Cloud Computing

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KPMG launches £40m enterprise offering for SMEs

KPMG to provide online accounting and tax services to small and start up enterprises via the cloud

21 Oct 2014

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KPMG and Oracle partner to provide cloud offering

KPMG and Oracle to provide finance and tax transformation services through tie-up

25 Sep 2014

Sage UK

First cross-platform function for Sage 50 Accounts

Sage brings its flagship 50 Accounts to the cloud for the first time

13 Aug 2014

Align for growth - technology is the key to long-term growth

Competing on price is a short-cut to nowhere. It's time to optimise technology and align for growth, writes Barbara Kroll

17 Feb 2014

Miller's Tale: Use tech to serve

If automation will kill off traditional accountants, surely it's a boon for modern advisers? Asks Cara Miller

16 Jan 2014

SMEs want accountancy services on the cloud

New surveys reveal active thinking about the cloud from both accountants and their clients

27 Nov 2013

Baker Tilly hires Twinfield for enhanced online services

Top Ten firm looks to enhance its online accounting service with Twinfield contract

05 Nov 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

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

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

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

CheapAccounting and ClearBooks announce partnership

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

25 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

#AAYP 2013: Better, faster, stronger - accountancy's future

Accountancy firms should act now and embrace technological change, says Reeves partner Michael O'Brien

01 May 2013

Younger SME owners want cloud accounting services

Next generation of SMEs want online accounting services, according to CCH survey

18 Apr 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

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Briefings

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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.