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Streamlining and Securing Client Communication

Accountants are in a trusted position; handling sensitive personal information for their clients on a daily basis and legally are obliged to protect their clients' data. This paper studies how accountants can use a document portal to ensure secure client communication and data protection compliance.

Company: Lindenhouse | Published: 09 February 2015 | Business Area: Practice Management

BDO Business Trends: September 2014

Optimism is flooding back to the markets but a sustained economic recovery is by no means certain. BDO's Business Trends report is one of the key bellwethers of the economy and gives an accurate and up-to-date picture of the environment that businesses are facing.

Company: BDO Stoy Hayward | Published: 25 September 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

The democratisation of data: How information can give power to your people

This whitepaper examines the trend towards the democratisation of data. The paper takes a look at what potential this approach holds, the challenges that many businesses face when trying to implement it, and how you can use analytics to put some distance between yourself and the competition.

Company: Infor | Published: 07 March 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Infographic: Keeping your business safe online

Having your data online offers huge advantages if you know how to keep your business and customer data safe. Download Sage's infographic to find out what you need to know.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 21 January 2014 | Business Area: Cloud Computing

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Case study: FRP Advisory deploys Cloud hosting for improved data storage

This case study looks at FRP Advisory’s requirement for rapid deployment of a bespoke IT infrastructure and operations system. This challenge included a large volume of historical files and email data to migrate, little time for that data to be sorted and FSA requirements for data retention.

Company: Exponential-e | Published: 04 April 2013 | Business Area: IT Planning and Management

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Performance reporting essentials

Reporting is a vital means of communicating internally and externally between key financiers and other stakeholders of an organisation. The ability to report timely, accurate data is an essential component to operating a successful business and ensuring that corporate objectives are achieved.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 27 March 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Financial Statement Reporting case study: Spotlight on British Airways

British Airways is one of the world’s largest and longest established international airlines. In response to changing accounting standards and evolving financial reporting requirements, BA needed to overhaul its external reporting processes. This case study examines BA's investment in FSR software... view abstract

Company: IBM | Published: 30 January 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 7 people found this useful

FSR product review: Managing the financial close process

The financial close process, from period-end to filing, is typically disjointed and frequently involves manual intervention. This process places a burden on staff and communications. This article looks at how firms can collaborate on financial consolidations and reduce risk.

Company: IBM | Published: 29 November 2012 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 2 people found this useful

The single most important document: Moving annual reporting into the 21st century

Despite being so important, the process to create the annual report, the 10-K and the 10-Q is still stuck in the Middle Ages. Merging multiple sources of data from separate staff can be problematic. This paper provides advice on how to improve the annual reporting process and avoid costly mistakes.

Company: IBM | Published: 19 November 2012 | Business Area: iXBRL

Rating: 5 people found this useful

Directors Cut: Issue 3

In this issue, David Skinner takes a fresh look at pension options, Stephanie Churchill explains how larger companies may benefit from the Enterprise Investment Scheme and Steven Snaith explains how breaches of data confidentiality incidents are increasing in number and significance each year.

Company: RSM Tenon | Published: 01 November 2012 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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