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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
Recruitment options

Find the right recruitment option for your growing business

For some business owners, the eventual recruitment of additional employees is baked right into their long-term business plan. For others, a seasonal rush, an unexpected illness, or even the knowledge that the business needs fresh talent and additional skill sets,...

/ 23rd March 2022

How to create a marketing plan that works for your business in 6 steps

You might have had a few sales here and there, a purchase from a friend or neighbour, maybe you’re gaining a little traction through word-of-mouth. But you know that if you’re going to see those sales numbers increasing in a...

/ 17th March 2022

How to choose a business niche (and why you really should)

Do any of these apply to you? You’re thinking of starting a business, but you’re not quite sure what it’s going to look like or who you’re going to target.You feel the pull of entrepreneurship…but you have no idea what...

/ 9th March 2022
VAT registered

Why it pays to be a VAT registered business

VAT registration: for many business owners it feels like a “someday” thing. It’s something you’ll take care of way down the line, when you’re closer to the threshold for registration, when you have more staff, when your business is bigger,...

/ 3rd March 2022

National Insurance increases: what they mean for your small business

It’s a move that’s been criticised by employees and small business owners alike and been described as an “unfair job tax”. Yet, due to the economic turbulence of the last two years, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has stated that changes to...

/ 24th February 2022