Published in Economia
We live in an era of rapid technological change, which has led to client expectations and experience evolving. So, asks Sally Percy, what does the future hold for practising accountants?
If someone had told you a decade ago that your clients would soon be able to make bank payments, issue invoices and log their expenses using their mobile phones, you probably wouldn’t have believed them. But thanks to the rapid technological change that has transformed our society since the turn of the century, today they can do all of those things. This rate of change is expected to accelerate even faster in future so it’s important to ask – what will it mean for accountants? Will they still have clients in 10 years’ time or will they have been ditched in favour of an app?