IRIS Open Books Demo

Clarkson Cleaver & Bowes Limited now offers IRIS OpenBooks – Online Accounting

for Small Business and Contractors

What’s in it for you?

  • Less time consuming than maintaining spreadsheets

  • Real time information available 24/7 telling you:

    • How much you have invoiced

    • How much profit you have made

    • Estimated tax liabilities – both company & personal

    • Who owes you money and how much

  • A tax timeline – setting out liabilities and their due dates, both confirmed liabilities and estimates based upon current trading.

  • Nothing to download, install or maintain. Accessible 24/7 from anywhere, all you need is an internet connection.

  • An easy-to-use application written in plain English that lets you invoice customers, track bills or expenses, and automatically download electronic bank statements.

  • As your accountant we can access your records online so you do not need to spend extra time sending them to us.

Your questions answered

1. What is IRIS OpenBooks?

IRIS OpenBooks is an online bookkeeping service that’s optimised for small businesses (Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLP’s and Limited Companies with fewer than 10 employees). It offers market-leading functionality with several unique tools, such as the Tax Timeline, while being exceptionally easy to use. IRIS OpenBooks makes the process of accounting simpler.

2. What does it do for you?

With IRIS OpenBooks you can:

  • Create invoices in any currency, with proactive payment chasing built in

  • Keep track of expenses and bills

  • Automatically download electronic bank statements with payment recognition built into the application to enable it to identify regular payments.

  • View projected Income Tax, VAT, PAYE and Corporation Tax payments and due dates in the unique Tax Timeline

  • Automatically generate dividend vouchers

3. How much does it cost?

IRIS OpenBooks is priced very competitively and paid for on a month by month basis. For more information or a quote contact one of our team on 01296 689430.

4. Why should I go online?


If you do not already use accounting software then it eliminates the need to send us excel and word documents on a regular basis.

If you have been contemplating using a software package or use a package but are considering making a change then by hosting the software online IRIS OpenBooks eliminates the need for you to download, install or maintain software. It also eliminates problems with software compatibility because we will be accessing the same programme you are.

The software is managed centrally and is regularly updated to ensure compliance with accounting practice etc. IRIS OpenBooks is accessible 24/7 from anywhere around the globe, all that’s required is an internet connection.

5. Is my data safe?

IRIS take security and privacy extremely seriously. All information is encrypted using the same technology that banks use to protect data and is hosted on servers at Rackspace, the UK's largest hosting company.

All data is backed up every 15 minutes, and it is then encrypted and transferred off-site. This is better than the backup processes of most accountants or their clients. All of the IRIS OpenBooks data can be exported into an Excel format at any time

What do I do now?

You can view an online demonstration of the programme HERE ( please allow time for the movie to fully download)

Please call us on 01296 689430 for more information and a more detailed discussion about how this programme could work for you.