Written by Charlotte Newman, Compleat Software: We understand that not all SMEs employ a full time Financial Director (FD), but whether you currently outsource this function, have someone part-time or indeed, have a whole finance team headed up by an FD, the role they play within growing SMEs is not only important, but is one […]
Itzik Amiel, bestselling author of Attention Switch and founder of the Power Networking Academy, was at Accountex 2017 sharing his seven networking strategies to switch ‘relations to...
James Ashford, author of Selling To Serve and founder of GoProposal, has re-recorded his Keynote session from Accountex 2017. So, for anyone that missed it, here’s...
Accountex has reported a record turnout for another successive year. The industry-defining event – the biggest in the UK for the accountancy and finance profession...
Here’s some video highlights from a fantastic first day at Accountex 2017. We look forward to seeing you again tomorrow! (more…)
Accountex’s new Making Tax Digital Theatre is the latest addition to its 14-strong theatre line-up for 2017. The theatre will feature exclusive content on the...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Written by Annabel Sim, Compleat Software: Those of you who think that finance professionals are the only people who benefit from having your purchase order and invoice management process online are mistaken! The benefits go far beyond commitment accounting, time saved from invoice data entry and manually keying into your finance system to pay your […]
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 […]
Andy is a vastly experienced Chartered Tax Adviser who previously worked at Grant Thornton, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, before deciding to strike out on his own. Here’s the audio recording from his Tax Talk session at Accountex 2017 on Property Tax Update. (more…)
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 […]
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 […]