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Practice growth Blog articles

Facing change in your practice

Like it or not, change is sometimes unavoidable.  This article looks at the drivers for change in an accountancy practice, many of which you can do nothing about!

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Audit Blog articles

Automating the audit process

Productivity, quality, consistency and time savings... If you haven't yet considered the advantages of automating your firm's audits, maybe now's the time to do so.

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GDPR Blog articles

Your website under GDPR

For many practices, the firm’s website is one of the primary touchpoints for new and future clients, so it's vital to make sure that yours will remain compliant when GDPR comes into effect.
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MTDTax Downloads

Digital exclusion under MTD

What is "digital exclusion"?  Are any of your clients digitally excluded from MTD?  This short guide summarises issues to be aware of when dealing with the digitally excluded and the digitally challenged.

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Accounting Downloads

Top 10 tips for producing accounts with Wolters Kluwer software

Our top 10 tips and tricks to help making preparing accounts easier with Wolters Kluwer sotware.
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Accounting Videos and webcasts

How to get the most from CCH Accounts Production

Watch this webinar to learn how to get the most from CCH Accounts Production and the benefits of integrating with other CCH modules.
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Tax Downloads

Surviving and Thriving: A guide to preparing for your next Tax season

A practical guide to help you and your practice navigate the tax filing season more effectively.
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Tax Downloads

4 steps to prepare for your tax season

Easy tips on how to assess, plan and prepare for the upcoming tax season

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MTDTax Downloads

Time to get digital

Download our guide to help accountants prepare for Making Tax Digital

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GDPR Blog articles

Reporting GDPR data breaches

GDPR imposes a new obligation on data controllers to self-report data breaches within 72 hours.  This article summarises what accountancy practices need to know and what they need to do.

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GDPR Blog articles

Security concerns for accounting practices

Graham Cluley, independent blogger, podcaster and public speaker on IT security, talks about the threats that keep accountancy IT managers awake at night, including GDPR.

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GDPR Checklists

Prepare your practice for GDPR with our checklist

Why not download our GDPR checklist to help you prepare for this important change?

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MTD Blog articles

Keeping up the MTD momentum

Now that the implementation of MTD has been slightly delayed, what can advisors do to maintain the momentum that they've built up?

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Tax Videos and webcasts

Webinar: Are you getting the most from your CCH Personal Tax software

Watch our webinar to uncover how to get more from your CCH Personal Tax software.
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MTD Videos and webcasts

Introduction to Making Tax Digital

Watch our 20min webinar covering the background to MTD, the current state of the market and the implications of MTD for UK advisors.
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GDPR Blog articles

Start your GDPR preparations now!

GDPR may seem a long way off but organisations need to start preparing now to make sure they’re ready. Here’s our guide to how accountancy practices can make a start with their GDPR preparations.

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AccountingOnline accountingSMEs Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

“Twinfield has helped us in our growth… and it’s become clear that it’s going to be able to help us to grow much further into the future.”

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GDPR Blog articles

Introduction to GDPR for accountants

The General Data Protection Regulation replaces the current Data Protection Act on 25 May 2018. This is a brief introduction to GDPR for accountants and tax advisers.

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Practice growth Videos and webcasts

Discover Payescape

Solve client payroll headaches with cloud-based payroll software and CIPP-certified consultants for you and your clients. Manage payrolls, answer queries, handle auto-enrolment.

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MTD Downloads

MTD: FAQs and Overview

This FAQ explains some of the background and answers many of the most common questions that we hear from our own customers.

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Tax Product brochures

CCH Personal Tax brochure

By simplifying every step in the process from collecting raw data to submitting the return CCH Personal Tax allows you to perform the best possible compliance work for the widest range of clients.

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MTD Blog articles

HMRC's MTD pilot

Here's some useful information on HMRC's pilot for MTD for tax advisor planning to take part and try out the service for themselves.

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GDPR Blog articles

Data protection in the news

The government is introducing new laws to give people "more control over how their personal data is used". This new Data Protection Bill is the UK’s enactment of the General Data Protection Regulations.  

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MTD Blog articles

'Digital record keeping' under MTD

A key concept for MTD, but what is it, how do you know whether your clients are already doing it, and how do you help those who aren’t?

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MTD Blog articles

Are spreadsheets really dead?

There’s been a lot of talk in the professional press recently about the use of spreadsheets for digital record keeping with Making Tax Digital. So what’s the latest on this topic?

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MTD Blog articles

Getting clients involved in MTD

As part of the HMRC pilot, tax advisors will need to work with their clients on MTD reporting.  Our engagement model provides a useful starting point for planning how to do this.

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DigitalisationMTD Blog articles

7 drivers of digitalisation

Digital technologies are having a profound effect on our economy and on society.  What's driving the widespread use of these disruptive technologies?  We look at seven global drivers.

