Traditionally inputting and reconciling the financial data of a company was carried out manually on a desktop machine - One person had access meaning key people in the business couldn't see customer data, supplier balances or do a double check that everything is posted correctly - Backups had to be manually taken (if carried out at all) - Data bounces from place to place on USB sticks which is not secure or reliable. - The software has to be upgraded often leading to unexpected costs in both time and money - Customer support is expensive and slow All of the above is both restrictive to the business growth and expensive. Moving to the cloud will enable you - Give access to multiple users who can log in from any internet enabled device - Freedom to examine the figures and explore areas of potential growth or analyse the risk of loss making products/ services - Feel safe knowing that security is the upmost importance to the software provider and your data is in one place. - The software is always the most up to date meaning you wont get left behind when making tax digital comes into force from April 2018
Xero says - "With cloud accounting software, you have the option to run your business remotely, from anywhere in the world. And when data is fluid and accessible, the possibilities are endless"
We understand you may feel unsure about migrating to a cloud accounting software package but with our extensive knowledge of the packages available, we are confident we can find and install a solution that fits with you and your business processes and can grow with the company. We want you to feel comfortable with moving to the cloud which is why we will 'hold your hand' every step of the way. We will also examine other processes with your business and see if they can link with the accounts software, saving you duplication of data entry or see if a process can be automated, which in turn saves you both time and money.