Microsoft launched an updated version of Great Plains 7.5, with an added analytic accounting tool and FRx 6.7 – a web-based budgeting and reporting tool for medium-sized businesses.
CODA introduced Collaborative Close, designed to make period end closure ‘visible, auditable and repeatable’ for medium to large-sized businesses.
Albany Software extolled the virtues of its BACSTEL-IP compliant software. It meets the requirements needed for the necessary upgrade to an internet-based BACS system, which all companies will need to switch to by the end of 2005.
At the other end of the scale Norwegian-based Mamut Software launched its business software package in the UK, aimed at small businesses and accountants in practice.
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
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