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Xero
Women in tech: ShadowTech event to create opportunity
Several high profile Kiwi tech firms will be giving young New Zealand female students the opportunity to be mentored at the upcoming ShadowTech Day events.
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Cloud
Xero launches a payroll only solution for Australia’s smallest employers
“The government’s introduction of real-time digital payroll reporting for all Australian businesses is a step towards levelling the playing field."
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Cloud platforms
How platforms enable business owners to do what they love
At the end of the day everything you do should be about bringing it back to your true mission, which is following your passion. This is why people fail - it becomes too hard, it’s not worth it, and they could make more money doing spreadsheets or on a support desk. 
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Cloud
Xero champions workplace mental health for SMBs
“When it comes to mental health, our statistics in New Zealand are truly awful. Too many Kiwis are struggling and often don’t know where or who to turn to."
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Payment gateways
GoCardless to double A/NZ team by end of year
With a successful E round of investment and continuing organic growth globally, the debit network platform company aims to expand its local presence.
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Big Data
Xero launches new data capture product in NZ
“Data automation is the fastest growing app category on the Xero app marketplace so we know there is a hunger for these types of tools."
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Cloud
Xero announces new partnerships with Uber and Adobe
“We are continuing to evolve and grow our ecosystem to integrate the best partners and tools."
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Cloud
Xero to streamline bank feed system next week
Xero is hinting at new changes to its bank feeds system that could eliminate all paper application forms, manual checks and accuracy checking.
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Xero
NZ women ditch the glass ceiling and make their own success
They’re ambitious, they’re self-starters, and they’re running young and dynamic enterprises that they’re eager to grow.
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Accounting
Xero celebrates 1m subscriber milestone
“Our growth is an indication of the strength of the small business economy across Australia and New Zealand,” says Xero’s managing director of Australia and Asia, Trent Innes.
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Xero
SMBs buck trends found in 'negative' business confidence reports
Numerous ‘business confidence’ surveys this year haven’t coloured the outlook for many New Zealand SMBs, says Xero.
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Fintech
Rewired: Meet the teams in Xero's new coworking space
The tenants include business analysis firm Futrli, payment platform GoCardless and UK digital bank Revolut.
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Cloud
Xero sets firm sights on UK market at Xerocon London
The fruits from Xero’s recent spate of acquisitions and partnerships have been proudly on display this week.
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Cloud
Xero weighs in on Fraud Awareness Week
Unfortunately the Xero Security team is all too aware of fraud. We see it affecting our customers and community as an almost daily event.  
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Payment gateways
Xero integration offers SMBs direct debit services
Xero has teamed up with a UK-based direct debit provider GoCardless and brought new options for payment collection to New Zealand businesses.
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Cloud
Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace
“Mental illness and poor wellbeing is something that affects many people, including small businesses; most people will encounter it in themselves or someone they love during their lifetime. We cannot afford to ignore it.”
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Xero
Vend & Xero sign brand insight deal with Perceptive
Xero and Vend have both chosen an Auckland-based tech-based research agency Perceptive as their global insights partner.
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Cybersecurity
Keeping yourself and your business safe online
One in four New Zealand and Australian small and medium businesses were victims of cybercrime in 2017.
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App development
XDHax Xero Developers Challenges crowns ultimate winners
Custom D and InView took out the top prizes - so what did they build?
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Accounting
Xero celebrates partner achievements at annual awards
The Awards were held last night on the eve of Xerocon Brisbane, and this year they were even bigger than ever.
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Payment gateways
Xero 'brings small business platform to life' with string of updates
Xero says the major new products and features are intended to enable owners and their advisors to build more efficient and profitable operations.
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Cloud
Xero opens doors to new Americas HQ in downtown Denver
A 30,000 square-foot space nestled in a brand new building in Denver Colorado is the new home of Xero’s new US headquarters.
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Digital Transformation
Why open banking is a good thing for New Zealand SMBs
Open banking is closer to reaching the New Zealand public, with a pilot project currently underway and due to wrap up by the end of the year.
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Digital Transformation
SMBs were paid an average of 8.3 days late in June
Businesses that have payment terms that allow for 60-90 days payment were more likely to be met within the payment period, or even earlier.