Taking stock (of your business) halfway through the financial year….

As first published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Feb 3, 2015 http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/finance/taking-stock-halfway-through-the-financial-year-20150203-134xzj.html It’s the halfway point of the financial year, and the start of the calendar year. School holidays are over, and business is picking up again. Now is the perfect time to step away from the frantic day-to-day of running your business, take aContinue reading “Taking stock (of your business) halfway through the financial year….”

The importance of your Accountant in an ‘Automated World’

Should I Sack My Accountant? As featured on LifeHackerAU..http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/12/should-i-sack-my-accountant/ A lot of people ask me if accountants are going out of business. As the head of accounting of a company that allows small business owners to easily do many of the things their accountant used to do, as well as being an accountant in publicContinue reading “The importance of your Accountant in an ‘Automated World’”

Xero CEO Rod Drury on small business in 2014…my thoughts

Xero CEO Rod Drury cuts to the chase and notes that you run a business to make money so that you can go on holidays and buy beach houses and basically have a great lifestyle. This echoes my comments from my piece on running a smarter business using technology to help you quite simply “makeContinue reading “Xero CEO Rod Drury on small business in 2014…my thoughts”