Moving from manual to online accounting to comply with MTD is at best missing a huge opportunity and at worst setting yourself up to fail. A move to Cloud computing – whether you’re online already or not – has the same potential consequences. This blog post explains why and suggests what you can do to exploit rather than suffer your firm’s technological evolution....March 25, 2019
What the future holds for small and medium-sized practices - Tech disruption, community spirit and global collaboration.
Technology and digital disruption is changing the world around us and how we live – social media is changing the way we communicate, Netflix is changing the way we consume entertainment and Airbnb is changing our travel experiences. The professional services space is no exception to this sea of change. Whether you are an accountant, banker or lawyer, your clients’ expectations are rapidly evolving. This is partly driven by the generational shift in the workplace and marketplace, c...March 23, 2019
I have spent two days this week attending the Alternative Accountancy Strategic IT conference in Oxford. I was privileged to have the opportunity to speak to a room of managing partners from leading mid market firms in the UK. My own topic was the transition to advisory and a move to fixed fee billing. Now this was an IT conference so whilst the audience was mixed in terms of the roles represented from the mid tier market there was of course an emphasis on the role of IT and the strategic r...March 22, 2018
The so-called ‘millennials’ are those born post-1982 and came of age around the turn of the century. They are often branded as being lazy and expecting something for nothing, but this is far from the case. Millennials will make up 75 per cent of the work force in the accounting sector by 2025. So, the question is how best to engage and inspire a generation that has a great deal to offer, both as staff and as customers. Millennials are the first generation to grow up in a digital world. ...March 16, 2017 Posts 1-4 of 4 | Page