Xero Business Health Check

Make sure you’ve got accurate and up-to-date information to hand. As a business owner you need know that you can rely on your financials to be correct so you can make the best business decisions.  Furthermore you need to know you are getting the most out of your software.  When it comes to your bookkeeping […]

8 ways to save time (and money) in your business.

Like everyone, business owners are always looking for ways to save time. Every minute spent on admin or fixing mistakes is a minute that could be spent on business-building work. When time really is money, it’s worth finding ways to reduce those tedious and repetitive tasks – and technology is the answer. Better billing – Billing […]

Why your business needs online time tracking.

As technology evolves, so does the way we do business. Tech that was previously out of reach for small businesses is now affordable and accessible. Time tracking and scheduling are great examples – cutting-edge, cloud-based options are now available for businesses of any size. The problem with paper Paper is far from ideal when it […]

How does an accountant save you money?

Turning a profit will be high on your list of goals as a business owner. And if you want to generate the best margins, that means keeping an eye on the money that’s going out of the business, as well as what’s coming in. So, how can your accountant help with this? The days where […]

JobKeeper Payment extension 2, starts soon.

The second JobKeeper Payment extension starts from Monday 4 January 2021. It covers the JobKeeper fortnights between Monday 4 January 2021 and Sunday 28 March 2021. It means: if you are eligible for JobKeeper extension 2 you will need to complete a new decline in turnover test. This new decline in turnover form must be submitted before existing eligible employers […]

The advantages of outsourcing parts of your business

The focus of most businesses is to deliver effective and efficient customer experiences – the foundations of any client focused organisation’s growth strategy. Putting this in your business plan however, and actually delivering on it, is probably one of the most demanding priorities which sees many leaders struggle. It requires a careful balance and the […]

NSW provides additional Land Tax relief.

Are you a commercial and residential landowner?  Have you provided a reduction in rent to your tenant who is experiencing financial distress as a result of COVID-19? If so, you may be eligible for a reduction of up to 50 per cent on your Land Tax assessment. You may recall we sent out a post earlier […]

Empathy is good for business.

Our ability to see the world from the perspective of others is one of the most crucial tools in our business and personal toolbox. The real job of a leader is not to be in charge, its to take care of the people in their charge and not just employees. Grab a coffee and take […]

Are we a cost or an investment?

As accountants, we’re always helping our clients find ways to reduce their overhead costs – one of the seven ways to grow your business. Did you know that your accounting fees are an overhead cost? Should you be cutting this cost? Or do you view us as an investment? Expenses are a necessary evil; we […]

Using Xero Better

“More businesses fail due to lack of cash flow than due to lack of profit” Rod Thompson, Principal Accountant at BPI warns his clients.  “Its now more important than ever for all business owners and Directors to assess their current income streams and their short and medium term cash flow scenarios. Xero can help you […]