Category: Small Business

5 Books Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs Should Read

One thing nobody tells you when you start a business is that the growth of the business is directly related to your growth as a person. But when you’ve got your head down in the (often all consuming) process of...

/ 10th February 2017

7 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Have an Active Blog

It seems like there’s always a million things to do when you’re running a small business … and somehow, writing that next blog just doesn’t seem to make your priority list. After all, how much good can a blog do,...

/ 6th 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

Accounting Terms UK: Free Online Glossary & Definitions

As cloud accounting providers, we feel strongly about eliminating jargon and making accounting simple and accessible for everyone. In this spirit, we’ve compiled this handy guide to the most commonly used accounting terms for your reference. Glossary of Accounting Terms Jump...

/ 13th May 2015

Small Business Infographic: Starting up your business

The Clear Books community is home to thousands of UK business owners, creating and running their own businesses across a wide variety of industries. We wanted to find out the challenges and benefits of starting your own business, and to...

/ 13th August 2014

25% off Clear Books Training for Small Businesses

To celebrate our new West Kensington training centre, Clear Books is offering a 2 hour training session to small business users on Wednesday 9th July at the discounted rate of £75 per person. The session will take you through the...

/ 30th June 2014

Small British businesses are wasting one week a year unnecessarily

Small British businesses are wasting time unnecessarily. In a year I estimate that the person in a small business who processes payments to suppliers is wasting a full working week. The problem is that most small businesses view unpaid bills...

/ 27th March 2014

Thanks for the glowing reviews!

Clear Books were delighted to receive some great feedback from our fantastic customers recently, when the results of the AccountingWEB Software Satisfaction Awards survey were published. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive, which gives us real encouragement that we are providing...

/ 17th December 2013

Infographic: Find out what your clients want

We surveyed a whole bunch of small businesses across the UK to find out exactly what they’re looking for in an accountant. The results are now in, displayed below as a lovely infographic! Do please let us know by commenting on...

/ 24th September 2013

Tax guide for accidental landlords

The state of the UK’s housing market over the last few years may have meant that you’ve found yourself as an accidental landlord with a property you weren’t able to sell. According to research by Rightmove, accidental landlords make up...

/ 3rd July 2013