Accounting

Product Updates – October 2017 – Clear Books Blog

We are constantly improving Clear Books, and often make new features and improvements available in Preview, which allows you to get early access and to share your feedback.   What’s in preview VAT for...

3 bookkeeping templates and why you should use Clear Books Micro instead – Clear Books Blog

It’s one of the most divisive words in the small business world. You say it, and people tend to immediately go, “Oh, I love them!” or “No, not this again!” Spreadsheets. This seemingly innocuous word ...

Investment 101: How to prepare your SME for investment – Clear Books Blog

When you start a business, investment can seem such a remote possibility that you don’t even consider it. But fast forward a few years and suddenly it’s not so far off your radar. Whether you’ve creat...

What’s the Chancellor’s November Budget got in store for your business?

In this strange age of minority governments and Brexit negotiations, each new Budget has an added dose of importance – not least for the UK’s small businesses planning for the future. Philip Hammond, ...

an advent calendar of accounting advice for SMEs

Christmas is just around the corner, but we thought we’d give you an early present this year. We’ve spoken to accountants and small businesses from around the country and asked them what their top acc...

6 things you finally have time to do in the SME slow season

If this is your first year or so in the SME world, then brace yourself. You’re about to experience the seasonal ebbs and flows that make this type of work exciting if you know what’s going on, and ter...

5 things you can do to grow your accounting practice in the off-season

When working in accounting, it can seem like there are really only two parts to your year: tax season, and everything else. Of course, your work doesn’t end when tax season does. Between extended tax ...

5 ways you can use your blog to grow your accounting firm

Is your accounting firm onboard with blogging? We know it can seem like an unnecessary addition to an already lengthy tasklist, and you might even think no one is interested in what you have to say an...