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IRIS launches digital excellence awards

IRIS is launching its very own awards to celebrate individuals and accountancy practices thriving in the digital economy. The IRIS Customer Awards have been set up as the software group enters its 40th year. They acknowledge best practice across several areas as accountancy firms evolve beyond compliance services to capitalise on service opportunities in the […]

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IRIS CFO wins top finance professional award

Congratulations to IRIS CFO Elona Mortimer-Zhika, who has won finance professional of the year in the Venus awards for women in business. Elona was recognised in the working women’s Oscars for her dedication and tenacity. The Thames Valley region award follows IRIS‘s recent acquisitions of Star Computers and Taxfiler and the buyout by Hg Capital […]

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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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ATT welcomes HMRC Brexit delays; IRIS buys Star

Brexit, almost inevitably, has put the brakes on several HMRC projects.  This piece of news has been flagged up pretty extensively this week.  Reaction to it seems to be along the lines of : no real surprise… HMRC overstretching on scale…. goes to show MTD won’t be with us for a long time yet. That […]

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IRIS boosts its accounting software suite

IRIS has boosted features and compliance compatibility across its accountancy suite to increase customer effectiveness and productivity, according to the UK software group’s spring update. The interface initiative improves workflows to increase practice efficiencies, making it easier for users to access information and take the right action. Other key updates include the ability to produce […]

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What can UK accountants learn from Down Under?

I often get asked: “What are other firms doing?”  It is an interesting question – is it about strategy in dealing with the client?  Or the changing legislative environment – MTD and GDPR?  Or is it about the dramatic changes happening in the software industry relevant to accountants? Or does the relationship of clients with […]

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