Technology

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HMRC to look to data analytics in fight against tax fraud

HMRC plans to tender for data analytics provider after trial illustrates fraud and error risk

21 Oct 2013

Phill Robinson and Duane Jackson

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

Duane Jackson

Iris acquires KashFlow

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

17 Oct 2013

Finance struggling to make the most of data

Failing to effectively leverage vast volumes of data is hitting business' revenues, warns CIMA

16 Oct 2013

HMRC IT services shutdown postponed

Planned suspension of HMRC's services over the weekend is postponed

11 Oct 2013

UK SMEs’ financial systems losing £3.7bn unnecessarily

Inefficient financial management systems are causing UK SMEs to lose significant amounts of money

08 Oct 2013

HMRC to shut down online services for three days

HMRC's site to have three-day downtime in order to upgrade and maintain service

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

Doncaster Council revamps finance system in efficiency drive

Doncaster Borough Council introduces Advanced Business Solutions IT system as it replaces existing fragmented finance technology

01 Oct 2013

XBRL taxonomies brought into line with new UK GAAP

Taxonomies used by XBRL will be updated to reflect the new financial reporting standards - FRS 100, 101 and 102

27 Sep 2013

Iris launches OpenPayroll for SMEs

OpenPayroll allows payroll submissions to be made online and remotely

26 Sep 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

Intuit launches QuickBooks Online for SMEs and accountants

Intuit begins global roll-out of QuickBooks Online for accountants and SMEs

25 Sep 2013

Talentia Software launches in UK

Talentia Software launches CPM solution for consolidation, budgeting and reporting in the UK

24 Sep 2013

SMEs find RTI costly and unnecessary

HW Fisher poll reveals SMEs spending too much on RTI and claiming it is unnecessary and needless

24 Sep 2013

Sage launches "Collaborate" for online accounting

Update allows accountants to send files securely

20 Sep 2013

Living off the high from winning a British Accountancy Award

FinancialForce.com chief Jeremy Roche

18 Sep 2013

Intuit launches accountants’ edition of Quickbooks 2014

Intuit makes refinements to its 2014 accountants' edition of Quickbooks

13 Sep 2013

Iris offers cloud-based tax suite for free

Iris offers cloud-based tax software for no licence fee

12 Sep 2013

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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

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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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

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

The Practitioner: Calls waiting

With The Practitioner's firm on the receiving end of less-than-desirable telephony service, thoughts move to maintaining the best client dealings through new staffers

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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.