HMRC's consultation papers went into considerable depth, so IRIS broke the main points down into a digestible number of questions and asked accountants what they thought. This blog highlights the key takeaways.
Company: IRIS | Published: 21 February 2017 | Business Area: Tax
Finance is shifting from traditional rigid and manual accounting processes to more automated, more flexible, and more agile cloud based systems. This shift is essential, because it provides the productivity benefits so that finance can focus more on reporting and analyzing financial performance. However... view abstract
Company: Black Line | Published: 14 February 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
The message is clear: the modern finance function must move faster, sharing insight about what’s happening now, not what happened yesterday. This is Operational Intelligence.Find out benefits of true operational intelligence and steps you need to take to achieve this goal.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 30 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
Handling compliance in a ‘smart’ fashion is not just about technology. Rather it is about addressing issues of data and process. Technology may be the means by which you implement changes, but the decisions are about structure and process.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 25 January 2017 | Business Area: Technology
Advanced’s inaugural Trends Report 2016 surveyed over 1,000 professionals across the UK business community during October 2016. The survey aimed to identify the state of readiness amongst British businesses in the face of serious digital disruption, while highlighting the ingredients needed to compete... view abstract
Company: Advanced | Published: 23 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
Achieving a truly modern finance function isn’t a purely technological challenge. There’s no system that can be bought off the shelf to deliver advancement. It’s about the understanding of the leadership, the training of the staff, and the design and implementation of strong processes.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 19 December 2016 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
There are excellent reasons to automate the accounts payable (AP) process and many benefits to be gained. In this paper, we will explore the problems with the manual process, the reasons to automate, the goals of automation, how to measure and achieve them, and we will summarise the benefits of... view abstract
Company: ABBYY | Published: 30 November 2016 | Business Area: Business Software
Cost reduction is an important objective for companies planning to move IT to the cloud. 44% of organisations in an IDC study cite cost as a major driver of cloud investment. To achieve cost reduction targets, FDs, CFOs, CEOs and accountants will need to understand expenses incurred during cloud migration... view abstract
Company: Close Brothers Technology Services | Published: 22 November 2016 | Business Area: Technology
Non-compliance penalties of up to 4% of annual revenue or €20 million have brought the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the attention of businesses across the UK. FDs, CFOs, CEOs and accountants will need to understand the legislation to make informed decisions and preparations before... view abstract
Company: Close Brothers Technology Services | Published: 15 November 2016 | Business Area: Legal and Regulation
In this whitepaper, the experts at Cloud business software provider Exact UK explain how accountant can find new ways to serve their clients, against a backdrop of rapid change in the industry.
Company: Exact Software | Published: 04 November 2016 | Business Area: Technology
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