Tax & Accounting Blog

SYNERGY 2019: Highlights, hot topics and the hybrid approach

SYNERGY 2019: Highlights, hot topics and the hybrid approach

Last month saw our customer conference, SYNERGY 2019, take place in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Both new and seasoned delegates joined us who chose from a range of 60 sessions over the two days. Sessions were tailored toward helping our customers with their daily tasks, and ranged from in-depth tax training, content creation workshops to thought-leadership sessions […] … Read More

What makes a great accountancy website?

What makes a great accountancy website?

Every good accountant should have a great website, but what sets apart a good one from a bad one? Websites have been hailed the ‘ultimate shop window’, so it’s important to get it right in this digital age. Prospects who are interested in your services are likely to first check your website, even if your […] … Read More

When is the best time to change accounting software?

When is the best time to change accounting software?

Wondering when is the best time to change accounting software? Perhaps you’ve started your own accountancy practice, business is good and your client numbers look positive for the year ahead. Maybe you’re using software which performs the basic functions, but have begun to realise its limitations as your clients become more complex. Whether you’ve laid […] … Read More

SEO for Accountants: How to improve local search visibility for your Accountancy Practice

SEO for Accountants: How to improve local search visibility for your Accountancy Practice

Guest blog by Sean Turner, an SEO manager at Thomson Reuters. Search engines like Google have effectively replaced the phone book. When a prospective client needs a local accountant, they’re no longer reaching for the Yellow Pages. Instead, they’re far more likely to consult a search engine such as Google, or if they’re really techy, […] … Read More

Tech Talk: three accountants share their thoughts

Tech Talk: three accountants share their thoughts

Which tech makes an accountant tick? Whether you’re a fan of Echo Dot, know your AI from your APIs, see where your fellow accountants sit on the tech spectrum. Throughout 2018, we’ve been speaking with UK Accountants in practice to find out what tech makes them tick, and how it has influenced their success. … Read More

More than just an accountant: Jon Cooper on creating a firm fit for the future

More than just an accountant: Jon Cooper on creating a firm fit for the future

Not your typical high street practice, CooperFaure was established when Freddie Faure and Jon Cooper joined forces in 2006. Their mission was to provide an information service as well as taking care of the compliance elements of accountancy. The diverse client-base of CooperFaure reflects the way the company is run – from technology and creative, […] … Read More