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Bookkeepers: why we need them

If you’re bookkeeping curious, then you're certainly in the right place. First Class Accounts has over 250 bookkeepers all around Australia, and their franchise network continues to grow. So what is it exactly that bookkeepers do? We chatted to Nerida Pokarier, whose clients' consider her essential to their businesses and asked, what does a bookkeeper [..]

Securing your future

Working for a big company can often feel like living under a big security blanket. You’re safe and secure in your role, and your future is assured thanks to ongoing work in a large organisation. Until the redundancies start rolling out, and all of a sudden you feel like a sitting duck and your future is [..]

The Business of Bookkeeping – Podcast 10

ROBERT GERRISH: (00:31) Today I am delighted to be speaking with Sumi Sivalingam who joins us from Melbourne. Hello and welcome, Sumi. SUMI SIVALINGAM: (00:42) Hi, Robert. Good morning. ROBERT GERRISH: (00:43) Good morning. Look it's great to have you here. I remember you so strongly from various conferences and met you in at a [..]

How to grow your bookkeeping business.

Growing your business can seem a bit like the chicken or the egg scenario: What comes first, the clients, or the investment in your business so you could get more clients. Well, according to some of our most successful bookkeepers, who have grown their franchises into large businesses, it’s up to you to steer the [..]

The Business of Bookkeeping – Podcast 9

ROBERT GERRISH: (00:34) Now today I'm delighted to be talking with Louise Keir. Hello Louise, thanks so much for joining us. LOUISE KEIR: (00:40) Thank you, Robert. ROBERT GERRISH: (00:41) Well look it's good to have you here. Now I know we've bumped into each other a few times, Louise, as you had a wonderful [..]

Peter Morgan – A journey from bookkeeper to franchisee

Peter Morgan needed a change. So he set himself up in his own bookkeeping business and set about enjoying his new life as a small business owner. Unfortunately, the small business world can sometimes be a hostile place, and while Peter had all the makings of a successful business, it was a struggle to get [..]