Entries by Rory Finegan

What’s new in the Xero universe?

The new year is looming ever nearer, which means we’ll soon be leaving 2018 behind! The last quarter of this year was not only a big deal for us (you’ll see why below), but a lot happened at Xero too. Unless you keep your finger on the Xero pulse, it’s easy to miss the fresh news and updates regularly rolled out.

How to prepare to sell your company

Thinking about selling your company? Having a registered company with a couple of employees, a website, a handful of clients and intellectual property still doesn’t necessarily translate into real market value. That’s why it is worthwhile to have a business strategy to get your company ready to go on the market.

Economy: Rory’s Budget 2018 insights

The 2018 Budget feels very déjà vu in that it lacks any meaningful measures. There is nothing to get too enthusiastic about or too angry about and I guess that is the whole point. Personally, I would have preferred to see a more courageous budget with more leadership and vision.

How to conduct a company valuation

A company valuation is not just the first step in a retirement plan; it’s also an attractive business strategy. So how do you calculate the value of your company when the time comes to it? Let’s take a closer look at company valuation…

4 powerful books to boost your business brain

Books allow you to step into the minds of successful CEOs, billionaires, founders and entrepreneurs for a few hours and, by just being in their presence in this way, their expertise can rub off on you with powerful results. Discover these 4 business books straight off the Beyond bookshelf.

Keeping key performance indicators simple

What metrics really matter? Which ones make and break the success of your company? By identifying your key performance indicators, you can begin to make informed adjustments to your processes and become more closely aligned to your overall business strategy, reducing the bottom line and increasing profit.