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What’s New At Uku? (June 2021)
Updates: Calendar filters, a new task status, ability to manage the team’s timer changing access, new option for desktop filtering
June 4, 2021
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5 easy ways to get a snapshot of your entire accounting commitments
Did you know Uku has a stylish feature called Monitoring? Monitoring gives business owners a snapshot of their business commitments as per customer agreements.
May 11, 2021
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PRO features now available
On April 22 we launched the Uku PRO package.
April 28, 2021
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Simple steps using templates to make the most out of task plans.
Using task plan templates with Uku is so simple, you’ll be surprised how easy it is. What are you going to do with that spare time?
April 14, 2021
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Why a client portal is incredibly useful for customer value
A continuation of - Customers today prefer using "client portals" over human interaction when using services. This is how you can create more customer value.
April 14, 2021
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Mastering client portals and their business benefits
Customers today prefer using client portals over human interaction when using services. This is how you can create more customer value.
April 13, 2021
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Uku is always by your side
With so much stress and pressure, it's no wonder then that accountants become demotivated. Luckily, Uku is a smart assistant that is always by your side.
April 9, 2021
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Estonian startup Uku partners with SpaceX
Estonian accounting fintech startup Uku has struck a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX
April 1, 2021
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UK’s best accounting practice management software [2021 guide]
Can't decide which UK accounting practice management software to use? Read our guide to the best ones to use in 2021.
March 19, 2021
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4 accounting digi-hacks to do more in less time
Accountants can keep themselves in the loop and do more in less time by following these 4 accounting digi-hacks. Meet our smart assistants: Mini & Mobile Uku
March 16, 2021
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‘Time’ is the most undervalued currency
Master your time rather than be a slave to the clock. Time is a commodity that is continuously within your grasp. Yet it slips away..
March 10, 2021
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How CRM builds sustainability for accounting practices
Adopting a sales focussed CRM strategy not only boosts clients sales and loyalty. Effective CRM builds sustainability for accounting practices.
March 5, 2021
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Why CRM is critical for accounting client relationships
A strong customer relationship is vital to the success of any accounting firm. But how do you use CRM to build sustainability for your accounting firm?
March 2, 2021
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9 ways Uku is helping our community with customisation
After feedback from our community, here are the customisation options we have launched as part of our ongoing roadmap to be the leading accounting practice management tool.
February 25, 2021
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Customisation is king for customer satisfaction
Differentiation has become customisation, and that’s why offering customisation products and software are essential to customer satisfaction.
February 23, 2021
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9 proven ways accountants begin their days on the right foot
How to start your day off on the right foot...setting up the tasks of a task filled day. Preparing for a day filled with personal and business success.
February 15, 2021
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Why AML solutions are vital for accountants
To protect themselves from the threat of money laundering and preserve their credibility, accountants in the UK are embracing AML solutions.
February 8, 2021
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5 ways transparency in your accounting firm boosts credibility
Transparency is a word that conjures up several values—openness, honesty, clarity and collaboration amongst several others.
January 29, 2021
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Collaboration for accountants
Collaboration between accountants not only services clients faster and improves productivity; it also reduces workplace stress.
January 26, 2021
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Why going big is not always good for your customers
Is bigger better? They have all the financial resources, talent, and even access to a network of willing customers..But what does that mean for their customer base?
January 19, 2021
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Fair pay for accountants by using time tracking.
Would you believe if you were told that your accounting firm was losing £8,665 per employee, per year? And it’s all because accountants are not practicing time tracking.
January 7, 2021
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12 simple ways of dealing with stressed out clients
Accountants already deal with a ton of stress, this article takes a further look at how accountants can deal with the stress from their clients.
December 29, 2020
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Will accountants become extinct?
According to latest research, accountants are less in demand than ever. Are they becoming extinct? Not quite yet, read how accountancy is transforming for clients.
December 18, 2020
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Working remotely as an accountant
An Overview of Best Practices and Tips on Overcoming Potential Challenges
December 15, 2020
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How digitisation can battle poor mental health
Often a stigma, mental health isn't frequently discussed. Yet new research has demonstrated that stress and anxiety in accountants are on the rise. Read our guide to be aware.
December 10, 2020
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Uku & Integrations (And why they matter)
Integrations give you the power to integrate Uku with hundreds of other accounting, bookkeeping and enterprise-level apps to automate more of your work."
November 30, 2020
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Brand new Uku is here! What's new then?
It’s time to shine a light on what our [blue mini-Uku’s] have been up to since our launch. Get ready, Uku 2 will take us into the stratosphere.
