Finance

123-reg restores just 26 servers after catastrophic wipe

News
22 Apr, 2016
Jane McCallion Adam Shepherd

The company admits that some customers' data may be lost forever

Microsoft: global regulation needed in data privacy battle

News
15 Apr, 2016
Aaron Lee

Cloud experts also cast doubt over WhatsApp’s lauded ‘end-to-end encryption’

Microsoft brings power of ERP to SMBs with Project Madeira

News
14 Apr, 2016
Joe Curtis

Small businesses on Office 365 get to have their cake and eat it too

Britain's 'Facebook' could come from fintech sector, says Eileen Burbidge

News
12 Apr, 2016
Aaron Lee

Gov tech advisor believes UK’s financial services could produce next world-beating firm

Apple Pay: Everything you need to know

Advice
11 Apr, 2016
Rene Millman

Contactless payments market to reach $95 billion by 2018

Best retail apps

Best
21 Mar, 2016
Clare Hopping Aaron Lee

We round up the best smartphone, tablet and desktop retail apps that benefit retailers looking to make the most of cloud

Time management and the cloud: Everything you need to know

Advice
18 Mar, 2016
Maxwell Cooter Rene Millman Aaron Lee

Want to keep track of those billable hours? The cloud has proved to be an important tool to do so

Finance and the cloud: Everything you need to know

Advice
16 Mar, 2016
Maxwell Cooter Rene Millman Aaron Lee

We look at the role cloud plays in finance and the benefits on offer to organisations large and small...

Excel alternatives

Advice
3 Mar, 2016
Rene Millman

Excel is the top dog, but there are other options

Best accounting software

Best
3 Mar, 2016
Rene Millman

Bookkeeping doesn’t have to be tied to just one computer, we look at the options for keeping accounts in the cloud

Best finance apps

Best
29 Feb, 2016
Clare Hopping Caroline Preece

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

Best ERP apps

Best
18 Feb, 2016
Clare Hopping Aaron Lee

We round up the best Android, iOS and desktop apps to manage your enterprise resource planning strategies

IBM offers Bitcoin-style blockchain from its cloud

News
17 Feb, 2016
Joe Curtis

Big Blue believes transparent blockchain will improve online payments security

Sage and Apple team up to bring real-time accounting to iOS devices

News
11 Feb, 2016
Rene Millman

Sage Live first of a slew of apps to help small businesses

Dropbox will start storing customer business data in Germany

News
11 Feb, 2016
Joe Curtis

File-sharing firm will use Amazon Web Services’ Frankfurt datacentre

Xero introduces big data analytics and a unified bookkeeping platform

News
11 Feb, 2016
Jane McCallion

Microsoft Power BI available to SMBs through cloud accounting platform

Sage One vs QuickBooks Online

Vs
5 Feb, 2016
Rene Millman

We put two of the most popular cloud-based accountancy packages to the test

PayPal and Zapper team up to improve restaurant payments

News
3 Feb, 2016
Clare Hopping

PayPal OneTouch will allow customers to pay for their meals at the table using their PayPal account within the Zapper app

Specsavers: In three years, we will be based largely on the cloud

Case Studies
19 Jan, 2016
Joe Curtis

Cloud will underpin opticians' focus on exciting new technology projects

Accenture to help develop core features on SAP's S/4 HANA

News
11 Jan, 2016
Joe Curtis

Outsourcer will help speed up S/4 HANA delivery