Change the question to get a different answer

It’s frustrating when you want to help a client improve their business but they just won’t take your advice. The explanations I hear range from...

Accountants search for an intelligent solution

We are experiencing a digital transformation that means in accounting, as with many areas in life, it's standard practice to order many services online. It's...

Inside track on HMRC tax-gap strategy

Reducing the 'tax gap' is at the heart of HMRC's digital strategy . The "tax gap" is the difference between the amount of tax...

Client errors and SARs: an update

The Anti Money Laundering Compliance Company will be issuing a comprehensive review of suspicious activity reporting. Here's an extract from the guide, which considers guidance...

What tax reliefs remain for landlords?

Gradually reliefs and allowances relating to renting are being eroded away and with the Property Tax Campaign in its fifth year, it is obvious...

Float to team up with progressive accounting firms

Float, the cash flow forecasting software for Xero, QuickBooks Online and FreeAgent, is launching a revamped accountancy partnership programme. It enables firms to provide...

Changing role of the accountant – how to prepare

There is change in the air — have you noticed it? A focus on technology,  as well as soft skills – combined with accountants’...

BTCSoftware launches MTD information hub

Tax software specialists BTCSoftware have launched an MTD information hub - available to all accounting practitioners and bookkeepers. The hub will have detailed information about the following: ...

What makes a truly ‘digital’ accounting firm?

 Accountancy, like many other professions, is undergoing digital transformation – albeit in a staggered and variable manner. What was once considered a reasonably ‘safe’...

Payroll records: keeping your ducks in a row!

You may have heard about the director of a payroll processing company who got into hot water back in September 2018. Here's a court case...