International Accountant | The Shifting Sands of Compliance

By |July 28th, 2020|

Our Head of Technology Marco van der Veer considers tech-enabled VAT reporting and digitisation. The major forces reshaping VAT in the EU. At Accordance, we bring together deep VAT expertise with the latest technology to support reporting in the age of digitisation. Find out more. International Accountant | The Shifting [...]

Consultancy UK | EY and RSM advise Sovos and Accordance on acquisition

By |July 23rd, 2020|

Global tax software provider Sovos has announced the acquisition of UK firm Accordance, which specialises in VAT managed services. EY advised Sovos on the deal, while RSM served as financial advisor on the sell side, and DMH Stallard provided legal counsel. Lucy Franklin, CEO of Accordance, said, “VAT legislation is complex [...]

Press Round-Up | Sovos acquires Accordance

By |July 13th, 2020|

Read our original announcement published on July 7th Sovos provide scalable, end-to-end solutions that ensure VAT compliance, digital reporting and continuous transaction controls worldwide. Accordance and Sovos combined, we can deliver complementary tax technology alongside expert VAT service support to customers in need of diverse, flexible, realistic offerings that best [...]

Dutch News | ‘We are a truly pro-European business’

By |July 8th, 2020|

‘We are a truly pro-European business. Two thirds of our staff are EU nationals’ Big changes are on the horizon within the EU when it comes to fiscal frameworks, says Accordance VAT’s chief executive Lucy Franklin.  From the company’s Amsterdam office, she and the rest of the team are helping [...]

Sovos Acquires UK-Based VAT Managed Services Company Accordance

By |July 7th, 2020|

From our CEO Lucy Franklin, "As a global company focused on the full scope of VAT compliance needs, Sovos represents an opportunity for our clients, with a single partner for tax compliance everywhere they do business." To learn more about today’s announcement, read Sovos' press release below. Sovos Acquires UK-Based [...]

Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the UK | New Partnership with Accordance

By |July 2nd, 2020|

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom (SCC) as we continue to support European cross-border VAT. The SCC plays a pivotal role in the commercial and economic relations between Spain and the UK, working to strengthen commercial relations whilst facilitating trade [...]

EPM | Increased business in pharma brings VAT compliance risks

By |July 1st, 2020|

VAT Consultant Russell Hughes explains VAT compliance risks to pharma businesses during a period of increased activity, such as COVID-19, with European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer. The coronavirus crisis has posed immense challenges for a number of industries, with many facing an effective cessation of business activity. Like many other manufacturing businesses [...]

Spanish Chamber of Commerce | Brexit & VAT, beyond the transitional period

By |June 30th, 2020|

Join our free webinar 'Brexit & VAT: Future proof your business beyond the transitional period' on July 7th at 14:00 BST What can we expect after the transition period? Which will be the new VAT implications for trade? Would you like to find out more about? How to provide business [...]

Global Banking and Finance Review | Can a crisis be made into an opportunity

By |June 11th, 2020|

As seen on Global Banking and Finance Review  - CEO Lucy Franklin discusses how the COVID-19 crisis offers businesses the opportunity to reset and shift the way things are done. The finance and professional services are sectors rarely renowned for their progressive working practices. Traditional set ups with long hours, [...]

The European Business Review | Leadership in Times of Crisis

By |June 11th, 2020|

Our CEO Lucy Franklin talks to the European Business Review about leadership in times of crisis. At the time of writing, companies are dealing with the movement of workers from office to homes; higher rates of staff sickness; issues with supply chains; in addition to a global economic slowdown.  What [...]

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