Gordon Brown is to give small businesses a cash boost in an effort to encourage them to trade online and make the UK the most competitive place for ebusiness.
The Chancellor said that firms will get £40m in the first year and £110m in subsequent years to alleviate the costs of moving trading systems onto the web.
Barclays has partnered with accounting software company Xero to provide businesses with access to transaction data through its direct feed.
Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia
Accountancy software firm Sage has been hit by a data breach which may have compromised the personal details and bank account details of as many as 300 UK businesses