Accounting software

Phil Robinson

Iris relaunches KashFlow with new accounting practice offering

Six months after acquiring the business, Iris relaunches KashFlow

06 Mar 2014

FreeAgent launches accountants’ division

Dedicated accounting division launched by FreeAgent

25 Feb 2014

Sage UK

Sage upgrades online accounting software

Sage upgrades online accounting software with launch Sage One Accounts Extra

21 Oct 2013

Desire to be “SMEs' champion” motivated Iris/KashFlow deal

KashFlow chief assures clients prices won't go up following tie up with Iris and that new group will work to develop a fully-integrated suite of applications

17 Oct 2013

Iris acquires KashFlow

Iris and Kashflow combined will have a subscriber base of 60,000 accountancy firms and SMEs

17 Oct 2013

FRC and BIS defend legality of global accounting standards

FRC and BIS rubbish claims that IFRS conflicts with UK company law as "misguided"

04 Oct 2013

Taking Stock: 007 will return...just not in an online accounting video

TS recommends that Twinfield stick to the day job. On this evidence, it can forget about a career in Hollywood

01 Oct 2013

Soft skills increasingly important to client relationships

Soft skills communication, collaboration and consultation are now more important than maths for accountants, says Nancy McKinstry

26 Sep 2013

Accountants being urged to adopt sector specialisms

Firms believe specialising in vertical markets is important to their SME clients, but feel unable to support the strategy

26 Sep 2013

Mediator enters Post Office accountancy IT argument

Post Office is to offer an independent mediation process for staff members accused of fraud and false accounting

28 Aug 2013

Xero incorporate artificial intelligence into their systems

Xero continues drive to market to accountants by incorporating AI software from Celaton into its products

05 Jul 2013

Post Office to investigate accounting software over discrepancies

The Post Office will analyse whether its accounting software could have caused historic discrepencies

03 Jan 2013

Sage cautious on European outlook

Sage says Europe growth was flat, and improved growth for the first half of the year failed to materialise

16 Jul 2012

Don't drown in paperwork

Accountants need to update their practices if they want to prosper in the recession says Neil Davidson

01 Mar 2012

Sage sued for £80m over collapsed MYOB deal

Sage sued over its role in collapsed deal to buy Australian business software giant

15 Nov 2011

Cheque-mate

Despite a reprieve, the writing is on the wall for cheques, argues Adrian Stafford-Jones

01 Nov 2011

SME cash accounting ‘a good idea’

Business body the IoD has hailed cash accounting as a good option for smaller businesses, saying many probably already use it

07 Oct 2011

Accounting hubs alleviate standard headache?

Accounting hubs have been touted as the answer to multi-GAAP-users' dreams, but how practical are they?

08 Aug 2011

Add agility to your business intelligence

Move your information more quickly to those that need it

22 Jul 2011

Accounting insight 'more valuable' than cost counting

Accounting insight and strategy add more value than old-fashioned cost counting, a new CIMA report has suggested

12 Jul 2011

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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Briefings

budget-management

Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.