How can we help?

We are an expert bookkeeping firm and we can help you with any of the following:


At OCH we are able to handle all your accounts from your first invoice to completion at the end of the year. We are a one stop shop for all your accounting needs. If you are wondering what the difference is between a bookkeeper and an accountant, please see our explanation here.

  • Sales and Purchase Ledger Management
  • Credit Control
  • Purchase Orders
  • Sub-Contractor CIS Taxation and Verification
  • Expenses
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Maintaining Fixed Asset Registers
  • Monthly and Quarterly Management Reporting
  • VAT Returns
  • And much more!

Business Start Up

With 20 years of experience running businesses, we know that one of the most daunting things about setting up a business is actually setting it up. To make this easier, let us do it for you! We can get you set up as a company as well as helping you with any branding needs through our design partners.

  • Help you decide on a suitable business structure
  • Advise you on the first steps
  • Register you as a limited company
  • Assist you with creating your financial accounts

Accounting support

Sometimes you just need some support - we are here to help!

  • Advice on suitable accountancy software
  • Relevant updates on new policies and legislation
  • Collection and delivery of paperwork
  • Work undertaken off site or at your premises

Who are we?

Open Counting House is a professional, friendly and approachable bookkeeping business based in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. We offer a bespoke service to Sole Traders, Not for Profit Organisations, Partnerships and Limited Companies.

  • Experience

    OCH’s founder, Sue Bruland, brings a wealth of experience having built her own business from dining room table to 20+ people within the construction industry.

  • Training

    Trained and licensed by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). See for yourself here.

  • Vision

    OCH goes further than just keeping the books. We utilise our business experience and offer additional services that make running a business easier for you.

  • Service

    We provide good old fashioned customer service with a sprinkling of technology to make your life easier. If you're not a tech-fan, that's fine too - we're happy to receive your accounts in any format!


Don't hesitate to contact us with any query. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Email:
  • Phone: 01608 670 779
  • Address: 50 Stratford Road, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4BA