Two-thirds of accountants set to outsource services to remain competitive
Nearly two-thirds of accountancy firms (64%) in the UK are expecting to outsource core services in the future in order to keep a competitive edge in the industry, research by Accountancy Age and ForrestBrown has found.
Additionally, outsourcing’s scope has widened substantially. Over two-thirds of those who responded to the research (67%) said they will consider outsourcing “high-value services” their firm couldn’t offer. This is despite nearly three-quarters (72%) agreeing that “outsourced accountancy services can sometimes have a bad reputation”.
Read more at the Accountancy Age.