Australia’s minimum wage increase – how will this affect your small business?

Posted on June 29, 2021Categories Compliance, News, Small business

In a move some say was overdue, the federal government is poised to raise the minimum national wage by 2.5% following a review by the Fair Work Commission. What does this mean for your small business and when does this increase kick-in? The Fair Work Ombudsman, the independent statutory agency of the federal government for workplace rights, has said about the impending increase to the minimum wage: “Following the Annual Wage Review 2021, the Fair Work Commission has announced a … Continue reading “Australia’s minimum wage increase – how will this affect your small business?”

Energise your cloud accountancy journey

Posted on June 29, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers

Setting your practice up to become cloud-based can be a bit like playing a game of Monopoly. It begins with the best of intentions, but after a few hundred rolls of the dice you can start to feel like there’s no end in sight.  While figuring out how to finish that game of Monopoly remains a mystery, becoming market leaders in cloud accountancy can now be made easier with significantly fewer rolls of the dice, thanks to the launch of … Continue reading “Energise your cloud accountancy journey”

How To Answer The 5 Toughest behavioural interview questions

Posted on June 29, 2021Categories Associates, Candidates

We’ve all been there – the anticipated job interview. You landed the interview and now it’s time to talk about your accomplishments, right? Half true. While interviewers want to know why you’re the best candidate for the position, they also want to understand how your behavioural patterns and personality will impact company culture and objectives. There is no way to know exactly what questions you’ll be asked, although there are a handful that are likely to pop up. Impress your … Continue reading “How To Answer The 5 Toughest behavioural interview questions”

Small business ideas that are killing it in 2021

Posted on June 18, 2021Categories Small business, Technology, Tips

Are you cogitating about starting a business but unsure of your idea’s chance of success? Maybe you’re looking for something full time or you just want to launch a side hustle to pursue in your spare time? Let’s look at some of 2021’s strongest small business ideas that are suited to new and emerging markets, plus we’ll break down ways of conducting business. 1) Home improvement services The last decade has seen the strongest growth in property prices Australia has … Continue reading “Small business ideas that are killing it in 2021”

Advanced Tips for Partners

Posted on June 18, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Small business

As you progress through your journey with Xero, it can be helpful to learn more about advanced features to set your practice up for success. Whether you are looking for more ways to save time, tips you can share with clients, or how to get the most out of the Xero App Marketplace – our Education team is here to help.  Education Month is running in Asia for the month of June with one of our most popular webinars covering … Continue reading “Advanced Tips for Partners”