1st option

1st Option, established in 1996 and part of Brookson, specialises in bespoke accounting for Freelancers, Contractors and Interims. Our aim is to deliver the highest level of customer service whilst enabling you to retain full control of your business, making the day-to-day administration simple and taking away paperwork, bookkeeping and any accounting burdens. In addition the Group can assist with legal solutions, marketing support and IT skills. We provide tailored accounting and related services across a range of Professional and Industry sectors.

Quality Service

Whether you are new to contracting, looking for a new Accountant, or simply looking at the best way to trade, we are here to help. We offer a wide range of support services, from Limited Company formation to bookkeeping and accounting and can tailor them to meet your needs.

Why us?

Our approach is simple; we want to make contracting as easy as possible for you with the highest net return and the least amount of administration. We offer a range of support packages, allowing you to choose which bits you want to do yourself, and which parts you want to delegate to us.

We build strong client relationships, getting to know you and what your goals include. Our service is personal and we offer individual consultations to ensure we advise on your goals and objectives and provide bespoke planning.

We offer a fully committed personal Accountant along with a team of Accountants on hand to offer help whenever needed.

Our online Portal will give you 24/7 access to all records and our compliance credentials are one of the highest in the industry.

If you are looking for professionalism, dedication, compliance and personal planning, 1st Option is for you!

Our Accreditations

1st Option


1st Option is a leading Accountancy firm supplying services to the Contract Industry.

The highest quality service and advice has been provided for over a decade. 1st Option prides itself on being very different from the generic Umbrella solutions that saturate the contract market. 1st Option are committed to providing a fast, reliable and efficient service, and the Group firmly believe in “Service not Sales”.

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