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MTD delay – “welcome news” for accountants

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 […]

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MTD delay – what do the experts think?

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 […]

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Q&A with Dominic Allon

Our latest Accountex speaker Q&A features Dominic Allon, VP Europe at Intuit (and a former MD at Google Hong Kong). What are you most looking forward to at Accountex 2017? I’m excited to see how accountants are taking advantage of new and sophisticated technologies to define their practice and find their niche. As their small […]

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Q&A with Paul Aplin OBE

Next up in our exclusive speaker Q&A series is Paul Aplin OBE, vice-president of the ICAEW and a highly regarded commentator on digital tax. How did you get in to the accounting and finance profession? My degree was in biology and chemistry and from an early age science fascinated me. The job market when I graduated […]

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Q&A with Mark Purdue

Next up in our new speaker Q&A series is Mark Purdue, product manager – tax products at Thomson Reuters. What do you think are the key opportunities for the industry focused around making tax digital? Access to near live data will give more insight and opportunities to offer relevant and strategic advice to clients, which the […]

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Q&A with Steve Checkley

Our next speaker Q&A is with Steve Checkley, commercial director at TaxCalc. What do you think are the key opportunities for the industry focused around making tax digital? We have spent a lot of time discussing MTD with our customers and whilst MTD definitely presents certain issues to be overcome, it’s also clear that practitioners […]

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Q&A with Steve Pipe

Next up in our new speaker Q&A series is Steve Pipe, founder and head of research at AVN. How did you get in to the accounting and finance profession? I did two degrees in economics, and would loved to have been a professional economist. But, I was getting married in Wakefield, and there were no jobs for […]

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Q&A with James Ashford

Our new Q&A series profiles some of the speakers at this year’s Accountex.  Next up is James Ashford, author of Selling To Serve and founder of GoProposal. How did you get in to the accounting and finance profession? The great news is I’m not an accountant or from the finance profession. I’m from the other side of […]

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Q&A with Paul Dunn

Our new Q&A series profiles some of the speakers at this year’s Accountex.  First up is Paul Dunn, chairman of B1G1: Business for Good; and founder of the Results Accountants’ Systems and the Accountants’ Boot Camp process. How did you get in to the accounting and finance profession? By pure chance.  I was one of the first […]

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