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Go to place for all things cloud accounting and digital. Find out the latest in accounting app news and exclusive interviews with cloud pioneers in the accounting industry.

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    Human Connection in a Digital World - Lauren Harvey + App News and FreeAgent

    Human Connection in a Digital World - Lauren Harvey + App News and FreeAgent

    #S4E10
     
    Wading through the post-conference blues (before the big blue conference) we’re back with another episode!
     
    In App News:
    0:04:28 Allica Bank's New Partnerships Team
    0:05:50 Closure of Influential Women's Tech Network
    0:07:40 Highlights from the Xero Awards
    0:09:42 New Features and Updates from Xero
    0:10:54 Xero Small Business Index
    0:12:29 Planday AU
    0:14:07 Payhawk + Amex
    0:15:04 Soldo + Triver
    0:15:45 WorkflowMax Data Transition Issues
    0:17:06 Client Engager and Tax on Demand Partnership
    0:17:51 NetSuite's Generative AI Features
    0:20:00 Funding News: Tabs and Sumday
    0:23:47 Acquisition of Inventoro by Cin7
    0:25:10 Active Workpapers' New Features
     
    This episode’s guest is (now former) Xero MVP Lauren Harvey from Full Stop Accounts. Lauren shares some incredible stories, from her unique career journey and significant industry shifts to promoting better human connections and tackling menopause challenges in a high performance environment - something everyone should know more about.
     
    Less inspirational is Ryan’s funky spunky garden problem and bringing the ‘tone’ back up again is our friendliest sponsor - FreeAgent!
     
    Be sure to rate, like and subscribe to the podcast and get in touch with us at www.digital-disruptors.com/

    • 1 hr 10 min
    FreeAgent the Friendliest Accounting Software & Journey'ing with Jordan on Growth

    FreeAgent the Friendliest Accounting Software & Journey'ing with Jordan on Growth

    The legendary Tony Stevenson from FreeAgent joins us on the podcast this week. Voted the friendliest accounting tech software, we’re putting the spotlight on the host of new features they’re releasing over the last few months. Watch this space to hear and see more!

    Also Jordan Vickery reveals the growth playbook for accounting techs looking to shore up adoption success post the host of accounting events. 

    And in app news this week is a skinny:

    HMRC to replace government gateway - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/tech-pulse/hmrc-to-roll-out-government-gateway-replacement
    Government fund for AI skills - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/tech-pulse/government-fund-offers-accountants-ai-skills-upgrade
    Employment Hero acquires - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/employment-hero-wants-give-employers-time-back-so-we-company-ben-tlxkc/
    Mimo launched - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/alexander-gernandt-segerby-31818a6b_extremely-proud-to[…]041588203521-Om8u?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
    Iplicit for housing associations - https://www.iplicit.com/blog/iplicit-helps-housing-associations-as-they-face-digital-transformation
    Iplicit updates partical vat calculations - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/community/industry-insights/iplicit-unveils-more-time-saving-features-to-help-charities-tackle

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Accounts Payable Automation: Who will win out? We catch up with Nook, one of the OGs of AP automation

    Accounts Payable Automation: Who will win out? We catch up with Nook, one of the OGs of AP automation

    Have you caught the news on the latest apps in the market?
    There are some new kids on the block in payment automation apps, and we’re keen to hear from some of the OGs to find out their perspectives and lessons learned on market trends/adoption over the last two years. We spend some time with Joe Lines, CEO of Nook, to talk about tech innovations, future features and the appetite from SMEs for more. 

    Tune in if you’re looking to compare the market on AP or AR automation.

    We also spend some time with Vipul Sheth, whose upcoming pre Accountex event is imminent. If you’re not on his list and want to see whether you’d benefit then here’s 8 minutes from the man himself.

    Finally app news this week:
    Phil Hobden joins Silverfin - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/philhobden_accountex-accountants-fintech-activity-7181574519524839424-FrEF?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios

    Diya Jolly promoted to CPTO - https://www.xero.com/uk/media-releases/diya-jolly-promoted-chief-product-and-technology-officer/

    Five vendors for MTD ITSA release - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/tech-pulse/five-vendors-available-as-hmrc-readies-mtd-itsa-testing-relaunch

    Spendesk acquires Okko - https://www.pymnts.com/acquisitions/2024/spendesk-adds-procurement-to-spend-management-platform-with-okko-acquisition/

    Xero new invoicing - https://blog.xero.com/product-updates/xero-invoicing-smarter-flexible-future/

    Syft updates
    Scrutton Bland acquired by Sumer - https://www.accountancyage.com/2024/04/10/sumer-expands-scottish-and-northern-english-footprint-with-merger-of-eq-and-douglas-home-co/

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    All things AP with Bogdan Uzbekov, CEO of Apron. Plus bumper app news

    All things AP with Bogdan Uzbekov, CEO of Apron. Plus bumper app news

    Apron, the AP accounting tech focusing on all things payable, has been on a mission for some big software releases since it burst onto the scene late last year post their Series raise. We catch up with Bogdan Uzbekov about his plans to service the accounting market and plans to go into banking, carding or lending. Hear more here.

