Tags: Accounting

myprosperity to offer electronic signatures from eSignLive

VASCO Data Security Internatonal Inc has announced that eSignLive, its electronic signature solution, has partnered with myprosperity. myprosperity delivers an online solution to accountants and advisors in the Australian market. The integration allows myprosperity users to offer clients the ability to review and sign financial documents online. It removes the cost and time delays that postal…

Intuit celebrate 100,000 subscriber in time for QuickBooks Connect

Intuit has reached the milestone of 100,000 online subscribers at QuickBooks Connect this week. Spread over four days including a two day Hackathon the event hosted several inspirational keynote speakers including Lord Alan Sugar and Mary Portas. It also revealed the availability of a few new features in Quickbooks. A successful event in London The event…

Xero delivers on SSP and SMP promise

A blog by Jim Chidester, Director of Product Marketing – Global Payroll, Xero announced they have delivered some new features. These improvements focus on statutory maternity (SMP) and sick leave (SSP), two of the more complex areas for organisations. These updates were promised in an earlier blog that detailed all the other complete and planned…

Late payments harm SME’s

Xero recently carried out research among 517 small businesses in South Africa and revealed the impact of late payments on them. The research was carried out by Frontline Market Research, but similar results are seen in most other countries one suspects. Almost 50% of UK SME’s are paid late according to Bacs Payment Schemes Limited. The…

Intuit revises outlook for Q2 down a third

Intuit has posted an earnings warning for its second quarter earnings. It is keeping its full year forecast unchanged at present. Non-GAAP diluted earnings are down from the estimated $0.33-0.36 to $0.24-$0.25. This is a substantial drop but revenues are only adjusted from a range of $1.045-$1.065. to $1,010-$1,015. Competitive pressure or bad forecasting? It is easy…

Is the future bright for technology companies in the UK

… or Life after Brexit Britain’s thriving technological businesses is under close scrutiny since that day in June when Britain voted to leave the EU. Most in the digital sector favoured staying in the EU and now find themselves in unchartered territories. I remember speaking to a US games development company who were thinking of…

Xero deepens application integration

In a short blog by Steven Larsen, Head of Strategic Partnerships (Americas) at Xero, he announced that Zapier had deepened its integration with Xero. This announcement is significant in that it will enable better synchronisation of other tools and apps into Xero. The update applies to one of Zapier’s most popular integrations with Xero, the “Create…

Business Leader Interview: Gary Turner, UK and EMEA MD of Xero

Gary Turner is the Managing Director of Xero for UK and EMEA. He has been at the company more than seven years overseeing rapid growth in the cloud accounting space. Xero UK now has £25 million in revenues and more than 164,000 subscribers. We caught up with Gary and asked him his thoughts on leadership,…

Sage grows 5.1% but may divest payments business

Sage has issued a trading statement for the three months ending 31 December 2016, Revenue grew by 5.1%. This was due to growth in recurring revenue of 9.6%, driven by a 31% increase in subscriptions. Software subscriptions now stand at 1.1 million, across the portfolio. Looking forward they expect the full year to have a growth approaching…