Small Business Accounting & Accountancy Software

At IRIS Keytime, we know what accountants in small practices want and need from their accountancy software.
With more than 30 years' experience and, as part of the market-leading IRIS Software Group, we fully understand the challenges accountants face each day.

IRIS Keytime Accounting Software

We make life easier with high performing solutions that are straightforward, integrated and affordable. It’s why over 2,000 practices trust us as their software provider. Excellent customer service is at the heart of all we do at IRIS Keytime. We value and listen closely to feedback, and our friendly and supportive team go above and beyond.
Come and join the thousands who already love our business accounting software. See for yourself with a free trial – just click here to give it a go.

Features and Benefits

With more than 30 years’ experience

Excellent, innovative and fully compliant products

Straightforward and reliable integrated accountancy software

Products offer great value and are fairly and clearly priced

Consistently exceptional customer service and support


Coronavirus: how to help clients and yourself

First came the Budget, proffering an array of Coronavirus measures that seemed a decent lifeline at the time. Then the…

Coronavirus: Home working now a must but how do you do it successfully?

The message is loud and unmistakeable – stay at home to stop the spread of coronavirus. As the country battles…

COVID-19: Firms given VAT deferral and extension to file accounts

There has been wave after wave of Government announcements every day as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic – each…

Budget, bailouts and getting the help you need

It has been an action-packed couple of weeks, with Rishi Sunak’s first Budget delivered and then a whole host of…

Watch our Keytime Accounts Production video

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Case Studies

Eldridge & Associates

A sole practitioner needs the right support – whether that’s people, suppliers or technology Colleen Eldridge of Eldridge & Associates is no stranger to making changes in her working life. Originally a lecturer in accountancy, she stepped away from the classroom and switched to the other side to work in a practice. She then swapped…

Ashman Accountancy Solutions

Simplicity and flexibility is key to great software support Nichola Ashman, Owner of Ashman Accountancy Solutions in Dorset agrees that the key to having the right software to provide support on a daily basis is flexibility and simplicity. “I moved to IRIS Keytime a year ago and I don’t regret it because it is such…

Your Accountants Ltd

Taking the heavy lifting out of bookkeeping for small firms For Gary Ferdinandi of Woodford based Your Accountants Ltd, a great deal of time and effort can be spent guiding small firms and sole traders through the complexities of managing and tracking their cashflow. “They don’t have finance or bookkeeping teams in-house; they simply don’t…

Heritage Accountancy & Taxation Services Ltd

Customer support as good as IRIS Keytime’s is like gold dust “You can’t underestimate the impact of getting through to a person who cares, is able to solve the issue and put your mind at rest, at a point when you feel desperate for help,” says Malcolm Harrison. “When you work on your own without a team…

Fylde Coast Accountancy Services (July 2018)

“The service simply could not be beaten and seemed a little short of magic.”

The National Extension College (July 2018)

“Any queries I’ve had have always been dealt with swiftly and relayed in a manner that makes it easy to rectify.”

AHF Associates (July 2018)

“Whenever I have a problem with the operation of the IRIS Keytime suite, I find the Support Team, helpful, quick and extremely efficient.”

Ian Bowler (August 2018)

“I have used the IRIS Keytime tax return software for the last 12 months and I have noticed a considerable reduction in the time spent on processing the returns. I am very pleased with it.”

Michelle Durrant | Wilson Durrant (September 2018)

“Honestly, just keep doing what you’re doing. I haven’t found a single complaint in over 10 years of help and support from you guys. Whether it’s been support by email or phone, the replies and solutions come quickly, which when under time restraints to run our payrolls is crucial. Thanks for all you do.”

Clive Burnett (September 2018)

“Jomir explained exactly what he was doing and solved my problem. It’s always difficult when you have to set up a new computer with so much software – Jomir made it all look so easy, which is so different from the support given by other vendors. It’s a shame other vendors don’t have someone like…

J B S (October 2018)

“At the age of 85, I was not brought up on computers. It is therefore a pleasure to use IRIS Keytime. Every now and then when I need support, I have been guided by the knowledgeable staff on how to rectify the issue in a simple and understandable manner.”

Pound-Wise Bookkeeping (October 2018)

“I have been a customer of IRIS Keytime for several years. Over this time I have had occasion to contact IRIS Keytime several times, usually for problems of my own making! I have always found them easy to talk to, they understand what I need and always manage to sort it. Thank you IRIS Keytime.”

Robinson Stewart & Co (October 2018)

“I have been using IRIS Keytime tax products for more years than I can remember. The programmes are easy to use and produce exactly what I need. The support team are exceptional. They answers questions speedily, efficiently and simply. I have no hesitation in recommending IRIS Keytime 100%. I have complete faith in their programmes…