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What does the Tesla Home Battery Coming to Australia mean for consumers?

What does the Tesla Home Battery Coming to Australia mean for consumers?

It’s been known for a while that a lot of companies release their newest products in the Australian market, as it seems to be the safest and even the best test before it gets released worldwide, or even to the States. This obviously doesn’t account to electronic goods such as films, TV shows, Software and...


78% of employees steal from their boss, 2 ways to stop it

78% of employees steal from their boss, 2 ways to stop it

Time and attendance devices are becoming more and more popular with businesses around Perth. Dozens of small businesses with 20 employees or less are jumping on board to streamline their payroll process and capture correct time and attendance with FingerTec. It could be the fact that it is affordable, but here’s the thing, the marketing for...


Protect yourself against cyber blackmail, don’t get caught out

Protect yourself against cyber blackmail, don’t get caught out

It seems every week a new fortune 500 company comes under attack from cyber-criminals. Making headlines is always the amount of personal user data stolen, but it’s not just the likes of Yahoo that get targeted. Large Australian companies have also felt the brunt of cyber-attacks, companies like Woolworths, David Jones, Kmart and Vodafone have...


3 of the best ways to deal with foreign currencies & overseas suppliers/customers in MYOB Advanced

3 of the best ways to deal with foreign currencies & overseas suppliers/customers in MYOB Advanced

Foreign currency management tends not to be a feature of small business accounting systems necessitating the use of spreadsheets on the side for data manipulation and then double entry back into the accounting system. Similarly, importing goods from overseas mean that landed costs need to be accounted for, and exporting goods needs exchange rates to...


5 indicators that may lead a company to look at an Enterprise Resource Management System (ERP)

5 indicators that may lead a company to look at an Enterprise Resource Management System (ERP)

1. Data File Too Large/Large Number of Concurrent Users
Once the data file of a server-based small business accounting system becomes too large, the operation of the system can slow down considerably or even start crashing. This leads to user frustration as it takes them longer to complete routine tasks and significantly lowers productivity, particularly if the...


3 simple ways to stop buddy punching & manual time sheet in one swoop

3 simple ways to stop buddy punching & manual time sheet in one swoop

Buddy punching has been a pesky problem since the very first Bundy time clock, anytime a company wanted to manage their employee’s attendance and see if they are doing their job, they would implement some sort of timekeeping system. From paper time sheets to roll calls, whatever it was buddy punching found its way...


One simple way to protect yourself against AUSPOST scams

One simple way to protect yourself against AUSPOST scams

An ongoing battle against spam continues, there's a variety of ways online attackers may attempt to gain your personal or financial information, or exploit you for financial gain. This month scam has targeted Australia Post again, people have been receiving emails supposedly from AusPost asking for personal information please be aware that Australia Post will...


Kogan to buy Dick Smith?

Kogan to buy Dick Smith?

Perth house prices have been up and down recently and in the last month of 2015 they took a positive jump up, however, analysts predict any growth in the Western Australian market is at least 12 months away. Meaning it’s going to be a cold 2016, especially as 2015 also saw around $20,000 drop...