Technology

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One in four businesses wants more engagement from accountants

SMEs want more access to their accountant through online methods according to Sage research

30 Aug 2013

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Five arrested after HMRC cyber attack

Five men arrested after a suspected £500,000 tax fraud

29 Aug 2013

Post office

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

Colin: KPMG's failsafe strategy

If all else fails... try this

23 Aug 2013

Accountants missing a revenue growth trick with RTI

Accountants failing to increase advisory revenue with introduction of RTI, says Sage research

19 Aug 2013

Xero goes on the hunt for tech start-ups

Xero actively searching for new UK add-on technology partners

12 Aug 2013

HMRC's five-year plan as renewal approaches on Capgemini's Aspire contract

HMRC is moving from a monolithic IT systems architecture to a ‘multi-sourced model’ explains CIO, Mark Hall, and Capgemini’s Craig Mills

12 Aug 2013

FCA ends iSoft accounting fraud court battle

Second retrial ruled 'not in the public interest' says Financial Conduct Authority

24 Jul 2013

Sage launches first online business management suite for SMEs

Sage announces first cloud business management program for small businesses

05 Jul 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

Client portal sector "a market reaching maturity" - Wolters Kluwer

Having previously been considered too "exotic", accountancy firms are increasingly using client portals, Wolters Kluwer finds

27 Jun 2013

KPMG signs three-year cloud software deal

KPMG and KeyedIn Solutions strike three-year deal

27 Jun 2013

CheapAccounting and ClearBooks announce partnership

CheapAccounting and Clearbooks strike deal which sees ClearBooks entry-level software offered to CheapAccounting clients

25 Jun 2013

Sage Payroll error sees P35 returns filed incorrectly

An error in processing year-end submissions sees employers issued with penalty notices

21 Jun 2013

Don’t let the firm’s relationships fall apart

Accountants need to be more proactive in nurturing existing clients and hunting down new ones explains John Paterson

30 May 2013

Walk before you can run, lessons on choosing the right IT system

Stepping back and choosing a simpler IT system might be the best way forward for the business explains Christophe Letellier

13 May 2013

HP board sued over Autonomy acquisition

Shareholders claim HP board members were aware of red flags at Autonomy prior to HP’s acquisition

10 May 2013

Sage posts rise in profits as CFO departs

Half yearly earnings and sales up at Sage as CFO departs for WANdisco

09 May 2013

Sage loses its CFO to WANdisco

Paul Harrison is to step down from Sage this year with a succession search beginning. The group also announces Close Brothers FD Jonathan Howell will join as non-executive director

08 May 2013

Sage announces Paul Tooth new head of accountants division

Jim Scott steps down and is succeeded by Paul Tooth at head of accountants division at Sage

30 Apr 2013

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Taking Stock: Blessed are the tax collectors

Is tax avoidance sinful? TS muses

The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

Accountants are among the most interesting workers in the bedroom, apparently

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