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7 secrets of successful change management

Written by Greg Gillet of Wolters Kluwer: We have high expectations of technology: according to Deloitte research,  67% of CIOs expect IT to deliver increased efficiency and reduced costs and 70% expect it to deliver business process improvements. The implementation of new software in your accountancy practice has to be the best it can be […]

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Steve Cox, IRIS Accountancy Solutions

Q&A: Steve Cox, IRIS Accountancy Solutions

Next up in our speaker Q&A series is Steve Cox, a technologist and accountant who looks at how technology can simplify the modern accounting world.  Currently Chief Evangelist for IRIS Group, Steve has worked closely with customers, software companies and the government and is championing the digital transformation of UK SMEs and accountants. (more…)

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Next-generation OneApp platform arrives!

“We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are” – Max DePree Written by Joel Oliver of MyFirmsApp: Research from App Annie in its 2017 Retrospective confirms that Apps have become an increasingly critical channel for virtually all consumer businesses. Mobile is undeniably the first screen, with downloads of Apps exceeding 175 […]

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Irony reigns supreme in the accountancy industry

Written by Ian Moss: Is it me or is there a hint of irony running through the world of accountancy this week? First, the ICAEW’s excellent Economia website evoked some rather unpleasant imagery with this headline ‘Big Four “feasting” on Carillion “carcass”, say MPs’. Fair comment, I suppose, when you consider their combined fees for […]

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Amanda C. Watts, MD, TwentyTwo Agency

Q&A: Amanda C. Watts, TwentyTwo Agency

Amanda C. Watts is founder of TwentyTwo Agency, an Amazon bestselling author, mentor for Virgin Start-Up and creator of The Relationship First Method™.  She’ll be sharing her proven marketing strategies for maximising sales and referrals at Accountex Summit North. (more…)

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Ireland prepares to launch new pension laws

Written by Karen Bennett of BrightPay. Ireland is set to introduce pension legislation that will compel all employers to offer workplace pensions to their employees. This might seem like a radical  idea to the Irish workforce but automatic enrolment has been largely successful across the world in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the […]

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Weekly Insight: Down to Earth in Davos

Written By Ian Moss: Welcome to Weekly Insight Number 2. It’s that rare time of year where, if one wanted, one could combine one’s love of cashmere scarves and helicopter travel with saving the planet. And complement one’s dislike of the world’s elite by appearing at… a gathering of the world’s elite. Yes, it’s the World […]

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Hard hats and hard choices

Weekly Insight: From Carillion Catastrophe to Tax Return Teasers

Written by Ian Moss, Accounting Insight Editor: Welcome to Accountex North‘s new Weekly Insight into what’s happening in the worlds of accountancy, finance and, to be honest, whatever else takes our fancy…. Where do you start with the collapse of the UK construction colossus Carillion? Well, take your pick from any number of alleged idiocies, […]

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