FCA Blog

Why supporting people is our number one priority.

The Oxford English dictionary defines Support as "to give or be ready to give help to somebody if they need it." Twenty years ago, when we started First Class Accounts, Support was one of the key pillars we established our business model on. We define Support as being there for our franchisees, every single step [..]

Marketing during Covid

In a world decimated by a pandemic and a global economic shutdown, marketing your business is probably the last thing on your mind. Marketing is often the first thing people cut when they're trying to save money in their business. But is this the wisest move for your long term viability? Being conservative feels like [..]

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 [..]