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How to navigate the accounting software landscape

The industrious team over at AccountingWEB has created an indispensable guide to accounting software. Given the packed-to-the-gunnels marketplace and the looming demands of making tax digital, Software Reviews couldn’t have arrived at a better time for those wanting/needing to get tech savvy. And, as the content is very much connected to user experiences, it’s likely to […]

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BrandWatch: Accounts IQ joins forces with TransferMate

AccountsIQ, supplier of financial management software, has partnered with TransferMate Global Payments, the global B2B payments technology company. The aim is to offer its customers a new way to access preferential FX rates for payments, saving them time and money with an automated solution within the AccountsIQ system. AccountsIQ’s clients include Web Summit, Gaelectric, Nuritas and […]

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IRIS aims to simplify the route to MTD

Software group IRIS has delivered an autumn statement of intent that aims to equip every accounting practice with the tools to thrive in the digital future. The company, which is celebrating 40 years in business, has even thrown down the gauntlet to EY, PwC, KPMG and Deloitte by offering an artificial intelligence audit solution that […]

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Tracker is miles better

MyFirmsApp, developer of custom apps for accountants and bookkeepers, is set to launch a powerful new  ‘Mileage Tracker’. It will automatically and accurately log business trip mileage for tax purposes and reimbursements. The Mileage Tracker is one of the most popular tools in the app and this new version has features that have been introduced […]

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AccountsIQ wins prestigious award

Congratulations to AccountsIQ. The cloud accounting software group  won the Enterprise Accounting Software of the Year gong at last week’s Accounting Excellence Awards. They beat rivals Sage, SAP, Exact and Pegasus to the coveted prize. Tony Connolly, founder and CEO, says: “I’m delighted that AccountsIQ has won the top prize in the Enterprise Accounting Software […]

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IRIS launches GDPR compliance tool for accountants

IRIS has joined forces with the Data Support Agency to launch GDPR Advisor – a service to help accountancy practices maintain compliance and deal with evolving data protection regulations plus cyber security. Anecdotal evidence from the IRIS GDPR Conference held earlier this year, found many accountancy professionals view data protection as peripheral to their core […]

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AI will not replace ‘humans doing thinking things’

My heart sank recently when I read the Bank of England’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, scaring Times readers with his artificial intelligence predictions. Of course, AI will affect most industries, but it seems rather short-sighted to think machines will entirely replace humans doing thinking things. Technology has been a serious part of our world now for […]

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A US take on Intuit’s Amazon journey

Carrie Kahn will be presenting at Accountex USA 2018 in Boston, August 22-23. Click on this link for a complete list of conference speakers. Hosting is a hot topic. As more and more companies move to the cloud, improvements are being made continuously to improve the reliability of their services. As you may see posts on social media, your […]

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Emerging tech offers opportunities for accountants

Accountex USA takes place next week in magnificent Boston, of Red Sox fame. There will be about 100 exhibitors at the Hynes Convention Centre on August 22-23, including Intuit QuickBooks, Sage, Receipt Bank, HubDoc and Zoho. And just as with Accountex London and Accountex Summit North, there’s a fascinating speaker line-up, too – headed by cyber-security expert Dave […]

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Making Tax Digital VAT: is it time to educate clients?

The summer has arrived (it’s started raining!). Government members have retreated to Tuscan villas. School children are enjoying the longest holiday of the year. Parents battle to juggle work and keep their little ones entertained. Amid the extraordinary political, social and economic events of the past few months, accountancy professionals are debating the next step […]

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