In March this year, New Zealand trustee company, Perpetual Guardian, announced their intentions to embark on an unprecedented productivity trial. Their approach: a 4-day work week for over 200 of their staff. While the 4-day work week isn’t a new concept, employees who are offered this benefit elsewhere generally earn 75% of their salary. What made Perpetual Guardian’s trial different, is that there would be no change in remuneration or any other employment conditions.
This post originally appeared on the Practice Protect blog and has been republished here with permission. Jamie Beresford is the CEO of Practice Protect, the authority in data security for accountants.
SuiteFiles has integrated with Xero since November 2013 to provide accountants with a truly fit for purpose file management option. Since then, we’ve added new features and functionality that has made SuiteFiles a popular Xero add-on and go-to companion app for businesses implementing Xero Practice Manager or WorkflowMax at the same time.
Collectively there’s a rising consciousness about the environment and climate change. Changes to how we consume and manage waste often takes place at home, but what about in the office? Can we apply the 5 R’s of being environmentally friendly – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Rethink – to work?
Conferences are a great chance to connect with others in your industry, gain insight into latest industry innovations, and pick up new ideas for your firm around marketing, business growth, and professional development.
Over the years, we’ve heard more than a few misconceptions about Microsoft’s Office 365 platform.
We are in full ‘work travel’ mode here at SuiteFiles. Last week we flew to Melbourne to exhibit at Xerocon – we were excited, overwhelmed and waking up at 5am every day due to the time difference with New Zealand.
For businesses, there is more to Office 365 than meets the eye. A common misconception is that Office 365 is just the web versions of Office desktop (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). In reality, it’s so much more.
What apps do other businesses use regularly? What would they recommend to a business similar to theirs? Are these businesses 100% cloud-based, or do they use a mix of on-prem software and cloud apps?