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Ralph

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Crunch have helped Ralph strike the perfect work-life balance

Ralph Bolton struck the perfect work-life balance when he became an IT contractor. Crunch’s straight-talking, plain English approach to accounting has helped demystify the world of self-employment and help Ralph’s business grow.

Name

Ralph Bolton

Business name

Pre-Emptive Limited

Line of work

IT contracting

Crunch package

member since

January 2015

After years of working between employment and contracting, Ralph decided he needed a real change. He found the roles in his industry to be insecure and didn’t always enjoy parts of the job.

Now, as a limited company contractor he spends less time commuting and more time with his family, giving him a much better work-life balance.

“Crunch is straightforward accounting for ordinary folk.”

With Crunch by his side, Ralph no longer needs to fill out lengthy spreadsheets and use guesswork to understand his accounts. He finds it easy to use our online accounting software, and his dedicated team of client managers and expert accountants are available whenever he needs them.

“Crunch helps me be more productive as an IT contractor.”

Ralph has big long-term plans for his business, and we’re here to help him achieve his goals every step of the way.

If you’re ready to follow in Ralph’s footsteps, take a look at the sole trader and limited company accountancy packages offered by Crunch.

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Ben

July 13, 2021

We received brilliant support from Luke and Karly regarding securing our first mortgage. They were both extremely helpful and very quick to respond to our questions. Given our tricky situation, myself being a contractor and my partner in full-time work it required a bit of back and forth with the lender however it was very quickly sorted and our mortgage approved. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Crunch to friends especially those who are self-employed/contractors. Thank you!

Scott Dunn

July 10, 2021

I have taken the plunge and gone part time in a new business and have found crunch idea to take the pressure off me from a financial side . I had an outstanding call yesterday with Danielle who went above and beyond to help me and be patient due to dyslexia and lack of confidence in form filling. The way she was with me was simply outstanding, and I now have an excellent overview of how to input and generate invoices. This would not have been achieved but for this wonderfully patient client support manager thank you so much, and what I thought was going to be a clunky process has turned out to be far easier than I thought. Simply brilliant support

Wendy T

July 9, 2021

Had a really helpful conversation with Crunch today - answered all my questions and couldn’t have been nicer. Great customer service.

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