By Pamela Phillips
Digital accounting is the only way to do business right now - and with more of us working from home and running businesses remotely, being on top of your finances, getting paid faster, and understanding your numbers in real-time so you can make better business decisions, is more important than ever.
That’s why, whether you’re already making the most of the benefits of digital accounting through another software like QuickBooks Online, or if you’re still on a desktop system, the first thing we do with all our new clients is set them up on Xero. It’s fast, it’s easy, and we can do it all for you.
Read on to discover how switching to Xero can change the face of your business.
Quickbooks, Sage, Free Agent - we’ve tried them all, but in all our accounting experience (and we’ve got a lot!) none of them come close to Xero in terms of its tools and capabilities.
The reason we only work with Xero, is because it makes sure that everything you need to run your business effectively is all joined up. So not only does it take a fraction of the time to do your book-keeping (which keeps your costs down), but it lets you plug in and talk to a whole range of other apps and software, so you can get the information you need fast - whether that’s credit ratings on clients, your cash flow forecast or tracking project costs.
I don't have time to set up and learn a whole new system ...
No worries! In terms of set up, we do all the heavy lifting behind the scenes, so the switch for you is quick and painless.
Once you’re all set up, we provide 1:1 training on how to actually use it which means in just a couple of hours you’ll be good to go. Xero is designed to be intuitive, so we promise you this will feel so much easier than any other system you may be using right now (hello Sage users!). Plus, we are here to support you every step of the way, so if you’re trying to do something a little more tricky, we have unlimited phone support, which means you can give us a bell, and we’ll jump on Zoom and show you exactly how it’s done.
When's the right time to switch?
Right now. A lot of businesses worry they have to wait until the end of the financial year, but that’s not the case. Probably handy to wait until the end of the next VAT quarter, but basically there’s no time like the present because this system will change your life!
What about all the data I already have in other software - will it be lost?
Nope! We can migrate across as much or as little as you want. So you can either opt for a fresh start, or access every bit of historic data you might need.
How will it save me money?
It will 100% save you money in terms of the reduction in time spent on manual processes. But we’ve also found with many of our clients that it helps them to make more money since having a system that is cohesive and easily accessible helps you to spot new opportunities for growth.
So how much does it cost?
It depends on what level of support you need, but it starts at around £12 a month, but you won’t pay more than £33. Most of our clients are on the £26 a month package.
Ready to get the ball rolling?What next?
Let's jump on a call and see how we can work together.