IT for accountants
Welcome to the TKB website. If you are interested in making the best use of your software, have a look at our Prof-IT section – this includes a wealth of information relevant to accountants who use IT, particularly those who use Microsoft Office
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TKB brings the training room to you
We can provide our own LCD data projector, and up to eight computers and screens.
So all we will need from you is a suitable room (and a car parking space!). This can be a very cost effective way of training - please phone us to discuss your requirements - 01403 270970, or email .

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Improve your Excel skills Start here


The essential Excel book for accountants

The long awaited TKB book is at last available, packed with hundreds of practical techniques and hints and tips for improving your use of spreadsheets.

Maximising the Impact of Accounting & Financial Spreadsheets covers versions of Excel up to, and including, Excel 2010

Buy the book online

Also available...

100 ways to save time with Microsoft Office - animated guide

100 ways to save time with Microsoft Office brings together some of the best ideas for making your use of Microsoft Office more effective. 

100 ways details and order

Advanced Excel techniques for accountants - animated guide

Excel includes many functions, features and techniques that are particularly relevant to those working with financial information. This PDF shows how to apply a wide range of different elements of Excel in practical situations.
ExTex details and order

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If you are an accountant and use Microsoft Office products we could save you lots of time, aggravation and money. The Knowledge Base e-support service entitles you to help and support on IT related issues via email for just £5 a month.

Click here for contact details or to subscribe online

Not yet convinced? Have a look at some e-support example questions


One year's subscription to our Gold Service can gain you discounts on software, hardware, training courses, workshops, a regular newsletter and telephone/fax support.

If at the end of your year's membership you don't feel that you have received value for money, we will refund your subscription in full.

Further information is available about these IT services.

IT Regularly is the Knowledge Base's specialist magazine which deals with IT matters relating to accountancy practices. Visit the Newsletter main page or to give you a flavour of the content, try the articles below:
This area is intended for discussions of topics of general interest. We will also use it to enlist your help with those rare queries that our e-services can't answer. 3 months free support are on offer to the first person to answer correctly a query which we can't.
Go to the Discussion Area.

Specialist Internet Services for Accountants provided by Reading Room in conjunction with TKB.

Reading Room have developed a range of Internet Services to help accountancy practices achieve real commercial advantage from an Internet presence. Further information.

If you have any queries, comments or would like to know more about services offered by The Knowledge Base, please see the contact details.

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