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Going Paperless… Is it Really a Thing?

With so much chatter about the Paperless Office, is it really possible? Why would you want to go paperless? After all, we’ve got so used to working with paper, we don’t mind it at all. Some of the more OCD of us actually love filing. Even if we decide to go paperless, what if the […]

Moving from Desktop Accounting to the Cloud

Are your business accounts processed on a desktop computer or are they ‘in the cloud’? Now that the ATO have legislated all Australian employers must lodge their payroll via Single Touch Payroll (STP), businesses using desktop accounting are feeling the pressure to move to the cloud. So, what is involved and how is this best […]

The Heightened Threat of Cyber Attack – Security

Cyber Security

As more of us move to the cloud and become increasingly dependent on technology for our everyday lives, the threat of cyber attack has brought us to an entirely new era of security. Cloud technology has greatly increased our efficiency and productivity. We have the internet at our fingertips, apps on our phones, we can […]

Budget Review for Small Business 2018-2019

Budget 2018/2019

Last night, Malcolm Turnbull announced the Australian budget for 2018/2019. Highlights for small business in Australia: $20,000 Instant asset write off scheme has been extended for another 12 months to 30 June 2019 for businesses turning over less than $10m. This is great news for small business. Overseas hotel providers will be required to pay […]

Is Your Business Cyber Safe?

Cyber Security

Cyber Security is a growing problem for small business. It costs the Australian economy more than $1bn annually. Data from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudman suggests that: Small Business is the target of 43% of all cyber crimes 60% of small business who experience a significant cyber breach go out of business […]