News in brief.

– Grant Thornton is focusing on the technology sector with the launch of a new service, which it has called e*tech. It is running the service from eight of its UK offices, including London and Glasgow, and is to extend it to other offices. Each centre has a team of specialist advisers with experience of the business issues facing technology companies.

More on the new service at

– Software provider CODA has launched a ‘business intelligence solution’ aimed at providing finance chiefs with up-to-the-minute financial information from anywhere in the world using devices such as mobile phones, laptops or standard PCs. It allows people to take data from across their disparate applications and turn it into easily accessible and meaningful information.

Further information at

– ACCPAC International – a division of Computer Associates – has signed up three more resellers in the UK. They are Berrystone Associates (Devon), IPS Europe (Berkshire) and Application Solution Providers Limited (Buckinghamshire).

The company’s website is at

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