Starling Bank launches Xero feed

UK mobile only bank, Starling, launched their much awaited feed to Xero for business accounts. Starling has an incredibly good mobile app that makes opening a business bank account super easy, it takes literally minutes. The huge advantage for small … Continue Reading

XeroCon London

XeroCon 2018 London

The HSJ Accountants and HSJ Strato team headed again to London for the 2018 Xero conference – XeroCon. You can’t call XeroCon “an accounting conference”, if it were, then it would be the rock concert of accounting conferences or the … Continue Reading

what technology does your business run on

What does your business run on?

1.5 minute read – which technology does your business run on? All businesses, regardless of size use system(s) of some form to run their business. The size of the business is actually irrelevant, we’ve seen micro businesses who embrace technology … Continue Reading

How to choose the right expenses app for your team

Expenses … necessary but can be a major time sink Streamlining the expense claim process is something we are often asked about. It’s a key process for tracking spend and making sure customer billing is accurate, but it’s also can … Continue Reading

CRM’s for small businesses, we reviewed the OnePageCRM app

CRM – an important cog turning the business wheel One of the most frequent things we help with is CRM – Customer Relationship Management. CRM is about centralising customer data, how a business nurtures a lead through to closing the … Continue Reading

HSJ Strato offers bespoke Xero training to UK businesses

Xero Training

The good news with Xero Training There is so much free Xero training material available online, enough to quickly get to grips with the key principles of Xero. A great place to start is Xero U Education, here you can find a … Continue Reading

Jamie Eddy HSJ Strato Manager

HSJ Strato welcomes new team member

Fanfare … we have a new team member We warmly welcome Jamie Eddy, appointed as Strato Manager. He wears jazzy socks, teaches dance and is a seasoned professional in the cloud sector. Leanne Owen, partner at HSJ Strato, said: “Jamie … Continue Reading

Xero announces integration with Worldpay for payments against xero invoices

Worldpay joins the Xero party

Xero welcomes Worldpay If you take online card payments against invoices using Worldpay you might have been frustrated that you couldn’t feed these seamlessly into Xero, well, be frustrated no more! Xero recently announced their Worldpay integration. Long awaited by many SME’s, the … Continue Reading

3 Reasons to do CRM. HSJ Strato helps businesses get CRM right.

3 reasons why you probably need to think about CRM

3 Reasons to do CRM Software vendors will of course say that your company needs to have a CRM app and a process. You may think “just another cloud subscription increasing my overheads…” or you might be thinking “we probably … Continue Reading

Mobile forms for business

Mobile forms for business – why they are a winner

Get off paper Getting off paper and onto a mobile device is a without a doubt a big win from day one. Businesses who have a team, however small, who are not office based reap the benefits. We typically work … Continue Reading