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The road to business recovery

There’s a lot going on right now and that’s why we’re here – together with accountants – to help businesses rebuild and recover. Learn new skills, be inspired by our community and discover world-class resources right here.

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Business recovery

Discover the latest resources and developments to help you rebuild.

Why many sole traders are choosing to stay small

The way we choose to work has been changing for a long time, but COVID-19 has accelerated this shift.

Our research found that 70% enjoy being small, with 62% saying the benefits and freedom far outweigh those of being a larger business.

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Six tips to help ecommerce businesses sell online

We invited Shopify to share their expert tips on delivering successful user experiences for online stores.

Watch the recording below or read our snippets of what you need to consider according to Shopify’s expert optimisation team.

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How business owners can win and keep talent in 2021

COVID-19 has destabilised the economy, with the impact on the job market hard to predict.

Many remain optimistic, but optimism must be met with preparation. Here are four ways to set you apart as a top employer.

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Managing Brexit

Here’s some advice to help you navigate your business from what’s ahead.

How your business can manage Brexit changes

The UK has reached an exit agreement with the EU. We want to help small businesses and their advisors as much as we can to make the necessary adjustments.

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Brexit: Staying on top of your cash flow

There’s a lot going on for small businesses right now. Think about the steps you can take to safeguard your business and cash flow.

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How an accountant can help you with Brexit

We know that an accountant is a business owner’s most trusted advisor. They can offer insights and expertise so  you stay afloat in the coming months.

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Visit our Brexit resource hub for further information on managing Brexit. We’ll update this page with more advice on a regular basis, so be sure to check back from time to time.

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Webinars and courses

Join our webinars to stay up to date. Upskill with our educational courses.

Online course: Become a valued advisor

Explore industry trends and see why more accounting firms are offering advisory services. 

Learn how to automate workflows to free up capacity to grow your business. 

Discover the resource library for more advice, and download the workbook to plan your move to advisory

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Webinar: Get started on Xero Payroll

Xero Payroll is designed to make payroll painless and quick.  

Join us in this hour session so we can show you how to set up your organisation and employees.

We’ll also explain key payroll terminology you might come across so you’re set up for success.

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Webinar: The basics of using Xero ft. our refreshed Starter plan

Join this webinar and learn how to use Xero to automate your invoices and bills so you can get paid faster. Our experts will also show you how to reconcile your bank transactions, and get up to date reporting on your financial performance. We’ll also go over our refreshed Starter plan and how to choose a plan that’s right for you. 

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Online course: Video skills for businesses and accountants

We’ve teamed up with presentation skills coach, Alexandra Bond Bernett, to help you make an impact using video as an effective communications tool. 

In this five-part course, you’ll learn how to create video with purpose, what the different engagement techniques are, tips to speak on camera confidently and how to create a professional looking video from the comfort of your own home.

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Online course: Moving your business online

Businesses with an online presence and their data stored securely in the cloud are more competitive, resilient and agile.

This course will help you switch to cloud technology covering key areas such as ecommerce, marketing, hiring, onboarding and engaging with staff in a virtual environment.

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Online course: Mastering your cash flow

To help you get on top of your business cash flow, dive into our cash flow programme that brings together support content, education and practical guides into one seamless learning journey.

You’ll also pick up handy tips on how to automate and manage cash flow in Xero.

You can learn at your own pace, from any place.

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Business guides and stories

Running and growing a business isn’t easy. Check out our guides for all the steps or take inspiration from Xero businesses.

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Future proof your practice

Tools and webinars to help you embrace cloud technology and the changing needs of your clients. 

Top 10 ways your firm can find new clients

Building a new accounting or bookkeeping firm or growing a brand is hard work. The best way to find new clients – or replace lost ones – is with a smart, proactive strategy. Read blog  →

Succeed in unusual times by supporting your clients

Throughout the pandemic, Chris Cheeney has gone above and beyond to support his clients, so it’s no surprise that he won the Xero People’s Choice Award. Read blog  →

Xero Tax: Personal tax is coming this summer

Thousands of practices have already started using Xero Tax and the feedback has been amazing. Here are the key takeaways from our recent personal tax sneak peek. Read blog →

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