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Join us for one of our free upcoming webinars this September

written by Editor, 12 September 2016

Upcoming Webinars
Does your software perform as well as you’d hoped? Is your workflow falling over? Don’t wait until next year to review your software – give yourself a head start by attending our interactive series of online events this autumn. These upcoming webinars are designed to help you take stock and address areas of your practice and software which you may want to improve before the busy self assessment season starts again.

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Social Media: What’s in it for Accountants in Practice?

written by Editor, 11 July 2016

Guest blog by, Chris Taylor, Marketing Assistant

Social Media

Social media is a growing area of interest for accountants in practice looking to enhance their current marketing efforts. Although it wasn’t originally designed for businesses, including accountancy practices, in recent years an increasing number have decided to turn to social platforms to get their messages across in a timely and concise way. There are currently 433 million LinkedIn accounts and 310 million Twitter members – the sheer volume of these accounts presents organisations with a great, low-cost opportunity to increase engagement with their target market.

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How can Cloud Technology benefit your practice?

written by Editor, 17 May 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Business Development Manager

Cloud Computing

The more you know about cloud computing, the more you’ll understand why it has received so much attention in recent years. Also referred to as hosted computing, cloud computing generally refers to a complete software solution that your practice accesses over the web. It uses a centralised data centre, which is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as data storage systems.

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Thomson Reuters Reveal Expert Insights into Emerging Technologies at Accountex 2016

written by Editor, 9 May 2016

Keynote speech discusses the implications of Blockchain technology on accountancy

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will share its expert insights into emerging technologies at this year’s Accountex.

Richard Collin, head of mobile application development at Thomson Reuters will deliver his keynote speech ‘What is Blockchain?’ on Thursday 12 May, at 1pm. Delegates can hear how this new technology is set to revolutionise the tax and accounting professions by booking their place in the Accountex Keynote Theatre.

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Thomson Reuters Launches New Onvio Advanced Cloud Solution for Real-time Accounting

written by Editor, 6 May 2016

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has launched the first products in a brand new suite of integrated cloud-based solutions designed to boost the productivity and efficiency of accountants and tax professionals.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 3: Our research

written by Editor, 19 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Product Manager

Better Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters Digita.

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How Can Your Practice Connect with Millennials in the Accountancy Profession?

written by Editor, 14 April 2016

Guest blog by, Chris Taylor, Digita Marketing Assistant

connect with millennials

In recent years the millennial generation has become more prevalent in the UK labor market. The number of millennialls in the UK is currently estimated to be 13.8 million with this figure rising on a daily basis. These figures are reflected on a global scale with some industry experts predicting that millennials will make up 75% of the labor market by 2025.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 2 : Barriers to productivity

written by Editor, 12 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Product Manager

Better Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to better productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters.

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Better Productivity for Your Practice – Part 1: Five ways accountants are using technology to boost productivity

written by Editor, 7 April 2016

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

Productivity

Ian Cooper’s 3 part blog piece will uncover ways in which accountants in practice can boost their efficiency through technology advances. Ian will also address the barriers to productivity which practices may face and finally in the 3rd blog he will showcase the recent survey results carried out by Thomson Reuters.

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IT tips – Optimising your PC/Server

written by Digita Support, 11 March 2016

By Jamie Capron, IT support.

As the tax filing deadline has passed, now is a good time to take a look at your server or standalone PC to see if your Digita software is running as smoothly as possible. more »


Is consumer use of technology overtaking their accountants?

written by Editor, 26 November 2015

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

technology

Mobile devices, the cloud and social media have created huge behavioural changes in consumers and has led to a change in their expectations. There is no question that easy to use solutions such as Amazon® same-day delivery, Apple Pay and Uber are helping the constantly connected consumer get what they want when they want it. Consumers are now socially-oriented, design-conscious and impatient. These consumer behaviours describe our clients, prospective clients and they also describe us. All of us have helped change the demands of services in a very short amount of time, ask yourselves that as accountants, are you keeping pace?

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RONI – have you considered it?

written by Editor, 12 November 2015

Guest blog by, Ian Cooper, Digita Business Development Manager

RONI

We are all aware of the term Return on Investment. This is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

However, a term you might not be so familiar with is RONI, the RISK OF NOT INVESTING.

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Cloud and portals are key to future growth

written by Editor, 13 October 2015

Our Survey said – Part 2

Cloud and Portals

As more results came in from our recent survey, we discovered more and more accountants are looking to invest in new technologies, including cloud and portals to enable the successful growth of their practice.

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Familiarity with existing technology is the biggest barrier to change

written by Editor, 5 October 2015

Our Survey said – Part 1

changes in technology

Earlier this year we carried out a survey among UK accountants which revealed they may be paying a high price for failing to switch to improved technology solutions which can help them grow their practice.

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Elevate Your Client Services and Make Decisions with Confidence

written by Editor, 2 September 2015

Guest blog by, Connor Mears, Digita Sales Consultant

online research

In the ever changing world of Tax & Accounting we find ourselves changing the way we work in practice. Whether this is software updates, complying with new regulations or changing to a paperless office. Your day to day processes are guaranteed to change at one point or another.

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