Cloud Convenience: Why Accounting Software Makes Your Life Easier

The broad, distant form of the Cloud is now a permanent part of modern business parlance. Tens of thousands of apps, websites and software tools now run on this technology, and Gartners has predicted that the total net value for the Cloud sector will be up 18% from 2016 when the year is out. Unsurprisingly, some of the most pertinent uses of the Cloud revolve around your finances. For such an age-old issue – cash management, bookkeeping etc. – it’s refreshing to know that solutions exist to mitigate problems and wasted time. Here are some reasons why Cloud accounting software is an investment worth taking… Automated reconciliation It’s tough to match up your dates and payments cohesively with paper bank statements. Some ...

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Business accounting – anxiety and how to beat it

With the new tax year well under way, here is why the smart money's on the forward planners: Life as a business owner can be hectic and involve the wearing of many hats – HR expert, accountant, marketer, sales person – the list is endless.  So often the dry, intimidating areas of running a business, such as the accounting, get pushed to the bottom of the “to-do' list.   There's also that considerable delay between the end of year accounting work being done and the results being filed with HMRC and Companies House, which can lull some into a false sense of security.  This can lead to a terrifying realisation months down the line – that they are totally unprepared to pay ...

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