About Eugene Blaine

Eugene is a respected technologist and entrepreneur with a 25-year background in delivering large enterprise solutions to world-leading organisations. He founded Atlantic Global in 1993, took it public on the LSE AIM market in 2001 and sold it to KeyedIn Solutions, a leading Californian software company, in 2012. As a visionary with a deep technical understanding, operating in the corporate environment, he identified small business as the true engine of global commerce. Focusing his enthusiasm on the sector, he founded Rhino Software and drove the development of the Rhino App to help champion small businesses around the world.

Wisdom that comes with Experience

How Rhino App benefits from the Wisdom that comes with Experience. This is Bob Spree. He’s 80. There’s nothing Bob doesn’t know about fighter jet ejector seats. He spent his working years in the RAF as a mission-critical specialist. And that’s just one reason why Bob is our Senior Rhino Small Business App tester. [...]

Wisdom that comes with Experience2018-12-17T04:42:53-07:00

HMRC Making Tax Digital – MTD

An Introduction to HMRC Making Tax Digital - MTD Making Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. The HMRC MTD project will replace the existing taxes management systems with a single fully [...]

HMRC Making Tax Digital – MTD2018-12-17T04:43:01-07:00

HMRC MTD for Income Tax Process

HMRC MTD for Income Tax Process Introduction to HMRC MTD for Income Tax Process The MTD for Income Tax feature went live in March 2017. To comply with this process, customers are required to keep a digital record of their Income and Expenditure transactions and to submit a summary of this data electronically using [...]

HMRC MTD for Income Tax Process2018-12-17T04:43:09-07:00

Introduction to MTD for VAT

Introduction to MTD for VAT The changes to VAT, for a VAT registered business with a turnover above the VAT threshold, is mandatory. These changes take effect from 1st April 2019 and will require: - Businesses must keep their VAT records digitally. Businesses must send HMRC the VAT return through MTD compatible software. Record your [...]

Introduction to MTD for VAT2018-12-17T04:43:16-07:00

HMRC MTD – Case Study

HMRC MTD - Case Study Entrepreneur and businesswoman Beth Turner worked in HR for a prestigious department store before choosing to become an independent business owner. She noticed a downside: along with the satisfyingly rapid growth of her business came the burden of administration. “I was running an increasingly successful business from various pieces [...]

HMRC MTD – Case Study2018-12-17T04:43:26-07:00

Rhino is configured for your industry sector

Rhino is configured for your industry sector The Construction industry will require functionality to help with producing estimates and managing Jobs. In contrast, the Home Retailing Sector needs to manage higher volumes of customers and sales transactions. Also, unlike the construction industry, they do not have a requirement to produce estimate or management jobs. Different [...]

Rhino is configured for your industry sector2018-12-17T04:43:34-07:00


Manage your Contacts Get the complete pictureThe Rhino Small Business App lets you see at a glance all the information for a contact including Estimates, Jobs, Invoices, Notes, Appointments and Documents in one single fully integrated business solution.Your information is accessible across all devices including your phone, tablet or computer. Your business data is stored [...]



Creating Estimates Create a good first impression. Creating a professional looking estimate is a great opportunity to create a good impression with a potential customer. It is therefore useful to try to view the process through the eyes of the customer to understand what would impress you if you were the customer.  What are [...]



Recording Expenses Why should recording Expenses interest you? Recording Expenses accurately can significantly impact the profitability of your business and thereby influence the amount of tax that you pay. Whilst your Accountant can take account of the expenses that you give them, they cannot unfortunately do anything about the information that you don’t give [...]



Creating Professional Invoices Simplifying the Invoicing Process. Creating accurate Invoices and getting them paid on time is important. Many small business owners struggle to get this right which can have a negative impact on their cash flow due to late payments. What are the issues? The first issue is simply finding time to create [...]