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Practice growth Videos and webcasts

An introduction to CCH Central

From last year's tax return to the latest bill, CCH Central puts everything you need to run your practice onto a single screen. Discover the difference that CCH Central makes.

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MTD Blog articles

Keeping up with the news on Making Tax Digital

As events this week have demonstrated, one of the most intriguing aspects of Making Tax Digital is that the topic continues to evolve and develop.

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MTD Blog articles

Quarterly reporting under MTD

In this introduction to quarterly reporting under MTD we'll take a look at what it means for you and your clients.

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MTD Blog articles

Planning your MTD client communication strategy

We look at how to put together a client communication strategy based on the different clients categories that MTD will create.

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MTD Blog articles

What now for MTD, post-election?

As the dust settles on the election's unexpected outcome, it's time to ask what impact this might have on HMRC's Making Tax Digital project.

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MTD Blog articles

Are any of your clients "digitally excluded" from MTD?

Although many of us live our lives "digital by default", some of you clients may not yet have even tried to get online.  How will the "digitally excluded" cope with MTD?

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MTD Blog articles

Client complexity under MTD

In this article we look in detail at how you can categorise your clients according to their MTD status in order to break down some of the complexity in the MTD process.

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MTD Blog articles

Meet our MTD experts

Find out a bit more about our Making Tax Digital experts and what they'll be contributing to our MTD project over the coming months.

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MTD Blog articles

Is anything certain about MTD?

Although it's early days for the biggest change to tax return compliance since self-assessment, we already know some things about MTD with a fair degree of certainty.

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MTD Blog articles

What does MTD mean for accounts processing?

When we first started hearing about businesses and landlords having to file quarterly accounts data to HMRC, many taxpayers and advisors were worried.  What will MTD really mean for them?

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MTD Blog articles

HMRC confirms start date for MTD reporting

In late January 2017, HMRC responded to the MTD consultation period, with the main news being that reporting for businesses will begin in April 2018, as per original plans. 

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MTD Blog articles

The news from Accountex 2017

After a busy couple of days at Accountex, we review some of the discussions we've had with tax and accounting professionals on the subject of Making Tax Digital.

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MTD Blog articles

4 important MTD questions we asked HMRC

While we wait for the response from HMRC to their formal MTD consultation, here are the top 4 questions we asked them in our response to the consultation.

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MTD Blog articles

HMRC launches 6 MTD consultation documents

It's important that HMRC consults widely with interested parties over MTD so we're pleased to confirm that HMRC has today launched six Making Tax Digital consultation documents.

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MTD Blog articles

Digitalisation now even more certain

Today, the government released its plans for the finance bill and confirmed a new timetable for MTD and the overall move to digitalisation.

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Accounting Downloads

The impact of FRS 102 and 105

How have the latest changes to reporting standards – FRS 102 and FRS 105 – affected the accounting profession?
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Accounting Downloads

Handling FRS 102 and FRS 105

7 top tips to help you and your clients deal with the transition to the new reporting standards

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“...it’s the range and quality of the management reports that sets the CCH Central suite apart from IRIS.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“The support is brilliant and the Wolters Kluwer staff who come out to do the upgrades and installs have been superb. They really take the time to understand our needs and how things work here...”

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Smaller practicesSoftware suite Case studies

CCH Accountants’ Starter Pack

“The CCH Accountants’ Starter Pack offers exactly the same software as in the full CCH Central suite, with exactly the same features and functionality.”

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Audit Case studies

CCH Audit Automation

“Everyone here has adapted well to the software and they’ve been able to pick it up very quickly. There have been no problems at all – it’s been a very positive change.”

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Online accounting Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

“Collaborative working... is about changing the relationship with our clients, being part of their team rather than just the person they bring their financial records to once a year...”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“An alarmingly high percentage of businesses never re-open after a major disaster... As our experience has shown, everyone needs to be prepared for the unexpected.”

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Online accountingSMEs Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

“When we opened a third branch we could see there would be limitations on our future expansion, so we looked at alternatives [to Sage].”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“The more we use CCH Document Management, the more we find out about its capabilities. The next step will be enabling the CCH Client Portal...”.

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“With CCH Document Management we can keep control of everything in one place – emails, incoming paper correspondence and any documents or files that we create.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“When a client phones up now it’s easy to find an email, even if it was sent or received by someone else in the practice.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“When we first looked at integrated systems... we found other databases were very rigid by comparison. That’s one of the reasons we chose Wolters Kluwer as a supplier.”

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Online accountingSMEs Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

“As users for over five years, we’ve found [Twinfield Online Accounting] astonishingly reliable.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“From the original demonstration of CCH Central what struck me was that Wolters Kluwer is listening to the people who actually use their software and taking their suggestions on board.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“The Wolters Kluwer software gives us much better visibility of all the key metrics we use for monitoring performance and managing the business.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Document Management

“We had not originally intended to use CCH Document Management within [the payroll bureau] but when the team saw it in action they asked if they could use it themselves.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“Over the course of 30 years, Wolters Kluwer software has helped our practice to grow several times over by increasing productivity and efficiency...”

