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Success Story
Introducing the new owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping in Exeter

Rosemary Bookkeeping Exeter is now under the new and expert supervision of Zoe Barnard-Rowland, an FCCA-qualified accountant with over 25 years of experience working for over 30 companies, optimising their bookkeeping processes. We sat down with Zoe to discuss her new adventure and why she chose to purchase Rosemary Bookkeeping Exeter.

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Success Story
What is life like as a Rosemary Bookkeeping franchisee?

Nirmal Thakkar, owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping Garden City, shares her experience as a Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchisee. Nirmal opened her Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise, Rosemary Bookkeeping Garden City, in July 2022 after the brand was recommended by a friend who is a CIMA-qualified accountant.

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Success Story
Introducing Karen Mann: Rosemary Bookkeeping North Dorset and Salisbury

From a young age, Karen Mann loved figures, paperwork, and numbers. She says when she was at school she always thought about being an accountant. But, as she says, during a sit-down following her completed induction academy to Rosemary Bookkeeping, life took a different path.

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Success Story
New business owner brings Rosemary Bookkeeping services to Harrow

We sat down with the brand-new owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping Harrow, Nitin Patel, to talk about his career and training, being a scout volunteer, and his new bookkeeping business.

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ServiceMaster becomes an official partner of Life After Professional Sport

Three ServiceMaster Brands in the UK have teamed up with LAPS to offer lucrative and scalable franchise opportunities to former professional athletes. Have you ever wondered what happens to athletes after they retire from their sport? That’s where LAPS come in.

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Rosemary Bookkeeping Newbury & Basingstoke wins award for growth

TJ Sutherland, owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping in Newbury & Basingstoke, is celebrating having won awards for growth and resilience at ServiceMaster Live!  This award was for substantial business growth, and the North Star Resilience Award for her resilience against the number of difficult challenges she has faced in the running of her business since joining the Rosemary network in 2010. 

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Rosemary Bookkeeping Wyre Forest wins Award for Commitment and Dedication

Fiona Perks, owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping Wyre Forest, has won the prestigious INVEST Award for Commitment and Dedication at ServiceMaster Live! This award is given to the franchise partner who is committed to giving back and raising awareness of Rosemary Brand

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Rosemary Bookkeeping Reading wins Award for Bookkeeper of the Year

 Mike Wallace, owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping in Reading has won the prestigious PEOPLE Award for Bookkeeper of the Year at ServiceMaster Live! This award is given to the franchise partner who always goes out of their way to help based upon the nomination of their peers. 

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New bookkeeping business launched in North Kent and Isle of Sheppey

A New bookkeeping business has been launched in the North Kent and Isle of Sheppey area by local businessman Grant Dye.

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Not one, but two new Rosemary businesses open for business!

We are proud to announce that two new Rosemary businesses are open for business in 2019! Fiona Perks of Rosemary Bookkeeping Wyre Forest and Steve Booth of Rosemary Bookkeeping East Kent have successfully completed their comprehensive training with us and have opened the doors to their new bookkeeping business.

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