Businesses that embrace new technology have significantly more opportunity for business growth according to a new report by Xero and economics consultancy group AlphaBeta. The Digital Connectivity Report suggests businesses that are connected to the NBN are increasing their revenue by almost two thirds more than their non-NBN counterparts and that those that utilise automation… Read more »
“Someone recently shared a story with me about a restaurant they went to in Melbourne. They said they had amazing food, amazing service and a fantastic bottle of wine but after dinner, when they ran out of wine at the table, the staff tried to push them off to get the next lot of customers… Read more »
Trent Innes, managing director of Xero, shares his top tips to kick off the new financial year right! Start today The word ‘budget’ can turn small business owners into a tailspin with the reputation of being overwhelming, complex and boring. But at the heart of it, there are just three broad sets of figures to… Read more »
Despite challenging conditions, the future of small business in Australia Is bright, according to Xero’s annual Small Business Insights Report, released today. The report reveals an upward trend in the percentage of cash flow positive businesses, alongside an increase in median wages and an influx of new hires, all boosting SME confidence. For the first… Read more »
I’m going in to bat for the young people. They’re the future of our society and our economy, and I’m backing them to shape an even better Australia writes Xero MD Trent Innes. I’ve met too many ambitious, dedicated and intelligent teens, twenty-somethings and thirty-somethings to believe the negativity you sometimes hear about their work… Read more »
Trent Innes was recently named Managing Director of the Year at the Australian Executive of the Year Awards. His company, Xero’s yearly growth rate — over 40 per cent in both revenue and customers — has shot the brand into the ranks of Australia’s largest listed tech companies. So what are the important lessons Trent… Read more »
Australia’s telecommunications systems are failing small business with one in three business owners saying they have difficulty accessing fast reliable affordable internet services. An independent survey conducted by Xero of 1000 small business owners across Australia found close to half of the businesses surveyed (48 per cent) experienced difficulty with their phone or internet connection… Read more »
Xero has launched their Business Gold advice guide, featuring insights from champion swimmer and gold medallist Michael Klim, to help small businesses succeed.