Following on from recent news in the press that HMRC’s new proposed initiative of Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a change to the UK tax system which will significantly impact individuals and businesses in the years ahead.

The financial and accounting landscape for SME’s is changing rapidly and UHY Hacker Young are accountants who are promoting these changes to SME’s locally.

To this end, Cloud Accounting are hosting a couple of events beginning in May 2017 in Cambridge and Letchworth which will focus on the changes to the financial landscape, the importance of embracing cloud technology and the implications of MTD, including how to protect SME’s from cyber fraud.

The‘Your Business Matters’ event is aimed at directors and business owners who are interested in cloud technology and preparing their business for MTD.

The events are FREE but are restricted on numbers of attendees, so it will be on a first come, first served basis.

Agenda

9.00am Introduction

9.10am The Future of Finance & Accounting
Get the accounting ‘lay of the land’ from someone at the forefront of shaping it. Gary Turner explores the recent research into the changing landscape of accountants and small business owners, and Xero’s vision of what the accounting industry will look like in the future.
Gary Turner, Managing Director, Xero

9.40am The Importance of Understanding Where Your Business Is Going
Look to the future as Jo Julien details the importance of forecasting and modelling in different business scenarios, calling upon case studies where clients have tripled their profits by working closing with their accountant to create dashboards focusing on their KPIs.
Jo Julien, UK Senior Strategic Advisor, Futrli

10.00am Keeping Your Business Data Safe
Discover the essential tools and what to look out for to keep your data safe online as Joe Wythe looks at why cyber security matters.
Joe Wythe, Digital Marketing Consultant, Barclays

10.20am Cloud Accounting And The Impact Of ‘Making Tax Digital’
Learn how to stay ahead of the competition and improve efficiencies within your business as Adam Fernandes shows you how to use technology to make informed business decisions and decipher what’s fact from fiction when it comes to HMRC’s Making Tax Digital.
Adam Fernandes, Associate, UHY Hacker Young

10.40am Panel Q&A
11.00am Networking

The morning session will be followed by networking where our experts will be available for one-to-one discussions.