Tags: Xero

Will Neto be the new erp for SMB?

Neto has announced the expansion of its ecommerce software with the addition of advanced inventory for retailers. This expands the software to include real-time stock tracking, low stock alerts, and warehouse and suppler management. Neto is an all-in-one point of sale (POS), eCommerce, Inventory and fulfilment platform. It integrates with accounting software such as Xero…

Xero delivers on SSP and SMP promise

A blog by Jim Chidester, Director of Product Marketing – Global Payroll, Xero announced they have delivered some new features. These improvements focus on statutory maternity (SMP) and sick leave (SSP), two of the more complex areas for organisations. These updates were promised in an earlier blog that detailed all the other complete and planned…

Quicken sprints to NetSuite

NetSuite has announced in a blog by Kimberly Odom, Director of WW Customer Marketing, Oracle NetSuite that Quicken has selected and implemented NetSuite Oneworld. Challenge of demerger On 31st March 31st Quicken officially became independent of Intuit. It sold the business unit to HIG private equity. Since then the company has had to separate its infrastructure…

Late payments harm SME’s

Xero recently carried out research among 517 small businesses in South Africa and revealed the impact of late payments on them. The research was carried out by Frontline Market Research, but similar results are seen in most other countries one suspects. Almost 50% of UK SME’s are paid late according to Bacs Payment Schemes Limited. The…

Intuit revises outlook for Q2 down a third

Intuit has posted an earnings warning for its second quarter earnings. It is keeping its full year forecast unchanged at present. Non-GAAP diluted earnings are down from the estimated $0.33-0.36 to $0.24-$0.25. This is a substantial drop but revenues are only adjusted from a range of $1.045-$1.065. to $1,010-$1,015. Competitive pressure or bad forecasting? It is easy…

Xero deepens application integration

In a short blog by Steven Larsen, Head of Strategic Partnerships (Americas) at Xero, he announced that Zapier had deepened its integration with Xero. This announcement is significant in that it will enable better synchronisation of other tools and apps into Xero. The update applies to one of Zapier’s most popular integrations with Xero, the “Create…

Business Leader Interview: Gary Turner, UK and EMEA MD of Xero

Gary Turner is the Managing Director of Xero for UK and EMEA. He has been at the company more than seven years overseeing rapid growth in the cloud accounting space. Xero UK now has £25 million in revenues and more than 164,000 subscribers. We caught up with Gary and asked him his thoughts on leadership,…

Sage grows 5.1% but may divest payments business

Sage has issued a trading statement for the three months ending 31 December 2016, Revenue grew by 5.1%. This was due to growth in recurring revenue of 9.6%, driven by a 31% increase in subscriptions. Software subscriptions now stand at 1.1 million, across the portfolio. Looking forward they expect the full year to have a growth approaching…

Save time on your self assessment

1TapReceipts commissioned YouGov to find out how sole traders were impacted by self assessment tax returns. The 271 sole traders surveyed said self assessment tax returns take on average one working day per year to complete. Much of that day is reclaimable according to 1TapReceipts if the sole traders used technology such as theirs. The filtering used by…

Retail Pro strengthen SAP partnership

Retail Pro has announced that is has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program. Part of the announcement includes Retail Pro retail management software running on the SAP Business One application. According to a spokesperson at Retail Pro the integration has improved. They commented: “There is a tight integration between SAP B1 and Retail Pro retail management…