Author: Craig Whitton

Xero and Saasu. Game changer for bookkeepers and small business.

  The emergence of cloud-based tools for business are changing the way we go about our business. Cloud-tech is changing the nature of the conversations we are having, changing the nature of the problems we are faced with and most importantly changing the solutions we are recommending for our clients. Small business is now part… Read more »

Real Balance has Quality “stamp of approval” from CPA Australia

  During the last six months, the team have been working to streamline our systems and processes in readiness for our CPA Quality Review. CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a membership of more than 144,000 members in 127 countries. As a Public Practice, the CPA Australia Quality Review Program… Read more »

SkydiveHQ … Helping you take for first leap in the clouds

  “SkydiveHQ, Helping business people take their first leap in the clouds” Small business accounting is rapidly approaching a crucial stage, a moment of generational change led by outstanding firms including Xero and Saasu.  With the emergence of cloud technology some industry experts suggest that accountants should embrace the opportunity and “capitalise on it or… Read more »

Everyone is doomed … Xero storm clouds brewing!

Have you heard the one about the excited accountant? No? Well that is because there isn’t one. Haha, when I first qualified as an accountant many years ago, I laughed with the story teller as if it was the first time I had heard it. Well times have changed, alot!! We are currently in the… Read more »

Business Reno’s need a Strong Foundation too!

As another season of The Block draws to a close and resulted in a derelict building in South Melbourne being converted to a prime residential apartment block with all properties selling for more than 1 million dollars. I thought to myself, residential property investors commit so much to renovate these properties, but business owners don’t… Read more »

Don’t Gamble with the Numbers in Your Business

Would you gamble your life-savings in one hit? Would you go all in on a whim?  Would you bet your whole business on red? No? Neither would we! You’ve put everything you have into building your business – the stakes have never been so high. Is trusting your business with just any bookkeeper a gamble you… Read more »