Win a day at the races


The winner’s party will travel from London to the race course by stretch-limousine, taking advantage of champagne en route. On arrival you and your friends will be treated to a four-course lunch with wine, followed by an afternoon of racing and tea. You will then return to London by limo.

To stand a chance of winning just answer these five simple questions and email your answers to

Question 1

What’s the name of the finance director who lost his job at Trinity Mirror before he had even joined?

  • Ric Piper
  • Billie Piper
  • The Pied Piper of Hamlyn

Question 2

In selecting a new financial accounting and business management system, which would you find most useful?

Please rank in order of importance, where 1 = most important and 5 = least important:

  • Employ a consultant
  • Attend a relevant exhibition
  • Review finance and accounting magazines
  • Consult the Institute of Chartered Accountants or other accounting body
  • Read a buyers guide directory
  • Search for relevant websites

Question 3

Why did you change your previous accounting system?

  • Lack of functionality
  • Changes in organisation
  • Need for Euro compliance
  • Y2K compliance
  • Take advantage of new technology (Windows, SQL etc)
  • Other, please specify?

Question 4

What would be the biggest benefit in changing your current accounting system?Reduced reporting times?

  • Integration to other systems within the company
  • Modern Windows / Web environment
  • Reducing costs
  • Improving service to my end users

Question 5

How long have you been using your current accounting system?

  • 0 – 1 years
  • 1 – 2 years
  • 2 – 3 years
  • 3 – 4 years
  • 4 – 5 years
  • 5+ years

Alternatively, if you are attending next week’s Softworld Accounting and Finance Software show, go along to the Accountancy Age or PS Financials stands to enter.

Designed around a single database, PS Financials – an associate of the RebusHR Group – is an integrated suite of accounting and business management software which incorporates e-business, distribution, purchase order, sales order processing and stock control applications.

Keep checking Accountancy Age and for more great competitions.

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