    And this week in app news:

    Iplicit – 18th fastest growing UK business - https://www.ft.com/ft1000-2024?utm_content=284715055&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&hss_channel=lcp-10141131
    Iplicit is best MAT tool – MAT awards - https://www.iplicit.com/blog/iplicit-secures-tech-company-of-the-year-accolade-at-na[…]tm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&hss_channel=lcp-10141131
    Allica bank integrates with Sage and Xero - https://www.assetfinanceinternational.com/index.php/technology/technology-archive/technology-articles/23570-allica-bank-announces-integrations-with-sage-and-xero-accounting-platforms
    Coconut acquires MyPAYE https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/coconut-owners-acquire-cloud-payroll-tool-mypaye
    Xero announces exciting payroll changes - migration made easy - https://blog.xero.com/product-updates/new-changes-in-xero-payroll-uk/
    Capium releases new time and fees - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/practice-software/capium-releases-new-time-and-fees-tracking-module
    Zahara custom fields and payments 
    Dext due dates extraction - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/stephenedginton_we-now-extract-due-dates-via-ai-dext-used-ugcPost-7170766424586588160-5sX3?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios
    Nook app updates - payment run resolutions & ability to change scheduling dates on payments and rules & pre-warning of shortage of funds. Payments for payroll via the app!
    BBC AI taking grind out of accountancy https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-68553123

    • 1 hr 13 min
    All things AUDIT! Intelligent Automation with Vidya Peters from Datasnipper

    All things AUDIT! Intelligent Automation with Vidya Peters from Datasnipper

    Join John while he interviews Vidya Peters on her time so far with Datasnipper. Ex-Marqeta COO, Vidya was appointed CEO of Datasnipper, an intelligent automation platform that recently raised $100 million in a Series B funding round at a valuation of $1 billion. John catches up with Vidya to find out the plan for growth in the UK and all things accounting.

    Also we find time with Vipul Sheth, CEO of AdvanceTrack, to talk more on the opportunity for mid-tier firms and trends he’s seen on recruitment of talent in the space.

    In this week’s app news:

    Bye bye Xero Go - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siwoodhams_uk-mobile-app-xero-go-to-be-retired-xero-activity-7173598209813000193-UCSa?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios, https://blog.xero.com/product-updates/retiring-xero-go/
    Alex Von Schirmeister expans role to EMEA - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/alexander-von-schirmeister-045375_i-am-delighted-to-have-been-asked-to-expand-activity-7170458969570758656-h3V9?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios
    Xero payroll Bureau product
    Xero releases JAX - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/xero-backs-generative-ai-to-accelerate-software-shift-to-mobile
    Sage co-pilot - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/sage-unveils-cross-platform-generative-ai-copilot-tool
    RP - Sage expands construction solutions with acquisition - https://insightfulaccountant.com/accounting-tech/general-ledger/sage-expands-and-enhances-construction-solutions/
    QBO confirms FRS102 and personal tax filing - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/quickbooks-confirms-frs-102-and-personal-tax-filing
    Datasnipper - $1B valuation - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/abigail-weir-b68917198_thank-you-nyse-for-inviting-the-datasnipper-ugcPost-7171978576378994688-ruLq?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios
    Wolters Kluwer unveils CCH IFIrm cloud tax and accounting https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/practice-software/wolters-kluwer-unveils-cch-ifirm-cloud-tax-and-accounting-platform
    Wolters Kluwer release AML for CCH Ifirm https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/wolters-kluwer-releases-cloud-aml-module-for-cch-ifirm
    Apron invoice capture released - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/apron-serves-up-invoice-capture-tool-to-streamline-accounting-data
    MTD ITSA testing starts 22/4 - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tax/hmrc-policy/hmrc-to-kick-off-mtd-itsa-testing-on-22-april
    Pleo – invoice approvals, invoice status, employee reimbursements 
    Pleo pricing changes – Pleo’s Advanced Plan starts at £99/month - and includes new releases such as spending budgets, SaaS vendor cards and higher overdraft limits. Cashback contracts require minimum 12-month commitment with upfront payment
    Lightyear employee expenses - https://www.lightyear.cloud/features/expenses

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Being an Accounting Entrepreneur with Eriona Bajrakurtaj, MD of Major's Accounts

    Being an Accounting Entrepreneur with Eriona Bajrakurtaj, MD of Major's Accounts

    This week we are joined by MD of Major’s Accounts, Eriona Bajrakurtaj, who talks about her entrepreneurial journey from very humble beginnings to being one of the most enterprising female entrepreneurs in the accountancy industry. If you’re looking at how to shake up your Practice and press a hard reset, give this a listen to see if Eriona’s playbook could work for you.

    Also we’re joined by Vipul Sheth, the CEO of AdvanceTrack Outsourcing, who talks about the value of his tech stack and data. Outsourcing is not for every firm but at a time where finding good talent is not easy, AdvanceTrack are leading the way on remote management of resources with a tech first approach.

    Finally in this week’s app news:


    Pento acquired by HiBob - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/jonasboegh_glad-youre-here-welcoming-pento-to-the-activity-7163092169174589440-cVuS?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_android

    QBO – advanced forecasts - https://insightfulaccountant.com/accounting-tech/general-ledger/quickbooks-online-advanced-financial-forecasts/

    QBO standard payroll replaced by Core 

    QBO Bureau payroll launches 

    Revolut to release Billpay later 2024 - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/marcelvanoost_banking-digitalbanking-businessbanking-activity-7165618394849882113-ovG9?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios

    KPMG launches AI tax tool with Blue J - https://www.accountancyage.com/2024/02/22/kpmgand-blue-j-launch-ai-tax-tool/

    Chaser releases auto-call - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/soniadorais_automation-chaser-accountsreceivables-activity-7165753014652223489-4KcQ?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios

    FreeAgent Dext Prepare integration - https://www.freeagent.com/blog/dext-prepare/

    FreeAgent extends Amazon integration - https://www.freeagent.com/blog/extending-amazon-integration-reach/

    Mayday intra entity recharging 

    End of the road for TAS Books - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/tasbooks-heads-for-the-exit-door

    Capium releases Time & Fees - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/community/industry-insights/introducing-capiums-new-time-fees-software-for-the-accounting-and

    Companies House fee increases, plus digital only - https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/business/financial-reporting/companies-house-fees-set-to-rise

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