2017 Gold Sponsors




Xero is beautiful, easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company has over one million subscribers in more than 180 countries, with more than 250,000 of those in the UK. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 600 apps and took home a record number of UK industry awards in 2016, including Client Software Product of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards and Technology Provider of the Year at the British Small Business Awards.

To find out more about what Xero can offer your bookkeeping practice, visit www.xero.com/partners





Fast and efficient document processing. AutoEntry uses artificial intelligence to locate and extract header, line item and tax summary data from invoices, receipts, credit notes, sales and purchase orders before either sending it straight into your accounts software via an API or into a CSV file so that you can import it straight into your accounts software.



Making tax less taxing -Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Our Compliance CloudTM platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by regional, and cross-border taxing authorities throughout the world.




Intuit QuickBooks is committed to powering prosperity around the world for consumers, small businesses and the self-employed through its ecosystem of innovative financial management solutions.

Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Online Accountant and QuickBooks Self-Employed which makes it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to manage their finances and Accountants to grow their practice.





Clear Books accounting is simple, intuitive and award-winning accounting software for small businesses and bookkeepers.

Save time and work smarter by managing accounts in the cloud, so clients and bookkeepers can access the records anywhere, anytime.

Manage invoicing, banking, VAT and submit returns directly to HMRC. We even cater for Multi-currency Accounting, Project Accounting, Fixed Assets, Dividend calculations and Construction Industry Scheme verifications and submissions.

With free UK based telephone and email support, Clear Books will revolutionise your accounting and help your business and your clients’ business grow.

The prospect of Making Tax Digital has raised a number of challenges for UK Bookkeepers; how to manage smaller clients who are perhaps suspicious of technology and reticent to incur additional costs. At this year’s ICB Conference, Clear Books will be showcasing two new products, Clear Books Practice Edition and Clear Books Micro which have been specifically developed to address these challenges.




At ACCA (Association of certified chartered accountants) we believe that accountancy is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why we work all over the world to build the profession and make society fairer and more transparent.

We have more than 198,000 fully qualified members and 486,000 students worldwide. They're among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after accountants - and they work in every sector you can imagine.

Because of all this, we’re able to create the innovative, strategic-thinking accountants our fast-changing world needs.


 Receipt bank

Receipt Bank has been revolutionising bookkeeping for small business since 2010. We pioneered automation in the collection and data extraction of receipts and expenses. Our award-winning technologies now help more than 5,000 accounting and bookkeeping firms and tens of thousands of small businesses across the globe create cost savings by unlocking the value of bookkeeping and real-time accounting.


The Bookkeepers Summit closes with an informal social. A chance to meet the community & an excuse to miss the rush hour.

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The Luca Awards are the profession's annual celebration of outstanding achievement and contribution.

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