Digital Plumbing: How accountants can step back from data entry and...

Manual data entry is not only a time-consuming exercise for accountants and their clients, but this inefficient process also risks errors occurring and restricts...

Ready for the Robots?

Most finance leaders have heard about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, but few have firsthand experience of what it can actually do. On the one...

Xero surpasses one million subscribers

Xero has announced it has surpassed one million subscribers worldwide on its global cloud accounting platform. Rod Drury, Xero CEO and Founder said: Starting around ten...

PwC announces alliance and investment with Codebase

PwC has announced an alliance with CodeBase, Europe’s largest incubator, to help accelerate its growth in a move that reinforces the professional services firm’s...

Tax, trust and accounting tech in 2017

Technology has been shaking up the way accountants interact with clients for years, but auto-enrolment, Making Tax Digital and significant changes to the business...

Rise of the robots is the advent of accounting

In a speech to Liverpool University, Bank of England chief Mark Carney estimated that up to 15 million of the current jobs in Britain...

IASB Chairman: There is safety in GAAP numbers

Speaking at the annual AICPA conference in Washington DC, Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, argued that big data and artificial intelligence increase the...

Barclays joins forces with Xero to help businesses

Barclays has partnered with Xero online accounting software, to provide UK businesses with access to their transaction data through Xero’s direct feed functionality. Barclays customers using...

Taking hold of financial processes starts with employee education, empowerment and...

CFO’s and finance directors are now expected to do more than ever before. From growth planning to compliance, their ‘to do’ lists are growing....

CFOs Fear Balance Sheet Errors Will Cost Them Their Jobs

Research released from BlackLine, has revealed that CFOs are under increasing pressure to deliver completely accurate financial data, and not having the right tools...

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