Your Payroll needs to be well managed Most business owners I know are a little bit frightened of payroll. If you don’t manage it properly, you can end up with a big bill at the year end.  If you agree to pay an employee’s wages on an after-tax amount – agreeing to pay, say, € […]

Choosing new accounts software can be a challenge.  You want something that you can use yourself so that you won’t always be dependent on someone else.  You want it to be reliable so that when your review your Profit and Loss you can believe it and you can be confident when you are submitting your […]

Review of Xero – the cloud accounting software If you run a business, the likelihood is that you will have heard of Xero, the online accounting system.  It seems to be everywhere these days. That is why I found it important to make a review of Xero. Are you wondering if this is something that […]

AIB Online Banking v BoI Online Banking Do you use internet banking in your business?   Maybe you’re a bit frustrated with the online banking product that you are currently using and you are trying to decide if you should switch.  You might just be frustrated with your bank for other reasons and want to know […]

How to choose accounting software Are you looking for new accounting software?  Do you need help in making that decision on how to choose accounting software? You could be a start-up or you could be a mature business that has realised the existing accounting software isn’t doing what you need it to do. Many businesses […]

Xero Certified Advisor

What is Xero? Xero is a cloud accounting application that provides similar functionality as most of the standard accounting packages such as Sage 50 or QuickBooks. Being a cloud service, the data resides in the cloud and the application is accessed via a web brower.   Xero is  an example of software that are classed as […]

Murphy’s Laws Of IT1. When computing, whatever happens, behave as though you meant it to happen. 2. When you get to the point where your really understand your computer, then it’s probably obsolete. 3. The first place to look for information is in the section of the manual where you least expect to find it. […]

Our online Accounting Software, Kashflow, is constantly being improved. Sometimes the improvements are obvious like the recent changes to the entry screens for sales and purchase invoices. Other times the changes are in the background and you may not realise that there’s a new option that might be useful for you. Kashflow publish the changelog […]

I have been working with a number of clients lately where cash management is an issue.  I am sure that’s true for every accountant now. There are so many simple things that make a difference here. Think before you extend credit. Decide if you want to give the customer credit and how much credit you […]