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400% rise in charity accounts placed under regulatory inquiry

Octobers charity finance summit presented the new no nonsense approach of The Charity Commission, the regulatory body for all UK charities.  Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 5 November 2014

Find out how much time could you save with devolved accounting

If any of our '7 deadly sins' from Ken's recent article sounded familiar to you, perhaps you could benefit from devolving more of your finance tasks. Try out our new devolved calculator to find out exactly how much time you could save. Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 7 October 2014

Charities, luxury cars and NASA – what’s the link?

Take ten businesses. Ranging from Lamborghini to HM Revenue & Customs, and from NASA to the cancer charity Anthony Nolan. Our question to you is… what do these well known names all have in common? Answers on a postcard please… Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 1 October 2014

Why are you still re-keying data? Meet interoperability.

Interoperability. No doubt you've heard us mention it countless times, but what does it really mean? Simply, it allows all your existing computer systems to share information between themselves, meaning no more data re-entry for you AND no more getting tied in by one supplier. bluQube CEO and co-founder Simon, explains where it came from, how it works, and why you really can't afford to ignore it.  Read More

Written by: Simon Kearsley   

Posted: 23 September 2014

6 ways devolved finance will benefit the whole organisation

If you’ve ever thought that devolved accounting is just a ruse for the finance department to shift some of its workload to other departments, then think again. Take a peek at these 6 ways devolving your finance software will benefit not just the finance team themselves, but the entire organisation. Read More

Written by: Simon Kearsley   

Posted: 27 August 2014

All Change Please

Woolworths. Borders. Allied Carpets. JJB Sports. What have they all got in common? That’s right, they were all riding high... until they all crashed and burnt. It can happen to the best of us, and one of the main reasons is change. Or rather, no change whatsoever.  Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 11 August 2014

7 deadly sins your finance team shouldn’t be committing!

As my cross-country odyssey takes me from Kent to Glasgow, from Pembrokeshire to Scunthorpe, along leafy lanes and byways en route to finance department after finance department, there are one or two common strands which appear time and time again! Read More

Written by: Kenneth Roles   

Posted: 31 July 2014

Sunshine & the Cloud

Summer is here and the sun is shining (sometimes). In fact finance directors are grateful for a bit of cloud cover at this time of year – with cloud-based financial solutions they can access work systems from wherever they are, while getting to enjoy some of the great British summer. Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 28 July 2014

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s data mining we go

Finance directors using cloud-based accounting are seeing the benefit of integrating data in real-time... Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 28 July 2014

Fundraising – are you squeaky clean?

With the spotlight shining ever brighter on the charity sector, it’s important that charities are able to provide satisfactory answers to any searching questions they face about their fundraising decisions and activities. Read More

Written by: Tom   

Posted: 30 June 2014
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