making tax digital

Adrian Sproston Sage

Q&A with Adrian Sproston

Our final speaker Q&A for 2018 features Adrian Sproston, director — accountant division at Sage.  In his opening day Keynote session, he’ll be joined by Michael Office, Sam Carter and Martin Tregonning to discuss how to ‘Be Ready for Making Tax Digital with Sage’. (more…)

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Richard Bearman, HSBC Bank

Q&A with Richard Bearman

Next up in our speaker Q&A series is Richard Bearman, head of small business UK at HSBC Bank, who’ll be discussing the ‘Future of Banking’ at the show.  He and his team are responsible for 650,000 small trading businesses and a further 200,000 entities, including charities, clubs and societies. He’s worked at HSBC in the […]

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Rebecca Benneyworth MBE

Q&A with Rebecca Benneyworth MBE

Next up in our Q&A series is tax specialist Rebecca Benneyworth MBE, an ICAEW chartered accountant and chair of the Digital Advisory Group advising HMRC on making tax digital.  In her Keynote at the show, she’ll be outlining ‘Making Tax Digital work for you’, including how to start converting clients to digital recordkeeping, plans for the VAT […]

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2018 & beyond: Accounting industry insiders share their thoughts on the year ahead

Hi, I’m Ian Moss and I’m excited to have joined Diversified Communications as the editor on Accounting Insight, the soon-to-be-launched content platform for our Accountex events. Whether it’s Brexit, automation, artificial intelligence or machine learning, 2018 promises to be a big year of change for the accountancy profession.  And I’m looking forward to keeping you […]

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Mark Purdue Thomson Reuters

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 – gives Practices “more time to prepare”

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 […]

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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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Accountex launches new Making Tax Digital Theatre

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 latest MTD developments from Sage, MyFirmsApp, TaxCalc, Thomson Reuters,, Wolters Kluwer, Key Computers, IRIS Software, and CIOT. Thousands of accounting and finance professionals – working in business and practice […]

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