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“Out of a global pandemic came an unusual opportunity and we took it.”

New data reveals small business jobs returning to pre-pandemic levels

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Data released today from Xero and AlphaBeta (part of Accenture) show that the continued recovery of small businesses has lifted jobs to pre-pandemic levels and reveal year-on-year revenue growth for 6 consecutive months. “Our Xero Small Business Insights analysis for November paints a pleasing picture of the sector’s continued recovery,” said Trent Innes, Managing Director… Continue reading New data reveals small business jobs returning to pre-pandemic levels

How to overcome the risks of scaling up a business

For most businesses, growth is a key goal and is essential to the organisation’s ongoing sustainability. However, when companies aren’t prepared for growth, they can hit roadblocks and encounter issues that can endanger the entire operation. To overcome these risks while scaling up the business, decision-makers need to plan carefully and incorporate specific risk-mitigation measures,… Continue reading How to overcome the risks of scaling up a business