The Devastating British Post Office’s Point of Sale Scandal | Tom Herbert

2024-02-15T22:19:09+10:00February 15th, 2024|

In this episode, Tom Herbert, technology editor at, shares his insights on the British Post Office scandal, which has been ongoing for decades, ruining the lives of many subpostmasters.Heather and Tom discussed the problems with the Post Office's Fujitsu Horizon point of sale system implementation, leading to unbalanced reconciliations and accusations of theft against [...]

Accounting Industry Trends to Watch in 2024 | Tyler Caskey

2024-02-17T22:33:46+10:00February 8th, 2024|

Explore key accounting industry trends to watch in 2024, including the growing role of storytelling, adoption of AI automation tools, hybrid remote work models, and evolving practice management software in the accounting industry. Bonus: LinkedIn Storytelling Secrets: How to create viral posts from someone who has! This episode is kindly sponsored by Employment [...]

An Accountant’s Manifesto: David Boyar’s Journey to Transform the Profession

2024-02-13T05:05:07+10:00February 7th, 2024|

"If you’re going to sell to accountants, and you’re going to position yourself as "I’m an escaped accountant" you’re saying to your customer I got sick of what you're doing. I look down on you. I'm doing something different. I mean, it's ridiculous. It's just ridiculous." – David Boyar, CEO of ChangeGPS. "The data [...]

Kicking Off 2024: Adventures, Insights, and Changes from Heather Smith

2024-02-04T09:22:18+10:00February 2nd, 2024|

The big news is I’m Rebranding the Cloud Stories podcast to the Accounting Apps podcast In this episode, I talk about . . . Summer adventures with family and Chester the Border Collie in Elanora and Crows Nest Catching up on admin backlog and office makeover Website update with recent photos and videos Rebranding [...]

5 Areas to Focus on For a More Profitable Business in 2024

2024-01-31T19:21:00+10:00January 31st, 2024|

Hello! After a thrilling 2023, we’re back with the most-clicked articles from the Accounting Apps newsletter during this January ‘24: 5 Areas to Focus on For a More Profitable Business in 2024 | (Knowify) At the end of the year, most business owners will take a moment to reflect on how the year went and [...]

The Festival of Accounting & Bookkeeping (FAB) 2024

2024-01-14T14:35:09+10:00January 14th, 2024|

The Festival of Accounting & Bookkeeping (FAB) 2024, taking place on 13-14 March at the NEC, Birmingham, is an exciting event for professionals in the field. It offers an opportunity to engage with industry experts through a variety of short, engaging talks, workshops, and networking areas. The festival promises a unique experience with a focus [...]

New Zealand Podcasts for Accountants and Bookkeepers

2024-01-08T15:54:57+10:00January 8th, 2024|

Here are some New Zealand podcasts accountants and bookkeepers might enjoy! The #WHATSNEXT Podcast: Hosted by Chartered Accountants Luke Kemeys & Phillip Smith. A valuable resource for impactful insights in business and life. Listen on Spotify. (over 300 episodes) Keep The Change: Also hosted by Chartered Accountants Luke Kemeys & Phillip Smith, focusing on enhancing [...]

Solving the Multi-Entity Problem: The Story Behind Translucent | Michael Wood

2024-04-13T23:58:16+10:00December 14th, 2023|

"One way to think of Translucent is a bit like a data warehouse. We’re trying to give our users a single source of truth and break down the walls. They might be using five Xeros or 50 Xeros. It doesn’t matter. They’ve got one set of data, one warehouse of data. Everything in one [...]

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