News

Xero and NAB join forces to streamline bill payments

- December 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Cloud accounting solution Xero has integrated accounts payable functions on its platform with Australia’s largest business bank in move the company is calling a game-changer. Australian businesses using Xero that have NAB internet banking will be able to instruct multiple bill payments at a time through Xero and approve their bill payments anytime, anywhere, directly in… Read more »

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Late payment times improving for small business says Xero

- September 19, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Leading small business platform Xero has released new data showing an improvement in late payment times across July for small business owners in Australia. The data from Xero Small Business Insights found that while businesses still wait on average just over 33 days to be paid on a 30-day invoice, it’s the best result since… Read more »

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Small business must surf the wave of tech says Xero MD

- September 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Xero Managing Director Trent Innes has suggested small businesses need to take advantage of digital technology if they want to succeed in the future. Speaking to a rapt crowd of 3000-plus Xero devotees at Xerocon, the cloud accounting solution’s annual conference, Innes said data from the brand’s latest Xero Small Business Insights report revealed a… Read more »

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Small business must surf the wave of tech says Xero MD

- September 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Xero Managing Director Trent Innes has suggested small businesses need to take advantage of digital technology if they want to succeed in the future. Speaking to a rapt crowd of 3000-plus Xero devotees at Xerocon, the cloud accounting solution’s annual conference, Innes said data from the brand’s latest Xero Small Business Insights report revealed a… Read more »

Features

Power List: Meet Trent Innes

- July 18, 2019 6 MIN READ

  Trent Innes is a hero at Xero. An accountant with more than 20 years of experience, he first joined the cloud-based accounting platform’s Melbourne HQ in 2013 as National Sales Director, then in January 2016, became Xero Australia & Asia Managing Director, just a decade after its genesis on an apartment dining room table in Wellington, New… Read more »

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Federal Budget 2019: What small business needs to know!

- April 3, 2019 5 MIN READ

The 2019 budget brought many wins for the nation’s small business owners, including an increase to the instant asset write-off, investment into an apprenticeship scheme, increased infrastructure spending and a $60 million injection into the export market. Yet industry experts and small business advocates suggest more could be done to ease the burden on Australia’s… Read more »

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WATCH: Bricks & Clicks Episode 5

- March 24, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

On this week’s episode of Bricks & Clicks, Xero Managing Director Australia & Asia, Trent Innes, drops in to meet our six retailers. Trent gives them the lowdown on all the elements they need to consider when scaling their business. While our million dollar mentor, Tom Griffith, of Emma & Tom’s fame shares his experience… Read more »

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Watch a sneak peek of Bricks & Clicks episode 5

- March 20, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

In this week’s episode of Bricks & Clicks our retailers catch up with Tom Griffith co-founder of Emma and Tom’s. Plus Xero Managing Director Australia & Asia, Trent Innes, drops by to educate our six retailers on how to manage growth when your online business skyrockets. Want more online sales advice? Catch Tom Griffith when… Read more »

Legal

Single Touch Payroll rolls out for all businesses from July

- February 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Federal Parliament has passed legislation announcing all businesses with 19 or fewer employees will now have to report under the Single Touch Payroll system by 1 July 2019. Businesses with 20 or more employees came under reporting requirements in July 2018. The new legislation will make it mandatory for all Australian small businesses to send… Read more »