James Neophytou, consultant at IBM Business Consulting services, will host a seminar for beginners at Softworld’s spring event. He set up the event because he says most information about web services is riddled with three-letter acronyms and loses even the most IT literate accountant by the first mention of W3C or WS-I.
He said: ‘Business enterprises are tending to move away from buying technology for new “cutting edge” functionality with a dubious ROI, and are instead acquiring tools and services that improve their current business processes.’
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