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ICAEW IT Audit Security Global Accountant


Over a third of UK accountants knowingly flaunt their companies’ IT policy opening a cyber-gateway to fraud, according to new research by leading network support company, Lifeline IT. The cyber-security experts, who specialise in managing network systems for accountancy and financial businesses, have unveiled the results of their fifth annual independent IT trends survey, canvassing […]

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Intuit Unveils New QuickBooks Online Accountant

In the presence of 4,000 accounting professionals at Accountex 2015, Intuit unveiled the new QuickBooks Online Accountant, specially designed to help accounting professionals in the UK save time, grow their practice and transform how they communicate with and deliver value to their clients. As SMEs become more data-driven, collaborative and mobile, their expectations of accountants […]

ABBYY Global Accountant

ABBYY: The fine way of digitising 25 Million documents

ABBYY, provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies, announced that CaixaBank, Spain’s third largest financial institution, has chosen ABBYY FineReader Engine, in a new project to digitise 25 million documents from Barclays bank. The move followed the bank’s recent acquisition and will deploy the software development kit (SDK) for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to digitally […]

LifeLineIT Cloud IT Global Accountant


They say every cloud has a silver lining and with more companies than ever choosing cloud accountancy packages and software, the reality is it’s not always blue skies and sunshine in this virtual world. LifeLineIT specialise in helping both accountants and SME’s – the core cloud accountancy market – with their network support and the two […]

KPMG Tech Survey Global Accountant

UK tech sector outperformed wider UK economy in Q4 2014, says KPMG report

The UK tech sector enjoyed robust growth in the last quarter of 2014, avoiding the slowdown seen across the wider UK economy, according to the latest KPMG/Markit Tech Monitor UK survey. The report, which tracks the performance, confidence and employment outlook of UK technology businesses, illustrated that tech sector jobs growth accelerated, delivering sustained improvements […]

XERO Global Accountant

Xero: The Payroll Pain Relief

Xero has announced its all-in-one cloud accounting and payroll solution in front of more than 700 accountants at its annual FinTech conference, Xerocon. Gary Turner, Xero managing director said: Building on top of its existing online accounting solution, the company is able to do for payroll what it has already done for accounting. Small businesses have been […]

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How You Can Focus Your Board on the Right Risks

In our ever-changing world, the vital importance of board oversight on the risks faced by an organisation has never been greater. All too often board members express concerns that the risk oversight activity is unstructured and unfocused. So how can a board be sure that its consideration of risks is sufficiently comprehensive and relevant, whilst […]

Chip and Pin iZettle Global Accountant

iZettle partners with Xero to banish budget blues for SMEs

iZettle, Europe’s number one mobile payments provider, is partnering with cloud based accounting software Xero, in a collaboration that will allow Xero’s small business customers to automatically integrate their accounts with their  iZettle activity in real-time. The integration, which has been beta tested amongst a handful of small businesses and accountants, will be available to […]

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Why Cloud Accounting?

Google recently released a report showing that small to medium sized businesses that use cloud services are actually 21% more profitable than businesses who don’t incorporate the cloud. The report also found that organisations using the cloud grow 26% faster too. So the cloud clearly holds great benefits for small businesses, and now the accounting industry […]

Chartered Institute of Taxation overhauls its approach to HR and payroll

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), the UK’s professional membership body for tax advisers, and the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT), the professional body for those providing UK tax compliance services, have overhauled their approach to HR and payroll with the help of Cascade, an independent subsidiary of IRIS Software Group The charities have invested […]