Starting a small business? Here are 5 things to avoid

We love sharing articles about what you should be doing as entrepreneurs and small business owners because we want to set you up for success. But what about the common pitfalls that many small businesses face? As a small business...

/ 21st June 2022
employee engagement

How to improve employee engagement (and why it’s so important that you do!)

We know that hiring your first employee (or employees) was a big deal. From figuring out how to define and advertise the position to finding the right person, buying uniforms and tech for them to use, and investing in their...

/ 15th June 2022
business insurance

How to get the right insurance for your business

Why is it important to get the right insurance? So, you know you need insurance for your business, but how do you go about getting the right cover? Whether you’re buying insurance for the first time, or in the process...

/ 8th June 2022

Cutting business costs: how small businesses can make serious savings

At Clear Books, helping you make more money is baked into what we do, from the affordability of our software and our invoice automation tools to the extensive functionality that frees up the time you need to find and attract...

/ 25th May 2022
invoices

8 tips for getting invoices paid faster

When you think about the possibility of your business failing, there’s probably one thing that has you waking up in a cold sweat at 3am: The worry that you won’t be able to find enough clients to sustain your company’s...

/ 18th May 2022
Accountex

Accountex: Top tips for making the most out of the event

After two years of postponed events, Accountex –  Europe’s definitive event for accountancy and finance professionals – is just round the corner. The Clear Books team can’t wait to meet new and familiar faces at the event. You can find...

/ 4th May 2022
business structure

How to choose the right structure for your new business

When it comes to following your entrepreneurial dream, choosing a legal business structure might not be as exciting as creating a website, brainstorming business names, or designing your very first products. It can be tempting to just pick whichever structure...

/ 27th April 2022

How to work with a virtual assistant: 4 things you need to know

Have you considered working with a virtual assistant? If so, you’re not alone. Virtual assistants — or VAs — have become incredibly popular over the last decade and, as a busy business owner, you probably understand why. As your business...

/ 20th April 2022
business plan

A rock-solid business plan: the key to making your business dream a reality

It’s happened: you’ve finally hit on an amazing business idea —  and you’re 99.9% certain that it has legs, that it will provide you with the income and life balance you’re searching for.  You genuinely can’t wait to get started....

/ 7th April 2022

How to create a business that can thrive without you

You are the heart and soul of your business. After all, you’ve created your company from the ground up and you’ve nurtured it through the exciting early stages of growth and beyond. It feels like an inextricable part of you....

/ 31st March 2022