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How accountants can use automation to overcome the data entry challenge

How accountants can use automation to overcome the data entry challenge

Does your accountancy practice spend more time focusing on data entry tasks than you’d like? For 63% of accountants and bookkeepers a major pain point is the time-consuming task of manual data entry. Thankfully, there’s a way to get around it. Automation, integrated with cloud-based accountancy solutions are already here and is in use in […]

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Bank reconciliation: This is how to save time on this vital task

Bank reconciliation: This is how to save time on this vital task

Bank reconciliation is a core task for business owners and finance managers. Here's how to do it properly so you have superb insight into your finances.

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How to get better at selling your accounting services

How to get better at selling your accounting services

Selling doesn’t always come easily to accounting professionals, who may be more comfortable with the technical aspects of their work. But selling is a fact of life for any business, so it pays to explore techniques to make the process easier. If you have an effective sales strategy in place but your sales aren’t picking […]

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5 key considerations when moving your practice to the cloud

5 key considerations when moving your practice to the cloud

Thinking about moving your practice to the cloud? Follow these five steps to understand how to efficiently implement a cloud solution at your firm.

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Nominations for the Sage Circle of Excellence Awards are Open

Nominations for the Sage Circle of Excellence Awards are Open

The Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards recognizes and celebrates Sage accountants, bookkeepers and practices making a positive impact to their colleagues, clients, communities and the accounting industry. Join us in acknowledging the success and contributions of Canadian accountants and bookkeepers by nominating deserving accountants, bookkeepers or practices in any of the award categories below. Tell us […]

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How to market your firm on a small budget

How to market your firm on a small budget

During tough times, one of the first things many firms do is trim their marketing budget. While marketing is certainly an easier place to cut costs than payroll, it can have long-lasting and even harmful effects. In fact, according to a study published in the International Journal of Research in Marketing, the companies that bounce […]

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5 things clients want from their accountant

5 things clients want from their accountant

Small businesses are usually very good at knowing who their customer base is and what they want. This knowledge is key to their success – learn what your customer wants and make sure you give it to them. Can accountants learn from this business philosophy? It’s one thing to think you know what services your […]

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Collaborative Accounting - Free Guide

Collaborative Accounting - Free Guide

An accountant’s guide to converting traditional clients to modern accounting technologies We already know that a huge issue for businesses, especially smaller or newer ones, is the amount of administrative work. Often this takes them by surprise. From a one-man trader all the way through to businesses with many staff, there’s a natural feeling that […]

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