Tag: UK SMEs

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

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

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
employees

How to choose the right people for your business

Deciding to hire your first employees is equal parts exciting and daunting. You’re positively giddy at the thought of no longer having to do every single thing in your business by yourself, at the thought of having actual support as...

/ 1st December 2021
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How to get consistent brand exposure

You know you have an incredible product. You know you’re amazing at what you do. And you know your business has the potential to completely wow customers. But there’s one thing holding you back; no one knows who you are...

/ 24th November 2021
business idea

Six strategies to help you find your next great business idea

Whether you’re fascinated by the dream of entrepreneurship but haven’t yet hit on what you want to do, or you’ve started working on the first iteration of your business but it hasn’t quite clicked, you’re probably desperate to find the...

/ 18th November 2021
accountant

How to choose the right accountant for your business – plus three red flags to look out for

When you’re looking for an accountant to help you with your business, you’re not just looking for someone who’ll keep you on the right side of HMRC — ideally you’re looking for someone who’ll advise you, help you make crucial...

/ 10th November 2021