Figured GM for ANZ, John Gibson, spent some time travelling Australia and reconnecting with our accounting partners and hearing their thoughts on where the market is heading. See how the surge of fintech and adoption of cloud technology is changing the landscape of agri accounting in Australia.
With a number of our great Figured developers starting their Figured journey as interns, we know the value of bringing in great interns and designing a programme that nurtures those emerging talents. Over the summer, we had the opportunity to find five amazing interns to take on a development internship; with a real focus on maximum learning and making a real impact. We asked them about their experience interning for Figured and here’s what they told us.
Agricultural consultants and land agents play a crucial role in the functioning of the rural economy - whether that is providing management services to landlords, advising on the latest regulations or applying for funding on behalf of landowners and farmers.
We're excited to announce that we've received our SOC 2 Type 2 and SOC 3 report, reaffirming our commitment to information security and making all our efforts in this area transparent to our customers, partners, and staff. Achieving SOC 2 type 2 and SOC 3 has been an opportunity to put our security practices to the test, and demonstrate they are meeting the highest standards.
The concept of Natural Capital is to be a key part of UK Agriculture’s evolution, presenting farms with an opportunity to make change now. Unless you’ve been isolating under a rock of late, you will have heard the agricultural industry discussing the period of immense change the sector is set to undertake. A key aspect of the discussion surrounding UK agriculture's evolution is natural capital, the value attributed to our natural assets - our soils, trees, water, and ecosystems.
DairyNZ, the voice of New Zealand farmers, and software-as-a-service farm financial management firm Figured have established a new partnership to deliver more timely and accurate farm information to farmers, policy makers and rural professionals.
The arable farming sector has undergone several distinct periods of change and innovation over the last 50 years. The latest trend in innovation is the rise of regenerative agriculture, as the industry rises to the challenges imposed by climate change. This green movement is occurring at the same time as the rise in digital farming technologies and dramatic shifts in market economics.
A key topic of discussion at the recent IAgrM conference was how to face the challenges of the shifting agricultural funding landscape, which will see many farming businesses face real difficulties if they don’t sharpen their approach quickly. One of the great things about the conference was the depth of discussion on the importance of getting the right plan, culture and team in place to take the sector forward.
The demands for attention of modern estate owners and land managers are ever increasing. Swapping hats is part of the job. One minute managers are talking about farming, livestock management, crop husbandry, soil and environmental stewardship - the next, they’re talking about diversification and commercial lets. Being able to understand what is going on at any given point in time, and more importantly navigating the way ahead is crucial for estate owners and their advisors.