payroll system

How to implement an effective payroll system

Regardless of the number of employees you have presently, you should have in place an effective payroll system. Aside from rents or leases, machinery and tax obligations, payroll is probably a major expense of small-medium sized businesses. Like all of the aforementioned expenses, ensuring your employees are paid well and promptly contributes directly to the business’ well-being.

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What to discuss with your bookkeeper in a crisis

What to discuss with your bookkeeper in a crisis

If you’ve treated your bookkeeper at arm’s length, it’s time to work with them in partnership. Various financial aids and incentives have been rolled out by the government as well as banks in recent weeks. For many small businesses, these relief packages are lifelines. However, like many small business owners, your days at work have probably grown longer and harder.
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How effective bookkeeping can help you thrive during a slow-down

How effective bookkeeping can help you thrive during a slow-down

COVID-19 is the biggest threat to small businesses today. Financial assistance from the government provides temporary shelter. But ultimately, survival will depend on the owner’s ability to steer his ship to a safer shore. Keeping a close eye on your books with effective bookkeeping is important. In this post, we share other steps you can take to win in a slowdown.
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