Tags: Accounting

Xero deepens Stripe integration in US

Xero has announced that Stripe will be its first invoicing partner to enable ACH (Automatic clearing house) bank transfers. This is only for the US market though. Craig Walker, Chief Technology Officer at Xero commented: “Today, we’re excited to announce the next phase in our partnership with Stripe with the introduction of Stripe ACH. Together,…

Xero improves and extends bank feeds in UK

Xero has announced in a blog that HSBC has continued to enhance the integration to its software. Using the latest set of API’s the HSBC bank feed is now designed to “set and forget”. This means that once configured users no longer need to change anything or restart the service. Users of Xero and HSBC,…

Sage looks to the future

Three years after its first Capital Markets day, Sage held Capital Markets day 2018 in London this week. Stephen Kelly, CEO, Sage Group Plc introduced his strategic plan and mission for Sage for the next few years. He also took a little time to look back on the achievements to date. Kelly reiterated that “It…

Sage shares hit in Q1 blip

Sage Group Plc shares fell sharply yesterday after they announced a trading update. After a small recovery they ended at 768.20, down 6.48% (Source Yahoo Finance). This was a direct result of what analysts and Sage called a slow start to the year in its Q1 results. However, analysts and Sage remain upbeat about the…

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…

Eazy ERP looks for huge growth with Digital MSME

Eazy ERP has announced that it will officially collaborate with the Digital MSME (Micro, Small and Medium) Enterprises program in several Indian states including Rajastan,Ludhiana and Indore. The Digital MSME scheme aims to promote the use of ICT tools and applications in business processes. It is particularly focused on the use of cloud-based solutions. It…

Has Sage really completed its transformation?

Sage issued its full year 2017 results in with Stephen Kelly, CEO and Steve Hare, CFO looking back at a job well done. Kelly commented “I am pleased to confirm that the transformation we outlined in and out in FY15 is now complete.” (Source: Seekingalpha.com) The results are good. Organic revenue hit £1,696 million, up…

Xero takes huge step on US payroll

Xero has announced another significant step towards full payroll compliance for is US client base. It is delivering support for draft previews of W-2 and 944 forms using live data. Historically companies have had to wait until January when the forms are available to view, confirm and file.  The problem was that with the filing date…

Has Sage unified its fleet of solutions?

Sage has announced the advent of Sage Business Cloud. It was launched under the tagline: “The One and Only Cloud Platform Designed for Every Stage of Customer Business Growth”. The question is, whether this is marketing hype over substance. Sage has a history of acquiring applications and rebranding them with similar names without actually unifying…

Deloitte admits email breach

One of the “big four” accountancy and consulting firms, Deloitte, has admitted one of its systems has been breached. The breach was detected in March but has only just become public. Attackers were able to access email and see all emails between Deloitte and its customers. Deloitte says that it has used the time between…