The benefits of being #XeroCertified

Posted on January 17, 2022Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers

As we start to build momentum into the year it’s a great time to refresh your Xero knowledge and make sure you’re getting the most out of Xero.  If you’re already one of our #XeroCertified partners, you will receive an invitation to the first quarterly product update for 2022. Remember, you need to complete all four updates for the year to maintain your Advisor certification.  If you’re not yet #XeroCertified but want to upskill in 2022, read on to find … Continue reading “The benefits of being #XeroCertified”

Made an impact on your community? Final call for UK Xero Award entries

Posted on December 11, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers

At the Xero Awards UK 2022, we’re shining a light on our Xero partners who have gone above and beyond – and not just for their clients, but also for giving back to their community. For the second year running, we have the Community Impact Award, celebrating a UK-based accountant or bookkeeper for their impact on the community. This award will give you the warm and fuzzies, and it aligns with one of our core Xero values – human.  If this … Continue reading “Made an impact on your community? Final call for UK Xero Award entries”

Getting ahead of cybercrime: Part 3

Posted on November 29, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Small business

The digital data held by your business is incredibly valuable, especially when it’s integrated with your technology and readily accessible through cloud services. It has the potential to provide benefits, insights and improvements well into the future.  That data can also make your business an attractive target for cybercriminals, who will steal and sell your data if given the opportunity. As the data your business holds grows in size and complexity, it can be overwhelming to manage and difficult to … Continue reading “Getting ahead of cybercrime: Part 3”

Xero Awards UK 2022: People’s Choice is back

Posted on November 18, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Xero Awards

We know you, accountants and bookkeepers – you do amazing things every day to support small businesses, but you’re also a humble bunch. Sure, you’re not physically saving lives, but you are saving people’s livelihoods – and changing them for the better.  So while you may not always want to make a song and dance about the work you do, we at Xero want to do just that for you. And you can give your clients the chance to celebrate you too … Continue reading “Xero Awards UK 2022: People’s Choice is back”

Looking to move your business online? Make it easy with the new Xero & Shopify integration

Posted on November 11, 2021Categories Advisors, Apps, Bookkeepers, Small business

eCommerce is no longer a trend, it has become essential for many businesses all over the world. It’s perhaps not surprising then to see an increasing number of customers looking for apps to support their ecommerce needs. In fact, Shopify took out the top spot as the most searched for app on the Xero App Store between April and November this year.  That’s why we’re pleased to announce a new integration with Shopify – one of the world’s leading ecommerce … Continue reading “Looking to move your business online? Make it easy with the new Xero & Shopify integration”

How the Xero Roadshow kick started an awesome journey for us

Posted on October 5, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers

Guest post written by Jesse Lofstrom. Jesse, from Fulcrum Group, is one of our Xero Partners out in the Grand Prairie region. Her background includes business consulting, tax planning, accounting, financial planning and she acts as the digital media and marketing partner for the group. Jesse also serves as a mentor for CPA Alberta and is active in the Grande Prairie Chapter of CPAs, a group designed for students that actively gives back to the community by creating scholarships at … Continue reading “How the Xero Roadshow kick started an awesome journey for us”

LeaveCal by Finlert: Better leave visibility

Posted on September 29, 2021Categories Advisors, Apps, Bookkeepers, Small business

Xero connects with over 1,000 apps that help small businesses and their advisors succeed, with most available in the Xero App Store. Each month we celebrate an app partner who stands out for helping small businesses thrive. Find out more about becoming a Xero app partner here. We’re pleased to reveal that September’s app partner of the month is LeaveCal. LeaveCal is a simple tool that helps small businesses gain visibility over staff leave and availability. LeaveCal was developed by … Continue reading “LeaveCal by Finlert: Better leave visibility”

An enhanced Square + Xero integration has arrived

Posted on September 21, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Product, Small business

We’re excited to let you know that Amaka (one of our trusted app partners) has built a new Square + Xero integration that offers a number of new features. These include the ability to easily reconcile Square sales in Xero, capture point-of-sale transactions, and accept Square payments on Xero invoices*. Because the new integration is a far better experience, we’ve decided that we will no longer support the current integration. It will be retired on 30 November 2021. That means … Continue reading “An enhanced Square + Xero integration has arrived”