IRIS Software Group has acquired accountancy website specialist Websmiths Group for an undisclosed sum.
Better known as Accountant Websmiths, the outfit will now become part of IRIS and rebranded as IRIS OpenWebsite to fit with the parent company’s growing portfolio of cloud-based services.
The current Websmiths offering can start as low as £55 a month for a tax “ezine”, with additional fees for websites ranging from £55 to £95 a month depending on whether they are based on existing templates or designed from scratch. At the moment, the same pricing levels have been maintained on the IRIS website.
According to IRIS CEO Phill Robinson, around half of Accountant Websmiths’ users were already IRIS customers and that the overlap created a...