I had an interesting meeting on Friday with Richard Anning of the ICAEW IT faculty.
A Day in the Life of an Internet Accountant
Experiences and practicalities of SaaS and Cloud Computing from an ardent supporter and user.
I spent Thursday and Friday last week in Birmingham where I attended the 2020 Group annual conference. I was assisting E-conomic on their exhibition stand but did have the opportunity to sit in on a few of the sessions.
I have just attended the ICAEW XBRL roadshow at Moorgate Place (I seem to be spending a lot of time there lately).
It is interesting - and indeed, positive - that my recent blog on the ICAEW Cloud Conference held on Friday 24th September caused such debate.
As I mentioned in my recent post, I attended the ICAEW's Cloud Conference on Friday 24th September. I had mentioned that I did not have high hopes for this and sadly my concerns were justified - but not, interestingly, for the reasons I had feared.
I have spent the last few days in Copenhagen where I have been visiting the team at E-conomic to discuss their planned updates and ongoing ideas.
One of the advantages in setting up my new business, RFM Associates is that I now have the opportunity to practice what I have been preaching about setting up a virtual office.
As the dust begins to settle on the implosion of Vantis, it is perhaps opportune to look back and consider some of the lessons that might be learnt from the unseemly fall of a top 20 accountancy firm.
When I qualified more years ago than I care to remember and joined the family firm of Bellman Messik as the third generation of Messik accountants, I rather thought that this was a job for life.