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 […]
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 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 […]
Written by Jafar Tabaqchali, Arthur Online: In spite of uncertainty surrounding the United Kingdom, created as a result of the Brexit referendum and the result of the ‘snap election’, there has been a rise in property prices. When the result of the Brexit referendum was revealed, analysts predicted that housing prices would fall. The same could be […]
Next up in our series of expert views and reactions to the recently announced MTD delay is Mark Purdue, tax product manager, Thomson Reuters. Here he explains some of the changes and reminds accountants not to “lose sight” of HMRC’s ongoing plans. What’s your verdict? The announcement was expected. In our recent research, 80% of […]
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 revenue’. “A strong network of connections is like money in the bank. Your network can help you build visibility, connect you with influencers, and open up doors for new opportunities. […]
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting’s customers have responded positively to the announcement to delay the roll-out of Making Tax Digital, comments UK product director Wendy Rowe. Here’s her thoughts on what this latest MTD development means for the accountancy sector: Our customers seem to be delighted that the government’s recent announcement has provided a more […]
With the recent MTD deferment announcement having a considerable impact on the accountancy profession, we wanted to feature a selection of expert views and reactions to the Government’s decision. The first is with Manj Devgon, product marketing director at IRIS Software Group: What is your verdict? Despite the Making Tax Digital (MTD) pause, it is still imperative […]
Steve Checkley FCCA is commercial director at TaxCalc. An influential voice in our industry, he’s actively involved in BASDA and HMRC’s Making Tax Digital strategy. Here’s the audio recording from his Keynote session at Accountex 2017: Making Tax Digital – what every practitioner needs to know: (more…)
Written by Neil Robertson, CEO of Compleat Software: The implications of artificial intelligence (AI) in accounting is a hot topic (demonstrated by the ICAEW publication on the subject) and, as with every technological advance, it offers both an opportunity and a threat to the profession. The opportunity is to remove all the tedious tasks from the […]
Written by Alena Amelyanchuk for BrightPay UK: New figures from the Department for Work and Pensions confirm more than eight million employees have signed up for a workplace pension since the launch of automatic enrolment in 2012. The introduction of automatic enrolment was expected to lead to around eight million workers saving more for their retirement. […]