Accounting software

Corporate fraud tops £1.2bn

UK companies' fraud costs jump 14 per cent

19 Jan 2009

Softwares: technology in a tangle

Systems integration is never easy, but requires even greater due diligence during a merger

15 Jan 2009

Online software 'more expensive and riskier'

Implementation of software as a service is ‘harder, more expensive and riskier’ than initially anticipated, says SAP boss

15 Jan 2009

Taxman seeking head of IT

HMRC IT job could pay £200,000

14 Jan 2009

Online self-assessment tax returns surge

Online filing has hit a record number this year, HMRC reveals

08 Jan 2009

UK taxpayers targeted by fake emails

Scam emails attempt to harvest credit card details

07 Jan 2009

Coda expands into Europe

Financial software company reaches out to Spanish customers

22 Dec 2008

Forestry body uses finance IT to measure carbon footprints

Forestry Commission tweaks its finance software to calculate individual employees' carbon emissions

19 Dec 2008

MacIntyre Hudson drops Access for SAP

Mid-tier firm switches accounting software supplier

16 Dec 2008

Sage US director resigns

Sage loses another senior figure as the president of its business management division resigns

12 Dec 2008

Software sector under pressure as downturn hits sales

Gartner revises business software sales forecast for 2009 downwards

12 Dec 2008

Quickbooks preparing to go on the phone

Developer at mobile phone based accounting software for Asia

04 Dec 2008

Debenhams blames IT systems for VAT delay

Debenhams is yet to pass on the 2.5% cut in VAT to customers, citing delays in updating store systems

04 Dec 2008

Thomson Reuters buys accounting firm favourite Paisley

Governance risk and compliance software used by global accounting firms is acquired up by Thomson

03 Dec 2008

Sage posts 7% rise in revenues

Revenue and profits despite conditions but growth rates slow significantly

03 Dec 2008

Softworld expands with regional events

New Spring shows in the North West and Scotland

03 Dec 2008

CODA launches web-based CODA 2go

Software developer finishes testing to offer free trials

03 Dec 2008

Accountancy software wins environmental gong

Paperless offices get the thumbs up at the environmental awards

21 Nov 2008

IRIS continues on acquisition trail

IT software company announces the latest in a series of acquisitions

21 Nov 2008

IRIS launches staff management system

Programme will allow practices to plan their staff's time effectively

21 Nov 2008

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The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities


Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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