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Entrepreneurs offer their best pieces of business advice

Clear Books founder and CEO Tim Fouracre has been featured in a great article by Bizdaq, asking 27 successful entrepreneurs the question 'What piece of advice would you go back and give yourself when you first embarked on your startup?” A sneak peak of Tim's answer reads: "One piece of advice I would give myself is to delegate earlier and trust others.

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Feature update: improvement to customer and supplier contact page

Just a little update to say that you may notice something different about the customer and supplier contact page. Our design team have given it a little refresh so that it visually fits with the rest of the app. Please be assured that the functionality has not changed so you can continue to carry out your tasks as normal.

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What is Petty Cash? Definition and Procedure

Carrying on with our accounting question blog series, this week we’re focusing on petty cash — primarily what it is, the main procedure behind it, and how you can use Clear Books to record your expenditure. What is petty cash? Petty cash, in simple terms, is an amount of money that a business has available to pay for something inexpensive, so an employee doesn’t have to use their own money.

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Business Advice article: sibling-run businesses

We’re really pleased that Clear Books has been featured in a great Business Advice article on sibling-run businesses! Business Advice spoke to a number of firms with brothers and sisters at the helm to find out what the experience is actually like. Clear Books founder and CEO Tim Fouracre has 2 siblings working alongside him - COO Lizzie and support team leader John.

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Some more improvements to the Clear Books dashboard…

Last week we told you about some improvements to the Clear Books dashboard. Well, we’ve got some more for you! We’ve removed the links Customers (Add) | Quotes (Create) from the sales widget. And also removed the links Suppliers (Add) from the purchases widget. This was because it wasn’t clear there are two separate links.

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Discover how to make the most of Clear Books

If you've just signed up for Clear Books accounting software, take a look at our quick guide to getting started. Get an overview of the dashboard, tailor the system to suit your business’s needs, and learn how to manage invoices and bills. [slideshare id=51720731&doc=whitepaper-aug-2015-intro-to-clear-books-150817135826-lva1-app6891&type=d]   To discover even more, you can join our webinar every Wednesday at 9.

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Some improvements to the Clear Books dashboard

You may have noticed that a couple of tiny things have changed on your dashboard. In response to your feedback we’ve renamed a couple of descriptions to make things clearer and more user-friendly. They are: ‘Money’ is now called ‘Bank Accounts’ ‘Manage Accounts’ is now called ‘Manage Account Codes’ We’ll be making a few other similar improvements over the coming weeks and will keep you updated as and when these happen.

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5 Benefits of Employing an Accountant

Whether you’re a sole trader, small business or larger corporation, hiring an accountant is a clever way to manage your finances. This is due to the considerable amounts of experience qualified accountants will have, and the valuable knowledge they can pass to you to help your business succeed. Here’s a list of the top 5 benefits of employing an accountant: 1.

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Win a year’s subscription to the Economist!

At Clear Books, we’re always looking for ways to help our community of small business customers. So we’re putting together a little booklet containing advice from successful business owners— like you! Simply tell us the one piece of advice you wish you’d known when you started out on the path to becoming an entrepreneur — and be entered into a draw to win a year’s subscription to The Economist.

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5 Accountancy Practices That Can Help Your Business Grow

As cloud accounting software providers, we aim to help our business customers save time doing their accounts, so they can focus on growing their business. However, even with intuitive accounting software, it’s still beneficial for businesses to employ an accountant to help with business finances. With a whole host of accountants out there, it’s hard to choose the right one.

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What is Bookkeeping? Introduction, Basics and Concepts

Getting started with bookkeeping can be difficult. Even understanding the basics of everyday concepts such as ‘debits’ and ‘credits’ can be confusing at first. To help you get your head around the bookkeeping basics, we’ve created a handy guide which will get you up to speed with the fundamentals of managing your books in no time.

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New feature update: multi-currency invoice import tool

Today we’ve got another useful feature to introduce to you  - the multi-currency invoice import tool. The Clear Books system has been supporting multi-currency for some time, so including a multi-currency option in the invoice import tool was an essential addition. What does it do and how does it help me? Our new multi-currency invoice import tool is an improvement we’ve made to the existing invoice import tool and will allow you to import invoices in any currency, regardless of the base currency of your account.

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