Xero has overtaken Sage as the top SME accounting solution in the UK, and is set to do the same in Ireland. The primary benefits are its friendly interface, the ability to manage invoices and payments on the go, and access to real-time financial insights. You, your team, your bookkeeper and your accountant can all collaborate on your accounts at any time, and you can connect certain bank account feeds to automate the task of reconciliation. Repeat invoicing, capturing expense receipts on your smartphone, and simple PAYE make keeping on top of your business a breeze. You can also streamline your processes, because Xero integrates with HUNDREDS of other solutions.