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News, opinion pieces, legislations and best practices aimed at helping members make better use of their IT in their businesses and those of their clients.

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Smoothly does it

FRS 102 has caused plenty of waves for bigger firms using accounting software lately. Now it's the turn of smaller practices to take on board the changes.

Data backup solutions

This guide considers the business benefits of backup, including the specific advantages it can deliver in terms of business continuity, disaster recovery, and other areas.

Collaboration tools to benefit the business

This guide explores the context of collaboration, provides some practical advice to begin integrating collaboration technologies, and offers a strategic approach to enable online sharing, storage and collective value creation for growth.

Office software

Software product guide

Accounts Production Software - 2017 edition

This guide looks at the benefits of using accounts production software, explains the key concepts involved and the choices available and considers the risks and rewards from using such software. It includes reviews or a range of accounts production packages, ranging from standalone systems aimed at smaller firms to fully-featured systems from the market-leading suppliers which integrate with practice-wide tax and other applications.

Choosing payroll software and services 2014 - Chartech software product guide

Choosing payroll software and services can be as complex as payroll itself. However, with the support of this guide, you should be able to make an informed choice, whether you are in business or practice, looking for a solution you can use in-house, considering a bureau service, or seeking a solution you can use to provide bureau services.

Finance in a digital world

Finance in a Digital World

ICAEW is collaborating with Deloitte to ensure its members and students have the knowledge and skills to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the fourth industrial revolution and to meet its challenges head on. Log-in to access exclusive content, including: eLearning, webinars and bite-sized summaries on individual technologies and the broader impact of digital technologies on finance.