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‘As Virginia Woolf said: a woman must have money and a room of her own’

Caroline Plumb, founder and CEO of Fluidly, talks to Accounting Insight editor Ian Moss about her life and accounting times. The here and now…. What are your favourite early career memories, Caroline? Starting a business aged 21 and pretending we had a switchboard, building the first computers, finding my first customers and growing it! Oh […]

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Robot accountants

The emergence of robotics in accounting

The digital economy is disrupting even the once stable world of accounting, especially the emerging trend of robotics. Organisations, be they businesses or government agencies, are required to become agile data-driven enterprises capable of predicting, anticipating, and quickly reacting to a dynamic global economy to remain relevant. Data collection, data transformation, and data visualisation are all […]

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Five ways accountants can learn to love social media

Accountants have tended to stick to word of mouth, traditional marketing methods, and professional or business networks such as LinkedIn. A  2014 survey in the US by Social CPAs found that few organisations advertised on social media and many had no social media policies. Things have probably changed a bit since that survey. But it’s slow progress.  […]

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Accountex Summit North: keeping you in the picture

I could easily (well, probably not that easily) write thousands of words about my experience of Accountex Summit North, but I won’t. Instead, I’ll jot down a few considered recollections and let you look through our photograph gallery of some quality moments from the event, which was held for the first time at Manchester Central […]

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