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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.


Did you know…? With Michael Evans

  This is the first in a new series of articles we'll be running each month, which will focus on a different member of the Clear Books support team. We'll be finding out what time-saving features are available to Clear Books customers, and sharing the resolutions to commonly asked support questions.   Who are you?

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Cloud Funding II Update

It's been a busy summer for Clear Books plc and following on from our first AGM as a plc I wanted to add some further background on the progress of Cloud Funding II. Cloud Funding II raised approximately £700k in 20 days which was a fantastic result. We're thrilled that with the funds raised to date, we can continue to grow the team and the company.

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Clear Books holds its first AGM as a plc

As many of you will know, Clear Books became a plc last year and invited customers to purchase shares in the company, raising over £800,000. As a result, last week Clear Books held its first ever AGM, inviting all shareholders to come along to the Novotel hotel in Hammersmith. The meeting was a great success, and gave shareholders present the opportunity to vote on shareholder resolutions and hear about company updates and plans for the next year.

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