Posts in February


Latest product news – March 2022

Our teams have been busy during February, releasing new features to improve your experience in Xero. Read on to find out how we’re continuing to invest in Hubdoc, as well as enhance the Xero Accounting app, Xero Payroll in New Zealand and our COVID-19 Business Support tool in Australia. New features View progress while importing… [Read the full article »]


Laying out a roadmap for MTD deadlines

Deadlines have a habit of creeping up on you. Even something as well-publicised and long-gestating as Making Tax Digital (MTD) can spring a nasty surprise on affected businesses and their advisors, who have so much on their plates they may miss the government legislation sloping into view.  Part of this is the sheer number of… [Read the full article »]


How to best work with your advisor through uncertain times

This is a guest post by Cassandra Scott, Director of Laurus Bookkeeping and Board Director of the Australian Bookkeepers Association – a Xero Platinum Partner and member of XPAC 2021.  Learning to expect the unexpected has become the norm for many small businesses and sole traders over recent years. However, the arrival of Omicron tested… [Read the full article »]


Reducing your environmental impact while working from home

For many of us, working from home has meant we can spend more time at home with family and enjoy a greater work-life balance. While we’ve done away with lengthy commutes to the office and the emissions that come with them, we should consider if we are reducing our carbon footprint. We may not be… [Read the full article »]


New Zealand Xero Awards 2021: Congratulations to our winners

This week I was thrilled to co-host, alongside David Bell, the New Zealand Xero Awards 2021 winners announcement. A livestream event was broadcasted on LinkedIn. While unfortunately we couldn’t be with our finalists in person this year to celebrate, it was extremely important for us to shine a light on the success of our partners,… [Read the full article »]


Xero and OnePoint Franchise Accounting collaborate to help US franchises improve business operations

We are pleased to announce a new collaboration with national accounting firm OnePoint Franchise Accounting. OnePoint was born out of a desire to serve the franchise community and remove the burden of accounting, so franchise businesses can focus on other things like quality of food, customer service and employees.  Technology is pivotal to OnePoint’s day-to-day… [Read the full article »]


We tackle three questions accountants may have around MTD for VAT

Over the past few years, accountants and bookkeepers have become de facto gurus for UK small businesses, offering vital support through one unforeseen catastrophe (a global pandemic), to the next (supply chain issues, Brexit fallout, any number of others).   Their consistent excellence in shepherding small businesses through these challenges has not gone unnoticed. Xero research… [Read the full article »]


Always value your local customers, advises fashion retailer Hannah Lavery

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannah Lavery, a design house for women’s apparel based in Cape Town, drove a large portion of its business from the tourism sector, but during the lockdown, its domestic clientele stepped up to the plate to keep the company afloat. We sat down with namesake founder and owner Hannah Lavery… [Read the full article »]


Latest XSBI data shows the impacts of Omicron on small businesses

While many of us were envisioning 2022 would be the year of resetting into a ‘new normal’, the rapid spread of Omicron has held small businesses back as they face ongoing challenges. Xero’s Small Business Insights (XSBI) data for the months of December and January shows Omicron has disrupted many workplaces and businesses across Australia… [Read the full article »]


Why Australian small businesses should care about the Business eInvoicing Right (BER)

More businesses are getting on board with eInvoicing, a new way to exchange invoices electronically between accounting systems. It promises to make the whole invoicing and billing process faster, more efficient and more secure – especially for the 90 per cent of Australian businesses still processing invoices manually.   But to see these benefits, we first… [Read the full article »]

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