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10 reasons why Accountex 2018 is a big hit!

Welcome to Daily Insight, which today comes to you live from Day Two of Accountex 2018, the UK’s leading event for the accounting and finance profession. But first, Day One. And a Big Tick all round. Visitor numbers were up by about 9 per cent. Exhibitors gave it a pretty much unanimous thumbs up. There […]

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IRIS snaps up Taxfiler; gig economy boosts Intuit

Welcome to Daily Insight and the first day of Accountex 2018. Today’s big news is UK accounting group IRIS is acquiring Taxfiler, the cloud tax and accounts group focused on small accountancy practices. Taxfiler, set up in 2012, is a cloud-based monthly subscription service for agents and accountants to submit statutory accounts and tax returns. […]

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Give your clients an expenses health check

Whether you still accept shoe boxes full of receipts or prefer newer methods, it’s time to give your clients an expenses health check to ensure you’re offering the best solution, and not just the solution that suits your practice. What happens when your client tells you that they want to use the latest and greatest […]

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MyFirmsApp launches OneApp at Accountex

MyFirmsApp, provider of intelligent Apps to professional firms in 11 countries, is introducing the new OneApp layered mobile platform at Accountex 2018. The OneApp platform will feature an AI/chatbot or virtual assistant that answers questions using calculator functionality and completes simple tasks. Working closely with the Amazon Lex platform, the AI functionality is set to […]

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Wolters Kluwer delivers CCH OneClick

Wolters Kluwer, Tax & Accounting UK has launched CCH OneClick, which enables tax advisers to embrace digitalisation and delivers the open integration that practices need to connect digital data. CCH OneClick provides a set of cloud tools that are delivered through two new connected workspaces; the adviser workspace, which provides new features for advisers, and the client […]

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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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Is it time for a change?

Over the past year or so, you’ve likely dealt with a lot of change. And, with our sights set on the future, more is on its way. First, cloud accounting software companies started targeting customers and your compliance revenues were threatened. So, you got the new software and put the processes in place. (Tick). Then…. […]

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Can technology win clients?

Attracting and winning clients is a key part of a firm’s growth strategy – and, according research, it’s a number one priority for firms in 2018: 41 per cent of accountants say acquiring new clients is their top priority this year. A further 23 per cent see increasing their use of technology as a key goal. […]

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Budget solution provides real-time visibility and spend control

Oxford Economics says strong profitability and revenue growth are tied to effective cost control. However, managing spend is increasingly complicated. In the past 15 years, travel spend alone has doubled to more than $1.2 trillion. Employee-initiated spend is today the second-largest expense in many organisations. These are spending categories, ranging from entertainment, consulting, mobile roaming […]

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