BASDA announces its new Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) initiative and the launch of an online MTD forum where developers can collaborate to help ensure the introduction of MTD is a success.
MTD is an ambitious UK government initiative to transform the tax system to make it fit for the digital age and ensure taxes are collected correctly. The Exchequer is losing over £8 billion a year due to avoidable taxpayer mistakes, according to HMRC’s tax gap figures from 2014-2015. In the same financial year over £3.5 billion of revenue was lost due to errors in VAT returns.
Accountex – the UK’s biggest and busiest accountancy exhibition and conference, is set to welcome over 7,000 attendees to ExCeL London on 23-24 May.
Many of the country’s top accountants, finance directors, accounts managers, tax professionals, heads of IT, bookkeepers, and sole practitioners (working in practice, industry, and the public sector) will be packing the aisles, checking out the latest products, tools, solutions, insights, and innovations on offer from an unprecedented 228 exhibiting companies (the show sold out last month).
Guest Blog by Bill Pugsley, Chairman, Lakeshore Data Management
On 9 November 2015 it was announced ‘UK.gov finally promises legally binding broadband service obligation – by 2020’ but what was not stated was ‘Is 10Mbps pledge only on downstream? Wait and see…’.
Our Member of the Month feature celebrates our members and the work they do. This month we’re taking a look at our member Exportmaster Systems – in conversation with Chris Hensher, Managing Director
In conversation with Christopher Wales, Director
Tell us about ClickTick Digital
ClickTick Digital Ltd was founded to provide Accountants and Bookkeepers with a software resource that is designed and built to solve problems that Accountants and Bookkeepers in Practice suffer, incurring time and cost losses during the Client Onboarding Process but also, to assist and grow their understanding, interpretation and importance of a Letter of Engagement for their practice.
16 theatres, 150 expert speakers, over 180 CPD-accredited Keynotes, seminars and workshops and 200 exhibitors – that’s the compelling line-up that awaits the 7,000+ attendees preparing to visit Accountex 2018 – the UK’s flagship event for the accountancy and finance profession.
Back at ExCeL London on 23-24 May, the 2018 event will be its biggest yet. Reflecting the show’s enormous breadth of appeal, in the past few weeks (since online registrations officially opened) over 2,400 accountants, finance directors, accounts managers, tax professionals, heads of IT, bookkeepers, and sole practitioners (working in practice, industry, and the public sector) have already added their names to the visitor list.
The Business Application Software Developers Association (“BASDA”) today (Monday, 5th March) announce the launch of their new Selecting Business Software Guide.
This extensive 24 page Selecting Business Software Guide provides objective direction and guidance for business software buyers giving them practical advice and steps on how to effectively choose the right software to meet their business requirements.
Tell us about Xledger UK
My name is Jo Sutton. I am the Operations Director at Xledger, a next generation Cloud ERP system of choice for over 9,000 customers in more than 60 countries worldwide, with offices in Colorado, Oslo, Stockholm and Bristol, UK. Xledger is a true multi-tenant cloud ERP solution, which means that all of our customers are on the same version of the system. This means economies of scale for us and simplicity and cost savings for our customers. It also means that we can deliver significant benefits as an ERP solution. We concentrate on automation, insight and scalability.
Adam Morris, Founder and Managing Director, Avagio
With over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, our guest blog by Adam Morris, Founder and Managing Director, Avagio tells BASDA why a Password Manager should be a fundamental part of your Cyber Security processes