Blog Articles

The IRIS blog is the central location for up and coming products, guest articles and industry insights. Bitesize reading that really packs a punch.

2016 articles

Compliance is dead? Long live compliance!

How do you create stunning financial performance reviews to deliver brilliant advisory conversations? Compliance is dead, so some people have…

Butchers’ knives, back offices, and building a business

By Chloe Aitken, Finance Market Specialist We’ve just seen a huge sum of money pledged by our Government to entice…

4 ways schools can use technology to get future-fit

School Management Systems and cloud technology - how schools can capitalise on the benefits What are the biggest challenges right…

person using management information system

What is a modern Management Information System (MIS)?

Schools are under an enormous amount of pressure and according to new IRIS research, 90% state that there are expectations…

Are online parents' evenings set to be the norm from September?

Education tsar says ‘yes’ to online parents’ evenings Video calls have become an everyday part of life since the pandemic…

payroll expectations

Optimising the employee experience: how to meet payroll expectations

Ask yourself: are your payroll processes damaging your employee experience? We’ve found that the employee experience can often make or…

Poor tools, poor schools: 4 ways technology holds schools back

Times are tough and resources are stretched. Schools are spending on average three-quarters of their budget on staffing, leaving little…

2021 holiday season

Managing the 2021 holiday season: recapping last year’s Holiday Pay changes

UK Government guidance has changed once again, altering the rules on quarantine for travellers returning from countries on the amber…

High stress and burnout: a crisis in accountancy?

‘Accountants burned out amid never-ending stress’. That was the headline I saw the other day when browsing AccountingWEB. And it…