IT News in Brief – 8 April

ICA and CSM advice booklet

The English ICA and taxation software house CSM have teamed up to produce a booklet called: ‘Questions you might want to ask a tax software supplier’. It deals mainly with personal tax, but includes information on business tax, electronic lodgement and practice management. For a free copy, call freephone 0500 655392.

BT and Oracle payroll deal Oracle Technologies has signed a #3m deal with BT to supply the telecoms giant’s payroll system. Forming part of an ongoing partnership, the system will be implemented for 120,000 BT employees, and will underpin the company’s management and financial processes.

Trademarks resource The RM Group has launched an online trademark search facility to provide users with instant access to UK and community trademarks. At a starting price of #3.50 per name, it will help avoid wasting time and expense on developing a mark which already exists. The facility is available online at

New version for Qualiparc Ps’soft has introduced an updated version of its asset management software, Qualiparc. Version 7 offers a number of additional features to increase functionality, such as a new Web interface and inventory management modules.

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