Celtic Manor in Wales was the first class venue once again for
the TaxAssist Accountants Annual Conference.
Over 490 franchisees, staff and business partners were in
attendance for the exhibition, conference and evening gala.
TaxAssist children were also welcomed and fantastically catered for
throughout the weekend.
The morning exhibition included over 40 stands for franchisees
to visit, meet and talk with strategic partners. This was followed
by an afternoon conference highlighting the growth of the franchise
in the UK and Internationally. The multitude of changes and
initiatives accountants are having to embrace due to new government
policy and technology/software developments were also highlighted,
together with how TaxAssist is addressing them.
TaxAssist unveiled a mutually beneficial new relationship with
the Federation of Small Business, CCH talked about imminent new
initiatives to enable clients and accountants to get better
connected and Quickbooks highlighted the booming small business
market and how their cloud based software will enable franchisees
to be more time efficient and create greater profit.
TaxAssist also showcased the new fully responsive TaxAssist
websites and bespoke software for franchisees to use when signing
up new clients, which offers time savings and much greater
Phil Sullivan, Group Operations Director of The TaxAssist
Group comments, “This has been a fantastic conference and we have
been inundated with positive feedback from franchisees. All
of the attendees will have come away in no doubt that TaxAssist is
a forward thinking and digitally ready network of accountants on
both a national and local level and that whatever the future holds,
TaxAssist has it covered. The TaxAssist brand is now so
powerful, that we can attract suppliers who can offer superb deals
for franchisees and their clients alike, as we unveiled during the
conference. All at TaxAssist are certainly feeling very positive
for the future.”
John Mayer, Weston Super Mare franchisee commented, "As per
normal, thanks to the fantastic TaxAssist team for putting on the
conference. It really does cut a very favourable impression
with my staff, and I regard the cost of bringing them along as an
investment. They come to appreciate the size and the power of
the franchise, and its sheer professionalism. They come back
to the office with real enthusiasm, and full of ideas to improve
the practice. It is so good to catch up with the support
centre staff, and my fellow franchisees and the exhibitors."
Jason Everton, Solihull franchisee commented, "A fantastic
event, thank you. An interesting day, wonderful evening and very
rewarding event. My sincere thanks to the whole support