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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
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
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
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
Working remotely as an accountant
An Overview of Best Practices and Tips on Overcoming Potential Challenges
December 15, 2020
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
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.
November 30, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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