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Why Accountex 2018 is a financial feast

The 2018 MasterChef champion has just been crowned … and this got us thinking. In some ways, a great exhibition and conference is like a great meal. You need the right ingredients, equipment and technique to produce the perfect balance of flavours. You also need the right chef(s). And that’s exactly what we’ve seen every […]

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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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Late payment rise points to role for software providers

I thought we’d just go slightly off-piste this morning, but not too far, I hope. I came across some interesting research by Euler Hermes, the trade credit insurance group, that reveals a rise in late payments. It shows that companies around the world are taking longer to collect cash from customers. And this can increase the […]

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Salary survey shocks… HMRC’s late penalty own goal

Most folk love a salary survey. It gives you a chance to indulge in that guilty pleasure of comparison with your peers. According to the Office of National Statistics, the median household income for the UK, where the average house price is £225,000, is just £27,200. So where do accountants fit into that picture? Lucy […]

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Roll up for the British Accountancy Awards

Accountancy Age has announced that entries for the British Accountancy Awards are open. Individuals, firms and bigger groups are in line for gongs. Categories include practice excellence, team of the year, excellence in accounting and finance, and individual excellence. There are also awards for national firm of the year, finance team of the year, innovation […]

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Why you should visit Accountex 2018: the video…

Accountex 2018 event director Zoe Lacey-Cooper features in a new video to explain why next month’s show at ExCel in London should be at the top of every accounting and finance professional’s to-do list With more than 7,000 visitors, 200-plus exhibitors and 180 speakers, Accountex 2018 is THE event of the year. And new for […]

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Wales raises its profile as financial hub

Wales is an emerging force in financial services; increasingly host to the leading businesses and services that underpin the UK’s world-leading financial sector. Ever improving transport links mean the Cardiff area has become a natural hub for investors looking for a more affordable location than London. This trend will develop Wales’s reputation as the home […]

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Is the road to accountancy revolution paved with gold?

It’s an accountancy revolution. Cloud technology, MTD and your clients’ increasing expectations set you and your accounting firm up for unheard of success. But are you ready? Fees, profits and capital value gains are all within your grasp. But only if you take action. So how do you turn all this financial potential into hard […]

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