I had the opportunity to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of South Africa’s leading accountancy bodies – the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA). This followed continued work with their ... Read More
If there’s one important message that’s come out of Xero On Air, it’s that cloud technology can make a real difference for small businesses and their advisors. Our Xero Small Business Insights special report:... Read More
During Xero On Air, we aired Top tips: Digital marketing on a budget, exploring the power of using digital marketing to promote your business. Together, with TRIBE, Google and Mailchimp, our experts explain ... Read More
The posts in this series have been drawn from Xero’s Stronger and smarter: a small business handbook. Designed to help small businesses determine which steps to take next, this practical guide uncovers the ... Read More
As we tentatively look ahead to the end of lockdowns in my home city of Melbourne in the not too distant future, it is encouraging to learn that small business looked a little more stable last month in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Today, ... Read More
Our third and final letter in the series, ‘An open letter from small business to the Treasurer’ is from Susie Jones, CEO of Cynch Security and Xero customer, who shares her thoughts on how p... Read More
As many accounting professionals know, the industry shift to using cloud accounting tools to run our practices is here to stay and has arguably been accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change is not only about leveraging technology to drive efficiencies and ... Read More
Financial literacy is important for everyone but it’s essential if you’re in business.
Most businesses fail due to lack of cash, not profits
One definition of financial literacy is “The ability to make informed judgements and decisions regarding the use and ... Read More
I’ve been an accountant most of my adult life and have seen so many business owners, who love what they do, but battle with their financials to stay afloat. In fact, Xero’s Small Business Insights (XSBI) show that on average, Kiwi small businesses ... Read More
As the days get shorter here in North America and we celebrate this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, it gives me an opportunity to reflect on the experiences from the past few months. This summer, we made the decision to appoint Jackeline Velez as ... Read More