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Why accountants and bookkeepers must adopt value-based pricing

By Alistair Lamond on 24-Jul-2017 16:45:19

In this new era of accounting where cloud technology is driving automation, accountants and bookkeepers need to re-align their revenue models to what the customer is willing to pay. Value-based pricing is simple in theory but challenging in practice as lens of value is shifted from the practitioner to the customer. 

Tune in to another episode of Future Of Business and hear from Sophie Hossack, Country Manager of Receipt Bank, as she reveals some of the key benefits to value-based pricing but also tackles the challenges many practitioners face in adopting and delivering value-based pricing in their firm and to their customers. Some fantastic takeways in here for any accountant and bookkeeper building a practice for the future. 

Simple tips and technology to get your small business paid faster

By Alistair Lamond on 18-Jul-2017 11:00:00

On this episode of Future Of Business we are tackling invoice collections and scourge of long payment terms. Poor collection process and long payment terms crush a businesses cash flow and their ability to grow.

Did you know:

"1 in 5 invoices to ASX200 companies are outstanding longer than 30 days!"

"A one day reduction in debtor days was worth an additional $18,000 in the bank for your average SME!"

We are excited to have on the show business guru -  Rachel White, CEO of CFO For Rent - to help us understand the impact of poor collections on a businesses cash flow, but more importantly discuss simple tips and technology to get your small business paid faster. Have the notepad at the ready, this episode is full of some super useful information! 

8 top tips to delivering business advisory services to small business

By Alistair Lamond on 07-Jun-2017 10:00:00

This week on the Future of Business we are excited to have Guy Pearson, co-founder of Practice Ignition and Chairman of Interactive Accounting, on the show to share his experience and insights on how to best deliver business advisory in your firm.

Budget 2017 and Small Business Incentives

By Alistair Lamond on 12-May-2017 09:57:22

Budget 2017 was in short, inoffensive. The crux was stimulus through infrastructure spending and big bank levies. There was a mention of improving accountability and transparency with welfare benefits. The Australian homeowner gained most of the attention with an array of housing affordability measures.

But what did the 2017 budget bring for the Australian small business?

Tune in to the Future Of Business to hear from Noel Tuifino (My Accounts) and James Carey (Prime Partners Accounting) as we discuss some of the wins and losses from Budget 2017 for small business.

[WTF PODCAST] with Richard Adamson - Music + Art + Good Beer = Young Henrys Brewery

By Alistair Lamond on 20-Oct-2016 10:30:00

Richard Adamson is a true entrepreneur who is passionate about beer, his local Newtown community and its thriving music scene. Co-founding Young Henrys, an award winning boutique brewer, they have established a strong brand built on quality and personality. Hear how they are keeping their independence by staying true to their roots in the ever-competitive beverage industry. Enjoy the podcast!

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[WHY TIMES FIVE PODCAST] with Sophie Hossack from Receipt Bank - best in class bookkeeping automation technology

By Alistair Lamond on 28-Sep-2016 11:00:00

WTF had the privilege to meet Sophie Hossack, Country Manager of Receipt Bank.  We hear about the humble beginnings of Sophie and the RB team, born from the hatred of life admin and the love of automation technology. Today their technology is now helping bookkeepers, accountants and SMEs save up to 2.5 minute per transaction!

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[WHY TIMES FIVE PODCAST] with Will Rogers - CEO of Kent & Lime - Online mens fashion stylist delivering your image in a box.

By Alistair Lamond on 13-Sep-2016 11:00:00

Welcome to the 1st episode of the Why Times Five Podcast hosted by Skippr Cash Flow. We have Will Rogers on the show to hear how Kent & Lime is taking the online retail market by storm. Any man with fashion sense listen in to hear how you can look good with out the pain of shopping. A truly disruptive business redefining how we can shop for clothing.

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