Krug Inc., a designer and manufacturer of office furniture solutions, has selected SunGard’s AvantGard Receivables ‘On Demand’, or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), solution. Krug wants the solution to help drive automation and workflow around the order-to-cash cycle in order to increase visibility and control, provide continuous process improvements and to help reduce total day’s sales outstanding. SunGard says that the SaaS model can particularly help small-to-medium sized businesses looking to benefit from automation software without the upfront costs associated with licensing. The company claims it can interface with ERP and A/R systems to streamline and automate the management of credit, collections and dispute resolution.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.