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Accounting Insight News goes live!

An essential source of news, views and analysis for UK accountants and finance professionals launches today. Accounting Insight News is the exciting new content platform that will be partnering Accountex Summit North and the UK’s premier exhibition for accountants — Accountex. It will focus on the latest industry news and state of the art technology, […]

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Irony reigns in the world of accountancy

Written by Ian Moss: Is it me or is there a hint of irony running through the world of accountancy this week? First, the ICAEW’s excellent Economia website evoked some rather unpleasant imagery with this headline ‘Big Four “feasting” on Carillion “carcass”, say MPs’. Fair comment, I suppose, when you consider their combined fees for […]

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Document Management Systems Really Can Boost Efficiency

Written by Don Emery of Doc.It Inc. Firms that adopt document management systems (DMS) and workflow software can tackle inefficiency head on. Chiefly, they can save time on low-value tasks such as document retrieval and increase standardisation in filing and naming conventions. If you’re wondering whether an investment into DMS and workflow software will pay […]

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Apps boost client loyalty. Picture: Austin Schmidt

How Apps Can Help To Keep Your Clients Happy

Written by Joel Oliver, CEO, MyFirmsApp: Today’s businesses face an uphill battle to keep their customers loyal. With the Google effect meaning that competitors are only a click away, instilling loyalty among existing clients is the new imperative. The role that Apps can play in boosting client loyalty in today’s increasingly mobile world cannot be underplayed. […]

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What did the visitors think of Accountex 2017?

With registration now open for Accountex 2018, we thought we’d share a few thoughts on last year’s event which took place at Excel London.  Accountex 2018 will return to London ExCeL on 23-24 May. To book your free trade ticket, register here now.

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Brain power for accountants

Weekly Insight: AI is the way forward for accounting

Written by Ian Moss. Welcome to Accountex‘s Weekly Insight Number 3 and congratulations on reaching February, the end of another self-assessment-crazy January. But don’t worry. There’s plenty more fun on the horizon: Brexit rumbles on; the GDPR deadline looms; the spectre of automation/Artificial Intelligence hovers menacingly in the background. On AI, I spotted this headline […]

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Missing the tax deadline

Missed the tax deadline? What’s Your Excuse?

Written by Duncan Callow of Indicator-FLM: Amusing epic fails. HMRC recently released a short tongue-in-cheek video showing a few of the lamest excuses it’s been given for missing the self-assessment deadline. The pick of the bunch was the taxpayer who tried to wriggle out of the late filing penalty by claiming “my partner’s been seeing […]

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