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5 Things That Cloud Accounting Software Cannot Do Easily

Cloud Accounting software, such as Xero, has revolutionised the way that organisations manage, plan and understand their businesses. One of the key differences between Cloud Accounting and traditional Server or desktop based accounting is that businesses can now easily socialise their business data to their chosen business professional, such as accountant or business advisor. This…

SME Cashflow Difficulties Worse Today Than 12 Months Ago

A recent survey by Apricity Finance for the broker finance community and sourced from Small Business Insider shows that access to cashflow is now tighter than it was 12 months ago. The Apricity’s CEO concludes that “The implications of poor cashflow are well documented…… It is recommended that small businesses who believe cashflow could become an…

Australian General Election Through A Startup Lens

Labor’s Election Defeat Through A Tech Startup LensShock Defeat In Australia, this past weekend, the much expected and some would say, vaulted Labor Party victory didn’t materialise in the latest general election. There have been many theories put forward in the hours following this defeat for Bill Shorten and his team. These range from a…

5 Capabilities Small Business Needs To Make It To Their 4th Year

Here in NSW, Australia, October 1st marks the start of Small Business Month. It is the start of a month of activities and education aimed at improving the lot of small business owners and directors, of celebrating the powerhouse that small and medium businesses are, and ensuring that owners, directors, and all stakeholders of SMEs are…

Brexit and other business shocks

Yesterday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, cancelled the planned Brexit vote in Westminster. This decision was made as it became increasingly obvious that she would not get the support for the deal that was negotiated with the European Union over the UK’s exit. How do small businesses prepare? How are small businesses preparing for…