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We’re one of the Top 10 Leading Franchises in Australia!

There is nothing like scrolling through LinkedIn and seeing your business named in the Top 10 Leading Franchises in Australia! Thanks to Business Franchise Magazine, we’ve been recognised as a leading franchise group and a great franchise opportunity. First Class Accounts Owning a First Class Accounts bookkeeping franchise means you can turn bookkeeping from a job into [..]

Six cyber security tips for small businesses

Australia's cyber security strategy 2020, just released by the Home Affairs Department, attempts to address the cyber resilience of the nation's small and medium businesses. The 52-page plan will see $1.67 billion invested in a number of already-known initiatives aimed at enhancing Australia's cyber security over the next decade. The plan outlines how the Government [..]

The importance of cash flow and how you can manage it post COVID-19

Cash flow is the lifeblood of a small business, and in light of our current global economic crisis, cash flow management is even more critical than ever before. International services company Deloitte recently compiled a report titled “COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption”. One of the key recommendations for businesses was to focus on [..]

Adapting to new ways of learning to follow your business ownership dream

When you set out to follow your dreams, you don't expect a global pandemic and economic shutdown to follow along for the ride! But Krystal Brown, a soon-to-be graduate of First Class Accounts Franchise Training, experienced just that. But despite the potential setbacks, Krystal has discovered that starting a business in uncertain times, means she [..]

3 steps to help your business recover from COVID-19 setbacks

Businesses the world over have been devastated by the global economic shutdown. Everyone from corporate giants to small, family-owned companies have all taken a hit as the world bands together to keep each other safe. In Australia, now that we have flattened the curve, our governments are looking to open the country back up. But [..]

Running a new business through a global shutdown

Perth Bookkeeper Darren Law started his business almost one year ago. We Zoomed in to find out what it's like to whether a global pandemic when you're in a new business. FCA: What made you want to start your own business? Darren Law: I've worked in small business for over 20 years, to be honest, [..]