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WinWeb Silver & Gold Accounting Partner SaaS Benefit.

But, when it happens you can do things like this:From October 1st, 2006 all our Silver and Gold Accounting Partners will receive a 80% subscription revenue share on all clients signed up through the partner firm.This will further enhance the opportunities for our partners to offer help and support for our SOHO clients.... This in turn will further enhance our SBI - Small Business Infrastructure approach, by getting our partners into the SOHO businesses, with the aim to reduce mortality rate among our clients.

50 meter (150 feet) insect found.

As you can see on Google Earth, their is a problem in Germany. It is about 50 meters long (150 feet) and could be a problem on the nearby motor-way.

WinWeb, SaaS and the Environment.

products you can out-source or home-source additional work, using an largely untapped labour market of skilled virtual assistance, who do not need an office, desk, computer, software, heating, air-conditioning, etc. again saving time, money and benefitting the environment.SUPPORT ONLINE.... Since none of the processing is done on the clients PC there is less need to upgrade the computer hardware, it certainly gives computers a longer service life.Some of these benefits may also be available by using the old software model and desk-top applications, but in comparison they are very limited.

Staff advert …

Dennis over at AccMan has put an interesting twist on a job advertisement. The job advert is for accountancy firm Goodman Jones, who unfortunately use one of WinWeb’s competitors Twinfield, never mind you can’t always get it right (only kidding David, we all know it’s a nice product). Dennis has rewritten, and in my opinion,…

Accounts in real-time

An interesting article in AccountancyAge the other day about Warren Tayler, the chairman of AIM-listed direct marketing group,, he has blasted the accountancy profession. In a letter he wrote to the FT he said the group’s auditors had trebled the fee without explaining why. He goes on to say that ‘while many businesses are…

In keeping with the theme of employing staff

We all now know that from 1 October the National Minimum Wage ‘NMW’ is going up, so I thought I would share with you the top ten most commonly used reasons employers give for not paying the National Minimum Wage when caught by HM Revenue & Customs: 10. I only took him on as a…

1st October 2006, what a day!

Soon October will be upon us, and with it some important changes for those of you who employ staff. I know recent postings have mentioned employing staff, well here are a few more things to be aware of from 1st October 2006: National minimum wage increases Changes in statutory maternity and adoption leave New age…

Bookkeeping made easy – WinWeb CashBook

You will then have a record of all your income & expenses shown with monthly totals.If you make any mistakes, use the edit button to change entries or just overwrite with the next entry you want to make.Use the balance outstanding column, on the Purchases & Sales pages, to check how much money you owe or chase any money owed to you.Let your accountant post your entries for you & you will see reports of how your business is doing.For Accountants:-You will be able to set up your clients with AccountsOffice+ or OnlineOffice to give them access to ‘Cashbook’.Using the Settings page, you will be able to set Standard or Cash Accounting or, if your client is not VAT registered, just switch off the VAT.... Before posting, any mistakes can be changed by editing the entry on the Payments or Receipts pages.With your accountant’s log in, you will be able to prepare VAT returns & reconcile bank / cash accounts & will be in control of the chart of accounts, which you can customise to suit your client’s business.

Good customer service, not as we know it

I took my Honda car to a local dealer in Southport on Friday for its annual service. I phoned them well in advance and booked it in and at that same time went through with this firms representative what service was required. I explained the car was not my main car and therefore had limit…

“Up-normal” level of growth for accounting firms.

So the business that is there for the taking is not serviced correctly (IMO), and the business that could be serviced is no longer growing fast enough.But for the small firms I see a very different picture, since the SOHO sector is largely untapped.... Because small firms or sole practitioners are: closer to their clients needs, often more cost-effective, willing to offer "special" services.For reasons of relevancy and financial importance to the accounting firm, it is also better for a SOHO to use a sole practitioner or small firm.

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