Location is no longer a barrier for your finance function

There is a big push to ‘shop local’ to help reduce the carbon footprint of our food and drink products from field to plate. 

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Can your charity adapt overnight?

Many businesses have had to think on their feet in the past year as a result of COVID-19, but none more so than those in the charitable sector. The pandemic has provided new challenges, not only in providing core services to those in need but also in keeping on top of the day-to-day finances.

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Same old, same old? Why you should undertake a process review

With the end of the festive season, the New Year is traditionally a time for us to reflect on the year just gone and identify areas for improvements which can be made in the next year. Whilst this is traditionally done on a personal sense (how to lose 40lbs in January!), this is also the perfect time to review your business processes to see if they are truly working for you and not the other way around!

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2020 Year in Review – Professional Services Sector

Maintaining high levels of client service during a pandemic when your entire employee base is working remotely may have filled most partners and professional service firms with dread 12 months ago. But fast forward several months and this thinking has certainly changed.

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Do you value your time?

As we near the end of 2020, a year full of new challenges and change, there are a number of learnings we can reflect on, and questions we will ponder as we enter 2021.  

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IFRS 16 COVID amendment at a glance

For those companies which had to go through the long and painful process of accessing which contracts did and did not contain a lease, the thought of having to process the lease amendments which have arisen as part of COVID-19 filled you with dread. There is however some good news.

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Technology – Not just for international clients

As lockdown starts to ease allowing national and international travel to slowly increase, and employers start finalising their plans to open office doors again, there are lots of unknowns around what the ‘norm’ will be for businesses going forward.Will video calls continue to replace face to face client meetings? Will people rush back to working in the office? Although there have been lots of ‘bumps in the road’ for businesses in 2020, providing the best client service for local, national and international clients has remained constant at AAB.

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Energy Finance Technology: Adopting new ways of working that challenge the old

The Energy sector today is a constantly changing, evolving and complex landscape.  It is continuously seeking to find an equilibrium in the turbulence of supply and demand, fossil fuels and renewables, and survival and growth.  All of which is underpinned by fierce competition for investment.  

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Make Tax Great Again! – Anticipated changes in respect of Making Tax Digital for Income Tax

Discussions have been in place regarding modernising the UK Tax system for several years, with VAT being the first of the UK Taxes to make the move with Making Tax Digital (MTD), rolled out in April 2019 for VAT registered businesses with turnover above the threshold of £85,000. From April 2022 MTD for VAT will be extended to all VAT registered businesses.

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2020: Shining a Spotlight on the Tech Sector

2020 will be a year remembered for many ‘unprecedented’ challenges and disruptions across the globe. It could also be said that it will be remembered for not only the increased use of technology, but the significant reliance on it for people and businesses.  

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