Digital Transformation in Accounting 2.0

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How can accountants benefit from technological change?

Beaming, the specialist business ISP, today published a new series of best practice films exploring how forward thinking accountancy firms are leading the latest wave of technological change in the sector.

The series of six films, titled ‘How Can Accountants Benefit From Technological Change?’, features commentary from accountancy leaders and technology experts on how firms are managing the impact of Covid-19, Making Tax Digital and increased cyber risk, and evolving their client offerings through cloud accounting, real-time data and advisory services.

The films are available to view  below or on YouTube and with an accompanying report and full transcript which can also be downloaded below.

Expert insight is provided by Georgi Rollings from Starfish Accounting, Malcolm Pope of Shorts Accountants, Paige Collins at Warren House Chartered Accountants, Sam Carter of Ashdown Hurrey Chartered Accountants, Ray Newman at PracticeWeb and Beaming’s Sonia Blizzard. The interviews were recorded remotely due to UK lockdown restrictions.

Sonia Blizzard, managing director of Beaming, comments: “Accounting firms are undergoing a period of rapid transformation driven by factors such as Making Tax Digital and the Covid crisis, and technology is at the heart of that change. We specialise in providing the fast, secure and reliable infrastructure accountants need to support new ways of working and were delighted to bring together industry experts to share how firms are changing.”

Watch: How Can Accountants Benefit From Technological Change?


  • Part 1: What is the next chapter in digital for the accounting sector? (3:49)
  • Part 2: Can technology help accountants offer advisory services? (5:23)
  • Part 3: How will real-time data change accounting? (3:46)
  • Part 4: What is next in accounting technology? (2:39)
  • Part 5: Do accountants need to work in the office? (3:53)
  • Part 6: How should accountants respond to cyber crime? (2:51)

Download the Digital Transformation in Accounting Report

Download “How can Accountants Benefit from Technological Change?” for insight from accounting experts and technologists into the impact so far of of Making Tax Digital and the Covid-19 pandemic, how digital transformation continues to influence the way in which accountancy practices operate, and how they can protect data as use of technology increases.

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