Oct 2018

6 Reasons why you should outsource

6 Good Reasons to outsource your Australian Compliance work to an expert

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian compliance, Change, Outsourcing

Outsourcing (and not offshore labour hire) can bring many benefits to your business. It’s critical that business owners remain alert and agile to ever present changing market conditions. Outsourcing now is a business norm, and yet there are still a few Australian accountants not yet fully into Outsourcing. With change an ever constant, especially not only as we’ve recently seen …


Sep 2018

Remote workers outperform office workers

The 5 top reasons why “Outsourced” Remote staff are outperforming local office workers

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, Outsourcing, Remote staff

In a recent Harvard Business Review report the number of people who say they can’t concentrate at their desk has increased by 16% since 2008, and the number of those who don’t have access to quiet places to do focused work is up by 13%. Office space design today seems to come with noises and other distractions that break concentration or …


Aug 2018

Outsourcing partner investing

Outsourcing trends… why your Outsourcing partner needs to continue to invest

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: continuous improvement, procedures, Quality, systems, Training

Popular theory has three main ideas on organisations life-cycle: they are either growing, shrinking or stagnating. In the Accounting compliance world this is probably true, though with compliance sometimes it’s akin to watching paint dry. A bit boring, but it’s bread and butter for thousands of Australian accountants. So what about your Outsourcing partner, should they also be under the …


Aug 2018

The best time to outsource

Laggards.. When you are late to Australian Compliance Outsourcing

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: resistant to change, technology curve

More recently we’ve been talking to a lot of business owners who are resistant to change, and probably would accept the term “late adopters”. The technology curve that everyone pulls out at appropriate times would probably note these people as the 16% Laggards.  It’s probably not a pretty name for accountants to have, though we are resistant to change. One …


Aug 2018


Why you need to talk to an expert when it comes to outsourcing

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: fake news, Offshoring, outsourcing gurus

In this time of “fake news”, we’re seeing it blatantly obvious that there are a lot of mis truths in the world today, and the world of Australian tax and accounting compliance outsourcing isn’t any different. We’ve seen some of the accounting industry self appointed “leaders” tinkering in social media giving their opinion on outsourcing, and we’ve seen some self …


Aug 2018

Outsourcing is all about Trust

Outsourcing is all about Trust

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, Odyssey, Trust

For Australian accounting business owners, sending out a critical part of their compliance business to an overseas outsourcing services provider is pretty hard. It’s not only hard, but it’s soul wrenching, gut wrenching, and stressful. There are concerns about whether the quality is ok, whether the data is safe, whether the provider can be trusted to provide consistent quality, … …


Jul 2018

10 signs

10 Signs Outsourcing is going to help your Australian tax compliance work

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian tax compliance, Entrepreneurship

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, as they have for the last 30 years, but it seems these days that being an entrepreneur has replaced people’s dreams of being a rock star, or was it an astronaut… While not everyone deliberately goes out in life to become the owner of an Australian compliance accounting firm, you end up where you …


Jul 2018


How to determine the reliability of your Australian compliance Outsourcing company

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting Firms, Compliance Work, Odyssey

So you are likely to be considering outsourcing your compliance work overseas, but with the hundreds of companies available, how do you determine which one is right for you? Certainly there are loads of offshore companies bombarding your email inbox, smashing your social media feeds, and attending various workshops and seminars. Leaving aside the fact that workshops and seminars operate …