Tags: Xero

Xero deepens Stripe integration in US

Xero has announced that Stripe will be its first invoicing partner to enable ACH (Automatic clearing house) bank transfers. This is only for the US market though. Craig Walker, Chief Technology Officer at Xero commented: “Today, we’re excited to announce the next phase in our partnership with Stripe with the introduction of Stripe ACH. Together,…

Xero improves and extends bank feeds in UK

Xero has announced in a blog that HSBC has continued to enhance the integration to its software. Using the latest set of API’s the HSBC bank feed is now designed to “set and forget”. This means that once configured users no longer need to change anything or restart the service. Users of Xero and HSBC,…

FSB tells UK Government to deal with late payments

Mike Cherry, Chairman, Federation of Small Business (FSB) has published his New Year message. He has called on the UK Government to deal with late payments, poor broadband, bank branch closures and tax issues. Cherry also calls out the risks that Brexit poses for many small businesses. In his message Cherry says: “Small businesses are…

21 Books chosen by Business Leaders

You’ve finished opening your presents but no one bought you a book. This blog provide a list of books from industry leaders that Enterprise Times has interviewed in 2017. The question that we asked was “What was the latest business book you read, your favourite book or podcast?” Most replied with a book, but we…

Xero targets self employed

Xero has announced the launch of Xero +C for self employed people and their accountants. Xero +C is named after the Schedule C report that US Sole Proprietorship businesses need to complete. It relates to the profit or loss from their business. The new functionality allows accountants to import their clients chart of accounts, integrates…

Xero takes huge step on US payroll

Xero has announced another significant step towards full payroll compliance for is US client base. It is delivering support for draft previews of W-2 and 944 forms using live data. Historically companies have had to wait until January when the forms are available to view, confirm and file.  The problem was that with the filing date…

Xero tells accountants it’s Digital or Die

At Xerocon 17 in London, Xero has revealed that the use of digital accounting systems is still not commonplace with accountants. The research was revealed in a report entitled Digital or Die. It shows that spreadsheets are still the most commonly used way for people to record accounting data. Surprisingly 18% of accountants still use…

How will business owners switch off on their vacation?

Today is Labor day in the US, traditionally a day when the strengths and contributions of labor unions to the US economy is celebrated. For small business owners though it is rarely a day of rest. Research by accounting company Xero showed that only 14% of them actually completely checked out from running the business during their…

HarmonyPSA unveils latest update

HarmonyPSA has announced the release of Harmony v3-13 in a blog by Ana Correia, Customer Service Manager at HarmonyPSA. This is the seventh release of the year and includes six new features and three bug fixes. Accounting integration improved HarmonyPSA already includes direct API integration with Xero, Quickbooks Online and Sage One. It also supports…

Xero adds automated Stripe reconciliation

Xero has implemented automatic reconciliation for Stripe transactions. The two companies are already partners and this latest announcement tightens the integration between the two solutions even further. How Stripe reconciliation works Stripe reconciliation takes advantage of another of the Xero innovations, automatic bank feeds. When the Stripe payment comes through the bank feed Xero will match all…