It is planning to run a series of seminars for finance professionals regarding IFRS software requirements in the new year. Dennis Keeling, chief executive of the software developers association, said that software vendors owed a ‘duty of care’ to ensure customers were aware of IFRS, and had financial applications to meet the IFRS standards.
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Despite the introduction of new rules to tackle spam emails, most businesses will still receive a huge raft of unsolicited mail. The EU directive, which took effect last week, means that individual users cannot be sent commercial emails or text messages unless the recipient has agreed in advance to their use. Corporate email addresses are exempt from this, so B2B e-marketing is not affected. However, all direct marketing emails, whoever the addressee, must include proper sender and contact details.
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
Accountancy software firm Sage has been hit by a data breach which may have compromised the personal details and bank account details of as many as 300 UK businesses