One in five small businesses in Scotland has adopted new technology as a result of coronavirus, according to research by the Federation of Small Businesses.

Businesses are enabling remote working and adopting new digital technologies.

Mid-March 2020 saw the UK government begin the lockdown process driven by the coronavirus pandemic.

Businesses were encouraged to allow staff to work from home wherever they could.

A recent survey by FSB suggests businesses have adapted quickly and embraced change quicker than planned due to the global pandemic.

Cloud applications on the rise

From the 800 firms surveyed, 27% stated they have found new ways to work with remote working being the biggest change.

At Turnkey, this reflects how our customers have risen to the COVID challenge too. Many have now migrated legacy on-premises financial solutions to the new cloud offering from Business Central.


Supporting Remote Working

One of the advantages of cloud technology is the freedom it provides employees. Rather than having to work in a fixed location, Dynamics 365 Business Central gives employees the opportunity to work securely from any location, on any device.

COVID-19 has simply accelerated the need for cloud technology across many sectors.


Migrating Your Accounting Software to the Cloud

Moving your accounting or ERP software to the cloud is easier than you think. Microsoft offers a cloud version of the increasingly popular Dynamics 365 Business Central. An all-in-one business management software designed to grow with your business.

A cost-effective competitor to Sage, Quickbooks, and Xero where a business has simply outgrown legacy, siloed systems. Read more about replacing legacy accounting systems.

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