Call The Chancellor, Philip Hammond on 0845 862 0344

We want your thoughts on the budget! We are seeking the views of SME's and accountants as to what you would like to see in upcoming Budget on November 22, 2017. Call 0845 862 0344 to leave a voicemail and share...

/ 18th October 2017

HR 101 for SMEs

If you've been happily running your small business as a sole trader so far, the whole world of HR has probably passed you by. Until now, managing staff sickness probably looked like taking some painkillers before getting straight back to...

/ 18th October 2017

Clear Books founder Tim Fouracre makes way for Phil Sayers as new CEO

Clear Books has announced that Phil Sayers has taken over from founder Tim Fouracre as CEO with immediate effect. The appointment of Sayers, who joined the company as Sales and Marketing Director 14 months ago, releases Fouracre to depart to...

/ 4th October 2017

Product Updates Sep 2017

What’s in preview 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.     Better invoicing Following your feedback, this preview...

/ 2nd October 2017

Top 5 tips to save your small business money

Saving money can prove to be quite difficult, especially if you are just starting out. On some occasions, it may be a necessity for you to make cuts and save money. This article will give you five tips that will...

/ 26th September 2017

How do I hire an apprentice? Here’s our best tips for making it worth your while

Congratulations — business is going well. Almost too well! All those late nights and missed social events are finally paying off. Your client list is growing and your bank account is getting fatter, but you still can't find the right...

/ 22nd September 2017

GDPR (general data protection regulation) how it will affect small business

Have you heard of GDPR? Many small businesses owners are still in the dark about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You might have heard rumblings about it, but assumed that it’s not going to affect you, especially in...

/ 11th September 2017

Join the ICPA – Do the sums, it really adds up!

Accountants in Practice are unique. Who says so? The answer is accountants themselves which is why over 1,000 UK Accountants in practice have already joined the ICPA.   Who are the ICPA? The ICPA (Institute of Chartered Practice Accountants) were...

/ 8th September 2017

Working on the business or in the business? It’s one big balancing act!

Many of us have gone into running our own business for all the freedom and creativity it brings to us. The 9 to 5 regime five days a week is over, we will never have to work for someone whom...

/ 7th September 2017

How to get your clients to pay you on time

It seems there are two types of people in the world: those who can't let an unpaid bill sit, and those who think the money isn't actually due until they have received a fourth payment reminder. At times, it can...

/ 6th September 2017