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The UK recently brought forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by an entire decade, with the ruling now slated to take effect from 2030. It came as a surprise to many when a scheme that aims to make electric vehicles (EVs) more affordable was cut.
We’ve all learned the necessity of compliance. Face masks, elbow handshakes, two-metre distancing, remote working, showing up for your jab – it may all be tough and go against impulse, but we understand that we need to comply with the rules. There is a cost to our society, our economy and our mental health, but putting it bluntly this is a matter of survival. If anyone is familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, our basic requirements are physiological well-being, plus safety and security. Though we may not agree with every single rule, we have to act en-masse to preserve our way of life.
As TaxCalc’s Product Director, Pauline Smith oversees the continued improvement of existing products, and coordinates the launch of new ones. It’s a tough job that’s dictated by a variety of compliance guidelines, evolving customer requirements and the wider goal of a future-proof business.Read more
Customer support is a crucial link between a business and the people who buy its products, especially in the world of software. Great customer teams are often at the heart of a business’s long-term success, engendering trust, loyalty and peer-to-peer recommendation. With no chatbots or automated queuing systems, not to mention unlimited access to dedicated support specialists, TaxCalc’s UK-based team is one of the main reasons why customers stay with TaxCalc for years and years.Read more
The Covid-19 enforced lockdown in March saw firms across the country abruptly move their businesses from being office, to home-based.
For many of those firms that have already embraced the 'Digital Revolution', the transition to home working has been far smoother – and has also come some distinct advantages. Flexible working has resulted in improved productivity and, in many cases, staff morale. Also, firm location and distance is no longer a barrier to serving clients and has resulted in the provision of more responsive advisory services and improved client relationships.
With the lockdown continuing to ease, one TaxCalc customer reflects on the immediate and lasting changes of working from home and going digital.Read more
What with all that’s going on in the world, it’s easy to get overloaded with information. So we’ve brought you the most relevant news and updates relating to your life in practice. Here’s our October roundup of some of the latest changes in legislation, plus pertinent product news and advice.
Our ambition, commitment to innovation and care for customers has made us the fastest-growing company in our sector and recently resulted in our CEO Tracy being shortlisted in the LDC/Telegraph 50 Business Leaders Awards.Read more
FOUR CHEERS FOR TAXCALC!
We would like to thank every one of our customers who voted for us in the 2018 Accounting Excellence Awards. Once again, we’ve been shortlisted in all four categories we entered:
- Professional Tax Software of the Year
- Practice Management and CRM Software of the Year
- Accounts Production Software of the Year
- Practice Suite of the Year