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2109 APAC Upfront Pricing blogbanner
Upfront pricing, whether fixed fee or value-based (or a combination of both), is not a new concept to the accounting industry; we have heard about it for many years. In the early days, there was a strong debate regarding the merits of upfront pricing vs traditional time billing, especially from those that were concerned they might miss out on getting paid all their chargeable hours. However, as the years have passed, what has become clear is that fixed fee billing is not a shiny new trend that will fade away. Instead, I have seen a steady shift towards upfront pricing models in firms, partic...
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2102 GLOBAL WIA blog Workplace Work For Women Meta Image v2
The world is changing, but is the workplace keeping up with this pace of change? While the number of female CEOs in the Fortune 500 has reac...
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2108 AMER That Awkward Convo Overdue Payments Blog Banner
When you got into the accounting or bookkeeping business, you probably made that career choice to put to good use a number of your skills an...
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2107 APAC Guarding Against Scope Creep blogbanner
Are you currently undertaking additional grant work? Are your scope and engagements up to date to mitigate your practice’s risk of scope cre...
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2104 Global Quarterly Product Highlights blogbanner
Back in April, our New Proposal Editor went global, becoming the default experience for new customers, and the preferred editor for existing...
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2106 AMER That Awkward Convo Embrace Scope Creep Blog Banner
Do you tend to cringe when clients ask you to do more than the work they’ve originally hired you to do? Or when they take up your time, pick...
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2106 AMER That Awkward Convo Discussing Prices Blog Banner
When you shop at the grocery, you can see the price of the apples, posted right there on the bin. No one is having that awkward conversation...
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2106 EMEA Customer Spotlight Abbeygate Accounting Social Banner v2
Abbeygate Accountancy is a progressive practice based in Bury St Edmunds, England offering a range of accounting, bookkeeping and advisory s...
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2106 Global Client Re engagement blogbanner
For many of you, re-engaging clients might be a simple process. You ask the client if they’re happy with the work you’ve completed for them ...
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2105 EMEA Payments blogbanner
Many clients still object to providing their credit card details upfront when signing a proposal or engagement. They usually have a ‘valid’ ...
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2106 GLOBAL EOFY Growth Opportunities blogbanner
It’s almost the end of the financial year (EOFY), which means one thing: review time. Client reviews are great - but internal reviews can be...
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2105 AMER Customer Spotlight Jeffery Davidson Social Banner
Jeffery Davidson is President of Jeffery Davidson & Associates, a full-service accounting practice based in the outskirts of Houston, U.S. W...
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2105 Global Merchant Fees blogbanner
Let’s start at the beginning, what are Merchant Fees? Put simply they are charges that a business incurs from using certain payment types, p...
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