Tags: Accountancy

BDO sees platform strength of Unit4 PSA

Unit4 has announced of its first major wins since its acquisition and rebranding of Assistance Software in 2017. BDO will replace its in-house developed system with the Unit 4 PSA suite. This is not a deal that would have happened quickly. However, it is vindication of the strategic direction that Unit4 has taken since the…

Xero tells accountants it’s Digital or Die

At Xerocon 17 in London, Xero has revealed that the use of digital accounting systems is still not commonplace with accountants. The research was revealed in a report entitled Digital or Die. It shows that spreadsheets are still the most commonly used way for people to record accounting data. Surprisingly 18% of accountants still use…

Grant Thornton UK LLP deepens Unit4 relationship

Grant Thornton is used to delivering digital transformation consultancy services to its customers. It has now chosen Unit4 Business World On! to transform its own operations. The announcement by Unit4 revealed that the UK branch of the accounting and professional services firm has signed a five-year agreement for its cloud-based ERP solution. Extending an existing…

Can Watson uncover tax savings?

H&R Block is delivering a new solution to its tax professionals underpinned by IBM Watson. H&R Block believes that Watson can help both its own staff and customer negotiate the complexities of US tax law. It also believes it will help: “clients better understand how different filing options can impact their tax outcome.” According to…

Will anything stop Xero

Last week Xero was voted the preferred accounting solution, by Australian accountants, in a survey released by the Financial Review with 47.3%. The survey was carried out by Smithink but only reached 300 accounting firms. That number is below 1% of the total number of accounting firms, according to a recent IBIS report. That indicated…

Expensify opens up a new market with Eide Bailly

Expensify has announced a new partnership with Eide Bailly, a top 25 accounting firm. Eide Bailly have 29 offices spread across the US with 59,000 clients. Their clients include such brands as Anastasia Beverly Hills, HP and Desert Radiology. They have a technology practice that helps implement market leading solutions into client companies. Traditionally, like…