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Business technology: Are you still getting stung by bad currency exchange rates and fees?

Are you still getting stung by bad currency exchange rates and fees?

The Irish banking system makes currency transfers work in their favour. Firstly, there is a charge for transferring, then there is a currency conversion charge and, to top it off, you’ll receive a terrible exchange rate. The good news is TransferWise and TransferMate are changing the game.
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Challenger banks are revolutionising how you do banking

At the moment, businesses in Ireland have three main options for banking - Bank of Ireland, AIB and Ulster bank. However, the emerging industry of fintech is bringing waves of change to how we do banking and with it come challenger banks entering the market.
Financial advice: what does the P2P lending market look like in Ireland

What does the P2P lending market look like in Ireland?

Thinking about peer-to-peer lending in Ireland? Peer-to-peer lending, also known as crowdfunding, removes banks from the picture when you need to generate funds fast without any upfront costs! Let's see what Flender, Spark Crowdfunding, Grid Finance, Linked Finance and Property bridges are up to...
Business advice automate expense claims with the Xero Expenses - Beyond accounting - Dublin

Automate expense claims with the Xero Expenses app

Looking to better track your business expenses? With the Xero Expenses app, submitting an expense claim is as simple as snapping a picture and Xero’s intelligent analytical capabilities allow you to dig deep into your expenses and analyse spending patterns!
Financial advice: Spark Crowdfunding offers a new way for SMEs to raise equity - Beyond Accounting - Dublin

Spark Crowdfunding offers a new way for SMEs to raise equity

Up until recently, the ability for Irish SMEs to raise equity has been very limited. But Spark Crowdfunding is a new equity crowdfunding platform that is making exciting movements in this area. This will be of interest to anyone investigating the best way to raise money for their business.
Financial advice - Chaser - the credit control app that chases debtors for you - Beyond accounting dublin

Chaser – the credit control app that chases debtors for you

Does this turtle remind you of your debtors? The people at Chaser recognised this common problem and created an app to fix it! Chaser also boldly claim to save businesses 7.3 hours a week on credit control management and promise a boost of $22K for every $500K in turnover.
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AutoEntry puts an end to manual data entry!

Data entry. The bane of everyone’s working lives. If only there were a magic wand that could take the pain of manual data entry away so that we could all focus on the tasks that add real business value… AutoEntry is a data entry automation tool that integrates with various accounting packages, including Xero.
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Sell online with Shopify and Xero

Is the fear of the unknown stopping you from taking the leap and selling online? Shopify has become the dominant e-commerce platform, and it has the added benefit of a smart integration with Xero that will make managing your online sales a breeze.
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Xero: designed to integrate with your business systems

With so many SaaS, PaaS and desktop software services available, businesses can sometimes find it hard to achieve truly streamlined processes and systems. Thankfully, Xero is designed specifically for easy integration!
Financial advice P2P lending and other alternatives to bank loans - beyond accounting - dublin

P2P lending and other alternatives to bank loans

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been growing in popularity around the world and is now really taking off in Ireland. This practice of matching individual or businesses to lenders via online platforms started a little over a decade ago and is an attractive alternative to traditional lending...