Written by Zoe Lacey-Cooper, event director of Accountex: The MTD deferment was by far the biggest news to hit the profession and to be honest it was not a surprise! The practitioners now have some tangible time to ensure that technology and processes are in place to ensure that their clients are up to speed. […]
We asked a selection of our speakers and exhibitors to share their highlights of 2017. From news stories that caught their eye to the latest...
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…)
We asked a selection of our speakers and exhibitors to share their highlights of 2017. From news stories that caught their eye to the latest trends and tech that’ll be shaping things to come – here’s their key takeaways from the last twelve months. (more…)
Written by Cailin Reilly, BrightPay Payroll Software: From October this year, new employers did not receive a ‘staging date’ from The Pensions Regulator(TPR). Instead, their automatic enrolment(AE) duties started on their ‘duties start date’. This date is easy to pinpoint as it is the date your client’s first employee started employment. If a client falls […]
Written by Zaynab Bostan, Compleat Software: Let’s have a show of hands. How many of you reading this find your business has a fragmented purchase to pay process? Whether big or small, start-up or well established, you don’t have to look far to find many companies still struggle with some of the key financial processes. […]
Written by Karen Bennett, BrightPay Payroll Software: Worryingly, according to research conducted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), 49%, almost half of accountants asked did not know that new employers would have AE duties. Many of your new employer clients will need help when it comes to AE. Auto enrolment has well and truly evolved since […]
Written by Holly McHugh, BrightPay Payroll Software: From 1 October 2017, all start-up businesses have a legal duty to place staff into a workplace pension as soon as they commence employment. Providing a workplace pension is just part of running a business. The instant pension duties correspond with the fifth anniversary of automatic enrolment. Statistics show […]
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 […]
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 […]