HMRC signs agreement to store information online

Taxman is first government department to sign agreement to store all data in the cloud

27 Sep 2012

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IT helps HMRC recover £26m in IHT

Latest software allows HMRC to crack down on inheritance tax avoiders and sparks further debate on evasion

14 Sep 2012


British Accountancy Awards 2012: The Shortlist

Accountancy Age is proud to reveal the shortlist for the British Accountancy Awards 2012

14 Sep 2012

Intuit launches QuickBooks for accountants

The popular QuickBooks product has been adapted for accountants and is launched this week

11 Sep 2012

IRIS rolls out free IT to all accountants – customers or not

IRIS has produced technology that is available to all accountancy practices, even if they are not customers

07 Sep 2012

PwC called in to investigate IT collapse at RBS

PwC to conduct second independent review into the meltdown of RBS' IT systems this summer

05 Sep 2012

Sage offers first accountancy app on Microsoft Office Store

IT giant offers first accountancy app on the newly created Microsoft Office Store

05 Sep 2012

Access’ latest acquisition sees it dip toe into online market

Access UK acquires French-based Prelytis which will see the company move into the online software-as-a-service market

04 Sep 2012

PwC to investigate accounting irregularities at IT business

Cloud computing business Phoenix IT calls in PwC to conduct independent investigation into accounting irregularities

03 Sep 2012

Wimbledon Golf Club upgrades to new Pegasus software

Club's finance manager cites improved reporting and record keeping capabilities using Pegasus' Opera 3

17 Aug 2012

£3.9m accounting black hole at black cab manufacturer

Accounting errors at black cab manufacturer Manganese Bronze caused by IT issues says company

15 Aug 2012

IT giant launches financing options for companies

Advanced Business Solutions has launched a finance service to help struggling companies upgrade their technology

13 Aug 2012

E&Y named best user of social media

Ernst & Young tops list ranking the accounting profession's most effective users of social media

11 Jul 2012

North-east firm Clive Owen launches IT brand

Clive Owen creates IT services brand as it looks to capitalise on client demand

06 Jul 2012

Intuit launches new QuickBooks advisor certification

New ProAdvisor certification launched by Intuit

28 Jun 2012

Gaining competitive advantage the internal way

Making the company run like a well-oiled engine is the key to helping companies save on costs and grow, explains Shantanu Ghosh

27 Jun 2012

The Practitioner: Summer blues (update)

The Practitioner needs a holiday, having just come back from one, after finding a pile of work in the 'virtual inbox'

27 Jun 2012

Where NatWest / RBS may have gone wrong – by a former RBS IT manager

A former senior IT manager at RBS lifts the lid on some lax internal processes and ill-considered outsourcing that may have helped bring RBS IT systems to their knees

27 Jun 2012

Sage buys Brazilian accountancy software business

Sage moves to grow its presence in the emerging market through acquisition of leader of practice software in Brazil

20 Jun 2012

Sage appoints Donald Brydon as chairman

Brydon, who is currently chairman of Smiths Group and Royal Mail Group, succeeds Tony Hobson as chairman

15 Jun 2012

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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


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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