It was really useful to receive an ICAEW view on Bridging Software via a tweet that dropped into my Twitter timeline today.
Making Tax Digital for VAT will be a legal requirement
If you fall within this reporting regime, the decision on how to comply with the legal requirements is one that each and every business owner needs to take based on an accumulation of facts, available options including costs and benefits and the expert knowledge that they have of their business.
When seeking advice do check that it is from an advisor with credentials and knowledge of the area. One who is prepared to back you on your decision and to be held accountable in the future should issue arise.