Free business software tools you can use now!

Posted on September 22, 2022Categories Small business, Technology, Tips

As the march of technological capability continues at a thunderous pace, its always wise to look around to see what you could use in your business. The world is now awash with a cascade of free and paid software tools you can use to help run your business better. So, what can you grab today without pulling out the credit card? Here’s a few of the top free software tools for you to consider. Google Analytics Straight off the bat, … Continue reading “Free business software tools you can use now!”

Women in business shoutout to their biggest inspiration!

Posted on September 22, 2022Categories News, Small business

Reckon is like an accountant in your pocket – but we’re not the only ones making small business life easier. We invited Reckon clients to tell us about the people in their lives who’ve made their success possible. Katy Walker, Amanda Stevens and Christine Metcalfe share the stories of their pocket pals who’ve inspired them and who have always had their back through their professional journeys. Despite being spread across Australia with vastly different vocations, these three women in business … Continue reading “Women in business shoutout to their biggest inspiration!”

How BDO and Xero help a McDonald’s franchisee grow her business

Posted on September 22, 2022Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Small business

Jennifer Antolin has been around the McDonald’s business her entire life. When she was 15, she spent three years working for her father at his McDonald’s franchises and learned firsthand the rigor and work ethic it takes to make it in the restaurant industry.  After several years living outside Canada, she decided to return and learn more about the business from her father. After three years of mentorship, and with his encouragement, she purchased his two McDonald’s franchises in Milton. … Continue reading “How BDO and Xero help a McDonald’s franchisee grow her business”

How PerfectTed is harnessing natural energy to improve caffeine habits

Posted on September 22, 2022Categories cash flow, Small business

We all need a little pick-me-up in the morning. It may be a bowl of porridge brimming with fruit and honey, or something a little more decadent like a sugar-crusted croissant. But for most, a piping hot cup of coffee is always present. Then maybe another. Oh okay, one more cup.  Anyone will know this is where things go downhill – the jittery feeling, the post-lunch crash, and of course, nuclear breath.  Marisa Poster and brothers, Teddie and Levi Levenfiche, … Continue reading “How PerfectTed is harnessing natural energy to improve caffeine habits”

Q&A: KPMG head of tax policy discusses ‘levelling up’ and Truss’ tax cuts

Posted on September 22, 2022Categories Big Four, KPMG, Tax

In a conversation with Accountancy Age, Tim Sarson, head of tax at KPMG, discusses using the tax system to support the leveling up of infrastructure and living standards in the UK, and the new prime ministers tax cut promises. Do you agree with Prime Minister Liz Truss’ proposals to make tax cuts? Most of the proposals affect businesses in one way or another. The reversal of the health and social care levy, for example, impacts individuals. But ultimately, it is … Continue reading “Q&A: KPMG head of tax policy discusses ‘levelling up’ and Truss’ tax cuts”