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
MTD VAT

Making Tax Digital for VAT: Your Questions Answered

MTD VAT is coming – is your business ready? Soon all VAT-registered businesses will need to submit their VAT returns electronically to HMRC.  Whilst the thought of changing your processes to comply with MTD VAT may seem daunting, it can...

/ 9th February 2022

Get fit for business with Capitalise

Ready to spring back after the last couple of years have left your business feeling low on energy? Capitalise’s new Get fit for business report tracks just how fit UK businesses are feeling. And gives you insight into how your...

/ 1st February 2022
Self Assessment

Self Assessment: HMRC waives fines for late filings

With 2021 now well and truly behind us, the self-employed and accountants across the country will be turning their attention to the looming Self Assessment Income Tax deadline on 31 January. Those struggling to file their tax return by the...

/ 12th January 2022

Lifting the Lid on Life at Clear Books

Online Accounting Software with a personal touch At Clear Books we pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service and the personal way in which we onboard each and every new customer, whether that’s a new accounting practice or a small...

/ 22nd December 2021
customer service

The Clear Books Customer Service Team

The Customer Services Team is the friendly face of Clear Books. They all work together to provide our customers with a great level of service. We have several individual teams that make up the Customer Services Team. Customer Onboarding The...

/ 17th December 2021