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Adding details under the Settings tab as a sole trader
Adding details under the Settings tab as a sole trader
Explainer for how to update your business details under the settings section.
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Written by Steven Anderson
Updated over a week ago

In this article we will dive into the Settings tab within Ember and what it includes.

Here we store important information about your business, which we need to help everything run smoothly.

Within the section, there are several important s.


Please add your business name, description of what you do and your address here. You can use your own name if you don't have a separate trading name.

Please also select the industry that you work in.

Manage Connections

This tab is where you can connect - or disconnect - your bank account. If you are VAT registered, this is also where you can connect your HMRC Online account to Ember.


Last invoice number used - Here, if you are a business that has used a different system for sending. invoices, you can enter the last invoice number that you used. If you have not yet traded, then you do not need to enter any information here. Remember you can only change this before your first invoice is sent.

Payment information - Here you will find all of the details for your bank accounts that are linked with Ember. You are able to select here the default account that you'd like to be paid into when your clients make payments for your invoices. They will appear at the bottom of your invoices when you send them out.


If you are VAT registered, please enter the information that is required here, including your VAT number and which VAT scheme you are a member of (Standard or Flat Rate).

If you are not VAT registered, then you can simply ignore this tab.

If you would like to be VAT registered, please reach out to a member of the support team and we can help chat you through which scheme to consider.

Manage your Subscription

You can update your card details/billing information from this section. Or if you're looking to leave us, this is where you can cancel the subscription.

Perks & Benefits

If you're on the free plan you'll have to upgrade to get access to our killer perks which you can find a full list of on the website here.

If you're on the paid plan, you can access the perks and benefits directly from the app.

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