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How cloud accounting and fintech are changing the skill set of accountants

One third of UK firms now service over 80% of their clients with cloud accounting software, giving rise to a new breed of tech-savvy, data-enabled, commercially astute accountants.

Webinar: GoCardless for Xero

The GoCardless for Xero integration allows you to automatically take payment using Direct Debit as soon as an invoice is due, and even handles all the reconciliation for you.

Helping challenger energy brands grow rapidly in a competitive market

A new wave of challenger brands is driving innovation in what has long been a stagnating market, presenting strong competition to the existing brands, and creating more choice for consumers in the process.

Harnessing the power of cloud accounting apps

We talk to Kinder Pocock founder, Sharon Pocock, about the new cloud accounting app ecosystem and how it has helped her firm streamline cash collection, differentiate its offer and deliver value to clients.

How debt can be a tool for growth

Many dynamic companies find the cash injection provided by business finance is exactly what they need to give their growth plans a kick start, and there are more types of funding available to businesses than ever before.

How to maximise payment method performance: A guide for gym owners

Expert tips to ensure your gym blows away the competition and keeps on delivering, day in and day out.

The A-Z of cloud accounting: free e-Guide

Cloud accounting is the future - and over a third of UK accountants are already there. Discover our A-Z of cloud accounting.

How to reinforce your brand and boost your business - with GoCardless Plus

For any business, a seamless payment solution that’s reliable, professional and consistent with your brand can have great benefits - but it’s often hard to achieve. Find out how having your business name on customer bank statements can help you get there.

Common payment obstacles facing the SaaS industry

For all businesses, payment processing is a critical part of revenue collection. But in the subscription business model, it’s paramount. That's one reason why many SaaS companies are adopting simpler, more efficient payment processing models.