Finance

Best finance apps

Best
16 Jan, 2020
Virtual Clouds

We round up the best smartphone, tablet and desktop finance apps for your small, medium or large business

Blockchain

What is blockchain?

In-depth
15 Jan, 2020
Virtual Clouds

The tech that underpins the biggest cryptocurrency in the world is branching out

The future of business banking now

Advice
15 Jan, 2020
Nicole Kobie

Open banking and digital innovation mean banking is no longer about queuing at the branch

Ericsson shells out $1bn to settle bribery charge

News
10 Dec, 2019
Nicole Kobie

Swedish telecoms giant's subsidiary admits bribery in massive US DoJ case spanning five countries

Cloud services

Almost £9m wasted on under-utilised cloud tech every year

News
25 Sep, 2019
Bobby Hellard

It's likely to continue unless responsibility for digital innovation is truly shared across the business, experts warn

How to pick the best cloud accounting software

In-depth
5 Sep, 2019
Virtual Clouds

There are myriad cloud accounting software products on the market, but which one is best for you?

How to move your accounting to the cloud

In-depth
29 Jul, 2019
Rene Millman

Migrating to the cloud isn't as simple as flicking a switch – you need to do your homework

IBM Logo

IBM revenue continues to fall as it chases cloud leaders

News
18 Jul, 2019
Bobby Hellard

High hopes pinned on Red Hat acquisition to close the gap on rivals

GDPR and financial services: What does it mean?

In-depth
17 Jul, 2019
Virtual Clouds

We review how new data protection laws affect the financial services industry

Making tax digital: What does it mean for your tax returns?

In-depth
11 Jul, 2019
Barry Collins

The government is forcing businesses to use accountancy software; what impact will it have on small business owners and the self-employed?

raining money

Salesforce unveils Einstein Analytics for financial services industry

News
8 May, 2019
Maggie Holland

Cloud giant is extending the reach of its data-driven insights powered by AI to wealth advisors, managers and retail bankers

Best Making Tax Digital software 2019: Make sure your accounting is MTD-compliant

Best
29 Apr, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

The best cloud accounts packages for dealing with HMRC’s new tax rules

FreshBooks review: Slick, but shallow

Reviews
23 Apr, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

Cloud accounting designed for freelancers and service-based small enterprises

FreeAgent review: Financial software you can count on

Reviews
17 Apr, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

A hugely feature-packed small business cloud accounting suite, based in the UK

Big data

Equifax and FICO launch Data Decision Cloud

News
2 Apr, 2019
Clare Hopping

The jointly developed platform will enable businesses to offer enhanced, anti-fraud-focused customer experiences

Xero review: Xero to (almost) hero

Reviews
15 Mar, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

Comprehensive cloud accounting that's particularly well suited to sales-based businesses

Zoho Books review: Everything but the kitchen sink

Reviews
11 Mar, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

A relatively low-cost accounting suite with a huge range of features at all tiers, but lacking integrated payroll

Sage Accounting review: A capable but imperfect accounts package

Reviews
7 Mar, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

Sage’s self-service accounting software is a good all-rounder, but leaves something to be desired

Intuit QuickBooks review: Quick to impress

Reviews
5 Mar, 2019
K.G. Orphanides

QuickBooks provides polished, well documented and very easy to use cloud-based business accounting suite