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Clear Books Final Accounts Will Be Withdrawn

Following an extended beta programme, the decision has been taken to withdraw the Clear Books Final Accounts product for the foreseeable future whilst we concentrate on some major upgrades and enhancements to our core Accounting and Payroll products. We are aware that some users would still like to use the product in the short term, so it will remain available for existing users until 30th September 2016.


Scheduled Maintenance – Server Migration Saturday 3rd September 2016

Over the last few months, as part of our goal to increase the speed and reliability of Clear Books and improve our ability to grow to meet the demands of our customers, we’ve been working on migrating our infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS). While most of this work has been happening behind the scenes without having any impact on customers, we’ve reached a point where we’ll need to take Clear Books offline for a short period of time to make the final switch.


Clear Books Takes Gold in the SaaS Summer Games

As the Olympic games in Rio this summer come to a close, we can reflect on a brilliant summer of sport, especially for team GB. But it isn’t just athletes competing for medals this summer. Clear Books is delighted to have competed in the GetApp 2016 SaaS (software as a service) Summer Games.

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The Official Clear Books Partner Badge

If you're a Clear Books Partner, we are delighted to provide you with our new official partner badge to to display on your website. The badge will show your clients that you are an official Clear Books partner and build confidence that you can manage their accounts using our software. How do I add it to my website?

Accounting News

Making Tax Digital (MTD) and what it means for your business

HMRC announced Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative in the March 2015 Budget and has released on 15 August 2016, 6 consultation papers on various aspects of this proposal. The consultation period runs until 7 November 2016. Here is a quick summary of what we have learnt in the form of Q&As.   What does Making Tax Digital or MTD mean?


Clear Books Scheduled Maintenance

The Clear Books servers will be undergoing scheduled maintenance later this week. This means Clear Books will be unavailable between 23.30 on Wednesday 20th July and 01.00 BST on Thursday 21st July 2016. We hope that the time slot chosen minimises any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Accounting Software

Simple Accounting Software

Clear Books has always had 1 mission. That mission is to create simple accounting software that business owners and accountants alike can use to lighten their load, and save time. Whether you’re an existing user and need a refresh, or you’re new to Clear Books, let’s take a look at the features that make Clear Books an easy accounting software package.

Application update

Changes to the subscription area – part 2

A shiny new look for Subscriptions Our product team are passionate about making Clear Books clear & simple for you and have been hard at work changing the way you manage your subscriptions. Previously we released the first set of changes, and today we’re releasing the final part known as ‘Part 2’ of our improvements.


Welcome to a faster Clear Books

Clear Books just got faster Here at Clear Books, we are passionate about creating the best accounting experience for you. We want using Clear Books to be a simple process for you so that you can get on with running your business, being your own boss and living your dream. With this in mind we wanted to speed up our software and we are thrilled to announce that a faster Clear Books has landed.

Application update

New Clear Books feature releases – June

Each month, we release a set of new features into Clear Books Preview - an area of your account where you can start using the latest Clear Books updates before they are available on general release. All Clear Books customers can choose to turn these new features on or off. Those features added in previous months have now been permanently added to all Clear Books accounts, and today the next batch have been added to Clear Books Preview.


Scheduled maintenance this week

We want to make you aware that there will be scheduled maintenance taking place during this week (Wednesday 1st June - Friday 3rd June). This essential maintenance will allow us to maintain security and increase speeds across the application. Please be assured that your service will remain unaffected and you can continue to access Clear Books as normal.


Product Roadmap May 2016

Back in March we mentioned that our Product Roadmap was under new ownership and today we are delighted to share this with you. The team put a great deal of thought into which projects should take priority. Having listened to your feedback and taking into account which projects would align with the Clear Books plc vision we have produced the following roadmap.

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