November 27, 2020
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Elevating our accounting clients to offer top notch client service
There are many accountancy practices in the UK, and there are probably many in the region where you operate. So how can you differentiate yourself from others? Why should ...
November 25, 2020
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Manage work processes and meet deadlines
Completing a new task for a client is like cooking a dish: you have a recipe to follow. However, with each client, you have to repeat the same recipe month after month ...
November 25, 2020
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Remote work for accountants and life balance. Remote work = efficient work
As the second period of this covid crisis continues, the very same questions are being asked by many. How do you strike the right balance of being effective at work as ...
November 19, 2020
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Simplify your accounting with integrations
Technology’s raison d'être is supposed to be helping you do your work easier and better, but there is so much of it everywhere that it can sometimes be overwhelming. We ...
November 13, 2020
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How to price your accounting services (+how time-tracking helps)?
We know that many of you (especially those of you who have started your practice recently!) find it difficult to establish the price list for your services. Here’s how ...
November 10, 2020
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Can workflow management actually increase efficiency?
For many of us, being productive is a skill that needs to be mastered. Sure, it is something we strive for, attempt to get into the habits of and pursue in the hope of ...
November 9, 2020
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7 signs your accounting practice needs better workflow management [and how to solve them]
According to research, accountants in practice work an average of 42.09 hours a week. Industry accountants work a slightly higher average of 43.05 hours a week ...
November 2, 2020
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Why client communication is more important than ever
You don’t need us to tell you that nurturing your client relationships is essential to the survival and growth of your accountancy practice. However, the last few months ...
October 29, 2020
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4 proven ways to make your employees fall in love with time tracking
Is getting your employees to track time a constant battle? Hard to overcome their resistance and motivate them to time track? Worse still, you’re devoting time to ...
October 27, 2020
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Upskilling - what’s all the fuss about?
According to research, by 2030, automation, digitisation and artificial intelligence will cut jobs by 29% whilst contributing as little as 13% to job creation. Further ...
May 9, 2020
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8 must-have tech tools to work remotely [Accounting Practices]
Working from home? Great, stay there! We have created a must-have list of all the best tech tools that you need to stay productive and collaborate with your team ...
April 9, 2020
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Accounting post-Brexit (updated March 2020)
Like a closing down sale at a pound shop, Brexit keeps threatening to happen, but seemingly never does. Then, on 31st January 2020, the UK left the EU. What ...
March 4, 2020
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Accountancy practices - how much should you charge?
When you start a new practice, or wish to become a more profitable and competitive practice, deciding how much you’ll charge often poses a conundrum. Do you charge ...
March 2, 2020
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Sole trader vs limited company: changes in monthly accounting
Every business - no matter how small or big - must have a legal structure, with the majority preferring to be either a sole trader or a limited company. An estimated ...
February 27, 2020
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The ultimate guide to attracting and retaining millennial talent
Millennial workers, whether harshly judged or not, have a reputation for moving from workplace to workplace, continually on the hunt for the next best opportunity.
February 12, 2020
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The changing nature of fintech accounting tasks - are you ready?
New tech, new software and new regulations mean the accountant's role, and particularly those within fintech companies is ripe for an overhaul. Transparency ...
January 30, 2020
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Getting yourself into the habit of time tracking and 4 reasons you should start now
Throughout the day, there is always too much to do, from locating that work task, calling a client, or remembering to file documentation. Through all your client ...
November 26, 2019
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Value-based pricing - The top accountant's secret weapon
Creating value for the customer not only retains loyalty, yet is a way to command a higher price for your knowledge, product or service. Yet, what does this value creation ...
November 22, 2019
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Hey, we are Uku. Nice to meet you!
We are Uku, a web-based task management and billing platform for accountants and service companies. Our software helps and supports finance professionals with their ...
November 5, 2019
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Accounting post-Brexit: Your guide to surviving the first few weeks
Like a closing down sale at a pound shop, Brexit keeps threatening to happen, but seemingly never does. The latest date we know is the 31st October, a date that has ...
October 22, 2019
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Rödl & Partner accountants perform tasks in high-quality and always on time
How did the introduction of Uku go, and what were the challenges and lessons learned? Mart Nõmper, sworn auditor of Rödl & Partner Estonia, shares his recent ...
October 20, 2019
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Uku helped 1Office Group to automate their workflow and increase efficiency
The following interview will share light on what the criteria for choosing the accounting practice management software were, how the implementation process took place ...
October 15, 2019
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