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Sion Lewis, CEO IRIS Accountancy Solutions

IRIS draws up blueprint for success at Twickenham

IRIS will unveil its blueprint for accountancy businesses to thrive in the digital economy at its annual conference, IRIS World.  The UK’s largest accountancy software provider will explain how it is setting the future standard for tomorrow’s practices while continuing to serve the firms of today. IRIS will announce several making tax digital (MTD) developments […]

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BrandWatch: Fast route to accurate tax planning

Our latest BrandWatch feature takes a look at Absolute Accounting Software’s tax calculator apps. There are four apps, which have been created by tax expert and lecturer Tim Good. And they were developed in response to the complications and errors that have arisen from the recent changes to dividend and interest rules. Problems with tax […]

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IRIS launches AI assistant for accountants

IRIS has launched a suite of artificial intelligence products and services for accountants practice. The software group’s first product in this offering is the Ai Auditor™,  which has been developed by MindBridge Analytics Inc. The tool enables accountants to address skill shortages and deliver risk and fraud assurance services. Reducing labour intensity MindBridge Ai Auditor […]

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HMRC releases new update on making tax digital

Making Tax Digital edges ever closer. Late on Friday afternoon HMRC posted an MTD update including a list of 18 software suppliers, as it put it: “To support businesses and agents in the run up to the start of the mandatory MTD VAT service from April 2019.” The online information package includes: A new HMRC VAT […]

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Accountex 2018 in numbers

Today’s Daily Insight is a quick look back at Accountex 2018 now that our resident statisticians have been able to analyse all the data from the show and come up with some significant numbers. There’s some interesting reading here, particularly the number of buying influencers who attended the show a couple of weeks ago at […]

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HMRC software supplier list for MTD grows (slightly)

One of the speaker sessions that I particularly enjoyed at Accountex 2018 was by the HMRC’s Heather Elliot. The title of her talk wasn’t all that snappy: “To Raise Awareness of, and Engagement with MTD… (wait, it’s not finished yet) Specifically in the Area of VAT and ITSA.” Yet Heather, who is part of the (also […]

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Accountancy’s top show punches above its weight

From the announcement of important company takeovers, to soaring visitor numbers and boxing glove freebies, Accountex packed a big punch in 2018. The UK’s leading exhibition for the accounting and finance profession was on record-breaking form with over 7,600 attending the show at ExCeL London on 23-24 May. That was more than 8% up on […]

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A short and tweet round-up of Accountex

Welcome to the post-Accountex 2018 Daily Insight. This short and simple tweet summed it up for me. It includes a great video of the ExCeL accounting extravaganza shot and edited by Accountex PR exec Sharna Waide. Just click on the pic above and it will take you straight there. Or click here. The team at […]

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