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Our story in bookkeeping and accounts

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For many years Accounts & Books Assist’s founder Leanne Chen saw the bookkeeping and accounts management industry survive on lots of manual data entry, paper record filings, and manual, sometimes handwritten, spreadsheets. “Gladly those days have gone” Ms Chen said. “Today cloud technology has provided businesses with great controls and…

The Five A’s of Change – achieving continuous improvement

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We’ve spent more than the past year responding to things outside of our control. Everyone has experienced huge change, a lot of it while in crisis mode. Upon reflection, some of the changes were inevitable. If we think about digital transformation and flexible working conditions, these were simply accelerated by…

Why building a customer database is good for business

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As more and more business moves online, you need an efficient way to contact customers. An online database helps you reach out to your customers at different stages in the purchase cycle, convert searches into sales and build understanding about their behaviour. Where to start? To build an effective database,…

Is Your Business Eligible for JobMaker Payments?

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The JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme is designed to encourage businesses to employ additional young jobseekers aged 16-35 years. The hiring credit subsidises an increase in employee headcount. Registration for the scheme has been open since December 2020. Employers can still register for the scheme now, even if you have already…

Should you buy or lease your business assets?

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There are certain items of equipment, machinery and hardware that are essential to the operation of your business – whether it’s the delivery van you use to run your home-delivery food service, or the high-end digital printer you use to run your print business. But when a critical business asset…

Update your ABN details is vital for notifications in an emergency.

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Did you know that government agencies use Australian Business Number (ABN) details to identify individuals and businesses in communities affected by emergencies or natural disasters? This can happen any time and any season, so we encourage you to keep your Australian Business Register (ABR) details up-to-date. This enables immediate emergency…

Christmas parties and presents on a budget

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It’s been a financial rollercoaster of a year for most businesses, but Christmas time invites us to pause and celebrate what’s gone right and thank the people we rode with. Here are eight ways to keep your costs down without sacrificing festive fun. Go alfresco – Enjoy a free venue that’s…

Happy Christmas

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Happy Christmas! We wish you health, happiness, and a little more certainty in the year ahead! After a very challenging and difficult year we hope you will have time at Christmas to take time-out. May you have the time to connect with family and friends, even if not in-person, to…
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