Starting a business from scratch

Starting A Business From Scratch (Part 1) This is one of a number of business startup guides that will be posted over the coming weeks thanks to Duncan Accounting. Today's post is the first of two posts on the basics...

/ 18th January 2010

Easy API integration

Clear Books offers an API, along with full details and simple examples using the PHP SoapClient (you can also communicate via XML if you please). And to my surprise it was very simple to use. In a nutshell the API...

/ 17th January 2010

End of year accounts

End of year accounts will be filed by many accountants on behalf of small businesses across the UK over the coming months in what is commonly known in the accounting world as 'busy season'. This coincides with the fact that...

/ 12th January 2010

Snow proof accounting software

Clear Books is accounting software that defies winter's icy grasp. If you live in the UK you will no doubt have noticed that it has been snowing; some people are saying that it is one of coldest winters since 1963. If...

/ 8th January 2010

VAT changes

VAT is changing on  the 1 January 2010 with a return to 17.5% from the temporary rate of 15% imposed since 1 December 2008. This will affect VAT registered Clear Books users in the following ways. Normal Invoicing We have...

/ 10th December 2009

10 tips for speed networking

Clear Books experiences and tips from taking part in some Speed Networking whilst at the Business Start Up Live Event in Olympia, London.

/ 5th December 2009

Companies House Webcheck built into Clear Books

Today we are pleased to announce that we have worked with Companies House to make their webcheck service available right inside Clear Books. This means you can order from a huge range of official documents that have been recorded with...

/ 20th November 2009

Online accounting growth story… write your own chapter

We've had some interesting questions raised about our growth plans. It's important for prospective interns and employees to appreciate where we have come from and where we are going. It may be interesting to our users too. I was nine months into my...

/ 4th November 2009

Online VAT returns recognised by HMRC

We are pleased to announce that our online VAT returns system has been recognised by HMRC. We are now listed on their 3rd party VAT software page: HMRC Recognised VAT Software We currently support online submission of VAT 100 forms (the...

/ 19th October 2009

Clear Books Accounting Software: New Design, Record Users, Free Your Time!

Clear Books accounting software has revamped its online accounting website. The fresh design coincides with flying through 100 paying users and a new company slogan, "Free Your Time". Free Your Time "Free Your Time" is about empowering small business owners...

/ 14th October 2009