21st Century Accountants: Which One Are You?

21st Century Accountants: Which one are you?

Written by Andy Bailey, Octopus Blue: It has been well documented that the accounting profession is in a state of transition.  Moving from backwards looking, historic number crunchers, billing for time spent rather than value added, to real-time, cloud first, automated services.  Realising tangible benefits to their clients by offering valuable business advice. Tech savvy millennials […]

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Compleat Software - Why cash flow is king to growing businesses

Why cash flow is king to growing businesses

Written by James Vear, Compleat Software: To growing businesses, there are hundreds of headaches that come up every month. However, if you ask around, every one of them will tell you that the thing above these headaches that keeps them up at night is cash flow. How do we make more sales? Can I get better pricing […]

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BrightPay - An Automatic Enrolment Update

An Automatic Enrolment Update

Written by BrightPay UK: An impressive eight million plus employees have been enrolled into a workplace pension since auto enrolment came into effect 5 years ago. This means that these employees are now starting to save towards their retirement. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reports that as of the end of June, 8,165,000 workers were saving for […]

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Arthur Online - Property opportunities for investment

Property opportunities for investment

Written by Jafar Tabaqchali, Arthur Online: With regards to investments, there are multiple areas to look at. Property has always been an attractive area for those looking to invest. The managing director of Sequere Property Investment makes the case that “investing in property not only provides great returns when the deal is right, but it’s […]

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Accountex 2017 highlights: Neil Farquhar talks Capital allowances

Neil Farquhar is a Chartered Surveyor who has specialised in capital allowances for twenty-five years working in both the accountancy and property professions.  He founded Savills Capital Allowances Consultancy in 1996, which has since developed into one of the leading national practices.  Here’s the audio recording from his session on Capital Allowances – De-risking Strategies for […]

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Friend not foe - Why finance professionals shouldn’t fear automation

Friend not foe: Why finance professionals shouldn’t fear automation

Written by Zaynab Bostan, Compleat Software: Automation may feel like a bit of a buzz word these days, but the stark reality is that we’re seeing more industries adopting automation to replace manual processes; and finance is no exception. A recent analysis by PwC found that up to 30% of existing UK jobs are susceptible to automation […]

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3 Must Know SMB Metrics to Measure for KPI Success

3 must know SMB metrics to measure for KPI success

Written by Amy Harris, co-founder of FUTRLI: True advisors will win more business today than their compliance counterparts, but they will absolutely dominate in the future. When you can tell a business owner more about their company than they already know, you instantly open their eyes to a different future and remove the question mark over […]

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