As we move towards the end of the year, we look back on 2021 with rather mixed feelings.
When the UK moved into its first COVID lockdown, the stay at home order saw the doors to ADS Electrical’s most profitable contracts slam shut. However, as an agile business with a switched-on leadership team – and with regular, strategic support from RfM – ADS was able to quickly adapt and generate revenue from new markets. We spoke to ADS HR Manager, Julie McCormick, about how the company has evolved and achieved exceptional growth over the last 15 months.
The lockdown due to COVID-19 has brought particular challenges for trade contractors who provide their services to people in their homes or places of work. Businesses like RfM client Phillip Metcalf Cooling & Heating Services have had to make major changes to ensure the safety of staff and customers when doing essential work. So receiving the news that he’d been recognised as the UK’s No.1 Heating Installer during such a difficult period was especially significant for owner Phillip.
Last week, our cloud accounting superfans, Gillian Telford and Graham Pearson, visited the annual Xero showcase event, Xerocon London along with more than 3,000 fellow accountants, bookkeepers and app partners. Here are the key takeouts from the show and new developments that Xero users can look forward to soon.
We love technology… but only if it makes life easier for our clients. Over the past year, we have introduced many of our clients to Xero accounting software, helping them to reduce the time they spend on everyday finance tasks and improve accuracy. We now provide support with a number of Xero add-on apps that can make your business bookkeeping and financial administration even simpler.
ProductVision provides innovative software that automates processes, thereby improving accuracy and reducing time spent on essential tasks. The same could be said of Xero accounting software. Could the two prove to be a match made in the cloud?