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David Cowhig

There's an old saying; "If you want something done, you should ask a busy person".That's all very well until you're too busy. And another saying; "If you want something done properly, do it yourself." Great, if it's part of your skill set. But, as a business owner, you're probably spending more time than you'd like on administration tasks, such as Bookkeeping and Tax Returns, and Payroll too if you have employees. That's not what you signed up to, right? Or, perhaps you're spending hours or even days, of your own time, gathering your documents for your accountant to complete your accounts and tax returns. Again, not what owning a business is all about.

At Biz-Mate, we do things differently. We are a bookkeeping firm, offering you all of the services that you might expect from an accountant.Yet we are not an accountancy firm and so we keep our costs and yours down. We offer you a confidential, punctual and accurate bookkeeping service at a lower cost than your accountant. Or, if you prefer, we can liaise with your auditor to make life easier for you. We can offer you a system which will take the hassle out of filing. We'll show you how to use it so you'll just put your documents in the places provided and leave the rest to us. We'll collect the file from your business at regular intervals, usually monthly, replacing it with a new one, and process your documents in our office. The filing system and collection are FREE, when you sign up to one of our bookkeeping packages.

If you're not a limited company, you do not need to engage an accountant to handle your bookkeeping, Payroll and tax affairs. You can, effectively, do all of this yourself, or you can engage us to take the hassle from you.


We are also a Web Design firm and can help you to get the most that the internet has to offer, from a traditional website, to a blog page and the vast array of social media sites that are very popular today.

Our packages are designed to help you to save and earn money at the same time. From our Bronze package, a simple and inexpensive bookkeeping package, ideal if you're a very small business or just starting out, to our VIP package which gives you a FULL Bookkeeping and Payroll facility as well as a Website, a Blog and Social Media connectivity, we believe that we've got you covered. Visit our packages page and see what we can do for you, or contact us directly if you'd rather have a chat about your requirements.

In 2006, David Cowhig established Biz-Mate because he saw a need for something different. "As a child I remember seeing the Diningroom table at home, littered with assorted business documents, which my father processed for VAT and other tax returns for his small hairdressing business, and I felt that there must be a better way for small business owners. The increased use of computers in accounting together with the advent of the World Wide Web, have been game changers for business, so I thought, why not combine both in one attractive business package?"

David was educated at St Francis College Rochestown and Cork Institute of Technology, with business qualifications before, much more recently, continuing study to upgrade his skills in new technologies, especially Web Design.

Outside of work, David's primary interests include Public Speaking and many forms of live music. A member of his local Toastmasters Club and Cuman Na Dataid (The Forty Club), a uniquely Cork private club he has had the distinction of serving as president of both, on a number of occasions.

David can usually meet you in your place of business, your home or anywhere that suits you, rather than expecting you to call to his office. If you must come to him, then parking is much easier than it would be in the city centre, another plus when you're busy. This is what makes Biz-Mate different.

Contact Biz-Mate now to discuss your business needs.

Telephone (021) 4897116
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