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We’ve been shortlisted at the Nimbus Ninety IGNITE Awards

We are excited to announce that Clear Books has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 Nimbus Ninety IGNITE Awards in the category of 'Disruptive Start-Up' company.   Nimbus Ninety describe this specific award as  'celebrating the digital start-ups who are taking on the larger enterprises at their own game, shaking up their industries and changing the way they do things forever'.


Did you know…? With Vanish Patel

Who are you? Hi, I’m Vanish and I’m a customer support analyst at Clear Books. What does your role at Clear Books entail? Being a customer support analyst involves various types of problem solving for different customers. This includes the different apps we have such as Accounts and Open Payroll, as well as accounting questions on issues such as VAT.


Case study: Metric Accountants

We sat down with one of our accounting partners, Katrine L Richardson from Metric Accountants, to find out what it is she likes about cloud accounting and Clear Books. [embed][/embed] My name is Katrine, I am one of the directors and founders of Metric Accountants. Metric Accountants have been up and running for about four and a half years now.


Introducing our new VAT comparison feature

Clear Books has created a new feature to enable users to make comparisons between standard VAT (in which VAT is based on the difference between VAT charged to customers and VAT paid on purchases) and the Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) (in which VAT is paid at a fixed rate applied to VAT inclusive sales, with the rate being dependent on the type of business).


How cloud accounting can make your relationship with your accountant more effective

Cloud accounting software brings numerous benefits to businesses and accountants alike. In a new Clear Books article, we take a look at how it can help with collaboration and make the lives of both businesses and accountants easier and more efficient. Some key benefits featured are: Ability for accountants to add value to their service The reduction of repetition and physical data entry The anytime / anywhere nature of cloud software Cheaper fees for both parties More efficient use of time for both accountants and businesses To read the full article, visit http://www.

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Case study: 2E Accountants Ltd

We recently spoke to several of our valued customers to find out what it is they like about cloud accounting and Clear Books. In this case study, we sat down with Riz Wasti, Director of 2E Accountants Ltd. My name is Riz Wasti - I’m a Chartered Management Accountant. I run a small management accounting practice based in Clapham.

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We’ve been shortlisted for another award!

We are proud to announce that Clear Books has been shortlisted as a finalist for the “Cloud Provider Innovation of the Year” award. This award is part of the technology excellence section in the UK IT Industry Awards 2014. Adam Thilthorpe, Director for Professionalism at the Institute, says: “As the Chartered Institute for IT I’d like to congratulate this year’s finalists.


We’ve been shortlisted at The British Accountancy Awards 2014

We are delighted to announce that Clear Books has been shortlisted for the ‘Client Software Product of the Year’ award at the The British Accountancy Awards. In addition to Clear Books being nominated, two Clear Books partner accountants have also been nominated for the Online Accounting Award. We’d like to congratulate both Tony Dhanjal from Aidhan Accountancy and Elaine Clark from Cheap Accounting for being shortlisted and wish them the best of luck.


Case study: Aidhan Accountancy

We sat down with one of our accounting partners, Tony Dhanjal from Aidhan Accountancy, to ask him about his experiences with online accounting, Clear Books and why he chose to implement us throughout his practice. Hi I’m Tony Dhanjal of Aidhan Accountancy - I’m the managing partner here. We’re a small accountancy firm based here in the City of London.

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Clear Books visits the Shout Network group

Last Friday, Chris and Mike from Clear Books headed up to Barton in Lancashire to attend the latest Shout Networking Joint Meeting. Shout Network is a networking organisation for small and medium businesses, with regular networking events taking place throughout Lancashire. This joint meeting was a chance for all the local groups from within the county to get together at a central location, exhibit their businesses and meet other local business owners before hearing presentations from relevant business services.


Scheduled Maintenance – 8th September 2014

Clear Books will be unavailable between the hours of 00:00 BST and 06:00 BST on 8th September 2014 while scheduled maintenance is carried out. We hope that the time slot chosen minimises any inconvenience caused.  

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Feature updates – August 2014

As some of you may know, the revamped Clear Books Community forum now includes a News area where we’ll be posting all updates for Clear Books products. If you haven’t already seen it, feel free to take a look here. As this is our first feature update summary, we shall include some updates from previous months, just in case you missed them.

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