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Dan

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Crunch lets Dan spend less time worrying about his accounting and more time building his software development business

Dan Clarke left his full-time job to start Everstack - a software development and consulting company. With Crunch’s award-winning support, Dan can focus on doing what he does best.

Name

Dan Clarke

Business name

Everstack

Line of work

Software development & consultancy

member since

December 2015

Dan followed the path of many small business owners by initially picking up freelance work on the side of his full-time job. His company Everstack, which builds web, mobile, or desktop applications, now has multiple clients and sponsors a local technology user-group called .NET Oxford.

“Crunch has helped me by making accounting much easier to manage in a stress-free way - meaning that I can focus on my business and not worry about the accounting side of things.”

When starting out, Dan knew he’d need the expertise of an accountant. He says: “Don't try to do the accounting yourself. There's much more to it than you think, and this time could be much better spent working on your business domain rather than working out how to do your tax (and probably getting it wrong!).”

“My favourite thing about Crunch is that I can do everything from a well-designed portal/dashboard. From expenses and invoices, to bank reconciliation and taxes - it's all in one place, and is very easy and efficient to use.”

If you’re already freelancing on the side and thinking about following in Dan’s footsteps, then Crunch has a suite of packages to give you the support you need to build your business.

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July 13, 2021

We received brilliant support from Luke and Karly regarding securing our first mortgage. They were both extremely helpful and very quick to respond to our questions. Given our tricky situation, myself being a contractor and my partner in full-time work it required a bit of back and forth with the lender however it was very quickly sorted and our mortgage approved. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Crunch to friends especially those who are self-employed/contractors. Thank you!

Scott Dunn

July 10, 2021

I have taken the plunge and gone part time in a new business and have found crunch idea to take the pressure off me from a financial side . I had an outstanding call yesterday with Danielle who went above and beyond to help me and be patient due to dyslexia and lack of confidence in form filling. The way she was with me was simply outstanding, and I now have an excellent overview of how to input and generate invoices. This would not have been achieved but for this wonderfully patient client support manager thank you so much, and what I thought was going to be a clunky process has turned out to be far easier than I thought. Simply brilliant support

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July 9, 2021

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