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OUR LATEST WEBCAST

Thursday 23 January 2020

Surviving the post-Christmas cashflow crisis

As the annual peak for business insolvencies nears, AccountingWEB and Xero have come together to highlight the remedial measures companies and their accountants can take to mitigate cashflow problems and ensure better survival rates.

We will be looking at extensive research from Xero around the impacts of poor cash flow management and discussing tips and advice with an expert panel.

PREVIOUS WEBCASTS

24 OCTOBER 2019

IMPLICATIONS OF AI FOR ACCOUNTING

Life as a practitioner appears to be an endless obstacle course of new compliance hurdles that need to be overcome. But if you’re always focusing on the next fence, you may not see how the course is changing ahead of you.

If you’ve got any concerns or questions about the impact AI is likely to have on accountancy, this is your chance to find the answers.

19 September 2019

HOW TO BUILD A PRACTICE FIT FOR FUTURE GROWTH

Wolters Kluwer research and data from Accounting Excellence Awards entrants confirm that with MTD, digital workflows are increasingly coming into play in practice.

This session will identify the areas where practice owners and managers should be focusing their attention over the next few years.

22 August 2019

BEYOND THE CLOUD: WHY YOU CAN’T AFFORD FOR YOUR FIRM TO BE LEFT BEHIND

The age of cloud has ushered in new efficiencies and ways of working to the modern accountancy practice. However, this has led to an increasingly competitive market, with compliance services in particular becoming more commoditised. This session will take a look at the current cloud landscape using polling data from AccountingWEB and research from Xero.

20 July 2019

DATA: THE FUEL THAT DRIVES YOUR ACCOUNTING FIRM

Data is the bedrock for modern accountancy and the firms that manage data best will prosper in the rapidly evolving digital marketplace. To do so, they need to stay on top of data protection and cybersecurity, but ultimately success will come from using numbers to tell compelling stories/trigger forward-looking conversations with business clients. During this practical 45min session, experienced practitioners will show and tell you how they do this.

20 June 2019

NAIL YOUR NICHE AND FAST-TRACK YOUR SUCCESS

You’ve got your clients into MTD; what do you do next? Targeting a particular type of client and offering specific services are fundamental building blocks for practice focus. Niche firms grow faster in terms of annual fees and are a frequent type of Accounting Excellence Award entrant. This Talk will give viewers a clear idea of the steps they need to follow to start differentiating themselves by the types of services they offer.

23 May 2019

THE AUTOMATED PRACTICE: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SERVE YOUR FIRM

Accountants and business owners are living in a time of rapid change, driven by technology and legislative changes like Making Tax Digital. This Talk will explore how to successfully embrace the changes that will really make a difference to your firm.

18 April 2019

THE QUIET REVOLUTION IN ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: HOW AP AUTOMATION ADDS TO THE BOTTOM LINE

There’s a quiet revolution happening in accounts payable. This talk will illustrate what’s going on, how your finance team can benefit from automation and how it’s altering the B2B payments space.

26 March 2019

MTD: LIVE Q&A AND SURGERY

Despite the government’s flagship digital taxation policy being imminent, there are still many questions left unanswered. These range from the technical to the technological, and cover issues as diverse as workflows, digital records and unwilling clients. Our panel of experts answer last-minute queries on MTD – a series of pre-asked questions before moving on to tackle live audience questions.

21st February 2019

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR MAKING TAX DIGITAL 2019

Now that self assessment season is over accountants have just a few weeks before Making Tax Digital for VAT kicks in. In the first Talks session of 2019, our panelists will help firms focus their attention on the clients and tasks that need to be completed before April.

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