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Tax Case studies

CCH Personal Tax

“It’s simple to produce a report of clients with a certain source of income, or those earning above a particular amount, so that we can market our services accordingly.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Portal

“With CCH Portal and CCH Document Management working together we get a complete picture of our clients at all times, so that everyone knows what’s going on.”

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Audit Case studies

CCH Audit Automation

“Having the software has helped us to deal with the additional workload [of the new ISAs] and we’ve even picked up a number of new audit clients from local firms.”

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Online accountingSMEs Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

“We’ve had a compound annual growth rate of about 20% over the last five years… we needed something that could grow with us.”

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Practice management Case studies

CCH KPI Monitoring

“We’ve been using CCH KPI Monitoring since 2006 and the alerts we’re currently running have proved to be very useful.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“Since implementing CCH Central and CCH Practice Management we have grown annual recurring fee income by over 125%.”

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Audit Case studies

CCH Audit Automation

“The software’s way of dealing with the audit is basically identical to the paper file and this made it much easier to computerise the process...”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“CCH Document Management is very flexible, so we can tailor it to our precise requirements and set it up to reflect exactly how the Group operates.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Portal

“With CCH Portal you can have parallel approval processes, so you’re not waiting for a chain of people to agree... it’s a great way of managing document approval across a large organisation.”

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Accounting Case studies

CCH iXBRL Review & Tag

“The review facilities in CCH iXBRL Review & Tag really impressed us… Obviously a lot of thought has gone into the design.”

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Tax Case studies

CCH Return Review

“There are plenty of opportunities for things to go wrong but the software helps us pick them all up when we do the review. It’s definitely a very useful tool for minimising risk.”
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Accounting Case studies

CCH iXBRL Review & Tag

“Whatever system we chose also had to be sufficiently robust to deal with the very large sets of accounts that we were producing.  The Wolters Kluwer software fitted the bill in all respects.”

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Audit Case studies

CCH Audit Automation

“We looked at several computerised audit systems that the team in the office had used in the past, but none of them appeared to be as flexible or as easy to use as CCH Audit Automation.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“Wolters Kluwer don't just supply a disparate bunch of software products; they provide us with solutions over time that help us to deliver on our own business strategy and goals.”

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Practice management Case studies

CCH KPI Monitoring

“We’ve used the CCH KPI Monitoring system for over five years [and] it would be difficult to live without the software now.”

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Accounting Case studies

CCH iXBRL Review & Tag

“We’re very impressed with what the Wolters Kluwer software can do.  The tagged files produced by the Wolters Kluwer software are so good they look like a print preview of the original accounts.”

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Software suite Case studies

The CCH Central software suite

“Changing software suppliers after such a long time can be a painful process but things are so much better now, so I’ve no regrets.  In fact, I’d say it’s the best business decision I have made.”

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Practice management Case studies

CCH Practice Management

“By giving us better and easier access to the information we hold on our clients, CCH Central is opening up new opportunities for us.”

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Practice management Case studies

CCH Practice Management

“Accessing the programs through a common interface makes it easier and quicker to find what you’re looking for. You can filter out irrelevant information...”

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Tax Case studies

CCH Personal Tax

“Before CCH Personal Tax we were using Digita... It was fine for producing basic tax returns, but we wanted to be able to use client data proactively in order to offer additional services.”

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Document management Case studies

CCH Portal

“I saw CCH Portal as an opportunity to differentiate myself from the competition and show my clients that I take online security seriously.”.

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Tax Case studies

CCH Personal Tax

“As a growing practice it was essential that we had a scalable solution in place and with that in mind it was a very easy decision to switch.”

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Smaller practicesSoftware suite Case studies

CCH Accountants' Starter Pack

"We wouldn’t have been able to take on half the number of clients that we have now if we didn’t use the CCH Accountants’ Starter Pack, purely because of the time it saves."

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Document management Case studies

CCH Portal

“Because we can’t guarantee the confidentiality of standard emails, the option we offer our clients is portal or post and most of them now choose CCH Portal.”

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Accounting Case studies

CCH Accounts Production

“ …with CCH Accounts Production we feel confident about the results, so the software saves us a lot of time. ”

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AccountingOnline accountingSMEs Case studies

Twinfield Online Accounting

"The benefits of Twinfield Online Accounting we've got with the help of Goodman Jones were gaining clarity, speed and accuracy of our accounts, which have set us up for future growth."

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Practice growth Events

See Wolters Kluwer at Accountex North

Accountex Summit North is the new one-day conference dedicated to the accounting industry.  It will be held in Manchester Central on 6 March and we look forward to seeing you there.
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