COS Membership

Become part of an exclusive club for bookkeepers and accountants. Benefits include: discount on training sessions, support, work experience, possible job opportunities and more.


What is COS Membership and what are the benefits?

COS Membership is one of the most important aspects of our company. From Management Accountants to college students, our membership supports all levels. We aim to provide an environment through which bookkeepers can actively help and support one another. We have created a support group for both employed and self-employed bookkeepers, offering an opportunity to work with like-minded people. Membership comes with a whole host of special offers, services and opportunities which include:

  • Learning opportunities and training – some free, most subsidized
  • Access to the latest versions of Sage 50 accounts, Sage 50 payroll, Sage Business Cloud, Quickbooks Online and Xero
  • Support for various software packages such as Sage 50 accounts, Sage 50 payroll, Sage Business Cloud, Quickbooks Online and Xero
  • Support for bookkeeping processes such import VAT, VAT partial exemption, e-commerce etc
  • Introduction to third party software which improve accounting packages.
  • Commission on software recommendations
  • Member meetings – mix with other self employeed bookkeepers and accountants. Share experiences; learn new skills.
  • Support for your client whilst you’re on holiday
  • Access to the VIP section of our website (Which is filled with exclusive codes, contacts, commission opportunities, and more)
  • Access to our private Facebook group
  • Exclusive Members’ Emails filled with tips, advice, webinar links and more.

To join our membership please complete the form below.

Joining fees

Individual – £40 One-off set up fee (including VAT). Followed by £20 per month (including VAT).

Group Memberships – ideal for companies or organisations
1 – 5 members – £90 One-off set up fee. Followed by £42 per month.
6 – 10 members – £144 One-off set up fee. Followed by £66 per month.
11 – 15 members – £180 One-off set up fee. Followed by £96 per month


Your obligations as a COS Member

We are a strong believer that what you put in you get back. We encourage our members to continually work on their professional development, as do we. Even at the highest level there is always more to learn. Our Directors spend many hours researching and furthering their knowledge so they can pass this onto others.

As a COS Member we ask that you:

  •  Adhere to the terms of your contract
  •  Maintain client confidentiality at all times
  •  Support other members of the COS team
  •  Commit to training and self-development


For those working through COS:

  •  You must keep up to date with Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and registration
  •  Ensure you are up to date with the latest version of Sage, Xero and other software as advised from time to time.
  • Attend compulsory courses as offered by COS from time to time

Unsure about money laundering regulations?


Register with HMRC for Anti-Money Laundering


How to become a member

To sign up as a COS Member please fill in the form below. However, if you have further questions before signing up, book a 1-2-1 video meeting with our MD Karen Garrattley below. She can answer all your questions so that you can make an informed decision about joining our membership.