Liquid Accounts MD Speaks to CIMA and ICAEW

This week you can catch Liquid's MD, Matt Holmes, at a CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) event in Rotherham and an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) event in Hatfield telling accountants about cloud computing, cloud accounting, and Liquid Accounts. The CIMA event is tonight (19th September) at the Aston Hotel, Catcliffe, Rotherham from 6 till 8 and will take an in-depth look at cloud: what it is, why it is here and an exploration of accounting in the cloud and the benefits that it can bring to accountants and the businesses they work with. Matt, who is on the Governing Body of the Cloud Industry Forum and was the founding Chair of the Cloud Computing Special Interest ...

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Are You Foggy About The Cloud?

Liquid Accounts invites you to find out more at 'A Cloudy Day'. 2011 is being billed as the 'year of the cloud' and cloud computing is predicted to boost the EU economy over the next 5 years by £645 billion, with the UK and Germany as the biggest beneficiaries of this growth.  Other reports say that cloud is moving faster than any other 'next big thing' and could represent 15% of the total IT services market by 2014.  But what does all this mean to the average British company?  Is the hype real?  Why should you take an interest?  What are the benefits?  How does it apply to you? All these questions and more will be answered at 'A Cloudy Day', hosted ...

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Liquid MD to speak to Chartered Marketeers about Cloud Computing

On 15th June (today) Matt will be at the University of Bradford for the Chartered Institute of Marketing's CIM Northern Centenary Conference.  Matt will be running a workshop on Marketing Technology with Liquid client, Andy Earnshaw from text-messaging service providers SmileSMS. The CIM Northern Conference is being held to celebrate the completion of a century in winning professional recognition and status for the marketing professionals.  The event aims to offer leadership, explore innovation in the industry, discuss current challenges facing marketers and provide educational and networking opportunities.  There will be several leading industry figures including Professor Malcolm McDonald, Jonathon Rigby - Head of Marketing at Manchester United and Dominic Burch - Asda delivering keynote speeches.  Delegates are invited to choose to attend ...

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Liquid speak to European Accountants at Praxity Conference

Following Liquid MD Matt's speaking slot at the UK Praxity Conference on 3rd March, he has now been invited to speak at the European Praxity Conference by one of Liquid's key accounting partners, Garbutt and Elliott, who have offices in Leeds, York, Manchester, Newcastle and Scarborough. Matt will be flying off to the European Praxity Conference on the 10th and 11th June in Lisbon, Portugal. As Chair of BASDA's (British Application Software Development Association) Cloud Computing Special Interests Group, Matt will use his industry expert knowledge to explain the benefits of cloud accounting to both accountancy practices and their clients, and how easy it is to access your accounts online with Liquid. Praxity was established to create a selective alliance of strong and independent accounting ...

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Liquid MD invited to talk at Cloud Computing Conference

Matt Holmes, Liquid MD and Chair of the Cloud Computing Special Interest Group for BASDA is once again on the road to speak at a cloud computing event. After Matt's success at the Sheffield Hallam University for 'Inside Cloud Computing', he has now been invited to speak at the Cloud Computing Conference hosted by eBusiness Club and East Midlands Chambers of Commerce. The event will be held at Nottingham Conference Centre, on the 15th April.  The free one-day event is designed to provide you with information and practical advice to be able to implement cloud computing services in your business. Matt will be giving an introduction to the benefits of cloud computing for small businesses, what's required and the perceived risks involved in ...

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Liquid MD talks to CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

Matt Holmes, Liquid MD and Chair of the Cloud Computing Special Interest Group for BASDA will be in York this week speaking at a CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Branch Meeting. The event at the Holiday Inn on Tadcaster Road, near York Racecourse, will be taking an in-depth look at cloud: what it is, why it is here and an exploration of accounting in the cloud and the benefits that it could bring to your business.  The event is to be held on the 12th April, starting at 6pm. Matt is known for being able to explain cloud technology in a non-technical way and for giving practical hints and tips and how small businesses can take advantage of cloud technology now ...

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Liquid MD, Speaks to 50 Edinburgh Businesses about ‘2011: The Year of the Cloud?’

Matt Holmes, Liquid MD and Chair of the Cloud Computing Special Interest Group for BASDA is in Edinburgh this week speaking at a Breakfast Seminar organised by Liquid Accounting Partner, Springfords LLP. The event at the Scotsman Hotel in central Edinburgh, organised by Carol Wright of Springfords, will explore Whether 2011 really does promise to be the 'year of the cloud', Why cloud computing is predicted to boost the EU economy over the next 5 years by £645 billion, with the UK and Germany as the biggest beneficiaries of this growth, And why Microsoft are reported to be spending £15million on promoting cloud in the UK in the next quarter alone And will answer questions such as: What does this means for my business? Is the hype ...

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Cloud Accounting founder goes back to his roots at Sheffield Hallam University

Liquid's Managing Director, Matt Holmes has been invited to speak at the Inside Cloud Computing event held by Sheffield Hallam University on March 2nd. As a former student of Sheffield Hallam and now Chair of BASDA's (British Application Software Development Association) Cloud Computing Special Interests Group, and member of the Governing Body of the Cloud Industry Forum, Matt Holmes returns to the university to share his knowledge about 'Cloud Computing today'.  Matt will be presenting 'in the cloud' via Prezi.com. 'It's really exciting that Sheffield Hallam have recognised the potential of cloud computing, are already offering cloud-based courses, and are talking about and promoting cloud to wider community.  And as an ex-student I'm proud to be able to support them in that. 'At ...

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Visit Venturefest for Cloud, Candy Floss & Free Software!

Market-leading online accounting software firm, Liquid Accounts, will be exhibiting at Venturefest in York next week as the guest of event sponsor, and leading Yorkshire accountants, Garbutt and Elliott.  Come along and meet the team, see their award-winning cloud accounting software in action, grab some free candy floss and be in with a chance of winning prizes (including a year's free subscription for Liquid Accounts!) Liquid Accounts' Marketing Director, Lisa Kendrick said: 'As a start-up we benefited from the support and exposure available at Venturefest and now we are in a position to be able to give something back and support both the event and other local technology start-ups. 'A number of our clients are in renewable energy, technology, software, web design ...

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Liquid Training Dates and Events

Free Introductory Webinars - every Friday Introduction to Liquid Accounts Introduction to Liquid Client Manager Introduction to Additional Modules For further information and to book a place contact Andrew Marshall on 0845 450 7305, andrew.marshall@liquidaccounts.net Customer Training Webinar courses, £25 per module or £100 for all 5. Thursday 13th January, 9.30-11am - Introduction and Customers (creating and maintaining customer records and dealing with payments) Thursday 20th January, 9.30-10.30am - Suppliers (creating and maintaining supplier records and dealing with payments) Thursday 3rd February, 9.30-10.30am - Bank accounts (creating and maintaining bank accounts and checking against statements) Thursday 10th February, 9.30-10.30am - The Nominal Ledger (understanding what a nominal ledger is, creating and maintaining nominal codes and posting journal entries) Thursday 17th February, 9.30-10.30am - Reports, VAT Returns and Running a Year End ...

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