Blue Emerald - Xero Experts

Blue Emerald is now a Xero Silver Partner!

Moving along our Xero journey, we have recently moved up to being a Xero Silver Partner and now have even more experience to help our clients in their own Xero journey. Our Director, Elizabeth Salter, is also a Xero Certified Advisor and Payroll Specialist.   Blue Emerald has been doing a growing number of conversions […]

A Cashflow Strategy On Steroids

We’re all aware that businesses are paying particular attention to cashflow in current times. In the majority of industries, there have been a growing number of challenges that are affecting cashflow. And every other business article I am reading is talking about yet another large company collapsing. Tough times are certainly upon most businesses.   […]

Omne Trium Perfectum

For those of you not familiar with Latin, “omne trium perfectum” basically means everything that comes in threes is perfect or complete. I’m not sure about it being perfect, but I have certainly experienced being bombarded by three challenges over the past couple of weeks – the end of financial year, school holidays and that […]

Why I Love The Cloud

A couple of weeks ago, I took my own advice and did what many small business owners hardly ever do – I took two workdays off. I finally had the chance to catch up with a number of very dear friends who I haven’t seen in person for close to two decades as we are […]

The Importance of Work/Life Balance

Running a small business, or any business for that matter, usually means that a large amount of your time is focussed on growing the business. Although statistics reveal that all Australians, whether employed or self-employed, do not have enough time for their personal life, small business owners are often the ones who are most time-poor […]

Thinking of Xero? NOW is the time….

We are rapidly approaching the end of the Australian financial year. Already! Again! With only two months to go until 30th June, this is the time when it’s necessary for business owners to start looking at their business and see what changes they need to implement. Accountants and bookkeepers like to harp on about this, […]

The Modern Bookkeeper

The bookkeeping industry has been around for a very long time. In fact, the oldest record of double-entry bookkeeping that has been discovered was in 1340, with it becoming common practice by the end of the 15th century.   So with this very long history, what has changed?   In the latter part of last […]

Packages for Every Business

We have just completed updating our website with our full range of packages for all our services, so we now offer flat fixed fees for all aspects of your bookkeeping, “rescue” and training needs. Every business should be able to find an appropriate package for their needs, especially as we have our Sapphire and Platinum […]

Making Your Cashflow Work For You

Strong cashflow is a vital part of a business whether you are large or small. It ranks high in the reasons why an otherwise successful business fails. The simple definition of cashflow means “Do I have enough in the bank account to cover all the expenses?”   Unfortunately, this is an area that alot of […]

Vote for us in the Telstra Australian Business Awards

Blue Emerald has entered the Telstra Australian Business Awards and you have a chance to vote for us! The entry application process was a great learning experience. We had too really look indepth at our business and our processes. It helped us identify the places where we doing things with excellence and it also let […]