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In a World of Change, Creating the Firm and the Life You Want Remains a Matter of Choice

written by Editor, 23 March 2015

Guest blog by Darren Root, CEO of RootWorks

World of Change

The world has changed dramatically since I began my career 30 years ago. Life is more complex, more demanding and more stressful. The competition in our now global marketplace is greater than ever. Client and employee expectations have also changed radically by virtue of the Internet, social media, e-commerce and other technologies. It is easy to see why many accounting firms – businesses that have typically thrived on stability and tradition, the flipsides of change – are struggling to keep up.

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The 2015 Budget: Last one out, please turn off the lights…

written by Editor, 20 March 2015

Blog by Mark Purdue, Senior Product Owner – Digita Tax Software
Budget

On Wednesday, the Chancellor gave his last Budget before the General Election in May. Whilst perhaps a little light on real content, the key headline for those in the accountancy profession was the scrapping of the tax return.

What does this mean to the practitioners? Is the profession as we know it, for tax compliance at least, dead?

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Management vs Leadership

written by Editor, 18 March 2015

Blog By Amanda Magri Overend, Digita Marketing Assistant

Management vs Leadership

Leadership and management are two very distinctive styles but also complement one another – there’s a valid place in accountancy practices for both. If you manage several staff, it’s useful to understand the distinction between leadership and management to help gain a better perspective on the way your business is run. more »


Putting IT in Practice: Advice for Accountants

written by Editor, 4 March 2015

Blog by Ashley Leeds, Digita Business Development Manager
IT in Practice

Having worked for Thomson Reuters for nearly eight years, i’ve met many accountants around the UK and I have built up quite an understanding of the key issues faced by accountants in practice. I love that I get to meet a complete mix of people with very diverse businesses and needs, but they all face common problems.

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