Category: Small Business Guides

Whether you are starting a new business or have been self employed for some time, we have assembled a collection of small business guides provided by our expert and experienced accountants.

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What to look for in a business bank account?

When setting up a limited company there are many things to consider, not least an accountant, as our previous guide explained.  However, an essential element is a limited company bank account as this forms an […]

Employing staff

Thinking of employing someone in your business?

So, you’ve worked on your own for what seems like ever, but as the hours you spend sat at your computer screen increases you realise it’s time to take the plunge and hire help. Employing […]

Professional Insurance

Buisness Insurance: Why do you need it?

Business Insurance is a necessity of everyday life, be it be house, car, life or even mobile phone cover.  In business, this is no exception but it is often overlooked as an essential service for […]

What is GDPR?

What is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?

What is it? The General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (“GDPR”) is EU legislation set to apply in the UK from 25th May 2018.  It replaces the current Data Protection Act (“DPA”) and is designed to […]

How to get paid!

How to chase unpaid invoices

A healthy cash flow is essential for a business to survive.  Failing to get paid quickly and regularly for work done for a customer can result in serious cash flow issues and ultimately will affect […]

Credit control process

A guide to credit control: the basics

Credit control shouldn’t just be restricted to bigger businesses.  In fact, the process of agreeing, monitoring and collecting money should be part of day to day life of every business. Working for yourself brings many […]

What happens after signing up with Clever Accounts

What happens once you’ve signed up?

When you sign up with Clever Accounts, one of our accountants will be in contact with you. Our aim is to ensure that the process is straight forward and to make you comfortable with how […]

Year End Checklist

Year end checklists – what to consider

The accounting year end is an important point in the annual cycle of a company to finalise finances and tie up any loose ends to benefit from any available allowances or tax breaks.  Therefore, it’s […]