With 2005 marked as the year in which FDs turned to IT to help cope with the continuing regulatory onslaught, the Softworld Accounting and Finance event at Olympia should see huge interest in the latest applications and products.
IFRS, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the Combined Code on Corporate Governance all present their particular IT challenges. The Softworld event will see masterclasses, briefings and panel discussions, and they will all focus on the hottest and toughest topics in financial IT.
Along with the more than 70 vendors on show on 2 and 3 March, this should make the event the most impressive ever.
Driving opportunity for all and empowering businesses for success are the key themes for the Sage Summit UK this year, which takes place on 5-6 April
The partnership will see PwC have 'physical presence' at CodeBase in Edinburgh
Unincorporated businesses under the VAT threshold given an extra year to prepare before MTD becomes mandatory
Simon Wright of CareersinAudit.com discusses how an effective cyber defence force is critical to businesses worldwide and how internal auditors can make the transition to a new career in cyber security