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Accountancy and business support services for Britain’s pubs and licensed trade
Nobody ever got into the licensed trade for the paperwork. When long hours and late nights come with the territory, bookkeeping, PAYE calculations and tax returns are the last thing you want to think about.
No, far better to leave it to the experts while you do what you do best. Welcoming your guests out front and creating an atmosphere that puts everyone at ease.
ClearSky is a leading supplier of accountancy and business support services to pub companies and publicans nationwide. Our team know exactly what it takes to run a business from behind the bar. In fact, between them, they’ve been putting their skills in pub accountancy and business management to work for over 100 years.
As BII partners, we’re dedicated to providing outstanding expert service to the licensed trade. If you’re a BII member you can also take advantage of our special health check offer. Just quote your BII membership to claim. If not, don’t worry, we’re also offering a FREE no obligation business review for your pub.
How we can help
A comprehensive range of business support services, delivered by experts who take away the hassle allowing you to keep you focused on your business.
Expert accounting with an emphasis on personal service, from monthly figures to year-end accounts
Our payroll services mean everyone gets paid what they should, when they should. So you can focus on running your business
Tailored advice on investments, financial planning, business protection, mortgages, pensions and more
Helping you avoid any headaches when it comes to ensuring you stay tax compliant with small business expertise
Why use a professional pub accountant?
ClearSky combines personal face-to-face service with industry expertise that helps us understand the challenges and opportunities that you’re facing. We don’t just look after the numbers, we look after your business.
Making sure your stock is accounted for and drinks aren’t being given away can make several hundred pounds difference a month
We’ll ensure you have a system in place for settling your VAT bill to avoid quarterly cash flow issues
Using our industry experience, we can help with your staff rotas to help bring wage percentages down
Regular tax planning
We’ll work with you to review the best way to gain efficiencies, from your business set up through to the purchase of capital items
Meet the team
Our team have over 100 combined years’ licensed trade experience. Naturally, they’re very hospitable…
AccountantJoseph joined ClearSky in 2012 and holds a BSc (Hons) in Finance & Accounting. He is also ACCA qualified.
Anthony, Commercial DirectorAnthony joined ClearSky in 2016 as a seasoned pub market operator with over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality and retail sector.
Mark, Account ManagerMark has an in-depth knowledge of the licensed trade and is the main point of contact for over 100 publicans.
Jason, Account ManagerWith more than two decades of pub industry experience, Jason has helped countless publicans to set up in business.
Esra, Payroll ManagerEsra has worked in payroll since 2007 and holds qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP).
Sara, AccountantIn her 19 years in accounting Sara has worked on a number of varied portfolios and joined ClearSky in 2014.
Don’t just take our word for it, ClearSky works with many happy pubs
Oulton Stewart Ltd
As a company owning and running various pub outlets, we would not look to use any other partner accountant.
The Greyhound Inn, Saughall
For a comprehensive and friendly solution regarding all your pub accounting and debt management, then we would only endorse ClearSky.
Phoenix Inns Ltd, Chester
ClearSky are always reliable, responsive and helpful. We greatly value the business advice which is always there when we need it and at a high standard. We have no hesitation in recommending ClearSky.
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