Category: Accountants

How Do Accountants Use Spreadsheets (And What You Should Be Using Instead)

Some things just naturally seem to go together: peanut butter and jelly, night and day, and of course, accountants and spreadsheets. The second you picture an accountant, chances are you think of them crunching numbers in a complicated Excel document....

/ 20th March 2017

We Have a Brand New Video!

We're pleased to announce that we have released a brand new animated video. Our mission has always been to deliver clear & simple accounting software to empower small businesses to get on with what they do best. This new video highlights...

/ 17th March 2017

Clear Books Partner Open Day – March 2017 Registration is Open!

Few people know Clear Books better than our Accountant Partners, and whilst we’ve always tried to make changes to the product that benefit our users, it’s probably fair to say that we’ve not always given our partners the opportunity to...

/ 8th March 2017

Certified Partner Spotlight – Specialist Accounting Services and Alpha Payrolls

Today we speak to Maria Wells of Specialist Accounting Services and Alpha Payrolls to see how she runs a successful practice.   What is it you do? We provide all aspects of Bookkeeping (VAT Returns, cash flow, Management Accounts, Tax Returns...

/ 13th February 2017

4 things your accounting practice should consider when moving to the cloud

There are loads of good reasons to switch to a cloud based accounting system for your accounting practice — using one can save you time, you can get great value for money, your information is secure, you’re constantly getting the latest...

/ 8th February 2017

How to Choose an Accounting Practice for Your Small Business

So you’ve come a long way from keeping a hodge podge of receipts in a box under your desk. You know that you need to take your accounting to the next level by working with an accountant, but do you...

/ 3rd February 2017

Partner Spotlight – Stephanie Pettitt of Equation Accounting

Today we catch up with one of our certified partners, Stephanie. Let's see what makes her practice "Equation Accounting" a successful accounting practice.   1. Who are you and what is it you do? I’m Stephanie Pettitt, Managing Director of...

/ 2nd February 2017

MTD consultation documents – The results!

On 31 January 2017 the Government published the responses to the six consultation documents on Making Tax Digital (MTD) and incorporated links to draft primary legislation, for this year’s Finance Bill. There was an unprecedented 3,000 responses directly to the...

/ 1st February 2017

Certified Partner Spotlight – Maitland Limited Chartered Accountants

Clear Books interviews Andy Maitland of Maitland Limited Chartered Accountants. It's always great to catch up with our partners to learn what makes their practice successful. Name & Company Andy Maitland, Maitland Limited Chartered Accountants Who are you and what...

/ 12th January 2017

A chat with Martyn Keates of Keates & Co.

Today we have another catch up with one of our certified partners Martyn Keates, principal of Keates & Co. let's take a look at how he runs his successful accounting practice based in Camberley and Fleet. Who are you and what...

/ 12th January 2017