Accounting profession singles out Brexit as biggest headache

It’s time for accountants to “step up to the plate” when it comes to Brexit, according to the ICAEW’s head of tax. Frank Haskew says: “Our profession is facing a generational, monumental change. This is massive for all of us.” He adds (perhaps with a hint of understatement) that clients across the country are “starting to […]

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Accounting firm offers a Brexit solution

As the debate over Brexit continues to rumble on, one of the south-west’s leading firms of accountants is helping businesses to continue trading with the EU regardless of whatever deal is struck. Through its membership of an international accountancy network – MGI Worldwide – Milsted Langdon will be working with its colleagues in Dublin to […]

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Brexit means Brexit… or does it?

It’s gone on long enough. Daily Insight has made today the day to talk about Brexit. It’s going to affect you, me… all accountants and finance professionals. For many there will be benefits. There always is an upside for some folk even in the worst economic and political circumstances. And there’s bound to be a […]

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AI is the way forward for accounting

I spotted this headline in Forbes. “Why Artificial Intelligence Is The Future of Accounting”. This statement seemed to run counter to a lot of robot scare stories I’ve come across since taking up my role as Accountex editor three weeks ago. The author of a new study, Jean Baptiste Su, VP and analyst at Atherton […]

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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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Daily Insight: Accountex Summit … it’s grin up North!

Welcome to day two of Daily Insight. Let’s start with this: by any measure, the first Accountex Summit North was an overwhelming success. More than 1,000 attendees from the world of accounting and finance went to the conference at Manchester Central on Tuesday. And there were plenty of smiling faces. Who says accountants are a […]

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