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Xero Tip: Turning A Robot Job Over To Automation

Written on Thursday, June 15, 2017by Belle Young
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If you have regular bills to pay, or send regular invoices to customers - use Xero's repeating invoices or bills (https://help.xero.com/au/Accounts_RepeatingInvoice). Set up a template and Xero will automatically create an invoice or bill for you according to the frequency you specify and drop the it on the Draft tab (if you need to vary the amount or something else each time) or the Awaiting Payment tab (if the it is the same every time). Want to chat about how we can significantl ..

   

What's Gigi's Move to Tassie Really Meant

Written on Thursday, June 15, 2017by Belle Young
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Gigi has become a valued part of the Unicorn family since starting with us in March this year. After receiving an invitation from the Tasmanian Government, Gigi applied for a position with us, succeeded, and after 6 years in Sydney, packed her bags ready for the move to Tassie. Moving to the apple isle and securing permanent employment has given Gigi the opportunity to apply for permanent residency, a goal she has always dreamed about achieving.  ..

   

$2.6M Upside

Written on Thursday, June 15, 2017by Belle Young
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Please Don't Make Me Get Out Of Bed

Written on Wednesday, June 14, 2017by Belle Young
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We understand that as a business owner, some days it can be a bit of a struggle to get out of bed and put some energy into another work day, especially when the input of energy you place into your business doesn’t seem to have even a fraction of the same output. It may make you wonder, where am I going wrong? We talk with a lot of business owners in the trade industry and we see all too often the ways they lose money on jobs they think are profita ..

   

After 80 Years, Technology Has Caught Up With Einstein

Written on Wednesday, June 14, 2017by Craig Badcock
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ABC recently announced in their blog post (http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-06-08/einsteins-impossible-dream-comes-true/8598552), the breakthrough of astronomers using the gravitational warping of light, predicted by Einstein nearly a century ago, to measure the mass of a distant star for the first time. Einstein was initially ridiculed for his theories, but over the subsequent 100 years proven correct over and again. I have always marvelled at his genius an ..

   

Reconciling Rescue

Written on Thursday, June 01, 2017by Belle Young
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Reconciling Rescue We love Xero’s commitment to efficiency. When reconciling your bank account, if an amount is slightly under or overpaid, you can make a minor adjustment (http://unicornbusinesssolutions.cmail19.com/t/j-i-udeldk-l-n/) so the amounts match. You can also recognise a statement line with a transaction that doesn’t quite match – learn about how to unreconciled here (http://unicornbusinesssolutions.cmail19.com/t/j-i-udeldk-l-p/) or how to delete an acc ..

   

From Being Nearly Bankrupt To BOOMING

Written on Thursday, June 01, 2017by Belle Young
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Our client began his business coaching with us two years ago and has tripled his turnover in that time. Another client went from being nearly bankrupt to saving their house and building a massively profitable business in 2-3 years. This can be you too. We’re accountants and business advisors who help small business owners create a business that works for them rather than the other way around.  ..

   

WARNING! Do You Have Your Tax Debts Under Control?

Written on Thursday, June 01, 2017by Belle Young
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Do You Have Your Tax Debts Under Control? From 1 July 2017, a new tax measure will come into play for small businesses, and we’re here to help prepare you for this tax change. Businesses that haven't engaged with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to get their tax debts under control could have their tax debt information disclosed to credit reporting agencies by the ATO. Initially, the ATO will be applying this new disclosure measure to busi ..

   

Jump In The Deep End Here

Written on Thursday, June 01, 2017by Belle Young
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We’ve stretched our ambitious side right out to the max this year – first it was the push-up bell, then it was the Holybank 3-in-1 day adventure, and now? Now we’ve decided to sign up for the Triple Top Mountain Run (https://www.facebook.com/tripletopmountainrun/) in November (we’re talking an epic half marathon event here – a 19.7km course traversing Mt Claude, Mt Van Dyke and Mt Roland). We should mention 95% of us are not fit, we don’t train, and we’re completel ..

   

Happy Birthday, Lizzie!

Written on Friday, May 26, 2017by Belle Young
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Not sure what to do on your day off? Here are a couple of suggestions to keep you entertained. Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival Looking for an excuse for a car (or bike) trip to the East Coast? The Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival (http://www.bayoffireswinterartsfestival.com.au/) celebrates all thing winter with their impressive line up from markets to gardens, to soulful live music and the announcement of their $20,000 art prize. Dark  ..