Xero UK Essentials Course

If you are new to Xero UK and need to get up and running quickly, this course is for you! Whether you are a small business owner or a professional bookkeeper, you will learn how to set up Xero and start doing your bookkeeping with ease. Enrol now and get your Xero journey off to a great start.


About This Course

Are you a small business owner in the UK who needs guidance on how to set up and use Xero to do your accounts?

Or, are you a freelance bookkeeper who needs to learn how to use Xero for your UK clients?

Whatever your situation, if you are new to Xero, this course will help you to get up and running quickly with the world’s most popular online bookkeeping software.

Our comprehensive course will step you through everything you need to know about setting up and using Xero in just a few hours.

Learning Outcomes

  • Sign up to Xero: learn how to open an account with Xero and start a “Xero file” for your business.
  • Demo Company: find out how to practise your bookkeeping skills in Xero’s amazing demo company.
  • Initial Settings: learn how to set up your initial setting such the users, VAT tax rates, email settings and financial settings.
  • Set Up Bank Accounts: find out how to set up your bank accounts, PayPal accounts, credit cards and more in Xero.
  • Invoices and Sales: learn everything you need to know about managing your sales and invoices in Xero including repeating invoices and automatic follow-up emails when chasing payment.
  • Bills and Purchases: manage your bills and suppliers easily in Xero. Find out how to create repeating bills, purchase orders and more.
  • Reconcile Bank Accounts: learn how to receoncile various bank transactions quickly and easily and how to set up automatic bank feeds.
  • Products and Services: findo out how to manage basic inventory in Xero without add-ons and how to setup products and services that feed into your invoices and bills instantly.
  • Fixed Assets: find out how to create fixed assets from bank transactions and how to run depreciation at the end of a financial period.
  • Payroll: set up and manage your payroll in Xero. No need for any add-on software – Xero’s payroll system is perfect for small businesses.
  • VAT Returns: learn how to set up your VAT returns in Xero and how to lodge them from Xero to the HMRC through the Making Tax Digital (MTD) scheme.

By the end of this course, you will be fully equipped to set up and manage Xero UK for your small business or your bookkeeping clients.

What You Get

 6.5 hours of videos
67 lessons
Instant access
Lifetime subscription

Course Outline

Mark Cunningham Mark Cunningham

I have been a company accountant for more than 20 years. I am now dedicated to empowering small business owners through my highly-rated and popular courses on Xero, bookkeeping and accounting.

Student Reviews

“This is a really great course and I can recommend it to anybody. Very user friendly.”



“This is an excellent match for me so far and I’m learning a lot. Thank you!“



“This course was excellent for a total beginner in Xero, very clear instructions from Mark.”



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