i use a company called Higher concepts software for our hire side of the business, they may be able to help as we schedule all our deliveries etc on it and you can also have a mobile handset that allows for realtime updating of next job…"
"Karen, it sounds like we do what you are trying to do with the same desk top based software, this is very specific so I suggest i don't clog up this thread and we discuss separately ?
Also, the new QB online and QX online solutions available…"
"Like Gary RK, we use QB Pro and Qxpress for accounting and scheduling, but are looking for 'cloud based' software to enable work schedules to be accessed from any pc/mobile, and sent direct to employees mobiles. Our problem is that whilst…"
"I was recommended Kashflow by my bookkeeper it does the job for me. Really easy to use for quotes and invoices. Good support and back-up and will listen and take suggested changes seriously and implements them if appropriate.…"
"I am sure it is great but I cant see many people paying £600 per year every year for an accountancy package (cloud or otherwise).
Why not publish the details of this package direct to the forum?
"Hi Guys just to make you all aware ...i,ve been introduced to a fantastic cloud accounting package designed for small businesses ... from quotations to purchase orders and invoicing to finacial reports. just £49.00per month for unlimited use…"
"Gerry, thanks for that.
You've convinced me of the time-saving, the bank statement import & reconciliation tools alone would save plenty.
Also take your point regarding the .csv file only needing to be downloaded as is, and stored locally…"
I guess I should have said many small businesses as clearly not everyone will see enough advantage to change.
The type of micro business I was thinking of were the one-man-bands where either the proprietor or often his/her partner have to…"
"An interesting and insightful article.
Although it would be great to be part of the vanguard of online accounting, no doubting it is the future. But believe on cost alone it would only really benefit a larger concern.
There's few smaller…"
"My firm signed up with Xero last June and we are currently using it for about 12 clients, including where we are doing the book-keeping on behalf of clients. I think its great, especially the automated download of bank transactions. In…"
"I have used Xero as a demo but currently have no clients using it. However, I belong to the leading accounting network (AccountingWeb) and it is consistently rated as the top online accounting solution and they have a wide range of add-ons. Kashflow…"
Following on from a recent discussion about accountants that raised the subject of online accounting packages, I've written a piece discussing the merits of this approach to working with your bookkeeper/accountant and also linking to some of the popular services.Have a look at Landscape Juice article. I'd be interested to hear any real-life experiences including bad ones !See More
"This is interesting and perhaps indicates the ongoing change in the industry - Xero acquires WorkFloMax. WorkFloMax gets some of the best integration reviews on my accountants forum (I know that's from accountants which doesn't always…"