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Sole traders spending roughly 30h a month processing bills; time to switch to e-invoicing?

If 73% of SMEs say that issuing invoices promptly and correctly is crucial to combat late payments, then making the switch to LUCA Plus should be a no-brainer! To date, LUCA Plus has helped several sole traders, small to medium-sized businesses and micro businesses solve the challenges caused by manually processing invoices, chasing payments and …

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11 Things SME owners can spend time doing once they start e-invoicing

We live in a world where everyone is time-poor.  Sometimes being busy is a badge of honour, but the reality is we’re spending way too much time on tasks that shouldn’t be sapping our precious time. Take, for example, invoicing your clients.  If you’re still typing up an invoice in Word or Excel, handwriting an …

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How to start a delivery business

While many small and traditional businesses are being pushed out of an evolving, compounding and increasingly tech-driven marketplace, the courier and delivery industry is arguably stronger than it has ever been – even for the smallest of players. More and more people are buying online, a trend that has only been accelerated during COVID, as …

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Bitcoin vs Blockchain: What is the difference, exactly?

It is common for people to confuse blockchain with Bitcoin in the early days, given the latter was the first widely known application of blockchain. It somehow managed to monopolize how and what people perceive as blockchain tech. However, since its public debut in 2008 as the technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain’s wider benefits have gained …

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Digital payments trends and best solutions for small business

Digital payments are processed through digital means, rather than using a transfer of cash. In an increasingly cashless society, digital payments are the new norm, and they take place every single day all around the world. Essentially, the term refers to any payment made through digital means, and while relatively simple to the consumer, plenty of …

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10 Small business growth strategies to scale in 2022

Are you wondering how to grow a business in 2022? All small business owners need a solid growth strategy to generate more revenue, build brand awareness and take things to the next level. Here are 10 tips on how to grow your small business in 2022. 1. Understand your audience In today’s business landscape, understanding …

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How a cleaning business is cutting costs and saving substantial time with e-invoicing

My VIP Cleaning Company was a busy and successful cleaning business. But owner, Ariel, felt she was spending too much time chasing customers for payment and struggled to keep track of the invoices her contractors sent her. Her accountant had helped set up her bookkeeping through QuickBooks, but Ariel needed to further automate her business. Ariel used …

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Speedy recovery: 5 steps for small businesses after a natural disaster

Unfortunately, many retail and small businesses never recover from these extreme weather events. Those who do, often struggle under the weight of massive financial losses resulting from damage to their stock, fixtures and fittings and the actual building as well as the loss of trade during and after the event. Even when they manage to …

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Economy expected to grow 4% next year, IMF commends Australia’s strong recovery

The Morrison Government welcomes the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest assessment of the Australian economy, which highlights that Australia’s “strong health and economic policies allowed for a quick economic recovery” which was “faster than in most other advanced economies”. Australia entered the COVID‑19 pandemic from a position of economic and fiscal strength supported by “sound …

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