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7 Accountants and Bookkeepers on Navigating A Global Lockdown

How we serve partners and clients has changed. Accountants and bookkeepers across the world are under pressure to keep businesses going, and communicate government advice to their clients on a daily basis. We turned to our Orange Select community for input on how they enable remote working – for their clients and their practices. Here […]


Carla Caldwell on Supporting Clients Through A Crisis

“I began working in accounting right out of high school. Grandma said, ‘Get a job that you can always rely on.’” Carla Caldwell did just that. In 2015, she founded Caldwell Consulting & Training to help accountants improve their processes and implement cloud technology. Fast forward to 2020, many more business-owners are relying on her […]


A Letter to Accountants and Bookkeepers – The Power of A Daily Call

For years, we have heard the same message. Software is getting smarter by the minute. We need to lean on our strengths as humans to stand out. Now, that message is stronger than ever. A few weeks ago, the world as we know it changed. With it, we had to take our work quickly online […]

For Business

8 Tips from Small Business Owners Adapting to Working from Home

Adapting to change is part and parcel of running a business. But what happens when that change occurs at short notice, and is enforced on a global scale? The COVID-19 outbreak has put so many small business owners in tough predicaments and, for the majority of us, our work has been deemed non-essential by our […]


How Receipt Bank is helping you Keep Business Going

We find ourselves living in testing times. For small businesses, the future is uncertain – which means that, for accountants and bookkeepers helping to sustain them, there are many new challenges to navigate. It’s clear from conversations...

We find ourselves living in testing times. For small businesses, the future is uncertain – which means that, for accountants and bookkeepers helping to sustain them, there are many new challenges to navigate. It’s clear from conversations we’ve had with our partners that, now more than ever, firms are going the extra mile to support […]


“Why we still choose Receipt Bank”: How Chris Herbst is saving hours for South African SMEs with Cloud Accounting

When Chris Herbst founded his Stellenbosch-based business, he was still in university, finishing a second degree in computer science. He aimed to create a company that combined his passion for finance with a love for technology.  CH Consulting was born. Chris set out to transform SMEs in South Africa with solid financial guidance and the […]


Amanda Gascgoine FCA

How to build and maintain your practice culture in a changing world

An interview with Amanda Gascgoine In many respects, Amanda Gascoigne is a trailblazer. She started her own practice back in 1999 after her place of work wouldn’t offer her any maternity pay and then, in 2008, decided to take a leap of faith into paperless bookkeeping long before the majority of the industry.  But what’s […]


How Receipt Bank Brought the Cloud to the Outback

As a tool for justice, cloud accounting software like Receipt Bank may not be the first choice. Yet, for the Aboriginal community of Balgo in Western Australia, it proved highly useful during their fight to evict the operators of Balgo’s only general store, the Wirrimanu Community Supermarket.  This unlikely collaboration between modern accounting and an […]


Happy International Women’s Day from Receipt Bank

“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” – G.D. Anderson To mark International Women’s Day 2020, we are proud to celebrate the women and allies driving diversity and equality across the world. We asked Receipt Bank Partners from across the world to […]


Christiane Constantineau

Founder & President

How 6DT Consulting Powers Growth with Virtual CFO and Bookkeeping Services

In just two years, 6DT Consulting grew from 3 to 88 clients. The firm, spearheaded by president and founder, Christiane Constantineau, and co-founder and COO, Jean-François Thibault, is built around cloud technology. Here’s how Christiane and her team of four use the latest tools to offer an innovative virtual CFO service and bookkeeping firm, helping companies in […]


The Only Accounting and Bookkeeping Awards You Need to Know About

Well – not really. Yet, what better way to celebrate an accounting or bookkeeping professional that has driven change in the industry. Australia’s Receipt Bank Exchange is almost here. And this year, we’re doing something different. If we asked you, ‘Do you know an accountant or bookkeeper that has really made a difference?’, who comes […]


John Connolly on Receipt Bank Exchange Australia 2020

Receipt Bank Exchange Australia is back for its second year. Our Chief Product Officer, John Connolly, will be speaking on the future of Receipt Bank, the 2020 product roadmap and much more. In advance of his keynote, here’s a sneak-peek of what you can expect. A few weeks ago, I was talking to the SVP […]


Chris Cheeney

Accountant and Business Growth Advisor

The Ultimate Makeover: How Chris Cheeney Doubled Year-on-Year Revenue with Receipt Bank and Xero

Chris Cheeney is a man to be reckoned with.  Chris first cut his teeth as a financial analyst, working on spreadsheets “all day every day.” Back then, automation was his downfall. He would go into a new job, see what could be automated and turned spreadsheets into databases with every new gig – invariably leaving […]


Growing Your Firm in Changing Times: How Experts are Finding Success with Digital

In the current climate of digitisation, business growth is aligned with updated systems. According to Information Week, “to get the full value out of technology investments, organisations need to focus on investing in what Accenture calls “Future Systems.” Generally speaking, these future systems rethink the architecture and technology a company needs to move quickly and […]


3 Things You Need to Do Before Starting Your Self Assessment

Business-owners, it’s that time of year again. For the self-employed, freelancers or those with a secondary source of income, there are two words that trigger a sense of dread every single year.  Self. Assessment.  Simply put, it’s a calculation of all the tax you must pay for any given year, based on your income. But […]


The New Year Resolutions To See You Through 2020

If you do anything next year, do this. The days between Christmas and New Year are decidedly geared around reflection. It’s a period to look back on the year, perhaps even the decade, restore energy and prepare for the one ahead. Whether you believe in New Year resolutions or not, here are a few that […]


Receipt Bank raises $73m in Series C round, doubling customers numbers in a year

London, UK 3 January 2020 Receipt Bank, the world’s leading digital bookkeeping platform, has raised $73 million (£55 million) in equity and debt in a successful Series C funding round. The round was led by Insight Partners, joined by Augmentum Fintech with participation from existing investors Kennet Partners and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). […]


3 Steps to Surviving Self-Assessment Season

Most accountants have their own self-assessment horror stories. Each and every client has their own mountain of documents that need to be included in their self-assessment returns, many of which either suddenly appear at once right before the deadline or never end up materialising at all. When this happens with one client, it’s stressful enough […]


Top Five Blog Posts of 2019

2019 has been a banner year for Receipt Bank.  Over 350,000 small businesses and 50,000 financial advisors have grown with us as we move out of one decade and into a brand new one.  The Receipt Bank blog has been there along the way, showcasing the goings-on in our company and the wider industry. As […]

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