Cloud Computing

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Ayr-based accountancy firm Sinclair Scott has entrusted its core software and office systems to the internet as a pioneering customer of the online IRIS Hosting service.


While the CRM and HR communities have been swift to adopt Cloud Computing as a new technology delivery model, finance and accounting professionals have been slower to embrace its benefits. has embraced’s Chatter social networking engine as one of the tools available within its Cloud accounting environment.

UNIT4 UK managing director Anwen Robinson takes issue with those who present a polarised view of the Cloud versus on premises software debate.

I have spent quite some time over the past few days looking at various online accounting software, and the overriding impression I have is that it is so slow to use compared to traditional offering


KashFlow, the award-winning Cloud accounting application, and its CRM counterpart R

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A couple of London-based designers have taken the Cloud accounting revolution to its logical conclusion with Brightbook – an application designed for freelancers and sole traders.


I work for a small retail business, supplying around 500 small shops in the UK and Ireland. We have two product lines, despatched from different locations within a mile of each other.