Version 7.4 of its integrated suite of software features improved functionality of the time and fees module, the personal and business tax programs and the accounts production system. IRIS is designed to support accountancy practices manage their clients.
And for the first time the product will feature on-screen billing, so decisions on billing can now be made on-screen rather than via a printed report.
The new version can also generate payment reminders and accountants can also allocate good or bad payer status to clients – with reminders adjusted accordingly. Fields have also been added for the 150% enhanced research and development expenditure on the CT600 for the 2000 tax year.
Group chief executive Martin Leuw was pleased with the new developments and believes they enable accountants to adapt more effectively to changing fiscal and company legislation.
‘The new features help to streamline client affairs, making it easier to operate more efficiently and compete more effectively,’ he said.
Three new partners and seven business restructuring advisers have been appointed to the new Preston office
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
The Top 20 firm has recently advised J S Wright, the mechanical and electrical building services specialist
Promotions have been made in the private clients tax team and corporate business team