Cloud accounting software provider Xero has announced plans for its first office in the North of England, with a Manchester site set to open in November.

The New Zealand company, which already has offices in Milton Keynes and London, says that it will create up to 40 jobs in Manchester by early 2020.

Xero has experienced rapid growth in the UK. The online accounting company saw its UK subscribers increase almost 50% to more than 463,000 in the year to 31 March 2019.

Our staff will be observing a minute's silence today

CloudAccountant.co.uk are a Manchester based company. Our staff will be observing a minute's silence today in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the Manchester concert bombing.

The silence at 11am today will also mark the nation's solidarity with those who were injured in the blast as well as all those affected by the atrocity.

We thank our customers for their patience whilst our phone systems are turned off for 1-2 minutes.

Minute’s silence to mark Manchester Attack one year ago

A minute’s silence will be held at CloudAccountant today at 2:30pm in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others that were affected by the Manchester Concert Attack, one year ago.

As a Manchester based company, we thank our customers for their understanding and patience whilst our phone systems are turned off for a few minutes.