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April 29, 2017 JAK No comments exist

Coming to a town near you? As you pack your briefcase for Accountex 2017, how safe do you feel? Not very, according to Boris Johnson who warned last Thursday (April 27) that North Korea could pose a nuclear threat to Western Europe – but insisted in the Daily Mail that military strikes against the regime…

February 12, 2017 JAK No comments exist

Investigative journalism is claiming more scalps. Sir John Rose, former head of Britain’s engineering pride and joy, Rolls-Royce, is now under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, along with other senior members of his team, following allegations of bribery and corruption in the Financial Times. Rolls-Royce’s £671m payment, of which nearly £500m will be paid…

January 6, 2017 JAK No comments exist

I’d heard of Bitcoin, mostly in relation to the dark web, and I thought it was a yesterday thing. I woke up smartly on Wednesday when I saw that its value has risen by 163% and doubled in the last two months of 2016. It’s driven by the Chinese—but also countries like India and Venezuela…

October 21, 2016 JAK No comments exist

Forecast5 is the latest supporter to join the Bloodhound SSC project: the British attempt to smash the world speed record by driving a vehicle at 1,050 mph in late 2018. Returning from visiting the project, Jonathan and Juliet Kipps, from Isle of Man based Kipps Business Reporting, Forecast5’s UK distributors, said they felt they were…

September 28, 2016 JAK No comments exist

On 13 October we will be exhibiting Forecast5 at the CFO Conference at Chartered Accountants Hall, Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA.   Previously entitled The Finance Director Conference, this event is now in its 9th successful year.   The 2016 programme will focus on achieving sustainable growth in turbulent times and will offer essential technical…

September 19, 2016 JAK No comments exist

Take  40% off when you order ANY Forecast 5 license or add-on before 30th September 2016! Built in New Zealand, Forecast5 is leading budgeting and forecasting software for Chartered Accountants, Corporations, Not-For-Profits and any entity that budgets. Forecast 5 has been designed to eliminate the time-consuming task of producing spreadsheets to create financial models and…

May 19, 2016 JAK 2 comments

From the time Forecast5 was established in New Zealand, half a billion NZ dollars’ worth of apples have been exported annually on the strength of it.   Australasia’s largest vehicle distributor uses Forecast5, the Crusader and Hawke’s Bay Rugby teams and a large part of New Zealand’s wine industry use it, and in addition, Geof…