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Having an Contingency Plan

  • on 28 April, 2020
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According to Touche Ross there is a less than 10% chance of survival for organisations without a contingency plan who experience a disaster. While experiencing the worldwide Coronovirus Pandemic we are all currently experiencing having to manage with less staff and under greater restrictions than usual. Having a sound contingency plan in place has never […]

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Working from Home

  • on 21 April, 2020
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More of us than ever before are working from home. There are many IBMi financial and system processes that can be accessed remotely. If you are happy with your current set-up, that’s great. If you are looking for ways to help your staff to work effectively from home or to help automating process, please contact IMS. […]

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Making Tax Digital (MTD) Phase 2 – the mandation of digital links.

  • on 14 April, 2020
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Many people don’t realise there is a second phase to MTD and will think that their previous efforts will suffice. In fact, there are three elements to MTD for VAT. The software needs to be “capable of keeping and maintaining the records specified in the regulation Preparing VAT Returns using the information maintained in those digital […]

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Support in the Coronovirus Crisis

  • on 9 April, 2020
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Coronovirus has meant changes to everyones lifestyle, and for businesses working hard to maintain productivity the continuity that has created sever challenges. One of these is support for your IBMi. IBMi is a mature technology and a natural result is that many of your experts may be in households that fit into the governments at […]

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Entering Making Tax Digital (MTD) Phase 2

  • on 2 April, 2020
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Digital records will become digitally linked to the digital submission process from April 2020. End of March 2020 means end of MTD Phase 1 and that means more changes to how you do handle your tax obligations. Under Phase 2, businesses that exceed the £85,000 threshold will need to have digital records and digital links […]

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Reach High with a  Data Cleaning Audit

  • on 31 March, 2020
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For an easy migration to Making Tax Digital your system needs to not only produce the nine boxes of data required by HMRC but also to provide accurate data. MTD regulations preclude the use of Excel in 2020. This means that all adjustments in system data will need to be done live prior to producing your […]

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Easter Holidays 10-13 April 2020

  • on 24 March, 2020
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What do you do when your IT manager is on holiday? Do you struggle through and hope nothing goes wrong? Or do you call him to get his help and interfere with his holiday. Well at IMS we can offer another solution.  Support resources are not just a holiday issue: What if IT are too […]

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Special Announcement – Covid-19

  • on 23 March, 2020
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All at IMS hope you are managing in the current uncertain health climate and that you stay safe. In these uncertain times, I wanted to reach out to you personally about what we can do here at IMS to support you and any IBMi related business challenges.  As the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, […]

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Making Tax Digital – April 2020 Deadline

  • on 17 March, 2020
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With our expertise in System 21 finance applications, this makes us the natural partner to simplify and optimise your System 21 solutions in the new world of Digital Tax Transmission. It’s not just about installing a bridging product! VAT Returns being submitted electronically means uploading digitally into a portal using an API. There are very […]

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Is your IBMi on the shelf?

  • on 10 March, 2020
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Businesses working with legacy systems may look for a new solution out of frustration with their aging hardware. Instead of being tasked with keeping up with IBM i upgrades, some businesses choose to simply switch platforms. Before migrating to a new platform, your business should consider taking a different approach to operating your IBM i […]

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