Category: Accounting News

Clear Books founder Tim Fouracre makes way for Phil Sayers as new CEO

Clear Books has announced that Phil Sayers has taken over from founder Tim Fouracre as CEO with immediate effect. The appointment of Sayers, who joined the company as Sales and Marketing Director 14 months ago, releases Fouracre to depart to...

/ 4th October 2017

Join the ICPA – Do the sums, it really adds up!

Accountants in Practice are unique. Who says so? The answer is accountants themselves which is why over 1,000 UK Accountants in practice have already joined the ICPA.   Who are the ICPA? The ICPA (Institute of Chartered Practice Accountants) were...

/ 8th September 2017

Why your accounting practice should start a blog

The marketing world loves a buzzword, or a hot new strategy that every small business simply MUST employ. For a while now, the marketers have been waxing lyrical about 'content marketing' and more specifically the value of blogging. So is...

/ 16th August 2017

How becoming a certified Clear Books partner can help both your practice and your clients

You may already know that we offer our SME clients everything from accounting and payroll software to onsite training, but did you know that we are also a firm favourite with accountants? We're built by accountants, for accountants, who love...

/ 14th August 2017

How to Pitch Making Tax Digital to Your Clients

The Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative is coming — and it has many small business owners feeling like they want to head for the hills. The lack of concrete information on MTD has led to a lot of confusion and...

/ 10th August 2017

New Product: Making Tax Digital? Clear Books has got you covered

Today we are announcing two new products to help small businesses meet the requirements of Making Tax Digital: Clear Books Practice Edition for accountants; and Clear Books Micro for small businesses   Tax today Making Tax Digital (MTD) is looming...

/ 3rd August 2017

MTD is being delayed – Why?

The government has announced that the full implementation of Making Tax Digital will be delayed by 'at least' two years (until 2020), although quarterly VAT reporting using digital systems will be mandatory from 2019. The original timetable for the rollout...

/ 17th July 2017

Clear Books to sponsor the ICPA Practice Evolution Conference – Manchester

We are delighted to announce that Clear Books are sponsoring the upcoming ICPA Practice Evolution Conference taking place on 21 September 2017 at the Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Manchester. As a Clearbooks contact you are eligible to...

/ 14th July 2017

Clear Books at Accountex 2017

Clear Books will be attending Accountex 2017 this week. It presents a great opportunity for us to catch up with our partners (old and new) face to face. We will be attending the event on both days (10th and 11th May...

/ 8th May 2017

Bonkers! HMRC Say They Will Support Spreadsheets in MTD?

(Note, we now have a product that seamlessly allows businesses to keep spreadsheet records, while allowing the accountant to submit their returns digitally, complying with MTD) I applaud the sentiment behind the government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative i.e. to...

/ 1st February 2017