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6 Speakers You Should Not Miss at AccountingWeb Live

2 MIN READ | Posted on November 25, 2021
Written By Rukmani Krishna

6 Speakers You Should Not Miss at AccountingWeb Live

The AccountingWeb Live Expo on 1-2 Dec is sure to be a jam-packed event for accounting and finance professionals across the UK. QXAS will be exhibiting at the two-day event in Coventry. With over a dozen panels by several industry experts, there’s a lot of learning and insights in store for attendees.

Here are 6 speakers you should not miss at the event:

Anita Monteith, Tax Technical Lead and Senior Policy Adviser – ICAEW

Anita Monteith

With over 18 years of experience in tax-related matters, Anita is the go-to-expert when it comes to everything tax. She is a part of two panels at the event and will speak on subjects such as self-assessment, making tax digital, and tax simplification among others. These panels are sure to be insightful and timely as we’re currently in the midst of a busy tax season.

Carl Reader, Author/Owner – Boss It

Carl Reader

A serial entrepreneur, speaker and business commentator, Carl is a well-known figure in the accounting community who is passionate about helping small businesses. So, it’s unsurprising that he’s a part of three panels at AccountingWeb Live: ‘New Niches & Super Specialists’, ‘How to Smash the £1m Barrier’, and ‘Timesheets: The Final Debate!’. Don’t miss out on his panels!

Glenn Collins, Head of Policy, Technical Strategic Engagement – ACCA

Glenn Collins

With 22+ years of experience in the field of accounting, Glenn is an expert in subjects such as VAT, Corporate Tax, Income Tax, Auditing, and IFRS among others. He’ll be speaking in-depth about the HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative and will answer all your queries related to the move.

Steve Cox FCCA, Head of Accountancy for Commercial – IRIS Software Group

Steve Cox

A technologist and chartered accountant, Steve has over 19 years of experience in accounting and software/IT market. He is speaking at two panels where the focus is on digitisation of the accountancy landscape and how to prepare for the shift to making tax digital. These panels are sure to be enlightening, so don’t miss them!

Keith Carsley, Head of UK Tax for Xero & Co-Founder – Instafile

Keith Carsley

Keith was one of the brains behind Instafile – a Xero add-on for direct accounts and tax filing with Companies House & HMRC. The company was acquired by Xero in Dec 2018. Keith will be leading the panel on ‘The Future of Digital Tax: New Opportunities to Connect’. The panel will focus on digitalisation of tax, traversing the recent changes to MTD for ITSA, and how digitisation can be used to connect with clients more profitably.

Mike Melling – Owner & MD of Multiple TaxAssist Franchises

Mike Melling

With a career spanning 35 years, Mike has extensive expertise in international business and finance. He is the successful owner of seven TaxAssist shops serving nearly 2,000 small businesses, directors, and individual clients in the UK. He’ll be sharing insights on how outsourcing can help accounting firms scale up and navigate the busy tax season.

QXAS at AccountingWeb Live

Frank Robinson – CEO, QX Global Group, and Mike Melling – Owner & Managing Partner, TaxAssist Accountants, will be speaking on ‘Outsourcing as a Catalyst for Business Growth’ at the event. The panel will take place at the Tech Workshop Theatre 2 from 3:30 – 4:15 pm on Dec 1st. You do not want to miss this! Register for the session here:

Rukmani Krishna

After a short stint with journalism, Rukmani found her calling in content. From content writing to content editing and now content marketing, she has worked in several content-related roles across sectors, such as business news, general news, online education, and digital therapeutics. Currently, she’s focused on creating relevant and useful content for accountants to help them better navigate their outsourcing journey.

Originally published Nov 25, 2021 07:11:38, updated Nov 25 2021

Topics: AccountingWeb Live

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