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Doing Your Own Bookkeeping: It Is Easier Than You Think

As a small business owner, keeping up with your finances is one of the most important tasks you have. Bookkeeping can be a daunting task and many business owners end up outsourcing it to a professional due to a lack of confidence or knowledge. However, with the right training and systems in place, doing your…

Top Tips for Management Reporting

Good management reporting is essential for any business. These reports are crucial when it comes to analysis and making business decisions. Here are my top tips for getting good management reports using your accounting software. Ensure Consistency in Allocations When allocating transactions, it’s important to be consistent. For example, if you’re allocating a transaction to…

Competing With Yourself: A Lesson From Sport To Business

If you know me, you know I LOVE sport, and my son loves his sport even more. He is a fanatical cricket fan. He would play cricket, and then come home and get straight on the My Cricket app to look at his stats and work out where we went wrong and what he could…

How Training Can Benefit Your Medical Practice

Wondered how training can benefit your medical practice? In our experience, medical practices have quite a few moving parts. There are directors, medical practitioners, reception, office staff and management. Add on top of that staff turnover and changes/ upgrades to systems and that is exactly why we created courses for medical practices! After speaking with…

Managing Expense Claims

What are expense claims? If you are a business owner with staff members who spend their personal money for something business related and they want you to reimburse it or if you don’t have a staff but you are under a company structure where your identity is completely different to the business and you purchase…

Small Business Owners: Let’s Talk Training & Why it is Crucial

Training is important because it represents a good opportunity for employees and business owners to grow their knowledge base and improve their job skills to become more effective in the workplace. Training empowers you and your team to learn new skills, refine existing ones and promotes performance and productivity. These are the ingredients which allow you to be the leader you’ve always dreamed of!

Which Accounting Software is Right for my Business?

One of the main reasons small businesses fail is because they don’t have a good bookkeeping system. Particularly if you have employees or inventory, a good accounting system will keep you on track. There are some businesses still doing books by hand or using spreadsheets, and there is nothing wrong with that however accounting software…

What to look for in a Bookkeeper

Maybe you have been doing your own books, or perhaps you have a bookkeeper and it is time for a change. Regardless of your situation, a great bookkeeper should be an invaluable asset for your business, so it pays to take your time and choose wisely. There are a few key things to consider when…

EOFY is Coming: Are You Ready?

Can you believe it is May already! With the 30th June just around the corner, now is the time to check you have your bookkeeping and accounting in order. We have put together a few tips to help you breeze through your bookkeeping for the end of financial year. Make sure your paperwork is up…

Payroll Review- Xero or MYOB plus Top Tips

You see stories in the media often about people being underpaid and then penalties and back payments that then apply. Simply ‘not knowing’ isn’t a valid reason to not be paying your staff the right entitlements. We can provide a xero payroll review (or any system you use) and also bookkeeping training to any small…