8 signs it’s time to rent office space for your small business

It’s happened again: you’re at your desk, your Zoom meeting has just begun; this potential client could mean big things for your business and you’re more than ready to win them over. You’re feeling calm, confident, and professional. Then your...

/ 22nd September 2021

6 things to consider before you make your first hire

Congratulations! Getting to the stage where it feels like you’re ready to make your first hire is no mean feat.  However, while delegating some of your day-to-day tasks will doubtless free up more time to work on the strategies that’ll...

/ 15th September 2021

How to boost your small business by leveraging your existing network

It’s a common mistake many small business owners make when it comes to sales: focusing all of your attention on new customers…and forgetting that, actually, your strongest asset is your previous and existing customers. And it doesn’t just happen in...

/ 8th September 2021

3 ways to get the most out of working with your accountant — with Clear Books Accounting Partner Annette Bunn from RIFT Accounting

At Clear Books we talk a lot about small business heroes and the incredible work you’re all doing running your businesses — but there are some business heroes that, as far as we’re concerned, don’t get nearly enough credit. Our...

/ 31st August 2021

The Story behind Clear Books

In this blog, Ruth Fouracre, Clear Books CEO writes about how Clear Books online accounting software was born and how it evolved since her husband, Tim Fouracre, conceived the idea and made it a reality. A bold new idea: online...

/ 25th August 2021

Starting a business? These are the 5 boxes to tick before you make your first sale

It’s a real rush, starting a business. You feel energised, your head is brimming with ideas, and you just can’t wait to get started. In fact, you’re so excited, you’re tempted to jump straight onto your social media platform of...

/ 18th August 2021

Small Business Heroes blog: for the support you need, whatever stage of business you’re in

Not all heroes wear capes… Some heroes are taking a chance on a long-held entrepreneurial dream. Some heroes are breaking barriers, defying the odds, and creating innovative new products. Some of them are creating entire industries from scratch. And some...

/ 11th August 2021

Clear Books integrates with Revolut Business

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Revolut Business to make it easier for Clear Books customers to pay their bills and run payroll with a click of a button. Save time managing your business finances With...

/ 2nd June 2021

Clear Books Payroll supports businesses affected by the new off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Clear Books is proud to provide small businesses with a simple payroll solution that links directly to Clear Books accounting software to support efficient bookkeeping processes. Recently, we’ve made changes to our payroll to help customers affected by the new...

/ 16th March 2021

Clear Books: filing your Self-Assessment tax return

Filling out a Self-Assessment tax return can be a tedious process for many sole-traders who need to file a return. If you have all the information you need and understand the process, then it’s not as bad as it seems....

/ 15th January 2021