Solomon targets UK accountants

Management Solomon targets UK accountants

26y michael laydon

Solomon targets UK accountants

After nearly three years in the UK market, American developer SolomonSoftware is preparing to launch a major expansion programme in thiscountry, write...

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Mobile accountants

Management Mobile accountants

26y michael laydon

Mobile accountants

Throw away your mobile phone, palmtop, laptop, pager, bleeper andorganiser, and instead opt for the latest in one-stop compact technology.Alison Class...

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Year 2000 fuels IT sales boom

Management Year 2000 fuels IT sales boom

26y michael laydon

Year 2000 fuels IT sales boom

The year 2000 will not be the disaster for the IT industry that many commentators suggest, according to the latest Ovum evaluation of corporate financ...

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Letters

Management Letters

26y michael laydon

Letters

Setting the wheels for debate in motion Having read with interest the correspondence in your recent Letters page, I should like to propose a debate. T...

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Fashion forecast from Softworld

Management Fashion forecast from Softworld

26y michael laydon

Fashion forecast from Softworld

Information technology is a fashion-driven industry. Events like theSoftworld Accounting & Finance show are the IT equivalent of a catwalkparade. John...

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On-line banking

Management On-line banking

26y michael laydon

On-line banking

Pegasus Software pulled off a coup on the first morning of the Softworld last week when it assembled representatives from Lloyds, Barclays, Midland an...

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Accounting systems fail to support marketing

Management Accounting systems fail to support marketing

26y michael laydon

Accounting systems fail to support marketing

Accounting and financial management systems are failing to deliver the right information at the right time to support marketing functions, according t...

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Life among the luvvies

Management Life among the luvvies

26y michael laydon

Life among the luvvies

Channel 5's finance director Damien Harte reveals how an accountantcan find his niche among television's creative types. Ruth Nicholasreports. Read Mo...

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News briefs

Management News briefs

26y michael laydon

News briefs

Norwegian software house Agresso has launched an upgrade to its financial and logistics software packages. Agresso 5 includes the facility to store sc...

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Cutting into public sector profitability

Management Cutting into public sector profitability

26y michael laydon

Cutting into public sector profitability

Last week's white paper failed to pull the plug on lucrative localgovernment and NHS audit contracts. Tim Weeks investigates the prospectsfor profit i...

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Expanding your service

Management Expanding your service

26y michael laydon

Expanding your service

If accountants expect to enhance their existing client relationships,then they must consider offering management services, argues CalvertMarkham. Read...

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Softworld gets caught up in the Web

Management Softworld gets caught up in the Web

26y michael laydon

Softworld gets caught up in the Web

'Web-enabled' is the buzz-phrase of the week at the SoftworldAccounting & Finance event at Earls Court in London. Software developersare falling over ...

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Sterling 4 is cast in Windows mould

Management Sterling 4 is cast in Windows mould

26y michael laydon

Sterling 4 is cast in Windows mould

Sage has upgraded the Windows version of Sterling, the UK’s leading accounting package. Sterling Accounts Version 4 is modified to cope with the...

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Shiny Happy PeopleSoft

Management Shiny Happy PeopleSoft

26y michael laydon

Shiny Happy PeopleSoft

With higher profits and increasingly prestigious clients drawn to itsproducts, PeopleSoft can afford to push an upbeat message. Dennis Howlettreports....

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Microsoft to recruit UK developers

Management Microsoft to recruit UK developers

26y michael laydon

Microsoft to recruit UK developers

Software giant Microsoft has put its marketing muscle behind a new campaign to recruit software developers and ‘solutions providers’ to pr...

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Internet interchange

Management Internet interchange

26y michael laydon

Internet interchange

Alison Classe reports on how Internet access has changed the futureof electronic data interchange. Read More...

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The allure of the CIMA

Management The allure of the CIMA

26y michael laydon

The allure of the CIMA

In the last in a series of articles on how newly qualifieds can standout from the crowd, Sarah Perrin looks at industry and commerce'sincreasing deman...

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News briefs

Management News briefs

26y michael laydon

News briefs

Internet-based interactive financial systems received a boost this month with the launch of Great Plains Software’s Dynamics NetSeries range. Th...

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Whitehall consultants in Labour firing line

Management Whitehall consultants in Labour firing line

26y michael laydon

Whitehall consultants in Labour firing line

Labour announced plans this week to cut back on the use of consultants in Whitehall as part of a wide-ranging efficiency drive, writes Phillip Inman. ...

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News briefs

Management News briefs

26y michael laydon

News briefs

Solution One, based in Tewkesbury, has produced Self Assessment For Employers (SAFE). The software is designed to help payroll and financial staff rec...

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No smoke without fire

Management No smoke without fire

26y michael laydon

No smoke without fire

As group finance director of BAT Industries, David Allvey has beenpart of the team which has seen it move from a tobacco-based company to amultination...

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Tesco chooses Oracle for mainframe update

Management Tesco chooses Oracle for mainframe update

26y michael laydon

Tesco chooses Oracle for mainframe update

Retail chain Tesco breathed new life into the mainframe revival with the announcement last month that it was choosing Oracle Financials software to ru...

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Ross return greeted with scepticism

Management Ross return greeted with scepticism

26y michael laydon

Ross return greeted with scepticism

Renaissance CS, the accounting suite from US developer Ross Systems, is looking to live up to its name after undergoing a major overhaul to run under ...

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Profiting from IT

Management Profiting from IT

26y michael laydon

Profiting from IT

How does new technology affect the profitability of medium-sizedcompanies? A recent forum backed by Accountancy Age publishers tried toanswer the ques...

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Software 2000 takes Time to move into NT

Management Software 2000 takes Time to move into NT

26y michael laydon

Software 2000 takes Time to move into NT

Time Open Systems, the Chatham-based developer of object-oriented corporate accounting solutions has been acquired by US developer Software 2000 for $...

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News briefs

Management News briefs

26y michael laydon

News briefs

Help is at hand to automate one of accounting’s most exasperating functions. Psion has released Expense Tracker software to let users of its Ser...

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VAT ruling hits elderly care homes

Management VAT ruling hits elderly care homes

26y michael laydon

VAT ruling hits elderly care homes

A VAT tribunal ruling that will send care bills for the elderly and mentally ill soaring by 17.5% is set to be ignored by Customs & Excise because...

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